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George Frederick Bristow

George Frederick Bristow( )
Author: Preston, Katherine K.
Series title:American Composers Ser.
ISBN:978-0-252-08532-1
Publication Date:Nov 2020
Publisher:University of Illinois Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

As American classical music struggled for recognition in the mid-nineteenth century, George Frederick Bristow emerged as one of its most energetic champions and practitioners. Katherine K. Preston explores the life and works of a figure admired in his own time and credited today with producing the first American grand opera and composing important works that ranged from oratorios to symphonies to chamber music. Preston reveals Bristow's passion for creating and promoting music, his...
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Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Music / History & Criticism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches



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