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Charles Ives and the classical tradition

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ives, Charles, 1874-1954 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-181) and index.

    Statementedited by Geoffrey Block and J. Peter Burkholder.
    ContributionsBlock, Geoffrey Holden 1948-, Burkholder, J. Peter
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.I94 C35 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL796035M
    ISBN 100300061773
    LC Control Number95031915

    Charles Edward Ives (Octo – ) was an American composer of classical music. He is widely regarded as one of the first American classical composers of international significance. Ives's music was largely ignored during his life, and many of his works went unperformed for many years. 'Ives and Berg: " Normative " Procedures and Post-Tonal Alternatives', in Charles Ives and the Classical Tradition, ed. Geoffrey Block and J. Peter Burkholder. New Haven: Yale University Press. 9. Review of "Charles Ives Remembered", source material edited by Vivian Perlis, May 9, Charles Ives Remembered: AN ORAL HISTORY (Music in American Life) Review of "Charles Ives and the Classical Tradition" by J. Peter Burkholder, Charles Ives and the Classical Tradition/5(4). - Charles Ives Charles Ives is known in our day as the “Father of American Music,” but in his day, he was known just like everyone else- an ordinary man living his life. He was born in Danbury, Connecticut on Octo (Stanley 1) to his mother, Sarah Hotchkiss Wilcox Ives and father, George White Ives (A Life With Music, Swafford 4).


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Geoffrey Block is professor of music at the University of Puget Sound and the author of Charles Ives: A Bio-bibliography and the Cambridge Music Handbook on Ives's Concord.

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Charles Ives, in full Charles Edward Ives, (born OctoDanbury, Connecticut, U.S.—diedNew York City), significant American composer who is known for a number of innovations that anticipated most of the later musical developments of the 20th century. Ives received his earliest musical instruction from his father, who was a bandleader, music teacher, and acoustician.

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American Popular music, 2.) Protestant Church music, 3.) European Classical music, and 4.) Experimental music. (Quoted from Charles Ives and His World, Edited by Burkholder, Princeton University Press, ).

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