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Normand Lockwood: His Life and Music (Hardback)

Kay Norton

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ISBN 10: 0810826836 / ISBN 13: 9780810826830
Edité par Scarecrow Press, United States, 1993
Neuf(s) Etat : New Couverture rigide
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Language: English . Brand New Book. In this extensive biography, author Kay Norton discusses Lockwood s consistent success as a composer in the academic world, his progressive incorporation of the many musical languages that have influenced American composers in this century, his special insight into the relationship between music, performer, and medium, and the disparity between his abundant compositional gifts and his relative obscurity today. N° de réf. du libraire ANB9780810826830

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Titre : Normand Lockwood: His Life and Music (...

Éditeur : Scarecrow Press, United States

Date d'édition : 1993

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre :New

Edition : New..

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From his birth in 1906 to the mid-1950s, Normand Lockwood followed the path of success as a composer in the U.S. Between 1925 and 1945 he studied with Nadia Boulanger, received the Rome prize and two Guggenheim fellowships, took prestigious academic positions, and established a flourishing career in New York, with considerable national success. His move to San Antonio in 1953 ended his national career, but he has continued to create works with high musical and aesthetic integrity, committed to creating good music regardless of popular recognition.

Lockwood taught composition at Oberlin, Union Theological Seminary, Columbia, Westminster Choir College, Trinity University, Oregon, Hawaii, and Denver, from which he retired in 1974. To date, he has composed nearly 450 pieces in all traditional musical genres, including choral works, keyboard works, chamber music, solo songs, works for large instrumental ensembles, operas, and incidental music for drama.

In this extensive biography, author Kay Norton discusses Lockwood's consistent success as a composer in the academic world, his progressive incorporation of the many musical languages that have influenced American composers in this century, his special insight into the relationship between music, performer, and medium, and the disparity between his abundant compositional gifts and his relative obscurity today. Six chapters cover the musical genres of his output and analyze several exceptional works in detail, with musical examples. The book closes with a comprehensive catalog of Lockwood's music, organized by genre and annotated with premiere and dedication information, standard information of forces, duration, availability, and bibliography.

About the Author:

Kay Norton is Associate Professor of Music History and Affiliate Faculty of the Women's Studies department at Arizona State University (Tempe). She previously held faculty positions at the Conservatory of Music, University of Missouri-Kansas City, and at Brenau Women's College in Georgia. In addition to her work on Lockwood, she has published on American hymnody and music of the antebellum South.

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