Virgil Thomson: A Reader: Selected Writings, 1924-1984 (Hardback) book cover

Virgil Thomson

A Reader: Selected Writings, 1924-1984

Edited by Richard Kostelanetz

© 2003 – Routledge

302 pages

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About the Book

This essential reader includes Thomson's essays on making a living as a musician; his articles on classic composers; his relation to his contemporaries; his articles on newcomers in the music world, including John Cage and Pierre Boulez; his autobiographical writings and commentary on his own works.

About the Editor

Richard Kostelanetz has edited and authored over forty volumes on contemporary music and culture, including A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes, also published by Routledge.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MUS000000
MUSIC / General
MUS007000
MUSIC / Instruction & Study / Composition