1st Edition

Virgil Thomson
A Reader: Selected Writings, 1924-1984

ISBN 9781138986763
Published May 13, 2016 by Routledge
302 Pages

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Book Description

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.



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.