Virgil Thomson

A Reader: Selected Writings, 1924-1984

Edited by Richard Kostelanetz

© 2003 – Routledge

302 pages

Purchasing Options:
Paperback: 9781138986763
pub: 2016-05-16
Available for pre-order
Hardback: 9780415937955
pub: 2002-08-09

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:
MUSIC / General
MUSIC / Instruction & Study / Composition