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Excerpt from Tune in AmericaIn recent years it has been growing increasingly evident that America is drawing toward the end Of her long, necessary period Of musical childhood and timid dependence on Europe, that She is even now in the somewhat awkward self-conscious stage Of adolescence, and that before long she will be musically adult. Evidence Of her slowly reached maturity is to be found all about us: quantitatively in the large new public that has been made aware Of serious music by modern inventions; qualita tively and more significantly in the growing inter est taken in the work Of our own composers, especially by our provincial orchestras it is true, but latterly also by the rather more snobbish metro politan orchestras and even by Europe itself. Solid documentation for this movement Of taste may be found in the epoch-marking address A Forward Look in American Composition delivered by Dr. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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Publication Date: 02/05/2019 - 12:00am
On Sale: 09/27/2015 - 12:00am