Lecture Notes for GMUS 203 - MUSIC IN AMERICA [C2VPA] at James Madison (JMU)

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Material Type:Study Guide
Subject:General Education Music
University:James Madison University
  • Race Records
  • Count Basie
  • Jazz Singer
  • Concept Musical
  • Clifton Chenier
  • Stephen Sondheim
  • Performance Orientation
  • George M. Cohan
  • Bill Monroe
  • Entertaining
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GMUS 203: Music in America Fall 2007 EXAM 2 Study Guide 19TH CENTURY CLASSICAL MUSIC Nation and nationalism Nativists vs. expatriates- nativists wanted music to come from indigenous roots, expatriates wanted American classical music to stem from traditional classical music like Mozart Influence of German music- there was a preference for German composers because so many involved were German. New York Philharmonic Theodore Thomas- America’s first great composer, championed Beethoven, took music to the masses Louis Moreau Gottschalk- American pianist and composer, “The Banjo” The Boston Group George W. Chadwick- director of New England Conservatory, studied in Germany, wrote a comic opera Amy Beach- Child Prodigy, “Gaelic Symphony”, Boston Philharmonic is where she made her debut, self-taught, toured extensively performing her own music. Woman of firsts. Edward MacDowell- 1st American composer with international exposure, criticizes artificial nationalism, “Indian Suite” has genuine Indian themes....

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