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American classical music

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American classical music is music written in the United States but in the European classical music tradition. In many cases, beginning in the 18th century, it has been influenced by American folk music styles; and from the 20th century to the present day it has often been influenced by folk, jazz, blues, Native American, and pop styles.

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Google previewThe NPR Listener's Encyclopedia of Classical Music (2006)

by Theodore Libbey

Even a tiny list of Juilliard's most famous alums reads like a who's who of American classical music: Van Cliburn, Renee Fleming, Philip Glass, Yo-Yo Ma, Midori, Itzhak Perlman, Leontyne Price, Steve Reich, Leonard Slatkin, Pinchas ...

Google previewThe Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (2013)

by Garland Encyclopedia of World Music,

Many of its aficionados regard it as America's classical music, or African- American classical music, though this definition is sometimes contested. The respectability it acquired in the late twentieth century stands in stark contrast to the status of ...

Google previewThe Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Africa ; South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean ; The United States and Canada ; Europe ; Oceania (2008)

by Ellen Koskoff

Many of its aficionados regard it as America's classical music, or African- American classical music, though this definition is sometimes contested. The respectability it acquired in the late twentieth century stands in stark contrast to the status of ...

Google previewThe Early Republic and Antebellum America: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History by Christopher G. Bates

American classical music developed rapidly in the antebellum era. Throughout the period, musical culture was influenced by a steady influx of European-trained immigrant musicians, who played vital roles in creating and sustaining the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Lesbian and Gay Histories and Cultures (2003)

by George Haggerty, Bonnie Zimmerman

Elaine Belsito wrote in Windy City Times, “These are blue-ribbon compositions that showcase the breadth of contributions made by gay composers in 20th century American classical music.” The introduction to the liner notes of Gay American ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Progressive Era (2009)

by Catherine Cocks, Peter C. Holloran, Alan Lessoff

American classical music in the ...

Google previewA Dictionary for the Modern Conductor (2015)

by Emily Freeman Brown

American Classical Music Hall of Fame. Established in Cincinnati in 1996, the Hall of Fame supports classical music by celebrating the achievements of American musicians. The Hall of Fame has inducted many significant American ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History (2008)

4 Volume Set by Bonnie G. Smith

American classical music composer and folk song arranger and collector ...

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