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American mavericks / edited by Susan Key and Larry Rothe.

Format Audio (CD), Book, Print, and Musical Sound Recording
Publication InfoSan Francisco, Calif. : San Francisco Symphony ; Berkeley, Calif. : Published in cooperation with the University of California Press, ©2001.
Descriptionix, 150 pages : illustrations, portraits (some color) ; 31 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorKey, Susan.
Other author/creatorRothe, Larry.
Other author/creatorTilson Thomas, Michael, 1944-
Other author/creatorSan Francisco Symphony Orchestra.
Cover title American mavericks : visionaries, pioneers, iconoclasts
Contents Quarter-tone piano piece no. 2, Allegro / Charles Ives (3:48) -- Conversation / Michael Tilson Thomas ; Lou Harrison (1:08) -- Piano concerto (excerpt) / Henry Cowell (3:01) -- Ballet mécanique (excerpt) / George Antheil (2:55) -- Introduction / Lou Harrison (1:48) -- Concerto for organ with percussion orchestra : Allegro / Lou Harrison (3:04) -- Introduction / Michael Tilson Thomas (3:28) -- Credo in us / John Cage (12:22) -- Introduction / Michael Tilson Thomas (3:23) -- Piece for 4 pianos / Morton Feldman (11:19) -- Conversation / Michael Tilson Thomas ; Lukas Foss (1:02) -- Conversation / Michael Tilson Thomas ; Lukas Foss (0:32) -- Conversation / Michael Tilson Thomas ; John Adams (3:23) -- Conversation / Michael Tilson Thomas ; David Del Tredici (3:09) -- Adventures underground (excerpt) / David Del Tredici (3:03) -- Interview / Meredith Monk (1:23) -- Conversation / Michael Tilson Thomas ; Steve Mackey (3:16) -- Tuck and roll : Intrigue / Steve Mackey (6:58).
General noteEssays by Alan Rich, Michael Broyles, and Michael Tilson Thomas, and chapters on individual composers, chiefly based on program notes from The San Francisco Symphony's American Mavericks festival held June 7-24, 2000.
General noteAccompanying sound disc contains excerpts from the festival performances, including spoken introductions and conversations between Michael Tilson Thomas and several of the represented composers.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographic references (p. 128-130) and index.
Bibliography noteDiscography: p. 130-133.
Performer San Francisco Symphony.
Date/time/place of a event noteConversations, interviews, and introductions recorded June 9-21, 2000.
ISBN0520233050
ISBN0520233042 (CASED)

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