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William Tortolano - Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Anglo-Black Composer, 1875-1912 - 9780810844773 - V9780810844773
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Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Anglo-Black Composer, 1875-1912

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Description for Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Anglo-Black Composer, 1875-1912 Hardback. A study of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, British composer of the late-1890s and early-1900s. It traces the development of his compositional style, from his final years at the Royal College of Music, to the time of his death in 1912. This edition contains an updated discography and bibliography. Num Pages: 248 pages, 1 b&w photography, notes, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JH; 3JJ; AVGC5; AVGC6; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 146 x 22. Weight in Grams: 467.
During the late 1890s and early 1900s, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912) was an important and popular British composer. Respected by such contemporaries as Sir Arthur Sullivan, Sir Edward Elgar, Gustav Holst, and Ralph Vaughan Williams, he attracted the attention of the British music critics, who followed his career with curious interest and often placed him in a class with other noted composers. A prolific composer during his short lifetime, he received great public acclaim and became known both nationally and internationally-his setting of Longfellow's Hiawatha was just as popular as Handel's Messiah in Victorian England. Although he composed Hiawatha when he ... Read more

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About William Tortolano
William Tortolano is College Organist and Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts/Music at Saint Michael's College, Vermont.

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Dr. Tortolano...shares a wealth of information about this brilliant and important musical figure. Coleridge-Taylor and his music had a powerful influence on American culture at the turn of the 20th century. Dr. Tortolano in his insightful and detailedwork has beautifully illustrated how Coleridge-Taylor's influence moved and inspired so very many artists, writers, and musicians in the United ... Read more

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