Michael Colgrass: Adventures of an American Composer: Adventures of an American Composer

Paperback | November 1, 2009

byMichael Colgrass

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(Meredith Music Resource). In this delightful collection of anecdotes, Michael Colgrass invites the reader into his private encounters with Igor Stravinsky, Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, Dizzy Gillespie, and a host of other key figures in American music. Maverick to the core, Colgrass also writes about romancing a Cold War spy in Bucharest, composing a ballet overnight for the Joffrey Ballet, and playing a gig for a stripper that landed him a job in West Side Story . His anecdotes often humorous and profound describe a pivotal era in American music that shaped this Pulitzer Prize-winning composer. A "must read" for music lovers.Click here for a YouTube video on Michael Colgrass: Adventures of an American Composer

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(Meredith Music Resource). In this delightful collection of anecdotes, Michael Colgrass invites the reader into his private encounters with Igor Stravinsky, Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, Dizzy Gillespie, and a host of other key figures in American music. Maverick to the core, Colgrass also writes about romancing a Cold War spy in B...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:222 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.64 inPublished:November 1, 2009Publisher:MEREDITH MUSICLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1574631551

ISBN - 13:9781574631555

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