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

November 1, 2009|
Michael Colgrass: Adventures of an American Composer: Adventures of an American Composer by Michael 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
Michael Colgrass is a Hal Leonard author.
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Title:Michael Colgrass: Adventures of an American Composer: Adventures of an American ComposerFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:222 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.64 inShipping dimensions:222 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.64 inPublished:November 1, 2009Publisher:MEREDITH MUSICLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1574631551

ISBN - 13:9781574631555

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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