Musical Canada: Words and Music Honouring Helmut Kallmann by John BeckwithMusical Canada: Words and Music Honouring Helmut Kallmann by John Beckwith

Musical Canada: Words and Music Honouring Helmut Kallmann

EditorJohn Beckwith, Frederick A. Hall

Paperback | July 19, 2016

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The foremost historian of Canadian music and musical life, Helmut Kallmann is the inspiration for this volume. Its twenty-three contributions, written by prominent composers and writers representing many different regions and both national languages, present a cross-section of current work in historical research, bibliography, analysis, criticism, and creative composition.

Among the subjects covered are bibliographical and historian research on recent musical findings from New France and on early musical activities in various Canadian cities and regions; critical appraisals of Canadian composers and performers; and surveys of Canadian musical organizations and their programs. Four short compositions have been written especially for the volume. The title is drawn from two early Canadian musical periodicals, the English-language Musical Canada and the French-language Le Canada musical. As those journals did for their time, so this volume provides a contemporary overview of Canadian music and music scholarship.

John Beckwith is a composer and Jean A. Chalmers Professor of Canadian Music at the University of Toronto.Frederick A. Hall is the former Associate Vice-President at McMaster University and Chairman of the Department of Music at McMaster University.
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Title:Musical Canada: Words and Music Honouring Helmut KallmannFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:July 19, 2016Publisher:University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing DivisionLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1442651784

ISBN - 13:9781442651784

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