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Music of the Fourth of July: A Year-By-Year Chronicle of Performances and Works Composed for the Occasion, 1777-2008 James R. Heintze

Music of the Fourth of July: A Year-By-Year Chronicle of Performances and Works Composed for the Occasion, 1777-2008

James R. Heintze

Published October 1st 2009
ISBN : 9780786439799
Paperback
426 pages
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In this, the first comprehensive study of the music of the Fourth of July, information on notable Independence Day compositions and performances is presented chronologically from 1777 through 2008. The book demonstrates the remarkable significance ofMoreIn this, the first comprehensive study of the music of the Fourth of July, information on notable Independence Day compositions and performances is presented chronologically from 1777 through 2008. The book demonstrates the remarkable significance of music in Fourth of July celebrations. Noteworthy topics and occasions include music at the White House- music by immigrant and ethnic groups- dedications of statues and monuments- symphonies and philharmonic orchestras- the centennial and bicentennial- worlds fairs- music in prisons, circuses, and amusement parks- and many others.