Item #39144 "A Set of Pieces for Theater or Chamber Orchestra." Full score. Charles IVES.

"A Set of Pieces for Theater or Chamber Orchestra." Full score

San Francisco: New Music, Vol. 5, No. 12, January 1932.

Large quarto. Original publisher's dark ivory wrappers with upper designed by Hazel Watrous printed in dark blue. [1] (title)-23, [i] (composer's printed notes in English and German). With separate piano parts for the first movement ("In the Cage," 1 page) and the second movement ("In the Inn," 8 pp.) in smaller format laid in.

With list of "Compositions Published to Date by New Music" to recto of lower wrapper including works by Ruggles, Rudhyar, Ornstein, Weisshaus, Chavez, Crawford, Ives, Weiss, Copland, Slonimsky, Becker, Riegger, Webern, McPhee, Antheil, Brant, and Achron.

Ex libris musicologist and Walt Whitman scholar Clifton Joseph Furness (1898-1946), with his signature to upper margin of title.

Wrappers slightly worn and soiled; lower corner creased; spine slightly split; short tear to outer margin of lower. Minor internal wear and creasing.

First Edition. Sinclair no. 20, pp. 80-85.

["Ives's] music is marked by an integration of American and European musical traditions, innovations in rhythm, harmony, and form, and an unparalleled ability to evoke the sounds and feelings of American life. He is regarded as the leading American composer of art music of the early 20th century." J. Peter Burkholder, James B. Sinclair and Gayle Sherwood Magee in Grove Music Online.

Item #39144

Price: $125.00  other currencies

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