A Composer’s Legacy

Marva Griffin Carter

in Swing Along

Published in print September 2008 | ISBN: 9780195108910
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199865796 | DOI:
                   A Composer’s Legacy

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This chapter provides several descriptions of Will Cook as a composer, as cited by his peers. It then shows how Will demonstrated his originality through his musical compositions. This chapter also evaluates Cook’s songwriting style and practices by going through some of his masterpieces.

Keywords: composer; songwriter; originality; 20th century

Chapter.  1872 words. 

Subjects: American Music

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