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William Grant Still

Catherine Parsons Smith

in William Grant Still

Published by University of California Press

Published in print March 2000 | ISBN: 9780520215429
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520921573 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520215429.003.0014
William Grant Still

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This chapter presents an essay on Still that was published as a brochure in 1939. This brochure was published in order to promote Still's music, and can be used to reflect Still's thoughts about his own compositions and report some recollections about his early career. This chapter includes the sectional subdivisions that were found in the initial publication (under assigned titles) and the music examples that were taken from works published by J. Fischer.

Keywords: early career; promotional brochure; compositions; music examples; J. Fischer

Chapter.  13584 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: American Music

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