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Title Walt Whitman and modern music : war, desire, and the trials of nationhood / edited by Lawrence Kramer.

Imprint New York : Garland Pub., 2000.

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 Talbott Media  ML80 .W596 W35 2000    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
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Description xxi, 179 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Series Garland reference library of the humanities ; v. 2100. Border crossings ; v. 10
Garland reference library of the humanities ; v. 2100.
Garland reference library of the humanities. Border crossings ; v. 10.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Performer Performers on CD: Joan Heller, soprano ; Thomas Stumpf, piano.
Contents "Red war is my song" : Whitman, Higginson, and Civil War music / John M. Picker -- "No armpits, please, we're British" : Whitman and English music, 1884-1936 / Byron Adams -- Eros, expressionism, and exile : Whitman in German music / Werner Gr├╝nzweig and Walter Gr├╝nzweig -- Reclaiming Walt : Marc Blitzstein's Whitman settings / David Metzer -- A visionary backward glance : the divided experience in Paul Hindemith's When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd: a requiem "For those we love" / Philip Coleman-Hull -- "I'm an American!" : Whitman, Weill, and cultural identity / Kim H. Kowalke -- Three American requiems : contemplating "When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd / Kathy Rugoff -- Like falling leaves : the erotics of mourning in four Drum-taps settings / Lawrence Kramer.
Contents on CD: Four Whitman songs. As if a phantom caress'd me ; O Hymen! O Hymenee! ; As Adam early in the morning ; Ages and ages returning at intervals / Marc Blitzstein -- Four Whitman songs. Beat! Beat! Drums! ; O Captain! My captain! ; Come up from the fields, Father ; Dirge for two veterans / Kurt Weill -- Apparition. The night in silence under many a star ; Vocalise 1 : Sounds of a summer evening ; When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd ; Dark Mother always gliding near ; Vocalise 2 : Invocation to the dark angel ; Approach, strong deliveress! ; Vocalise 3 : Death carol (song of the nightbird) ; Come lovely and soothing Death ; The night in silence under many a star / George Crumb -- Three poems by Walt Whitman. I hear America singing ; Dirge for two veterans ; That music always round me / Lawrence Kramer.
Subject Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Musical settings -- History and criticism.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Music and the war.
Music and literature -- History -- 20th century.
Modernism (Music) -- United States.
Nationalism in music.
Genre/Form Song cycles.
Subject Songs (High voice) with piano.
Added Author Kramer, Lawrence, 1946-
Heller, Joan.
Stumpf, Thomas, 1950-
ISBN 0815331541 (acid-free paper)
9780815331544 (acid-free paper)