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Author Leur, Walter van de,
Title Something to live for : the music of Billy Strayhorn / Walter van de Leur.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.

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Author Leur, Walter van de,
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book (Series)
Subject Strayhorn, Billy -- Criticism and interpretation.
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 328 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-314), discography (pages 194-254) , and index.
Contents Fantastic rhythm : the Pittsburgh years -- The renaissance of arranging : first works for and with Duke Ellington -- The Strayhorn effect : a new way of writing for jazz orchestra -- Thinking with the ear : Strayhorn's musical fingerprints -- Writing and arranging companion : credited and uncredited collaborations -- "He is he and I am me" : the Ellington-Strayhorn collaboration -- Wounded love : away from the Ellington organization -- Masterpieces by Strayhord : writing for albums -- The whodunit game : the mature style of Billy Strayhorn -- North by southwest : the final years.
Summary Walter van de Leur traces the origins of Billy Strayhorn's music, with its roots in European and American idioms, and uncovers hitherto unknown works that cast a new light on his development as a composer and orchestrator.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780198028857 (electronic bk.)
0198028857 (electronic bk.)
0195124480 (cloth)
9780195124484 (cloth)
OCLC # 61047120
Additional Format Print version: Leur, Walter van de. Something to live for. New York : Oxford University Press, 2002 0195124480 (DLC) 2001037040 (OCoLC)47013285


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