Conversations with Roger Sessions book. A close friend and colleague of the composer, Andrea Olmstead interviewed Sessions on a weekly basis between 1974 and 1980.
Conversations with Roger Sessions book. Their conversations are delightfully informal and return repeatedly to the subtle ways in which his work has been shaped by personal experience, musical conviction, and the social and political climate of the twentieth century. With urban good humor and occasional irreverence, Sessions discusses his compositions and describes in detail their genesis and development.
Conversations with Roger Sessions. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1987. The Correspondence of Roger Sessions. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1992. Roger Sessions: A Biography. The Seymour Shifrin Papers at Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University Shifrin's papers include two MSS by Roger Sessions. Roger Sessions at Library of Congress Authorities, with 161 catalog records.
Her interviews with the composer took place between 1974 and 1980 in New York. Originally published by Northeastern University Press in 1987, this book can now be easily obtained at online bookstores.
Andrea Olmstead, a musicologist, is the leading authority on the American composer Roger Sessions
Andrea Olmstead, a musicologist, is the leading authority on the American composer Roger Sessions. She also co-wrote the entry on Sessions for The New Grove Dictionary of American Music (1987, revised 2001). Sessions talks about music and a lot of other things, as befits his capacious mind. 274 pp ISBN 1555530109. Topics include tonality, atonality, musical life in the United States, thoughts on various composers, how at least one composer goes about his business, politics, as well as Sessions's own life and works
Andrea Olmstead, a teaching colleague of Sessions at Juilliard and the leading scholar on his music, has . Recognized as the primary American symphonist of the twentieth century, Roger Sessions (1896-1985) is one of the leading representatives of high modernism.
Andrea Olmstead, a teaching colleague of Sessions at Juilliard and the leading scholar on his music, has written a complete biography charting five touchstone areas through Sessions's eighty-eight years: music, religion, politics, money, and sexuality. His stature among American composers rivals Charles Ives, Aaron Copland, and Elliott Carter. Influenced by both Stravinsky and Schoenberg, Sessions developed a unique style marked by rich orchestration, long melodic phrases, and dense polyphony.
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Andrea Olmstead, a teaching colleague of Sessions at Juilliard and the leading scholar on his music, has written a complete biography charting five touchstone areas through Sessions’s eighty-eight years: music, religion, politics, money, and sexuality.
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