TITLE

Points of Reference

AUTHOR(S)
Sargeant, Winthrop
PUB. DATE
January 1961
SOURCE
New Yorker;1/14/1961, Vol. 36 Issue 48, p106
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents several contemporary compositions which represent a slightly different degree of musical talent and expertness in the composer, and a slightly different approach to the art of music. These include Samuel Barber's "Die Natalie," Aram Khatchaturian's Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra, and Chou Wen-Chung's "And the Fallen Petals," a Triolet for Orchestra.
ACCESSION #
22775711

 

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