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Essays Before a Sonata

by Charles Ives

In this captivating collection of essays, Charles Ives, one of America's most groundbreaking composers, unveils his philosophical underpinnings, creative process, and the very essence of his musical language. Prepare to be challenged and inspired as Ives dissects the nature of music, its power to evoke emotions, and its role in shaping American culture.

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English

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English

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1920

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United States

Charles Ives was an American composer who is considered one of the most important figures in 20th-century American music. He was a pioneer of modernism, and his music is characterized by its use of po...

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