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roughsatori Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-06-03 02:26 PM
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30. Welcome to DU rstarbi!!!
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  -Who is the best american classical composer? noonwitch  Aug-06-03 01:59 PM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-06-03 02:02 PM   #1 
  - Vaughan Williams? He's British, isn't he?  Rabrrrrrr   Aug-06-03 02:04 PM   #2 
  - He most certainly is!  JDWalley   Aug-08-03 02:37 AM   #78 
  - Charles Ives  hatrack   Aug-06-03 02:05 PM   #3 
  - I don't know why I thought he was an american?  noonwitch   Aug-06-03 02:09 PM   #9 
  - Ives, for sure.  XNASA   Aug-06-03 02:17 PM   #21 
  - phillip glass  tsakshaug   Aug-06-03 02:07 PM   #4 
  - Oooh! I Love That Piece  ProfessorGAC   Aug-06-03 03:12 PM   #47 
     - "Facades" - saxophone and, ummmmm,  Snow   Aug-06-03 04:04 PM   #58 
  - Frank Zappa - quintessentially American, so IMO, best American composer  Rabrrrrrr   Aug-06-03 02:07 PM   #5 
  - Lets be Frank ...  Drifter   Aug-06-03 03:15 PM   #48 
  - I'm partial to Howard Hanson myself n/t  AnnabelLee   Aug-06-03 02:09 PM   #6 
  - Charles Ives, Steve Reich  Character Assassin   Aug-06-03 02:09 PM   #7 
  - I don't know about Steve Reich  ThorsteinVeblen   Aug-06-03 02:13 PM   #15 
     - John Adams?  Rabrrrrrr   Aug-06-03 02:16 PM   #19 
     - He is, in my opinion, the greatest minimalist. Music for 18 Musicians  Character Assassin   Aug-06-03 04:49 PM   #69 
  - RVW was British  stopbush   Aug-06-03 02:09 PM   #8 
  - Actually, Copland's got some pretty good stuff  hatrack   Aug-06-03 02:30 PM   #35 
  - Music for repigs?  Warpy   Aug-06-03 02:32 PM   #38 
     - When I opined that Copland wrote "music for "repigs"  stopbush   Aug-06-03 03:23 PM   #51 
     - Hard to believe that one...  JDWalley   Aug-08-03 02:40 AM   #79 
  - These aren't even classical composers for the most part  JVS   Aug-06-03 02:10 PM   #10 
  - Listen to Bernstein's symphonies or the Chichester Psalms  curse10   Aug-06-03 02:21 PM   #26 
  - Alan Hovaness  bif   Aug-06-03 02:10 PM   #11 
  - Well, I'm from Seattle, and have heard of him - and heard him  Snow   Aug-06-03 04:06 PM   #59 
  - He's certainly the best recent one. I've got about 20 CDs of his.  rsammel   Aug-06-03 07:20 PM   #74 
  - I bought a bunch of his symphonies  bif   Aug-07-03 01:52 PM   #76 
  - His music is great  Rabrrrrrr   Aug-07-03 11:39 PM   #77 
  - Vaughn Williams is British  ThorsteinVeblen   Aug-06-03 02:11 PM   #12 
  - Adams and Ives  roughsatori   Aug-06-03 02:12 PM   #13 
  - None of the above?  curse10   Aug-06-03 02:12 PM   #14 
  - "American composers are generally icky."  ThorsteinVeblen   Aug-06-03 02:14 PM   #16 
  - And Stravinsky wasn't even from Europe!  Rabrrrrrr   Aug-06-03 02:18 PM   #23 
  - Debussy's Etudes are astounding still  roughsatori   Aug-06-03 02:22 PM   #27 
  - Well, let's see  curse10   Aug-06-03 02:31 PM   #36 
  - European composers  rstarobi   Aug-06-03 02:31 PM   #37 
  - Not that I expect you to sound like a musicologist-but "icky"?  roughsatori   Aug-06-03 02:20 PM   #25 
     - Well, considering that my bachelors is in musicology...  curse10   Aug-06-03 02:36 PM   #41 
        - Now you got me really curious  roughsatori   Aug-06-03 02:43 PM   #43 
           - I've always found  curse10   Aug-06-03 03:59 PM   #56 
              - Thanks for taking the time for that thoughtful replay  roughsatori   Aug-06-03 04:27 PM   #66 
  - Anybody into Harry Partch?  ThorsteinVeblen   Aug-06-03 02:15 PM   #17 
  - I just came back to add Partch and Henry Cowell  roughsatori   Aug-06-03 02:17 PM   #22 
  - Went to a fascinating demonstration at MSM  Rabrrrrrr   Aug-06-03 02:30 PM   #34 
  - Combine them all and you get...  Twenty3   Aug-06-03 02:15 PM   #18 
  - Copland  Loonman   Aug-06-03 02:17 PM   #20 
  - The movie with Stalone?  roughsatori   Aug-06-03 02:23 PM   #28 
     - LOL  Loonman   Aug-06-03 03:31 PM   #52 
  - Fistfight between George Gershwin and Terry Riley  mitchum   Aug-06-03 02:18 PM   #24 
  - George Crumb and Elliott Carter  rstarobi   Aug-06-03 02:24 PM   #29 
     - Welcome to DU rstarbi!!!  roughsatori   Aug-06-03 02:26 PM   #30 
        - Thanks!  rstarobi   Aug-06-03 02:29 PM   #32 
           - I am a Crumb fan too  roughsatori   Aug-06-03 02:38 PM   #42 
  - Have to Vote for Aaron Copeland  ribofunk   Aug-06-03 02:28 PM   #31 
  - Copeland  SOteric   Aug-06-03 02:29 PM   #33 
  - What's with misspelling Copland?  stopbush   Aug-06-03 03:09 PM   #46 
  - duke ellington!  flush_bush   Aug-06-03 02:33 PM   #39 
  - Now you've left the genre under consideration  Rabrrrrrr   Aug-06-03 02:34 PM   #40 
  - American "classical" composers a contradiction in terms  TrogL   Aug-06-03 02:55 PM   #44 
  - If you can call Sousa classical, then some of us can  TreasonousBastard   Aug-06-03 02:58 PM   #45 
  - Why isn't Sousa Classical?  stopbush   Aug-06-03 03:42 PM   #53 
  - Hey musicologists!  Snow   Aug-06-03 04:03 PM   #57 
  - i wouldn't doubt it.....  flush_bush   Aug-06-03 04:06 PM   #60 
  - *snort!* Some of those movie composers really rip off - sorry -  Snow   Aug-06-03 04:35 PM   #67 
  - I like Copland.  AngryMNDem   Aug-06-03 03:20 PM   #49 
  - Ives, Copeland for me  DrBB   Aug-06-03 03:23 PM   #50 
  - It's the Duke  IMModerate   Aug-06-03 03:48 PM   #54 
  - hey, if people can include zappa....  flush_bush   Aug-06-03 04:09 PM   #62 
  - But Zappa WAS a serious classical-style composer  Rabrrrrrr   Aug-06-03 06:11 PM   #72 
  - I agree, but don't forget Billy Strayhorn . . .  OneBlueSky   Aug-06-03 04:12 PM   #63 
  - Sam Barber and Frank Zappa  Betty   Aug-06-03 03:53 PM   #55 
  - Louis Marie Gottschalk, for heavens' sake!  Snow   Aug-06-03 04:08 PM   #61 
  - damn, you just beat me  grasswire   Aug-06-03 04:13 PM   #64 
     - jazz as classical music  grasswire   Aug-06-03 04:22 PM   #65 
  - Don't overlook Corrigliano...  GoddessOfGuinness   Aug-06-03 04:39 PM   #68 
  - Ives is the king  belab13   Aug-06-03 05:23 PM   #70 
  - How about W.C. Handy?  grasswire   Aug-06-03 05:34 PM   #71 
     - Hey - I walk on W.C. Handy Way on my way to work each morning,  Rabrrrrrr   Aug-06-03 06:13 PM   #73 
  - Earlier composers  rstarobi   Aug-07-03 01:47 PM   #75 
  - Strange that no one's mentioned...  JDWalley   Aug-08-03 02:46 AM   #80 
  - Copeland, Gershwin, Ives, Scott Joplin...  rezmutt   Aug-08-03 04:46 AM   #81 
 

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