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Bound for America: Three British Composers

Biography & autobiography


by
Nicholas Temperley

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 11 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

In Bound for America, Nicholas Temperley documents the lives, careers, and music of three of the first British composers (William Selby, Rayner Taylor, and George K. Jackson) who emigrated from England in mid-career and became leaders in the musical life of the American Federal era. “A much-needed work, filled with detailed analysis and valuable insights on the changes in style, acceptance, and cultural milieu that early composers experienced when they crossed the Atlantic. This revealing book will be an invaluable contribution to the literature on American and British music.” — Anne Dhu McLucas, past president of the Society for American Music

In Bound for America, Nicholas Temperley documents the lives, careers, and music of three of the first British composers (William Selby, Rayner Taylor, and George K. Jackson) who emigrated from England in mid-career and became leaders in the musical life of the American Federal era. “A much-needed work, filled with detailed analysis and valuable insights on the changes in style, acceptance, and cultural milieu that early composers experienced when they crossed theā€¦ (more)

In Bound for America, Nicholas Temperley documents the lives, careers, and music of three of the first British composers (William Selby, Rayner Taylor, and George K. Jackson) who emigrated from England in mid-career and became leaders in the musical life of the American Federal era. “A much-needed work, filled with detailed analysis and valuable insights on the changes in style, acceptance, and cultural milieu that early composers experienced when they crossed the Atlantic. This revealing book will be an invaluable contribution to the literature on American and British music.” — Anne Dhu McLucas, past president of the Society for American Music

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