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Colin McPhee: Composer in Two Worlds (Music in American Life) Paperback – February 26, 2004


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Product Details

  • Series: Music in American Life
  • Paperback: 376 pages
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press; 1st Ill. Pbk. Ed edition (February 26, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0252071808
  • ISBN-13: 978-0252071805
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.3 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,638,418 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Oja's study of the composer's life and work is careful, well-written, sympathetic yet objective." -- F. Goossen, Choice "... a strong and necessary argument for the reconsideration of McPhee's work as a composer." -- Larry Polansky, Ethnomusicology "Carol Oja has recounted his story with outstanding thoroughness and sensitivity... McPhee's legacy is a small body of specialized work, creative and scholarly, that suggested new paths in the music of this century. It deserved--indeed, awaited--the full and well-balanced study Oja has given it." -- John Beckwith, American Music

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Colin McPhee lived in Bali in the 1930's and learned first hand from the Balineses the art of Gamelan. Incredible story, rich in detail by the biographer. A must for anyone interested in the lives of ethnomusicoligists. See also House in Bali by Colin McPhee for his personal story about living in Bali.
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