|Author:||S. Frederick Starr|
|Subcategory:||Arts & Literature|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press (January 5, 1995)|
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Louis Moreau Gottschalk was an American original. I got a copy of Bamboula after getting to know some of the music of Louis Moreau Gottschalk.
Louis Moreau Gottschalk was an American original. A spellbinding piano virtuoso, he was America's first internationally recognized composer. This is because there is so much information packed into each page of the book that it turns into an itinerary rather than a biography. S. Frederick Starr begins his book at the send, literally, with Gottschalk's death. He proceeds with excellent chapters on Gottschalk's family origins and the musical world of New Orleans.
Louis Moreau Gottschalk, born in New Orleans in 1829, remains a controversial figure in American music.
The life and times of Louis Moreau Gottschalk. Oxford, NY, pp. 22 et seq. ^ "Notes of a Pianist". Bamboula by Abel Beauregard's Orchestre Créole Matou is included on Biguine, Anthologie de la tradition musicale antillaise (1930-1954) Volume 4 (Frémeaux et Associés). The first classical piano recording of Bamboula (Danse Des Nègres) can be found on the Slavery in America 1914-1972 set with booklet notes by musicologist Bruno Blum. A spellbinding piano virtuoso, he was America's first internationally recognized composer, whose "classical" works received accolades from Hector Berlioz and Victor Hugo, and whose arch-romantic melodies became for Americans the standardexpressions of common emotions.
The Life and Times of Louis Moreau Gottschalk (Oxford University Press, 1995) and include chapters of the book . The S. Frederick Starr Papers were donated to the Music Division by Mr. Frederick Starr in December of 1995. Processing Information
Administrative Information. Processing Information. The collection was processed and cataloged in 2007. Frederick Starr Papers. Frederick Starr (b. March 24, 1940; his first name, seldom used, is Stephen) is an American academic specializing in international relations, and is also a noted musician.
In 1869, when 40-year-old composer and piano virtuoso Louis Moreau Gottschalk died in Rio de Janeiro, South America .
In 1869, when 40-year-old composer and piano virtuoso Louis Moreau Gottschalk died in Rio de Janeiro, South America and much of Europe went into mourning. In his native United States, newspaper retrospectives portrayed his career as a descent from genius into triviality and scandal.
One doesn't have to read far into S. Frederic Starr's biography of Louis Moreau Gottschalk to learn three things.