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Virgil Thomson

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Virgil Thomson (November 25, 1896September 30, 1989) was an American composer and critic. [1]

38 relations: Aaron Copland, Community of Christ, Composer, Critic, Delta Omicron, Erik Satie, Frank O'Hara, Frederick M. Smith, Gertrude Stein, Harvard Glee Club, Harvard University, Hotel Chelsea, John Cage, Joseph Smith, Kansas City, Missouri, Latter Day Saint movement, Leonard Bernstein, Library of America, List of recipients of the National Medal of Arts, Lord Byron (opera), Lou Harrison, Maurice Grosser, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Modernism (music), Nadia Boulanger, Ned Rorem, Neoclassicism (music), Neoromanticism (music), New York City, New York Herald Tribune, Paul Bowles, Richard Kostelanetz, Samuel Sanford, Tennessee Williams, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Centennial, The Nation, Tim Page (music critic), Yale University.

Aaron Copland

Aaron Copland (November 14, 1900December 2, 1990) was an American composer, composition teacher, writer, and later a conductor of his own and other American music.

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Community of Christ

Community of Christ, known from 1872 to 2001 as the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS), is an American-based international church with roots in the Latter Day Saint movement.

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A composer (Latin ''compōnō''; literally "one who puts together") is a musician who is an author of music in any form, including vocal music (for a singer or choir), instrumental music, electronic music, and music which combines multiple forms.

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A critic is a professional who communicates an assessment and an opinion of various forms of creative works such as art, literature, music, cinema, theater, fashion, architecture, and food.

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Delta Omicron

Delta Omicron (ΔΟ) is a co-ed international professional music honors fraternity whose mission is to promote and support excellence in music and musicianship.

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Erik Satie

Éric Alfred Leslie Satie (17 May 18661 July 1925), who signed his name Erik Satie after 1884, was a French composer and pianist.

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Frank O'Hara

Francis Russell "Frank" O'Hara (March 27, 1926 – July 25, 1966) was an American writer, poet and art critic.

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Frederick M. Smith

Frederick Madison Smith (January 21, 1874 – March 20, 1946), generally known among his followers as "Fred M.", was an American religious leader and author and the third Prophet-President of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (renamed the Community of Christ in 2001), serving from 1915 until his death.

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Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein (February 3, 1874 – July 27, 1946) was an American novelist, poet, playwright, and art collector.

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Harvard Glee Club

The Harvard Glee Club is a 60-voice, Tenor-Bass choral ensemble at Harvard University.

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Harvard University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Hotel Chelsea

The Hotel Chelsea – also called the Chelsea Hotel, or simply the Chelsea – is a historic New York City hotel and landmark built between 1883 and 1885, known primarily for the notability of its residents over the years.

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John Cage

John Milton Cage Jr. (September 5, 1912 – August 12, 1992) was an American composer and music theorist.

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Joseph Smith

Joseph Smith Jr. (December 23, 1805 – June 27, 1844) was an American religious leader and founder of Mormonism and the Latter Day Saint movement.

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Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.

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Latter Day Saint movement

The Latter Day Saint movement (also called the LDS movement, LDS restorationist movement, or Smith–Rigdon movement) is the collection of independent church groups that trace their origins to a Christian primitivist movement founded by Joseph Smith in the late 1820s.

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Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist.

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Library of America

The Library of America (LOA) is a nonprofit publisher of classic American literature.

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List of recipients of the National Medal of Arts

The National Medal of Arts is an award and title created by the United States Congress in 1984, for the purpose of honoring artists and patrons of the arts.

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Lord Byron (opera)

Lord Byron is an opera in three acts by Virgil Thomson to an original English libretto by Jack Larson, inspired by the historical character Lord Byron.

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Lou Harrison

Lou Silver Harrison (May 14, 1917 – February 2, 2003) was an American composer.

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Maurice Grosser

Maurice Grosser (October 23, 1903 – December 22, 1986) was an American painter and writer and longtime companion of Virgil Thomson.

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Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York, colloquially "the Met", is the largest art museum in the United States.

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Modernism (music)

In music, modernism is a philosophical and aesthetic stance underlying the period of change and development in musical language that occurred around the turn of the 20th century, a period of diverse reactions in challenging and reinterpreting older categories of music, innovations that led to new ways of organizing and approaching harmonic, melodic, sonic, and rhythmic aspects of music, and changes in aesthetic worldviews in close relation to the larger identifiable period of modernism in the arts of the time.

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Nadia Boulanger

Juliette Nadia Boulanger (16 September 188722 October 1979) was a French composer, conductor, and teacher.

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Ned Rorem

Ned Rorem (born October 23, 1923) is an American composer and diarist.

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Neoclassicism (music)

Neoclassicism in music was a twentieth-century trend, particularly current in the interwar period, in which composers sought to return to aesthetic precepts associated with the broadly defined concept of "classicism", namely order, balance, clarity, economy, and emotional restraint.

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Neoromanticism (music)

Neoromanticism in music is a return (at any of several points in the nineteenth or twentieth centuries) to the emotional expression associated with nineteenth-century Romanticism.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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New York Herald Tribune

The New York Herald Tribune was a newspaper published between 1924 and 1966.

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Paul Bowles

Paul Frederic Bowles (December 30, 1910November 18, 1999) was an American expatriate composer, author, and translator.

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Richard Kostelanetz

Richard Cory Kostelanetz (born May 14, 1940) is an American artist, author, and critic.

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Samuel Sanford

Samuel Simons Sanford (15 March 18496 January 1910) was an American pianist and educator.

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Tennessee Williams

Thomas Lanier "Tennessee" Williams III (March 26, 1911 – February 25, 1983) was an American playwright.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Centennial

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Centennial was a series of events and initiatives celebrating the 100th anniversary of the charter of the Museum occurring between 1969 and 1971.

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The Nation

The Nation is the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States, and the most widely read weekly journal of progressive political and cultural news, opinion, and analysis.

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Tim Page (music critic)

Tim Page (born October 11, 1954) is a writer, editor, music critic, producer and professor.

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Yale University

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.

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