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Thomson, Virgil 1896-1989

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American music since 1910 by Virgil Thomson( Book )

26 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mother of us all by Virgil Thomson( Recording )

46 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mother of us all: opera in two acts. Libretto: Gertrude Stein
Music with words : a composer's view by Virgil Thomson( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a group of essays about vocal music, as composers face the writing of it, especially to English words and about the union of poetry and music
The art of judging music by Virgil Thomson( Book )

25 editions published between 1941 and 1969 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Virgil Thomson reader by Virgil Thomson( Book )

13 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four saints in three acts by Virgil Thomson( )

31 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The musical scene by Virgil Thomson( Book )

27 editions published between 1945 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The state of music by Virgil Thomson( Book )

32 editions published between 1939 and 1974 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music, right and left by Virgil Thomson( Book )

15 editions published between 1951 and 1969 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plow that broke the plains ; The river( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plow that broke the plains" depicts the social and economic history of the Great Plains from the settlement of the prairies by cattlemen and farmers through the World War I boom to drought and depression. "The river" traces life in the Mississippi River Valley during the previous 150 years, showing the consequences of sharecropping, soil exhaustion, unchecked erosion and floods, and concludes with scenes of regional planning, TVA development and federal efforts
Louisiana story by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Visual )

20 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the eyes of a young Cajun boy living on the Bayou. Tells the story of disruption and change when an oil rig brings industry into his pristine world
Symphonies by Virgil Thomson( Recording )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2013 and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mother of us all by Virgil Thomson( )

19 editions published between 1947 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An abridged version of the play, this production condensed the play by eliminating the characters of Edgar and Edmund. King Lear of Britain has decided to divide his kingdom into three parts, and to hand over the responsibilities of ruling to his three daughters. The two oldest daughters, Goneril and Regan, flatter their father insincerely, and are rewarded. Cordelia, the youngest, sincerely loves her father, but she cannot match her sisters' skill at false adulation. The king takes away her portion of the kingdom, despite the pleadings of some of his most loyal nobles. It is not long before Goneril and Regan reveal their deep ingratitude, and soon the old king finds himself in a confusing and desperate position
Four saints in three acts : [Words by Gertrude Stein] by Virgil Thomson( Recording )

29 editions published between 1947 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stabat Mater : for soprano and string quartet by Virgil Thomson( )

29 editions published between 1933 and 1981 in 5 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early and as remembered by Virgil Thomson( )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk songs in settings by master composers by Herbert Haufrecht( )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four saints in three acts : an opera to be sung by Virgil Thomson( Book )

18 editions published between 1929 and 2003 in English and German and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisiana story : suite for orchestra by Virgil Thomson( )

18 editions published between 1948 and 1951 in 3 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Music with words : a composer's view
Alternative Names
Thompson, Virgil, 1896-1989

Thomson, Irving 1896-1989

Thomson, V.

Thomson, V. 1896-1989

Thomson, V. (Virgil), 1896-1989

Thomson, Virgil Garnett

Thomson Virgil Garnett 1896-1989

Vergilius Thomson

Virgil Thomson Amerikaans dirigent (1896-1989)

Virgil Thomson compositeur américain

Virgil Thomson compositor y crítico estadounidense

Virgil Thomson compositore statunitense

Virgil Thomson US-amerikanischer Komponist

Томсон, Вирджил

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וירג'יל תומסון

ویرجیل تامسون

ヴァージル・トムソン

トムソン

トムソン, ヴァージル

维吉尔·汤姆森

Languages
English (372)

French (21)

German (9)

Covers
The art of judging musicThe mother of us allKing LearVirgil Thomson : a bio-bibliographyVirgil Thomson : a reader : selected writings, 1924-1984Everbest ever : correspondence with Bay Area friends