In what could seem contradictory, he used complex harmonies and rhythms to simplify folk melodies and make them more accessible and familiar to his listeners. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Don't have an account? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The E-mail Address es field is required.
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Home About Help Search. Sherman and Robert B. Kennedy Center Honorees s. A Free Song Howard Hanson ' An earlier version referred to Marina Kostalevsky as the co-editor of the new volume of letters. Around this time, he also composed his Piano Quartet, adopting Schoenberg's twelve-tone method of composition, and Old American Songsthe first set of which was premiered by Peter Pears and Benjamin Brittenthe second by William Warfield.