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Douglas C. McVarish
Hampshire College (Amherst, MA 01002-3359)

A Study of the American Characteristics of American Music

To determine whether there are characteristics of art music composed in the U.S. which give it a uniquely American sound and, if they do exist, to delineate these characteristics and attempt to trace their origins. The result is an article or monograph which will state my findings.

Project fields:
Music History and Criticism

Younger Scholars, 2/76 - 2/85

Public Programs

Total amounts:
$1,809 (approved)
$1,809 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/1976 – 1/31/1977