Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close

Charles Ives, "My Father's Song" a Psychoanalytic Biography

by Stuart Feder

  • ISBN: 9780300054811
  • ISBN10: 0300054815

Charles Ives, "My Father's Song" a Psychoanalytic Biography

by Stuart Feder

  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Yale Univ Pr
  • Publish date: 07/01/1992
  • ISBN: 9780300054811
  • ISBN10: 0300054815
used Add to Cart $5.93
You save: 92%
Marketplace Item
new Add to Cart $75.22
FREE economy shipping!
Description: Charles Ives, perhaps the quintessential American composer of the twentieth century, drew on his childhood experiences in a small New England town in his music. Through his close relationship with his father, George, a Civil War bandmaster, Ives developed a powerful feeling for nineteenth-century rural America. This book--the first full-scale psychoanalytic biography of a major composer--examines the lives of the two men and shows how a knowledge of their relationship as father and son, teacher and pupil, is central to an understanding of Ives's work. Stuart Feder, a psychoanalyst with training in musicology, demonstrates that George exerted so pervasive an influence on Charles's creative life that Ives's music may be seen as the result of an unconscious fantasy of posthumous collaboration between father and son. The music bears George's mark, not only in its incorporation of hymn tunes, parlor ballads, Civil War marches, and other homely sources that derived from his youth, but also in its use of technical musical devices attributed to George. Moreover, the span of Ives's creative life reveals another connection to his father: Charles's musical productivity began to wane in his forties, as he approached the age at which his father died. Dr. Feder examines the influence of George's teaching and storytelling on Charles's years as a composer. Ives's later decline is traced psychologically and medically. Using Ives's music as an essential part of his data, Dr. Feder demonstrates how music can illuminate and be expressive of the inner life of its creator.
Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
Seller: Midtown Scholar Bookstore
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Condition: Very Good
0300054815 Crisp, clean, unread book with some shelfwear-NICE.
Price:
$5.93
Comments:
0300054815 Crisp, clean, unread book with some shelfwear-NICE.
Seller: Best and Fastest Books
Location: west new york, NJ
Condition: Good
Hardcover copy is in good, solid condition, DJ is nice with minimal wear,
[...]
Price:
$6.53
Comments:
Hardcover copy is in good, solid condition, DJ is nice with minimal wear,
[...]
Seller: Nelson & Nelson, Booksellers
Location: Trenton, SC
Condition: Very Good
0300054815. Covers tad faded at edges; minor edge soil. DJ clipped, rubbed (no tears).;
Price:
$13.50
Comments:
0300054815. Covers tad faded at edges; minor edge soil. DJ clipped, rubbed (no tears).;
Seller: Ergodebooks
Location: Richmond, TX Ask seller a question
Condition: Good
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Price:
$14.12
Comments:
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Seller: Manchester By the Book
Location: Manchester, MA
Condition: Very Good
Shipping Icon
Name on half-title page, no other markings. 396 pages. Spots to page edges.
Price:
$15.75
Comments:
Name on half-title page, no other markings. 396 pages. Spots to page edges.
Seller: Paisleyhaze Books
Location: New Hartford, CT
Condition: Like New
Shipping Icon
0300054815 Yale University Press hardcover with dust jacket, 1992, 1st
[...]
Price:
$22.50
Comments:
0300054815 Yale University Press hardcover with dust jacket, 1992, 1st
[...]
Seller: One Stop Shop Bookstore
Location: Memphis, TN
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Price:
$25.86
Comments:
Seller: Jay W. Nelson
Location: Austin, MN
Condition: Very Good
Book
Price:
$25.87
Comments:
Book
Seller: Found Books
Location: AUSTIN, TX
Condition: Good
0300054815.
Price:
$32.62
Comments:
0300054815.
Seller: Ergodebooks
Location: Richmond, TX Ask seller a question
Condition: New
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Price:
$38.90
Comments:
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
please wait
Please Wait

Notify Me When Available

Enter your email address below,
and we'll contact you when your school adds course materials for
.
Enter your email address below, and we'll contact you when is back in stock (ISBN: ).