Edward MacDowell piano music online at Wellesley College
The best-known American composer of his day,
Edward MacDowell (1860-1908) wrote numerous descriptive short pieces for
solo piano -- miniature tone poems inspired by poetry, fairy tales, nature,
and in particular, the New England countryside.
FOR FURTHER READING
- Catalogue of an exhibition illustrating the life
and work of Edward MacDowell, 1861-1908: Professor of Music in Columbia
University 1896-1904: together with the addresses delivered at the opening
ceremony, April 27, 1938. New York: Columbia University Library, 1938.
- Gilman, Lawrence. Edward MacDowell: a study.
New York: DaCapo Press, 1969.
- Levy, Alan Howard. Edward MacDowell: an American
master. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1998. In Music Library:
ML410.M12 L48 1998
- Porte, John Fielder. Edward MacDowell: a great American
tone poet, his life and music. New York: Dutton, 1922. In Music
Library: MT92.M13 P6
- Sonneck, Oscar George Theodore. Catalogue of first
editions of Edward MacDowell (1861-1908). Washington: Library of
Congress/Music Division; Govt. Print. Office, 1917. In Music Library:
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