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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

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    • Symphony orchestras -- United States

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      Statementedited by Robert R. Craven.
      ContributionsCraven, Robert R.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML1211 .S95 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 521 p. ;
      Number of Pages521
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3027198M
      ISBN 100313240728
      LC Control Number85007637


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This book analyzes the economic challenges facing symphony orchestras and contrasts the experience of orchestras in the United States (where there is little direct government support) and abroad (where governments typically provide large direct subsidies).

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages: graphs ; 22 cm: Contents: Preface --Part I: The orchestra: its European beginnings and its development in the United States --How It All Began ; The Orchestra in the XVIII Century / Adam Carse --The Orchestra / Hector Berlioz --The Evolution of the American Symphony Orchestra.

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Robert J. Flanagan explains the tension between artistic excellence and financial /5(6). The latter is also part of the “Big Five” orchestras of the United States; others included are the New York Philharmonic, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony, and the Philadelphia Orchestra.

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In order of foundation, they were: New York Philharmonic (). Excerpt CHAPTER 1. Surpluses, Deficits, and Symphony Orchestras.

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This book analyzes the economic challenges facing U.S. symphony orchestras and contrasts the experience of orchestras in the United States (where there is little direct government support) and abroad (where governments typically provide large direct subsidies).

The question has to do with probability and I've been trying to figure it out for a while now. It reads: Encyclopedia Britannica's list of 20 World Class Orchestras include the following from the United States: Boston Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia.

His new book, The Perilous Life of Symphony Orchestras: Artistic Triumphs and Economic Challenges (Yale University Press, ), mirrors the problems, questions, and even the title of the duo’s classic, The Performing Arts: The Economic Dilemma. The United States holds approximately to professional orchestras as ofaccording to the League of American Orchestras.

Though you may not think of an orchestral career as "lucrative," you can earn a substantial amount, especially in top American orchestras like the National Symphony Orchestra or even the Cleveland or Philadelphia Orchestras.

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Symphony orchestra definition is - a large orchestra of winds, strings, and percussion that plays symphonic works. modern-instrument symphony orchestras at the moment.

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Many of the orchestras that endured and became the ancestors of today's American symphony orchestras were founded between and the First World War, among them the Chicago Symphony (), the St. Louis Symphony (), the Cincinnati Symphony (), the Philadelphia Orchestra (), the Minnesota Orchestra (), the San Francisco Author: John Spitzer.

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