Deems Taylor


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United States composer and music critic (1885-1966)

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(18.) Deems Taylor, Of Men and Music (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1937), 181.
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Deems Taylor has told the story of Rodgers and Hammerstein in Some Enchanted Evenings (1953).
To this end, the book covers the gamut of events, from Russian pogroms that led to mass migrations of Jews to the United States, to the beginnings of a modern art movement in the United States; from anti-Semitism in the early 1920s to the stock market crash of 1929 and the rise of the "Red Scare." In the broad path of this historical sweep we encounter a cast of prominent characters who had some type of relationship to Ornstein, albeit sometimes tangential, such as Frank Damrosch, Henry Ford, Georgia O'Keefe, Deems Taylor, Henry Cowell, Sergei Rachmaninoff, John Coltrane, Dan Rudhyar, and George Antheil.
Included in this group were Robert Sherwood, Alexander Woollcott, Heywood Broun, Robert Benchley, Marc Connelly, Deems Taylor, Howard Dietz, Edna Ferber, Peggy Wood, and Dorothy Parker.
Deems Taylor (1885-1966) was one of the most visible figures in American art music during the first half of the twentieth century.
Deems Taylor: Selected Writings indeed affords those readers unfamiliar with Taylor's work in print, an opportunity to obtain a sampling of what he was about musically and critically.
we could keep this planet warm / By friction, if the sun should fail." Among her books are Aria da Capo (1920, a play, which she considered one of her best); Three Plays (1926); <IR> THE KING'S HENCHMAN </IR> (1927, a play that Deems Taylor turned into an opera); The Buck in the Snow and Other Poems (1928); Fatal Interview (1931), a sonnet sequence on a doomed love affair; Wine from These Grapes (1934); Conversation at Midnight (1937); Huntsman, What Quarry?
The 1985 edition of this book won the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award and has gained acceptance as a standard resource on Clara Schumann.
Deems Taylor's Some Enchanted Evenings (1953) is an account of the Rodgers and Hammerstein partnership.
Patricia Hall's thorough and imaginative treatment of Alban Berg's sketches, known from her previous articles, is highlighted in this recent book, which was honored by an ASCAP Deems Taylor Award in 1997.