Elie Siegmeister

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    Tone Color: TimbreElie Siegmeister
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    Rhythm: BeatElie Siegmeister
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    Harmony: Chords, ContinuedElie Siegmeister
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    Form: Three-Part Form, Two-Part FormElie Siegmeister
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    Counterpoint: Invention, Fugue, Cool JazzElie Siegmeister

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        American composer, conductor and writer on music, Elie Siegmeister composed his works from native inspiration and influences of jazz. He developed a style of Americana music, showing patriotism in his works including "American Holiday," "The Western Set" and "The Ozark Set." Born in New York City, Elie Siegmeister developed and interest in music and composition at an early age. At the age of 15 he enrolled at Columbia College, studying musical theory and composition. In 1927 ... Read more

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