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Milhaud discovered American jazz in a 1920 visit to London, where he encountered Billy Arnold's Novelty Jazz Band in a Hammersmith dance hall. By the time he arrived in New York two years later for a series of engagements, he was claiming that European composers, including himself, were strongly influenced by American jazz (even though the only evidence available consisted of very short pieces.The equinox happens on the day when the sun appears to pass over the celestial equator. The celestial equator is an imaginary line projected out into space directly from the earth’s equator, and when the sun moves over that line, on that day, day and night are of equal length.John Adams on the Chamber Symphony. Written for 15 instruments and lasting 22 minutes, the Chamber Symphony bears a suspicious resemblance to its eponymous predecessor, the Opus 9 of Arnold Schoenberg. The choice of instruments is roughly the same as Schoenberg’s, although mine includes parts for synthesizer, percussion (a trap set), trumpet and trombone.
The importance of the octatonic scale in Stravinsky's music has consistently been overstated. While octatonicism is an aspect of Stravinsky's technique, it is just one of a number of different.
Get this from a library! French Music and Jazz in Conversation: From Debussy to Brubeck. (Deborah Mawer) -- This book explores the historical-cultural interactions between French concert music and American jazz across 1900-1965, from both perspectives.