Reminiscences of Virgil Thomson : oral history, 1973.


Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989. Reminiscences of Virgil Thomson : oral history, 1973.

Reminiscences of Virgil Thomson : oral history, 1973.

Experience of composing and recording music for LOUISIANA STORY.

Transcript: 19 leaves.

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