Patrick Conway and His Famous Band - Softcover

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This is an American dream story rarely encountered! Patrick Conway's lifespan and the golden era of the professional band in America literally coincided. This book tells how Conway became one of the luminaries of the professional band era; as famous in his day as John Philip Sousa. Within Conway's story we see how his professional band developed after the Civil War, how the instrumentation of the American wind band evolved, how band musicians learned their craft and made a living, and how bands functioned in the social fabric of the American culture.

Series: Meredith Music Resource  
Publisher: Meredith Music
Format: Softcover  
Author: Mark Fonder
Inventory #HL 00317240
ISBN: 9781574631678
UPC: 884088640781
Width: 7.0"
Length: 10.0"
296 pages

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