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Federal Music Project of the Works Progress Administration: music in a democracy.

Cornelius Baird Canon

Federal Music Project of the Works Progress Administration: music in a democracy.

by Cornelius Baird Canon

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Published in [n.p.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Federal Music Project,
  • Music and state -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 304 leaves.
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19351684M

    Federal Project Number One, also referred to as Federal One, is the collective name for a group of projects under the Works Progress Administration, a New Deal program in the United States. A significant aspect of the Works Progress Administration was the Federal Project Number One, which had five different parts: the Federal Art Project, the Federal Music Project, the Federal Theatre Project, the Federal Writers Project, and the Historical Records Survey. The government wanted to provide new federal cultural support instead of.

    The Works Progress Administration helped unemployed artists The WPA would "give some of the best writers of the 20th century their first job writing," author David A. Taylor told CNN over the phone. Works Progress Administration by ChiPubLib_Exhibits - a staff-created list: Learn about the New Deal, the Works Progress (Projects) Administration, and other federal initiatives of the s and 40s in Chicago and beyond. Be sure to check out the exhibit Pick Up a Book!: WPA Posters Promoting Reading on the 3rd floor of Harold Washington Library Center in the Exhibit Hall.

    As a part of his New Deal, Roosevelt passed a federal relief program known as the Works Progress Administration (WPA) on May 6, One of the projects under this administration was the Federal Music Project (FMP). The primary goal of this project was to provide training, financial assistance, and job opportunities to unemployed musicians. The Works Progress Administration (WPA). The largest and most important of the New Deal cultural programs was the Works Progress Administration (WPA), a massive employment relief program launched in the spring of -- the beginning of FDR's "Second New Deal," as .


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Federal Music Project of the Works Progress Administration: music in a democracy by Cornelius Baird Canon Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Federal Music Project of the Works Progress Administration: music in a democracy. Established in under the aegis of the Works Progress Administration, the Federal Music Project (FMP) was designed to employ musicians who were hard hit by the economic devastation of the Great Depression/5.

Get this from a library. The Federal music project. [Federal Music Project (U.S.); United States. Works Progress Administration. Division of Women's and Professional Projects.].

Initiated in as a part of President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal plan for fiscal recovery, the Federal Music Project (FMP) composed one of several cultural programs—designated Federal Project Number One, or Federal One—of the Works Progress Administration (WPA).

The other sections of. What is the Federal Music Project. The Federal Music Project (FMP) was a federally funded arts initiative committed to the employment of displaced musicians and composers.

It was an aspect of the Works Progress Administration of the New Deal and was established in July of by : Roosevelt Institute. From the description of Federal Music Project collection, (bulk ). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: The Federal Music Project was formed in under Federal Project No.

One of the Works Progress Administration to employ, train. In Cornelius Canon's dissertation, "The Federal Music Project of the Works Progress Administration: Music in a Democracy" () we get the most comprehensive overview of the impact of the WPA Federal Music Project.

As Kenneth Bindas states in his dissertation, All of this music belongs to the nation (which he published in book form. FEDERAL MUSIC PROJECT (FMP) The U. federal government created the Federal Music Project (FMP) in July as part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA).

Because it was a relief project, the Federal Music Project escaped much of the controversy that Congress and other sources aimed at many other New Deal programs. WPA Federal Music Project and the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra While reading Cornelius Canon’s dissertation () I came across this blurb in a section of chapter II.

titled, “The State Music Programs Under the Federal Emergency Relief Administration” which describes various state initiatives using Federal monies to support or develop.

American concert orchestra--Federal Music Project--Works Progress Administration Summary Poster for Federal Music Project presentation of American Concert Orchestra, showing a cello. Contributor Names Federal Music Project (U.S.), sponsor.

Established in under the aegis of the Works Progress Administration, the Federal Music Project (FMP) was designed to employ musicians who were hard hit by the economic devastation of the Great Depression.5/5(1).

Sounds of the New Deal: The Federal Music Project in the West (Music in American Life) by Gough, Peter and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at FEDERAL MUSIC PROJECT.

Before the Great Depression, radio and sound movies had forced thousands of musicians into unemployment; music was being delivered electronically rather than by live musicians. The economic collapse intensified their situation, causing by a 60 percent displacement (an estima to 70, people), compared to a national unemployment rate.

The Federal Music and Theatre projects also supported black musicians and actors. The WPA made significant contributions to the preservation of African American culture and history with the Federal Writers’ Project.

The program collected interviews, articles. The Federal Music Project: An American Voice in Depression-Era Music. Document Type. Article. Abstract. After World War I, America was musically transformed from an outsider in the European classical tradition into a country of musical vibrance and maturity.

These great advances, however, were deeply threatenedAuthor: Audrey S. Rutt. Administrative records of Federal Project No. History: Federal arts program approved as WPA-sponsored Federal Project No. 1 on Septemto provide employment for qualified artists, musicians, actors, and authors.

Superseded all art projects operating under FERA or. How did the Works Progress Administration (WPA) contribute to the cultural development of American cities. by paying artists to create new works for public spaces.

The WPA employed a wide range of talented people in the Federal Theatre Project, the Federal Art Project, the Federal Music Project, and the Federal Writers’ Project. During the Great Depression in the s, she became involved in the Federal Music Project of the Works Progress Administration which was an employment program through the Roosevelt administration programs throughout New York City hospitals and prisons.

Inshe founded the National Foundation for Music Therapy. The Works Progress Administration federal music project did serve a necessity as Black loosely describes it.

The project allowed for the underprivileged to learn and practice music at the discretion of the teachers who volunteered to be a part of this program. City of Boston Project (Works Progress Administration), Federal Music Project (U.S.), Music Program (U.S.), Concerts Publisher [Boston, Mass.]: City of Boston Project, Works Progress Administration Collection bostonpubliclibrary; americana Digitizing sponsor Boston Public Library Contributor Boston Public Library Language English Volume.

The Federal Music Project of the Works Progress Administration: Music in a Democracy (University of Minnesota Press, ) Gough, Peter, and Peggy Seeger, Sounds of the New Deal: The Federal Music Project in the West () Galván, Gary.

"The ABCs of the WPA Music Copying Project and the Fleisher Collection". American Music. 26, Number 4. "The Laboratory is sponsored by the Works Progress Administration, Federal Music Project." Concerts were held on Thursdays at pm.

The composers whose works were performed at the concerts spoke afterwards and took part in question-and-answer sessions with audience members Includes transcripts of the question-and-answer sessions.Seventy-five years after Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal, here for the first time is the remarkable story of one of its enduring cornerstones, the Works Progress Administration (WPA): its passionate believers, its furious critics, and its amazing accomplishments.

The WPA is American history that could not be more current, from providing economic stimulus to renewing a broken infrastructure.5/5(2).