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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  William Ritchie Clendenin  

Pen Name: William R Clendenin

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1917 in Sparta, Illinois

-- William R Clendenin on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Clendenin was born in Sparta, Illinois and graduated from the University of Illinois in Urbana.

Biographical and Professional Information

William Cledenin was a musician, educator and author. He began his career as a church organist and choirmaster and spent much of his teaching of music at the University of Colorado.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Visual aids in western music: Notes, maps, charts

Pruett Press. 1967

Music history and theory (Doubleday college course guides)
ISBN: B0007DT24U

Doubleday. 1965

1965. Doubleday & Company, Inc., 464 pages. 1 lb 2 oz. (Thick 8.25 x 5.25 x 1 inches Trade Paperback). Music History and Theory: A Comprehensive Introduction to Western Music From Primitive Times to Present (Doubleday College Course Guides) by William R. Clendenin. Education, Music History.

History of Music
ISBN: 0822602725

Littlefield, Adams & Co.. 1974

Explains the fundamentals of music and surveys its development from primitive beginnings to the twentieth century, examining forms, schools, movements, styles, and the work of individual composers