Evenings On and Off the Roof
Last updated: 17.12.19
Printed: 1995 Author: Dorothy Lamb Crawford
Publisher: University of California Press ISBN: 0520088913
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: Pioneering Concerts in Los Angeles, 1939-1971
Hardcover: 362 pages, usually ships within 2-3 days.
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A history of the adventurous concert series that brought Los Angeles to musical maturity and introduced the city to the most important 20th-century composers of Europe and America, including Igor Stravinsky, Lukas Foss, and John Cage, drawing on personal correspondence and interviews. Includes b&w photos. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Laurence Vittes, Los Angeles Reader
"In the 300 cool and crisp pages of Evenings On and Off the Roof . . . Crawford painstakingly chronicles the history of this extraordinary L.A. phenomenon and the men who have run it. . . . Crawford provides a magnificent panorama of L.A. history for both music lovers and those who love the city. . . . Indeed, the cultural riches in this book are overwhelming."