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The descriptive note comes from item 4206 in :


Diamond, Harold J.
Music analyses
An annotated guide to the literature
New York: Schirmer Books, 1991, 716 p.

This is what Harold J. Diamond had to say:

Genesis of the idea of musical portraits: Gertrude Stein's library portraits as a model for Thomson described, Thomson's procedures in composing musical portraits, a stylistic survey, and an analysis of four portraits. Musical examples. Based on the author's doctoral dissertations cited here.

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