A Dictionary of Musical Quotations

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Ian Crofton, Donald Fraser
Croom Helm, 1985 - Music - 191 pages

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This is a superb book listing many known as well as obscure quotations of, to, and about musicians. It is well indexed by both musicians and subjects. An example which is one of my favorites is by J ... Read full review

Contents

PREFACE
3
ARNE
9
BELLS
18
CONTENTS
25
CONDUCTORS
38
DANCE
45
DISEASE
51
ELECTRONIC MUSIC
58
THE OPHICLEIDE
105
THE PERFORMER
111
POSTERITY
117
RAKHMANINOV
123
CONTENTS xii
145
SCHUMANN 133
151
WOMEN AND MUSIC
158
27
160

FAURE
64
KODALY
85
23
91
MONTEVERDI
97
67
161
SUBJECT INDEX
168
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