A Dictionary of Musical Quotations

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Schirmer Books, 1985 - Music - 191 pages
Gathers quotations about composers, musical instruments, film music, the musical, conductors, opera, and musical concepts

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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
1
ARNE
7
BALAKIREV
13
BERNSTEIN
20
24
84
JOSQUIN DES PRES
85
THE MANDOLIN
91
MONTEVERDI
97
POSTERITY
117
RAKHMANINOV
123
CONTENTS xii
145
VARESE
151
WOMEN AND MUSIC
158
27
160
105
161
SUBJECT INDEX
168

THE OPHICLEIDE
105
THE PERFORMER
111
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by Ian Crofton

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