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Simon Trezise - Music - 1994 - 109 pages
La Mer stands at the center of Debussy's achievement. Described by the composer as "a seascape without figures," it is arguably the greatest and most original French symphony ...
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Musorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

Michael Russ - Biography & Autobiography - 1992 - 99 pages
This informative and wide-ranging guide places the original piano work in the context of Russian cultural life, considering in particular the work of the artist Victor Hartman ...
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Schubert's Poets and the Making of Lieder

Susan Youens - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 404 pages
A re-examination of the life and work of four poets and Schubert's settings of their verse.
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Mozart: The 'Haydn' Quartets

John Irving - Music - 1998 - 105 pages
The six string quartets dedicated to his friend Joseph Haydn represent a turning point in Mozart's compositional development. In addition to providing a full synopsis of each ...
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Nielsen: Symphony, Issue 5

David Fanning - Music - 1997 - 127 pages
After the death of Mahler in 1911 the great Austro-German symphonic line was carried on mainly in England, America, Scandinavia and Russia. The Fifth Symphony of Carl Nielsen ...
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Bruckner: Symphony, Issue 8

Benjamin M. Korstvedt - Music - 2000 - 133 pages
Explores this many-faceted work from several angles, offering an accessible guide to its musical design.
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The Life of Mendelssohn

Peter Mercer-Taylor - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 238 pages
This biography traces Mendelssohn's development from dazzling child prodigy to renowned composer and conductor.
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Early Keyboard Instruments: A Practical Guide

David Rowland - Music - 2001 - 154 pages
A select bibliography and extensive endnotes enable the reader to take all of the issues further."--Jacket.
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Elgar: Enigma Variations

Julian Rushton - Music - 1999 - 114 pages
Elgar's Variations for Orchestra, commonly known as the 'Enigma' Variations, marked an epoch both in his career, and in the renaissance of English music at the turn of the ...
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