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Books Books 41 - 50 of about 50 related to Lexicon of Musical Invective: Critical Assaults on Composers Since Beethoven ....   

Schubert: Die Schöne Müllerin

Susan Youens - Music - 1992 - 123 pages
This guide to Schubert's much-loved song cycle explores both the music and the poetry from a variety of perspectives. It includes biography and cultural history, literary ...
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Holst: The Planets

Richard Greene - Music - 1995 - 99 pages
The first comprehensive guide to Holst's orchestral suite considers the music in detail and places the work in its historical context.
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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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The Life of Verdi

John Rosselli - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 204 pages
Relates the life of a boldly innovative composer whose operas still fill theatres today.
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Mahler: Symphony, Issue 3

Peter Franklin - Music - 1991 - 127 pages
Mahler's Third Symphony was conceived as a musical picture of the natural world. This handbook describes the composition of Mahler's grandiose piece of philosophical program ...
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Beethoven and His World

Scott G. Burnham - Music - 2000 - 383 pages
Few composers even begin to approach Beethoven's pervasive presence in modern Western culture, from the concert hall to the comic strip. Edited by a cultural historian and a ...
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Mahler and His World

Karen Painter - Music - 2002 - 393 pages
From the composer's lifetime to the present day, Gustav Mahler's music has provoked extreme responses from the public and from experts. Poised between the Romantic tradition he ...
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