The Resource The great composers and their works, Nicolas Slonimsky ; edited by Electra Yourke

The great composers and their works, Nicolas Slonimsky ; edited by Electra Yourke

Label
The great composers and their works
Title
The great composers and their works
Statement of responsibility
Nicolas Slonimsky ; edited by Electra Yourke
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides biographical information on nineteen composers, describes the musical components of their major works, and provides anecdotal background on those works
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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1894-1995
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Slonimsky, Nicolas
Credits note
2
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML160
LC item number
.S48 2000
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Yourke, Electra
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  • Prokofiev, Sergey
  • Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix
  • Haydn, Joseph
  • Wagner, Richard
  • Strauss, Johann
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian
  • Handel, George Frederic
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van
  • Brahms, Johannes
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai
  • Mahler, Gustav
  • Debussy, Claude Achille
  • Schoenbert, Arnold
  • Ravel, Maurice
  • Bartók, Béla
  • Shostakovich, Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich
  • Stravinsky, Igor
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich
  • Music
  • Music appreciation
  • Musique
  • Musique
  • Music appreciation
  • Music
  • Componisten
  • Muziekwerken
  • Klassieke muziek
  • Dicionários
Label
The great composers and their works, Nicolas Slonimsky ; edited by Electra Yourke
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) : musical fountainhead. George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) : the magnificent. Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) : a genius of perfection in music. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91) : the supreme. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) : the fervent genius. The felicitous Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47). The paradoxical Richard Wagner (1813-83). Johannes Brahms (1833-97) : the third B of music -- v. 2. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) : poet of cheerful melancholy. Presenting the great Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908). Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) : musical Prometheus. Claude Debussy (1862-1918) : poet of musical impressions. Richard Strauss : Richard the Second (1864-1949). Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951) : a musical prophet. Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) : poet of simplicity. Béla Bartók (1881-1945) : modern Janus. Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) : perennial revolutionary. Sergei Prokofiev : his signature--SRG PRKFV (1891-1953). Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-75) : besieged nationalist
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
2 volumes (xxiii, 674 pages)
Isbn
9780028654744
Lccn
99042808
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)42002831
  • (OCoLC)ocm42002831
Label
The great composers and their works, Nicolas Slonimsky ; edited by Electra Yourke
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) : musical fountainhead. George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) : the magnificent. Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) : a genius of perfection in music. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91) : the supreme. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) : the fervent genius. The felicitous Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47). The paradoxical Richard Wagner (1813-83). Johannes Brahms (1833-97) : the third B of music -- v. 2. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) : poet of cheerful melancholy. Presenting the great Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908). Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) : musical Prometheus. Claude Debussy (1862-1918) : poet of musical impressions. Richard Strauss : Richard the Second (1864-1949). Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951) : a musical prophet. Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) : poet of simplicity. Béla Bartók (1881-1945) : modern Janus. Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) : perennial revolutionary. Sergei Prokofiev : his signature--SRG PRKFV (1891-1953). Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-75) : besieged nationalist
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
2 volumes (xxiii, 674 pages)
Isbn
9780028654744
Lccn
99042808
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)42002831
  • (OCoLC)ocm42002831

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