Letters of composers

an anthology, 1603-1945 by Gertrude Norman

Publisher: A.A. Knopf in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Letters of composers | Gertrude Norman
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  • Musicians -- Correspondence, reminiscences, etc

Edition Notes

Statementcompiled and edited by Gertrude Norman and Miriam Lubell Shrifte.
ContributionsShrifte, Miriam Lubell, joint editor.
LC ClassificationsML90 .N67
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 422, xx p., 1l.
Number of Pages422
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6497815M
LC Control Number46004505

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This is a list of composers by name, alphabetically sorted by surname, then by other list of composers is by no means complete.

It is not limited by classifications such as genre or time period; however, it includes only music composers of significant fame, notability or importance who also have current Wikipedia articles.

For lists of music composers by other classifications, see. Find a huge variety of new & used Biography Autobiography Composers Musicians books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices.

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Biography & Memoir Menu Toggle. Arts & Entertainment. InAnthony Tommasini, the chief classical music critic of The New York Times, launched a Top 10 Composers project with a series of articles.

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This is an alphabetical list of composers from Italy, whose notability is established by reliable sources in other Wikipedia articles. For guidance on how an individual name should be sorted, please refer to the person's linked article (including title, text, references, and any DefaultSort templates visible when editing) and to the English Wikipedia guidelines at WP:SUR.

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The Selected Letters of Ludwig van Beethoven gives a good insight into the man behind the legend. The book is divided into 20 sections that cover correspondences to friends, family, colleagues and official offices.

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Guitar, Voice sheet music book by Dominick Argento: Boosey & Hawkes at Sheet Music Plus: The World Largest Selection of. The letters of one of the world s greatest composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart seen variously as a child prodigy, musical genius, tragic Romantic artist, and cultural icon is among the most written-about of all composers.

This fascinating set of his letters offers a new understanding of his life story his marriage, compositions, performances, occasional money worries, opinions of fellow 5/5(1).

Famous Composers Their Works. You Searched For: Due to book being heavy and large it prob ably did not stand staight on shelf. This has caused signatures to become loosened. Text has some natural browning. There is some water staining along edges of some pages.

Flypaage has penciled notati ons. Frontispiece is b/w sketch of Paderewski. The Paperback of the Letters of Great Composers: Mozart, Beethoven, Liszt, and Wagner by Lulu Press at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or Brand: Famous Composers Johann Sebastian Bach, a composer in the Baroque period, was born in Eisenach, Germany, on Mainto a family of distinguished musicians.

He became a choirboy in Luneburg at a young age, and then inhe became an organist at Arnstadt; that was where he wrote his first church cantatas and music for the clavier.

Published letters. Many composers' letters have been collected and published. To locate a specific composer's published letters, search the Library's catalog or WorldCat using the following subject heading: [Composer's name] -- Correspondence.

Indexes. Thank you, I will check this book out. From what I can tell, Schoenberg was a 20th century composer, not classified as a Romantic, but rather a pioneer of atonal music. Therefore he is not the kind of composer I'm looking for with this particular query--though he may well have written (and with great skill, no doubt) about earlier eras, or.

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Marsh, Chicago Sun-Times "Wise, detailed and valuable book Should become a set text for all performing artists Andrew Porter, The New Yorker. This book is the first comprehensive collection of the letters of Johannes Brahms ever to appear in English. Over are included, virtually all uncut, and there are over a dozen published here for the first time in any language.

Although he corresponded throughout his life with some of the great performers, composers, musicologists, writers, scientists, and artists of the day, and although 4/5(2).Medieval era (–) Renaissance era (–) Baroque era (–) This is a list of lists of composers grouped by various criteria.Quincy Jones' autobiography 'Q' is very good.

Because he's a master at music, he's one of our greatest composers, and its good for him to have a book and tell the good ole days when he was with Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Sarah Vaughan and Ray Charles.