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Leonard Bernstein at Work: His Final Years, 1984–1990
Steve J. Sherman, photog. Robert Sherman, interviewer. Jaime Bernstein, preface.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781574671902.  Daedalus Item Code: 41858
 
Leonard Bernstein is internationally renowned as one of the most significant composers of the 20th century, and many consider him to be the greatest American conductor of all time. This remarkable ... (Read More)
 
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Liszt: A Listener's Guide
John Bell Young.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9781574671704.  Daedalus Item Code: 36344
 
As a composer, Franz Liszt (1811–1886) was experimental and inventive, pushing boundaries of form and harmony, notes pianist John Bell Young, while his virtuosity at the piano was unsurpassed. In ... (Read More)
 
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Living Opera
Joshua Jampol.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199896271.  Daedalus Item Code: 50845
 
(Selected as one of the Best Music Books of 2010 by The Independent) In this collection of 20 interviews, Joshua Jampol invites some of opera's greatest performers and conductors to ... (Read More)
 
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Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World
Howard Pollack.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199791590.  Daedalus Item Code: 43600
 
A composer and lyricist of enormous innovation and influence, Marc Blitzstein remains one of the most versatile and fascinating figures in the history of American music. A prominent leftist who was ... (Read More)
 
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Mozart: The Real Amadeus
Michel Parouty.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500300367.  Daedalus Item Code: 33606
 
In popular culture, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has become almost a savant—an innocent musical prodigy from whom the most magnificent works of the classical era flowed—even though he himself was unaware ... (Read More)
 
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Music of Domenico Scarlatti for Two Guitars, Vol. 1
Domenico Scarlatti.
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780786674275.  Daedalus Item Code: 22605
 
Melodic, creative, and diverse, the keyboard music of Domenico Scarlatti has always lent itself well to being adapted for guitar. This collection of nine sonatas arranged by the eminent American ... (Read More)
 
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Mysterious Mozart
Philippe Sollers. Armine Kotin Mortimer, trans.
Publisher: Illinois.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780252035463.  Daedalus Item Code: 50097
 
Both a beguiling portrait of the artist and an idiosyncratic self-portrait of the author, Mysterious Mozart is Philippe Sollers's alternately oblique and searingly direct interpretation of ... (Read More)
 
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The New York Philharmonic: From Bernstein to Maazel
John Canarina.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781574671889.  Daedalus Item Code: 36357
 
Though functioning as a continuation of Howard Shanet's Philharmonic: A History of New York's Orchestra, which ended with the 1970–71 season, this book begins with a retrospective of the ... (Read More)
 
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Reinventing Bach
Paul Elie.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374281076.  Daedalus Item Code: 41684
 
(Finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism) In his remarkable second book, following The Life You Save May Be Your Own (also a finalist for the National ... (Read More)
 
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Schubert: A Survey of His Symphonic, Piano and Chamber Music
John Bell Young.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9781574671773.  Daedalus Item Code: 36347
 
Though Franz Schubert (1797–1828) composed more than a thousand works, in a career spanning less than two decades, he struggled to achieve acclaim during his short life. It was after his death in ... (Read More)
 
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Schumann: A Chorus of Voices
John C. Tibbetts. Emanuel Ax, foreword.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9781574671858.  Daedalus Item Code: 36360
 
In these previously unpublished interviews and conversations, more than 30 biographers, musicians, and commentators—including Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Erich Leinsdorf, Jacques Barzun, Nancy Reich, ... (Read More)
 
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Selected Operatic Fantasies of Mertz
Brian Torosian, ed.
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780786656844.  Daedalus Item Code: 22618
 
The premier Austrian guitarist of the 19th century, Joseph Kaspar Mertz achieved renown for his own works and also for his transcriptions of other composers. This volume collects solo guitar versions ... (Read More)
 
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