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Haydn's Visits to England
Christopher Hogwood.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500514603.  Daedalus Item Code: 41332
 
In September 1790, following the death of his princely patron, court composer Joseph Haydn and his orchestra were sacked. But the cloistered composer received a visit from London-based German ... (Read More)
 
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A History of American Classical Music
Barrymore Laurence Scherer.
Publisher: Naxos.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9781402210679.  Daedalus Item Code: 42576
 
A comparative latecomer to the world of classical music, America has nonetheless produced many of the greatest composers of the past century. In a survey that extends from colonial times to the 21st ... (Read More)
 
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Jacqueline du Pre: Her Life, Her Music, Her Legend
Elizabeth Wilson.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611458251.  Daedalus Item Code: 42157
 
She was beautiful, she was a musical genius, and she was married to another prodigious musician, conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim. Jacqueline du Pré's life and meteoric career were like a ... (Read More)
 
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Jacques Offenbach and the Paris of His Time
Siegfried Kracauer. Gertrud Koch, foreword.
Publisher: Zone Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781890951306.  Daedalus Item Code: 32369
 
First published in German in 1937, Siegfried Kracauer's biography of Jacques Offenbach (1819–1880) uses the life and work of the German-born French composer as a focal point for a broad and ... (Read More)
 
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James Levine: 40 Years at the Met
James Levine et al. Peter Gelb, foreword.
Publisher: Amadeus Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574671964.  Daedalus Item Code: 36356
 
This superb collection of photographs and essays chronicles the career of conductor James Levine over four decades at New York's Metropolitan Opera. Operatic artists like Pierre Boulez, Plácido ... (Read More)
 
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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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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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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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An Orchestra Beyond Borders: Voices of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Elena Cheah. Daniel Barenboim, foreword.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844674084.  Daedalus Item Code: 32056
 
Bringing together young musicians from Palestine, Israel, and other countries of the Middle East, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra was founded by Daniel Barenboim and Edward Said in 1999 to promote ... (Read More)
 
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Prokofiev: Life & Times Series
Thomas Schipperges. J.M.Q. Davies, trans.
Publisher: Haus Publishing.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781904341321.  Daedalus Item Code: 24026
 
Sergey Prokofiev (1891–1953) lived a life caught between East and West, traditional and modern. Born in Russia, where he was seen as a musical rebel, he left Russia in the wake of the Revolution and ... (Read More)
 
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