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Discover Music of the Twentieth Century
David McCleery.
Publisher: Naxos.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843792376.  Daedalus Item Code: 54888
 
Even at the beginning of the new millennium, the label "20th-century music" often inspires apprehension in audiences; although Debussy, Vaughan Williams, and Stravinsky have become concert hall ... (Read More)
 
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Down a Path of Wonder: Memoirs of Stravinsky, Schoenberg and Other Cultural Figures
Robert Craft.
Publisher: Naxos Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843792178.  Daedalus Item Code: 53535
 
The relationship between composer Igor Stravinsky and conductor Robert Craft is legendary; it began in 1948, when Craft was invited to meet Stravinsky after some four years of correspondence. Then, ... (Read More)
 
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Faber Pocket Guide: Britten
John Bridcut. James Naughtie, foreword.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571237760.  Daedalus Item Code: 50905
 
Benjamin Britten was one of the great composers of the 20th century, producing a feast of music from an early age and first achieving international fame in 1945 with his opera Peter Grimes. ... (Read More)
 
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Faber Pocket Guide: Handel
Edward Blakeman. Felicity Lott, foreword.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571238316.  Daedalus Item Code: 50906
 
Haydn called him "the master of us all," while Berlioz summed him up as "a great barrel of pork and beer"—and Beethoven proclaimed "Handel is the greatest composer who ever lived.... I would bare my ... (Read More)
 
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Fidelio in Full Score
Ludwig van Beethoven.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486466170.  Daedalus Item Code: 10021
 
Beethoven's Fidelio—his only opera—is the tale of the heroic Leonore, who poses as a guard to rescue her husband from political prison, and it has been an audience favorite for nearly two ... (Read More)
 
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Giacomo Puccini: 20th-Century Composers
Conrad Wilson.
Publisher: Phaidon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780714847757.  Daedalus Item Code: 54397
 
The composer of such works as La Bohème and Madame Butterfly, Giacomo Puccini (1858–1924) gave us some of the world's most popular and widely performed operas. Here Scottish music ... (Read More)
 
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The Jewish Play Along: Vol I Yiddish & Israeli Classics with CD
Velvel Pasternak.
Publisher: Tara Books.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9780933676657.  Daedalus Item Code: 52551
 
If you've always wanted to join in when you hear klezmer music, this audio CD and music book set is the perfect place to start. Recorded by New York's Neshoma Orchestra, the disc contains 15 tracks ... (Read More)
 
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Karajan: The Master's Style
Vittoria Crespi Morbio, ed.
Publisher: Umberto Allemandi.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9788842217046.  Daedalus Item Code: 61158
 
This large-format photographic biography of Herbert von Karajan (1908–89) traces the life and career of a superstar of classical music in the postwar era. The dynamic Austrian conductor of the Berlin ... (Read More)
 
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Leonard Bernstein: 20th-Century Composers
Paul Myers.
Publisher: Phaidon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780714837017.  Daedalus Item Code: 54399
 
The composer of the Broadway masterpiece West Side Story as well as operas like Candide, film scores like On the Waterfront, and major symphonic works, Leonard Bernstein ... (Read More)
 
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The Leonard Bernstein Letters
Leonard Bernstein. Nigel Simeone, ed.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300179095.  Daedalus Item Code: 51993
 
A charismatic and brilliant conductor as well as a gifted composer of Broadway musicals (West Side Story), symphonies (Age of Anxiety), and film scores (On the Waterfront), ... (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: A Life
Paul Johnson.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670026371.  Daedalus Item Code: 61650
 
Franz Liszt once said that W.A. Mozart composed more bars than a trained copyist could write in a lifetime. Mozart's gift with orchestral instruments was also remarkable, as he mastered all of them ... (Read More)
 
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