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New Illustrated Lives Of The Great Composers: Chopin ~ Biography
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Publisher Omnibus Press

This fully revised and updated biography of one of the greatest composer of all time, Fryderyck Chopin, features countless illustrations, authoritative scholarship as well as a CD containing 16 of the most beautiful and representative compositions by this 'poet of the Piano'. More
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Homi Dastoor: Musical Journeys - A Personal Introduction To Western Classical Composers ~ Reference
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Publisher 49 50 Books

This remarkable book is a personal introduction to western classical composers. More
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Poul Borum & Erik Christensen: Messiaen - En Håndbog ~ Biography
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Publisher Edition Wilhelm Hansen AS

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Bruno Walter: Gustav Mahler ~ Biography
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Publisher Dover Publications

Conductor, composer, and writer Bruno Walter (1876–1962) worked closely with Gustav Mahler as the composer's assistant and protégé. More
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Cuthbert Girdlestone: Jean-Philippe Rameau - His Life And Work ~ Biography
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Publisher Dover Publications

The definitive biography and critical study of Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764), this volume deals at length not only with with the composer's musical achievements but also with aspects of his life and work that made him one of the most important cultural figures in eighteenth-century France. More
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Illustrated Lives Of The Great Composers: Franz Liszt ~ Biography
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Illustrated Lives Of The Great Composers: Franz Liszt is a vivid biography that draws on personal letters and recollections, engravings, paintings and other images to give a complete picture of Liszt’s life and times. More
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Jon Paxman: Classical Music 1600–2000 - A Chronology ~ History
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Publisher Omnibus Press

Jon Paxman's Classical Music 1600–2000 - A Chronology interprets four centuries of Western classical music, considering its evolution from two different perspectives. More
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William Walton Edition: Complete Set ~ Artist Songbook
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Publisher Oxford University Press

This complete set includes William Walton's works in 23 handsomely-bound volumes with the Catalogue of Works as Volume 24. More
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William Walton Edition: Volume 24 - A Catalogue ~ Reference
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Publisher Oxford University Press

The final volume in Oxford University Press' William Walton series, William Walton Edition: Volume 24 - A Catalogue is a comprehensive listing of the composer's works, compiled by Stewart Craggs. More
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New Illustrated Lives Of Great Composers: Bach (Book/CD) ~ Biography
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A new biography of one of the most outstanding composers in musical history, this book includes reproductions of historical engravings and portraits - helping to recreate the era in which Bach flourished.  More
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Beethoven's Piano Playing: With An Essay On The Execution Of The Trill ~ Instrumental Tutor
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Publisher Dover Publications

Beethoven's Piano Playing was originally written as an introduction to a critical edition of Beethoven's Piano concertos. More
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Richard Wagner: The Lighter Side ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

Richard Wagner: The Lighter Side focuses on the trivia, the interesting facts, anecdotes, and quotations about the man and his operas. More
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Francois-Joseph Fetis: Nicolo Paganini - With An Analysis Of His Compositions And A Sketch Of The History Of The Violin ~ Biography
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Publisher Dover Publications

Written by an immensely important musicologist, this rare 1860 monograph analyzes Nicolo Paganini's compositions and provides a fascinating history of the Violin. More
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Alfred Cortot: In Search Of Chopin ~ Biography
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A series of themed essays rather than a traditional biography, this profile of Chopin is the work of legendary conductor and performer, Alfred Cortot. More
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New Illustrated Lives of Great Composers: Mahler ~ Biography
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Publisher Omnibus Press

This fully illustrated biography of Gustav Mahler explores a reputation that has enjoyed mixed fortunes. Mahler’s compositions were often neglected after his death even though, in his lifetime, he was universally acclaimed as a conductor. More
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Humphrey Searle: The Music Of Liszt ~ Biography
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Publisher Dover Publications

Virtuoso pianist Franz Liszt was a key figure in the evolution of modern music. The Music Of Liszt, by well-known British composer and musicologist Humphrey Searle, constitutes the most authoritative English-language study of Liszt's works. More
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Albert Schweitzer: J. S. Bach - Volume One ~ Biography
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Publisher Dover Publications

Volume 1 of 2-volume set. This stimulating narrative traces Bach's life; discusses contemporary artistic and philosophical movements; assesses the work of his predecessors Schutz, Scheidt, Buxtehude, etc., analyzes Bach's own work; and passes on brilliant recommendations for performance. More
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Ernest Newman: Hugo Wolf ~ Biography
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Publisher Dover Publications

Hailed as "very interesting and very stimulating" by The New York Times, this critical biography explores the life and music of the supreme master of German song, Hugo Wolf. More
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Michael Steinberg: The Symphony - A Listener's Guide ~ Backing Tracks
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Publisher Oxford University Press

Discusses some 118 works by 36 major composers, from Beethoven and Brahms to Sibelius and Stravinsky. More
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Mogens Andersen: Fluktuationer Festskrift Til Ib Nørholm ~ Biography
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Publisher Edition Wilhelm Hansen

A large number of Danish musicologists, composers and journalists pay their tribute to Danish composer Ib Nørholm (b. 1931). More

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