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David Hurwitz: Getting The Most Out Of Mozart - The Vocal Works ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

Unlocking the Masters Series, No. 4. Mozart was the first composer whose operas have never left the international repertoire, and for many he remains one of the finest vocal composers who ever lived. More
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Trevor Hold: The Walled-in Garden - The Songs Of Roger Quilter ~ Biography
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Publisher Thames Publishing

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Cecil Gray - His Life And Notebooks ~ Biography
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In this unique volume Gray's daughter Pauline gives and extended biographical sketch of the cantankerous and provocative critic. More
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How To Read Music ~ Theory
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Helen Cooper. This highly accessible volume guides the reader through the fundamentals of rhythm, the structure of scales and intervals, keys and tonality to the more ‘specialist’ techniques of transposition and score reading. More
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Elgar: Novello Short Biography ~ Biography
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W. McNaught, Michael Hurd. A major series of titles containing clear and concise accounts of the lives and music of some of the great composers. More
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New Illustrated Lives Of The Great Composers: Claude Debussy ~ Biography
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This fully illustrated biography of the great composer Claude Debussy draws from personal letters, recollections, engravings, paintings and other images to give a complete overview and an in-depth look at the life, times and work of such a giant of music. The book also includes a CD featuring Debussy's greatest compositions, making this an invaluable resource for all lovers of music. More
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New Illustrated Lives Of The Great Composers: Chopin ~ Biography
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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

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Bruno Walter: Gustav Mahler ~ Biography
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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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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: Volume 24 - A Catalogue ~ Reference
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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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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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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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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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