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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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Victor Lederer: Beethoven's Chamber Music - A Listener's Guide ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

Ludwig van Beethoven's chamber works are some of his most revered compositions. Victor Lederer guides the serious nonprofessional listener through this oeuvre in his new book Beethoven's Chamber Music: A Listener's GuideMore
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Michael Rabin: America's Virtuoso Violinist ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

In Michael Rabin: America's Virtuoso Violinist, Anthony Feinstein tells the poignant story of the life and career of one of history's greatest violinists. As a child prodigy, Rabin had the classical music world at his feet. More
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Amy Fay: Music-Study In Germany - The Classic Memoir Of The Romantic Era ~ Biography
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Publisher Dover Publications

Dating from 1869 to 1875, this famous series of engaging letters by a young American pianist uniquely describes study with Liszt, Tausig, and other luminaries. More
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The Lionel Bart Story: Fings Ain't Wot They Used T' Be ~ Biography
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Publisher Omnibus Press

Lionel Bart was a writer and composer of British pop music and musicals, best known for creating the book, music and lyrics for Oliver! More
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James Levine: 40 Years At The Met ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

This extraordinary collection of photographs and essays chronicles the unparalleled career of Maestro James Levine over four decades at the Metropolitan Opera. More
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Graham Johnson/Richard Stokes: A French Song Companion ~ Reference
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Publisher Oxford University Press

The French Song Companion is the most comprehensive book of French mélodie in any language. The great accompagnist Graham Johnson, a noted authority of song, provides repertoire guides to the work of some 150 composers - the majority of them from France, but including British, American, German, Spanish, and Italian musicians who have written French vocal music. More
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Roye E. Wates: Mozart: An Introduction To The Music, The Man, And The Myths ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

Mozart: An Introduction to the Music, the Man, and the Myths explores in detail 20 of the composer's major works in the context of his tragically brief life and the turbulent times in which he lived. More
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Richard Rodney Bennett: The Complete Musician ~ Biography
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Publisher Omnibus Press

Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, in the enormous diversity of his activities, is arguably the most complete musician of all time. More
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John C. Tibbetts: Schumann - A Chorus of Voices ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

In these hitherto unpublished interviews and conversations, more than thirty biographers, musicians, critics, and commentators offer their own unique perspectives on Schumann's life, work, controversies, and place in the history of Romantic music. More
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Jack Gottlieb: Working With Bernstein ~ Biography
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Publisher Hal Leonard

Preceded by updated remarks, this collection allows those seeking firsthand information on Bernstein's compositions to find all of Gottlieb's valuable scholarship in one place. More
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Victor Lederer: Bach's Keyboard Music - A Listener's Guide ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

This listener's guide to Bach's music provides the interested amateur with a close but non-technical look at the master's works for Keyboard instruments. A full length CD is included. More
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Robert Levine: Maria Callas - A Musical Biography ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

This profusely illustrated musical biography covers Callas's life and career. A final third of the book analyzes the tracks on the two CDs, describing what made Callas unique, what made Callas Callas. More
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Gordon Jones: Bach's Choral Music - A Listener's Guide ~ Reference
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Publisher Amadeus Press

J.S. Bach: A Listener's Guide to His Choral Music introduces the general listener to a genre of music that is mistakenly supposed to be "difficult." More
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John Bell Young: Schubert - A Survey Of His Symphonic, Piano And Chamber Music ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

In this survey of Franz Schubert's instrumental music, John Bell Young explores some of the richest and most memorable music ever written. More
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Bruce Wood: Purcell - An Extraordinary Life ~ Biography
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Publisher ABRSM Publishing

In this vivid portrait, Bruce Wood illuminates the sometimes shadowy figure of Henry Purcell, richly evoking the atmosphere of 17th-century England - full of intrigues and plots. More
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John Bell Young: Liszt - A Listener's Guide ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

Franz Liszt is widely viewed today not only as a great composer, but also as the greatest pianist of the 19th century. More
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Mark Ringer: Franz Schubert's Theatre Of Song - A Listener's Guide (Book/CD) ~ Biography
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Publisher Hal Leonard

Ringer sheds new perspectives on Schubert's songs, focusing on their incomparable dramatic power, which often exceeds that of many a full-fledged opera. More
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Zubin Mehta: The Score of My Life (Hardback) ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

Zubin Mehta: The Score of My Life is a frank and direct account of Mehta's entire musical life. More
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Kirsten Liese: Elizabeth Schwartzkopf - From Flower Maiden to Marschallin (Hardback) ~ Biography
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Publisher Hal Leonard

This pictorial volume contains hundreds of costume and portrait photographs from Elizabeth's private estate, providing a lasting reflection of her personality and elegance. More