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Daniel Felsenfeld: Tchaikovsky - A Listener's Guide ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

Tchaikovsky was a composer of sublime music, an accomplished fabulist and fantasist whose work was rooted in personal torment. More
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Mark Ringer: Opera's First Master - The Musical Dramas Of Claudio Monteverdi ~ Biography
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Often hailed as the creator of modern opera, Claudio Monteverdi was the first great opera composer, his genius likened to that of Mozart, Wagner, and Verdi. More
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David Hurwitz: Shostakovich Symphonies And Concertos - An Owner's Manual ~ Biography
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In Shostakovich Symphonies and Concertos acclaimed author David Hurwitz describes the musical elements of that language: what it sounds like, how it works expressively, as opposed to providing a mere technical analysis. More
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David Hurwitz: Exploring Haydn - A Listener's Guide To Music's Boldest Innovator ~ Biography
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No composer has ever achieved the amazing artistic progression that Haydn has. He invented the string quartet as we know it, became known as 'the Father of the Symphony', and mentored the great Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. More
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Victor Lederer: Chopin - A Listener's Guide To The Master Of Piano (Book And CD) ~ Biography
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In clear, lively prose, author Victor Lederer guides the reader through the life and oeuvre of the sovereign master of the Keyboard. More
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David Hurwitz: The Mahler Symphonies - An Owner's Manual ~ Biography
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This book is the first discussion of Mahler's ten completed symphonies to offer music lovers a comprehensive overview of the music as it strikes today's listeners. More
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John Bell Young: Beethoven's Symphonies - A Guided Tour ~ Biography
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In this book, acclaimed Pianist and critic John Bell Young explores each of the nine symphonies, always looking beneath the surface for what makes the music so compelling. More
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David Hurwitz: Sibelius - The Orchestral Works ~ Biography
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David Hurwitz considers more than eighty of Sibelius's orchestral pieces, from choruses to symphonies inviting readers to enjoy the fascinating mix of elements that make up Sibelius's colourful personal idiom. More
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Messiaen ~ Biography
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Publisher Omnibus Press

Robert Sherlaw Johnson's pioneering work on the music of Olivier Messiaen has become the foundation stone upon which all Messiaen scholarship is based. More
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Herbert Van Karajan: A Life In Pictures (Hardback) ~ Biography
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Publisher Hal Leonard

The official book supporting 'Karajan 2008,' a worldwide campaign to celebrate Karajan's centenary. More
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My Friend Pavarotti ~ Biography
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Candido Bonvicini knew the great tenor and his first wife Adua from childhood and his illuminating portrait draws on conversations with Adua, Pavarotti's father and mother, friends, tutors, operatic peers and Pavarotti himself. More
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The Cambridge Mozart Encyclopedia ~ Reference
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Malcolm Williamson - A Mischievous Muse ~ Biography
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Publisher Omnibus Press

The extraordinary story of Malcolm Williamson, whose rich creative gifts were undermined by a self-destructive streak. More
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J.P.E. Harper-Scott: Elgar - An Extraordinary Life ~ Biography
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Publisher ABRSM Publishing

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of one of Britain’s greatest composers, Sir Edward Elgar, renowned Elgar scholar J.P.E. Harper-Scott casts new and frequently surprising light on Elgar. More
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Cambridge Music Handbooks: Britten - War Requiem ~ Reference
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Trevor Hold: The Walled-in Garden - The Songs Of Roger Quilter ~ Biography
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Geoffrey Bush: An Unsentimental Education ~ Biography
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Stephen Lloyd: Sir Dan Godfrey ~ Reference
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Publisher Thames

Champion of British composers. A chronology of forty years' music-making with the Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra. More
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Franz Liszt: Life Of Chopin ~ Biography
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Violin Mastery - Interviews With Heifetz, Auer, Kreisler And Others ~ Biography
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