Music Lover"s Literary Companion

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Robson Books
Music, Reference works, Reference, Music/Song
ContributionsJoan Abse (Compiler)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8306126M
ISBN 100860516547
ISBN 139780860516545

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The Music Lover's Literary Companion contains much of the best imaginative writing about music and musicians by authors present and past. Here, among much else, can be found vivid autobiographical writings by Berlioz, Mendelssohn, Shaw and many others, and hilariously funny account of a night at the opera by Bernard Levin, 5/5(3).

"The Music Lover's Literary Companion contains much of the best imaginative writing about music and musicians by authors present and past. A feast of memorable poetry and fiction are included too. There are poems - some sharp, some reverent, some comical."--Global Books in Print.

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London: Robson Books, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. The Classical Music Lover's Companion to Orchestral Music Far better, then, to consult a publication like Robert Philip’s page The Classical Music Lover’s Companion To Orchestral Music, which.

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Author: Robert Philip; Publisher: Yale University Press ISBN: Category: Music Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» An invaluable guide for lovers of classical music designed to enhance their enjoyment of the core orchestral repertoire from to Robert Philip, scholar, broadcaster, and musician, has compiled an essential handbook for lovers of classical music, designed to.

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Cambridge Companions to Music provide clear and accessible information on composers, instruments or musical topics, written with the student, the performer and the music lover in mind.

Each volume provides a carefully structured series of specially-commissioned essays by leading authorities offering comprehensive. The Classical Music Lover's Companion to Orchestral Music.

Robert Philip, scholar, broadcaster, and musician, has compiled an essential handbook for lovers of classical music, designed to enhance their listening experience to the full. These memoirs of your favorite musicians are sure to satisfy your desire to rock and read a fantastic story.

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Full of insight and illuminating description, it's an 5/5(1). “Robert Philip’s new book, covering four hundred works by sixty-eight composers, is an engaging companion that offers intriguing details about each piece for all music lovers in an accessible, non-technical manner.”—Marin Alsop.

From the PublisherBrand: Yale University Press. I have nearly reached the halfway point of this blog and, coincidentally, the final essay in Silence, “Music Lovers’ Field Companion.”The essay is tucked at the end of the book, after the first collection of “Indeterminacy” anecdotes discussed last week, providing a nice bookend to John Cage’s first and perhaps most influential publication.

“Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” ― Maya Angelou. tags: loneliness, music, refuge. “Some people have lives; some people have music.” ― John Green, Will Grayson, Will Grayson.

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tags: humor, life, music. “Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.”. Goodreads is about books, and classical music has played an important part in many.

Two of my favorite novels which feature classical music as an important plot and/or thematic element, are: The Glass Bead Game (Magister Ludi), by Hermann Hesse. Bel Canto, by Ann Patchett. Very different novels. Organized alphabetically from Bach and Beethoven to Walton and Webern, this enthralling compendium is indispensable to classical music enthusiasts.

It covers key pieces by over sixty of our greatest composers and explores their most frequently performed works, including symphonies, concertos, overtures, suites, and ballet scores.

"a very wise and useful companion that music lovers old and new will want to keep close at hand." That sort of writing seems designed to entice anyone to listen to the composition under examination with new ears, even when it is already very familiar, and it is probably for the old war horses of the orchestral repertoire that this book is most /5(3).

Cambridge Companions to Music provide clear and accessible information on composers, instruments or musical topics, written with the student, the performer and the music lover in mind. Each volume provides a carefully structured series of specially-commissioned essays by leading authorities offering comprehensive coverage and indispensable.

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An invaluable guide for lovers of classical music designed to enhance their enjoyment of the core orchestral repertoire from to Robert Philip, scholar, broadcaster, and musician, has compiled an essential handbook for lovers of classical music, designed to enhance their listening experience to the full.

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