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The Great composers, their lives and times.

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Published by M. Cavendish in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Composers -- Biography.,
  • Music appreciation.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGreat composers II, their lives and times.
    ContributionsMarshall Cavendish Corporation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML390 .C7185 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2202266M
    ISBN 101854353004
    LC Control Number89023988

    Michael Steen, The Lives and Times of the Great Composers, London, Icon Books, pp. £ ISBN ISBN This is the revised edition of a book first published in   Meet the Great Composers, Bk 1 by Maurice Hinson, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Meet the Great Composers, Bk 1: Maurice Hinson: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.3/5(1).

      And I have found it. “The Lives of the great composers” by Harold C. Schonberg, American music critic and journalist who was writing mainly for New York Times. He was the first music critic to win Pulitzer Prize. The first edition of the book was published in Now the third edition from is available. The best books on The Lives of Classical Composers recommended by Giles Swayne. From Bach to Stravinsky, British composer Giles Swayne discusses the most insightful books for getting to know the real lives of classical composers. "You can have people who are really extremely mediocre with huge careers, and people who are wonderfully good but don’t have wonderful .

      The Lives and Times of the Great Composers by Michael Steen, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(89). A Guide to the Lives and Works of the Great Composers from the Romantic Era. Author: Wendy Thompson; Publisher: Southwater ISBN: Category: Music Page: 96 View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This illustrated guide to the most influential composers of the Romantic Period encompasses both detailed biographies as well as placing their most important works .


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A grand and panoramic biograhical history of the giants of classical music, The Lives and Times of Great Composers is a new, unique, and lovingly constructed modern reference--and a beguiling read which you will return to again and again. Interlinked yet self-contained, each chapter distills the life of one or more composers, set against the social, political, musical, and cultural Cited by: 2.

Get this from a library. The Great composers, their lives and times. [Marshall Cavendish Corporation.;] -- 1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozard, -- 2. Ludwig van Beethoven, -- 3. Baroque festival, Antonio Vivaldi, ; George Frideric Handel, -- 4. Pyotr Tchaikovsky, After ''Horowitz: His Life and Music'' and ''The Great Pianists: From Mozart to Present'', ''The Lives of the Great Composers'' has been my third encounter with a book by the former senior music critic of New York Times Harold C.

Schonberg ().Cited by:   A good book if you're interested in the general lives of each "great" composer Schonberg names. He skims over most of the music each composer wrote, which I found disappointing, unless it is in the popular repertoire; then the author will describe it in quite a bit of detail, with mostly non-musical colorful language, and even include reviews /5.

A grand and panoramic biograhical history of the giants of classical music, The Lives and Times of Great Composers is a new, unique, and lovingly constructed modern reference--and a beguiling read which you will return to again and again.

Interlinked yet self-contained, each chapter distills the life of one or more composers, set against the social, /5. Meet 17 renowned composers of the Baroque through Contemporary periods. Designed to be completed in minutes, each unit study features a picture, short biography, and brief overview of the music of a composer, as well as a question-and-answer page.

Kit includes a page book, 17 reproducible activity sheets, and a CD that presents works by each composer/5(7). Buy The Lives and Times of the Great Composers by Steen, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(49). 'A glorious plum-pudding of a book, to be consulted, with pleasure and profit, over and over again' Sir Jeremy Isaacs Michael Steen's 'Great Composers' was originally published in A lifetime's work and almost pages long, it has since become 'the' reference point and key read on the biographical backgrounds to classical music's.

In this new edition, Harold Schonberg offers music lovers a series of fascinating biographical chapters. Music, the author contends, is a continually evolving art, and all geniuses, unique as they are, were influenced by their predecessors.

Schonberg discusses the lives and works of the foremost figures in classical music, among them Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, the Schumanns, /5(8). The Great composers, their lives and times by Marshall Cavendish Corporation,M. Cavendish edition, in English - Reference ed.

The lives and works of all the great composers are here and snippets and anecdotes enliven the descriptions to intrigue and amuse the reader. My mother is delighted with the book and she is not easily pleased, so I feel confident in recommending the book to anyone wanting a comprehensive overview of composers' lives and works in one compact volume/5(14).

Get this from a library. The Great composers, their lives and times. [Marshall Cavendish Corporation.;] -- An examination of the works of over 40 of the masters of western music from the 17th to the 20th centuries including biographies that outline their personal and professional lives.

A grand and panoramic biograhical history of the giants of classical music, The Lives and Times of Great Composers is a new, unique, and lovingly constructed modern reference—and a beguiling read which you will return to again and again. Interlinked yet self-contained, each chapter distills the life of one or more composers, set against the social, Brand: Oxford University Press.

The Great Composers, Their Lives and Times (11 book set) by David Buxton. Marshall Cavendish Corp. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.

Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Buy a cheap copy of Spiritual Lives of the Great Composers book by Patrick Kavanaugh. This is a compelling and inspiring look at spiritual beliefs that influenced some of the world's greatest composers, now revised and expanded with eight additional Free shipping over $Cited by: 3.

Explore the The 50 Greatest Composers list by Internaut on Discogs. Create your own list of music and share it with the world. Buy a cheap copy of The Lives of the Great Composers book by Harold C.

Schonberg. An updated and expanded edition of this perennial favorite, tracing the line of composers from Monteverdi to the tonalists of the this new edition, Harold Free shipping over $Cited by: The Lives and Times of the Great Composers Michael Steen. The Lives and Times of Great Composers is a new, unique, and lovingly constructed modern reference.

Michael Steen paints a vivid portrait of the tumultuous times in which these brilliant, yet flawed, human beings labored--a tour of years of European history. Absorbing pen-picture life stories of myriad leading composers from the 18thth century.

Focuses on their personal lives and the events of their era, rather than on the music. The book is a little light on detail for some of the early famous composers, but /5(41). Throughout his tenure at the Times, Harold Schonberg was widely seen as the number-one journalistic enemy of modern music.

The first edition of The Lives of the Great Composers left no doubt, indeed, that its author took a dim view of much if not most of the music of his own time. Only two 20th-century composers, Bélla Bartók and Igor.

The Great composers, their lives and times Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English Volume 7. Includes bibliographies 1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, -- 2. Ludwig van Beethoven, -- 3. Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN : Short Sessions on the Lives, Times and Music of the Great Composers. By Maurice Hinson and June C. Montgomery. Piano Book. Each unit on a famous composer takes approximately 20 minutes to complete and can be used in group teaching, home school or as an assignment for individual upper elementary or middle school students.

A Classroom Kit is alsoCategory: Piano Collection.The Great composers, their lives and times., (set): Toronto Public Library.