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dictionary of twentieth-century composers (1911-1971)

Kenneth Thompson

dictionary of twentieth-century composers (1911-1971)

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Catalogs of the works of Bartók, Berg, Bloch, Busoni, Debussy, Delius, Elgar, De Falla, Fauré, Hindemith, Holst, Honegger, Ives, Janáček, Kodály, Mahler, Martinů, Nielsen, Poulenc, Prokofiev, Puccini, Rachmaninov, Ravel, Roussel, Satie, Schoenberg, Sibelius, Richard Strauss, Stravinsky, Varèse, Vaughn Williams, and Webern, with bibliographies and biographical sketches.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML118 .T5 1973b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination666 p.
    Number of Pages666
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4770976M
    LC Control Number78175526

    An incomparable guide to the thousands of characters, from humble artisan to lofty genius, who people the unfolding history of music, this volume brings together all the pertinent biographical information about composers, performers, music theorists, and instrument makers from the days of praise chants to the bop and pop of today. A long-awaited companion to The New Harvard Dictionary of Music 1/5(1). The following is a list of Egyptian composers of classical ing to the work of the Egyptian musicologist Samha El-Kholy, the first generation of Egyptians to begin writing in this style were born around the turn of the 20th century.


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Price New from Used from Author: Kenneth Thompson. Including over composers and discussing in depth the music of of them, this dictionary is arranged by country, from Argentina and Austria to the Ukraine and the USA.

Each country has an introduction to its twentieth-century music, followed by entries on individual composers and lists of recommended works. This new compact guide to the history and performance of music is both authoritative and a pleasure to use.

With entries drawn and condensed from the widely acclaimed The New Harvard Dictionary of Music and its companion The Harvard Biographical Dictionary of Music, it is a dependable reference for home and classroom and for professional and amateur musicians/5(20).

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This work is a spin-off of the well-known and prestigious Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, first published inof which the fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth editions were all edited by Nicolas died in at the age ofmaking the eighth edition [RBB F 1 92] his last.

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Each country has an introduction to its twentieth-century music, followed by entries on individual composers and lists of recommended works. By Don Michael Randel. Book. Core biographies for over dictionary of twentieth-century composers book, composers, compact information for all periods in music history, and particularly comprehensive coverage of the twentieth century in music.

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Music Reference and Research Materials: An Annotated Bibliography, 5th ed. Library Resources for Singers, Coaches, and Accompanists: An Annotated Bibilography, GroveMusic & The New Grove Dictionary of Music and.

As before, entries also include musicians and composers of the s and artists from other musical genres whose work has significantly influenced 20th century classical music.

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Up-to-date and clearly written, it is a rich mine of information for lovers of music of all periods and styles. Written by Michael Kennedy, a renowned authority on classical music and chief music critic for The. Get this from a library.

Baker's biographical dictionary of twentieth-century classical musicians. [Nicolas Slonimsky; Laura Diane Kuhn; Dennis McIntire] -- This new edition (last, ) includes entries on some musicians who were not included in the eighth edition (such as violin virtuoso Sarah Chang) and updates many others (such as composer John.

After compiling a list of the one hundred composers receiving particular attention in the current standard textbooks on twentieth-century music and consulting work lists in the New Grove Dictionary of Music, I found that fully 25 percent of these composers wrote no operas at all.

Another 30 percent composed only one or two operas, and roughly Author: W. Anthony Sheppard. The vocal repertoire of the twentieth century--including works by Schoenberg, Boulez, Berio, Larsen, and Vercoe--presents exciting opportunities for singers to stretch their talents and demonstrate their vocal flexibility.

Contemporary composers can be very demanding of vocalists, requiring them to recite, trill, and whisper, or to read non-traditional scores.

A dictionary of twentieth-century composers (). -- Author: Thompson, Kenneth. Publication info: New York: St. Martin's Press, [c]. Britannica Book of Music. Benjamin Hadley, editor with Michael Steinberg & George Gelles.

Doubleday/Britannica Books. ISBN A dictionary and one volume biographical dictionary of composers, topics, and performers; no "works" list. Good all-around reference work for beginning classical music enthusiasts. One error: Ireland is given a cursory entry in the book, under Eire, but is omitted from the countries index.

Overall, Twentieth-Century Composers should prove of value to both layman and expert. The dictionary covers all historical pe-riods, with 66 percent of the entries on twentieth-century composers. In Aaron Cohen's International Dictionary of Women Composers (New York: Books & Music, ) there are 6, composers, approx-imately 68 percent of whom are twentieth-century composers.

The similar proportion. Baker's Biographical Dictionary Of Twentieth Century Classical Musicians book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A significa /5. Instead, it is a newly spun-off reference tool that uses, increases, and chronologically limits much information from the earlier book.

I would hope that all of the twentieth-century classical musicians in Baker's 8th are represented in Baker's Twentieth-Century, but after Cresentini's misfortune I decided not to go looking for trouble. At the beginning of the twentieth century, composers of classical music were experimenting with an increasingly dissonant pitch language, which sometimes yielded atonal pieces.

Following World War I, as a backlash against what they saw as the increasingly exaggerated gestures and formlessness of late Romanticism, certain composers adopted a neoclassic style, which sought to recapture the. ♥ Book Title: Historical Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Classical Music ♣ Name Author: Nicole V.

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How did composers respond to politics and war. DISCOVER the stories behind Mahler's, Symphony No. 5 (), Ullman's Piano Sonata No. 7 (), Bernstein's West Side Story (), as well as learn about minimalism, jazz, swing, opera AND UNDERSTAND TWENTIETH CENTURY CLASSICAL MUSIC.

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Bierce's witty definitions were imitated and plagiarized for years before he gathered them Author: Ambrose Bierce. The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition will be the largest, most comprehensive reference publication on American Music.

Twenty-five years ago, the four volumes of the first edition of the dictionary initiated a great expansion in American music scholarship. This second edition reflects the growth in scholarship the first edition initiated. ISBN: xii, p. The respective entries from the 8th edition of the general Baker's, thoroughly revised, enlarged & updated, plus new biographies.

19th-century musicians & composers whose life & work significantly influenced modern classical music are also included/5(8). [PDF] The Music of Charles Ives (Composers of the Twentieth Century Serie) Full Colection.

Mark Morris’s Guide to Twentieth Century Composers. Front Page. GERMANY The text is drawn from the Latin Requiem mass, interleaved with quotations from the Book of Job that are sung in a number of languages (German, English, French, Hungarian, Latin, Greek and Hebrew) in an attempt to achieve a wider relevance.

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At the turn of the 20th century, British music had undergone many changes. In the last decades of the 19th century a transformation in terms of cultural values witnessed the efforts of its composers and practitioners to make music a vital, living component of society instead of merely a pleasing appendage.

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Book Description. First published inmusic scored for film has only relatively recently received the critical attention which it merits. Many composers in the twentieth century have written works for films or documentaries, a number feeling that this aspect of their output has been undervalued.

Mark Morris’s Guide to Twentieth Century Composers. a remarkably large number of composers. A book such as this cannot possibly do justice to that scale, and therefore concentrates on those composers most likely to be encountered, in the States or outside.

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This book is really indispensable for anyone who cares deeply about classical music. It is a fabulous reference for almost all the composers you can think of and many you have never heard of, many historically important performers, musicologists, theorists, and lots of other great information.

As before, entries pdf include musicians and composers of the s and artists from other musical genres whose work has significantly influenced 20th century classical music. A glossary of terms is included at the end of the volume.

c. Book News Inc.The following is a list download pdf female composers in the Western concert tradition, ordered by their year of birth. Women composers' names are still largely absent from music textbooks and concert programs that constitute the Western canon, even though a large number of women have composed reasons for women's exclusion are various.Ebook new book builds on Whittall's Music since the First World War.

It updates and reshapes the original text and places it in the wider context of twentieth-century serious music before and aftersurveying the immense variety of technical developments in twentieth-century music.