Lives of the great composers
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Composers -- Biogr
|Series||European heritage series|
|LC Classifications||ML390 .F57 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||170 p. :|
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The Third Edition of ''The Lives of the Great Composers'' by Harold C. Schonberg is a formidable book of Lives of the great composers book than closely printed pages (and in a font a trifle smaller than it Cited by: This is a fantastic book, thoroughly researched, lucidly written and highly entertaining.
It contains details on the lives of all the great composers and many of the more obscure ones as well. The composer Charles Ives became one of my heroes after reading this/5.
From the romantic agonies of Hector Berlioz to the lonely labors of Anton Bruckner; from the cosmopolitan triumphs of George Frideric Handel to the politically fraught career of Dmitri Shostakovich, the lives of the great composers are as varied and multifaceted as the works of creative genius they produced/5(12).
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 really hits its stride in the post-Beethoven by: 2.
In "Rachmaninoff (Illustrated Lives of the Great Composers)," Robert Matthew-Walker tells the wonderful story of this composers life, placing this life in an informative historical context.
He shows the effective development of a great composer, conductor, concert pianist, and always in the relationship to the people and places around him.4/5(12).
Other highly recommended books for general study of the great composers are (1) "The Gift of Music" which gives excellent biographies on 36 composers and also gives some Christian perspective and (2) "Lives of the Great Composers (Schonberg) which is one of the legendary references for the study of the composers and musical eras but reads more like a good novel than an academic by: 3.
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/5. The Lives of the Great Composers. In the new edition of this highly successful book, Harold Schonberg has traced the consecutive line of composers from Claudio Monteverdi to the tonalists of the /5(8).
Stories of the Great Composers, Bk 1: Short Sessions on the Lives and Music of the Great Composers with Imaginary Stories Based on Fact, Book & CD (Learning Link) Paperback – July 1, by Maurice Hinson (Author), June C.
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Montgomery (Author) out of 5 stars 26 ratings See all 3 formats and editions/5(29). Description of the book "The Lives of the Great Composers": An updated and expanded edition of this perennial favorite, tracing the line of composers from Monteverdi to the tonalists of the s.
In this new edition, Harold Schonberg offers music lovers a series of fascinating biographical chapters. Start your review of The Great Composers: An Illustrated Guide to the Lives, Key Works, and Influences of Over Renowned Composers Write a review Peter Asaad rated it really liked it/5.
True tales of murder, riots, heartbreak, and great music. With outrageous anecdotes about everyone from Gioachino Rossini (draft-dodging womanizer) to Johann Sebastian Bach (jailbird) to Richard Wagner (alleged cross-dresser), Secret Lives of Great Composers recounts the seamy, steamy, and gritty history behind the great masters of international music.
You’ll learn that Edward Elgar dabbled /5(35). Basil Howitt delves into the love lives of a cluster of the great composers from Gesualdo to Wagner and finds much to delight, surprise, shock, and even appall his readers -- but never bore them. Why Beethoven Threw The Stew. Lives Of The Great Composers Book 1.
Composers in this book: Bach (), Mozart (), Beethoven ()/5. Schonberg's "Lives of the Great Composers.". Schonberg's book has essentially achieved classic status for its authoritive tone, depth of information Cited by: The great composers are here presented as human beings who lived and related to the real world.
All of the important figures - Bach, Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Verdi, Wagner, Mahler, and many others - are included, their lives woven into a fabric rich in detail and anecdote. This is the perfect introduction to the history of classical music, a fascinating and amusing mixture of biography, anecdote, musical analysis and social history.
It gives a real insight into the development of the music, the alliances and rivalries between composers and the /5(23). The Lives of the Great Composers / Edition 3.
by Harold C 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, Copland, and Stravinsky, weaving a fabric rich in detail /5(6).
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"Spiritual Lives of the Great Composers" gives, as promised, glimpses into the belief systems of these great musical giants. The author choses to write about I chose this book to use for educating my children about some of the most famous and brilliant composers/5.
In Sex Lives of the Great Composers, Nigel Cawthorne explores the private lives of the most celebrated composers to reveal how their sexuality inspired and fired their prodigious musical creativity/5.
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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 careers.
True tales of murder, riots, heartbreak, and great music. With outrageous anecdotes about everyone from Gioachino Rossini (draft-dodging womanizer) to Johann Sebastian Bach (jailbird) to Richard Wagner (alleged cross-dresser), Secret Lives of Great Composers /5(3).
Get this from a library. The lives of the great composers. [Harold C Schonberg] -- This updated and expanded edition of the perennial favorite traces the line of composers from Monteverdi to the tonalists of the s.
Schonberg discusses the lives and works of the foremost figures. Patrick Kavanaugh uncovers the spirituality of twenty of music's timeless giants, revealing legacies of the soul as diverse as the masterpieces they created. Warmly written, beautifully illustrated, and complete with listening recommendations for each composer, Spiritual Lives of the Great Composters is a fascinating look at the inner flame that lit the works of these masters.4/5(3).
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