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Slonimsky, Nicolas 1894-1995

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Most widely held works by Nicolas Slonimsky
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians by Nicolas Slonimsky ( Book )
119 editions published between 1940 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 8,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A classical work of musical biography which provides factual accuracy, informatiove histories of the men and women of music and critical insights into their work
Music since 1900 by Nicolas Slonimsky ( Book )
57 editions published between 1937 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lexicon of musical invective ; critical assaults on composers since Beethoven's time by Nicolas Slonimsky ( Book )
41 editions published between 1953 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Baker's biographical dictionary of twentieth-century classical musicians by Nicolas Slonimsky ( Book )
6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Music of Latin America by Nicolas Slonimsky ( Book )
32 editions published between 1945 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Baker's dictionary of music by Nicolas Slonimsky ( Book )
8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectionary of music by Nicolas Slonimsky ( Book )
13 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains plots of operas, descriptions of musical works, definitions of terms, histories of instruments and forms, commentary, anecdotes, offbeat tales, amusing facts, and illuminating essays -- (dust jacket)
Thesaurus of scales and melodic patterns by Nicolas Slonimsky ( )
28 editions published between 1947 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The international cyclopedia of music and musicians by Oscar Thompson ( Book )
31 editions published between 1943 and 1964 in English and German and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The road to music by Nicolas Slonimsky ( Book )
18 editions published between 1947 and 1979 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Supplement to Music since 1900 by Nicolas Slonimsky ( Book )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The great composers and their works by Nicolas Slonimsky ( Book )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides biographical information on nineteen composers, describes the musical components of their major works, and provides anecdotal background on those works
Scriabin : artist and mystic by Boris de Schloezer ( Book )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A thing or two about music by Nicolas Slonimsky ( Book )
9 editions published between 1948 and 1972 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nicolas Slonimsky : the first hundred years by Nicolas Slonimsky ( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Slonimsky born April 27, 1894, in St. Petersburg, Russia, took his first piano lesson in 1900 and went on to study orchestration at the St. Petersburg Conservatory. In 1937, after holding a number of musical jobs, and fourteen years after coming to America, Slonimsky published his first book, Music Since 1900. Since then, he has become the world's leading musical lexicographer, editing Baker's for over five decades
Schirmer pronouncing pocket manual of musical terms by Theodore Baker ( Book )
7 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The first and best pocket dictionary of musical terms is now better! Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET
Writings on music by Nicolas Slonimsky ( Book )
14 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theremin an electronic odyssey ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An entertaining film about Leon Theremin, a Russian émigré, who pioneered the field of electronic music four decades before the rise of electronic rock music, and helped usher in technological warfare between Cold War Super Powers years before Ian Fleming created the fictional super spy James Bond. Includes rare film clips from classic Hollywood films and soundtracks
Webster's New World dictionary of music by Nicolas Slonimsky ( Book )
5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Slonimsky's book of musical anecdotes by Nicolas Slonimsky ( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scathing reviews, whimsical stories, and diverting games fill the pages of this utterly engaging kaleidoscope of skewed tales on the world of Classical music. It dishes out a marvelous feast of tales served up by a master storyteller whose reach extends around the world and to the beginnings of civilization
 
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Alternative Names
Słonimski, Nicolas.
Slonimskij Mihail
Slonimskij, Nikolaj 1894-1995
Slonimsky, Kolyenka 1894-1995
Slonimsky, Nicholas 1894-1995
Slonimsky, Nicolas
Slonimsky, Nikolai 1894-1995
Sloninsky, Nicolas 1894-1995
Слонимский, Николай 1894-1995
スロニムスキー, ニコラス
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