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Wiley, Roland John

Overview
Works: 73 works in 154 publications in 2 languages and 3,723 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Sources  Orchestral music  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Translator, Other, Editor, Speaker
Classifications: ML410.C4, 782.950924
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Tchaikovsky's ballets : Swan lake, Sleeping beauty, Nutcracker by Roland John Wiley( Book )

37 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A giant in the pantheon of 19th century composers, Tchaikovsky continues to enthrall audiences today. From the Nutcracker - arguably the most popular ballet currently on the boards - Swan Lake, and Sleeping Beauty, to Eugene Onegin and Pique Dame, to the Symphony Pathetique and the always rousing, canon-blasting 1812 Overture - this prolific and beloved composer's works are perennial favorites. Now, John Wiley, a renowned Tchaikovsky scholar, provides a fresh biography aimed in classic Master Musicians style at the student and music lover. Wiley deftly draws on documents from imperial, Soviet, and post-Soviet era sources, providing a more balanced look at recent controversies surrounding the marriage, death, and sexuality of the composer. The author dovetails the biographical material with separate chapters that treat the music thoroughly and fully, work-by-work, with more substantial explorations of Tchaikovsky's most familiar compositions. These analyses present new, even iconoclastic perspectives on the music and the composer's intent and expression. Several informative appendices, in the Master Musicians format, include an exhaustive list of works and bibliography."--Jacket
A Century of Russian ballet : documents and accounts, 1810-1910 by Roland John Wiley( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and ballets of Lev Ivanov : choreographer of The nutcracker and Swan lake by Roland John Wiley( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book is richly documented, including the first complete publication of Ivanov's memoirs, and hundreds of citations, many published here for the first time, from state documents, reminiscences, and criticism
Slavonic and Western music : essays for Gerald Abraham( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two essays on Stepanov dance notation by Aleksandr Alekseevich Gorskiĭ( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three King's Theatre ballets, 1796-1801 : originally published in London 1796-1801( )

3 editions published in 1994 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Century of Russian ballet : documents and eyewitness accounts, 1810-1910( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tchaikovsky's Swan lake : the first productions in Moscow and St. Petersburg : a thesis by Roland John Wiley( Book )

4 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in Russian and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three King's Theatre ballets, 1796-1801 / originally published in London 1796-1801 / introduction by Roland John Wiley by Charles Louis Didelot( )

2 editions published in 1994 and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse: Musiques de ballet pour Flore et Zephire, Sapho et Phaon, Ken-Si and Tao
Dances from Russia: An introduction to the Sergejev collection by Roland John Wiley( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three king's theatre ballets, 1796-1801 by Charles Louis Didelot( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in Undetermined and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three King's Theatre ballets, 1796-1801 by Charles Louis Didelot( )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Programs of Diaghilev's Russian Ballet : a list made from the Grigoriev and Enthoven Collections by Roland John Wiley( Book )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A production plan for Nutcracker by Roland John Wiley( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of R.E. Drigo by Roland John Wiley( )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexandre Benois' commentaries on the first "Saisons russes" by Roland John Wiley( )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Synopsis of Alfred Lorenz's Der Musikalische Aufbau von Richard Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde" (Das Geheimnis der Form bei Richard Wagner, Bd. II)( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1890s( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Orpheus : musical drama by E Fomin( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The life of a Russian artist( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Tchaikovsky's ballets : Swan lake, Sleeping beauty, Nutcracker
Alternative Names
Roland John Wiley American musicologist

Rolandus Ioannes Wiley

Wiley, Roland J.

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A Century of Russian ballet : documents and accounts, 1810-1910The life and ballets of Lev Ivanov : choreographer of The nutcracker and Swan lake