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Spiegl, Fritz

Overview
Works: 115 works in 269 publications in 3 languages and 1,787 library holdings
Genres: Anecdotes  Humor  Dictionaries  Examinations  Terminology  Music  Caricatures and cartoons  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc 
Roles: Author, Arranger, Editor, Conductor, Performer, Collector, Contributor
Classifications: PE1460, 428
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Most widely held works by Fritz Spiegl
Lives, wives, and loves of the great composers by Fritz Spiegl( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria Szymanowska, who are only just becoming appreciated for their contributions to music. Fritz Spiegl's treatment and disclosures, however, are not just idle gossip. His concise use of biographical details gives a clear picture of each composer's musical career, revealing how his emotional life came to influence his music and, in some cases, vice versa. This volume alo features a special section which contains Spiegl's extensive researches into some of the pets of the
Contradictionary : an A-Z of confusibles, lookalikes and soundalikes by Fritz Spiegl( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With entries varying from pithy brevity to mini essays, this quirky but well-informed textbook will be essential reading for anyone who has ever been caught using the wrong word in the wrong place (or been caught out being too clever by half)
Fritz Spiegl's in-words & out-words : a browser's guide to archaisms, euphemisms, colloquialisms, genteelisms, nelogisms, Americanisms, loony leftisms, solecisms, idiotisms by Fritz Spiegl( Book )

8 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The joy of words : a bedside book for English lovers by Fritz Spiegl( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small book of grave humour : comic & curious memorial inscriptions by Fritz Spiegl( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 1981 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bach for unaccompanied flute = Bach für Querflöte ohne Begleitung : 17 movements arranged as studies by Fritz Spiegl : 17 Sätze als Etüden eingerichtet von Fritz Spiegl by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

4 editions published in 1965 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fritz Spiegl's book of musical blunders and other musical curiosities by Fritz Spiegl( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romanze : (Die Verschworenen) by Franz Schubert( )

5 editions published in 1957 in 3 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fritz Spiegl's muSick notes : a medical songbook by Fritz Spiegl( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Following his immensely popular Sick Notes (also from Parthenon), Fritz Spiegl takes us on a fascinating musical tour through medicine, from the 18th to the 20th centuries. As early as 1928 The Thinnest Girl I Know warns against anorexia and, to balance it, Mr. Double Stout in the 1850s extols William Banting, inventor of slimming diets. Also music about vegetarianism, hypochondria, malingering, phrenology, the 1921 'Monkey Gland Scandal' (wickedly satirised long before organ transplants became a reality), etc; and a gavotte for a giant vibrator of 1885, "affording the fair sex a similar exercise to that given by the saddle-horse". Also patent-medicine advertising jingles which companies like Beechams cleverly persuaded patients themselves to sing. The pertinent commentaries in Spiegl's witty style, well known from his numerous BBC broadcasts, book and newspaper columns, fill in the background - just as his Sick Notes entertainments, in which he and his singing colleagues have long delighted medical audiences."--Jacket
Sonata no. 7, in B flat, for violoncello and piano by Luigi Boccherini( )

4 editions published in 1961 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fritz Spiegl's MuSick notes : a medical songbook by Fritz Spiegl( )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cantata Celladon : for soprano voice, treble recorder or oboe (flute, violin) and keyboard, 'cello ad lib by William Croft( )

4 editions published in 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The serious doll by Edward Elgar( )

2 editions published in 1985 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MediaSpeak ; MediaWrite by Fritz Spiegl( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lern yerself Scouse: how to talk proper in Liverpool by Frank Shaw( Book )

3 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flute exam pieces : ABRSM grade 2 : selected from the 2014-2017 syllabus by Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (Great Britain)( )

5 editions published in 2013 and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flute-clock sonatas : set I by Joseph Haydn( )

5 editions published in 1963 and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Fritz Spiegl's sick notes : an alphabetical browsing-book of medical derivations, abbreviations, mnemonics, and slang for the amusement and edification of medics, nurses, patients, and hypochondriacs
Alternative Names
Fritz Spiegl Austrian writer

Fritz Spiegl britischer Komponist, Schriftsteller und Journalist

Fritz Spiegl Brits componist (1926-2003)

Fritz Spiegl écrivain autrichien

Fritz Spiegl escriptor austríac

Fritz Spiegl escritor austríaco

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Fritz Spiegl's sick notes : an alphabetical browsing-book of medical derivations, abbreviations, mnemonics, and slang for the amusement and edification of medics, nurses, patients, and hypochondriacsBach for unaccompanied flute = Bach für Querflöte ohne Begleitung : 17 movements arranged as studies by Fritz Spiegl : 17 Sätze als Etüden eingerichtet von Fritz SpieglFritz Spiegl's book of musical blunders and other musical curiositiesFritz Spiegl's muSick notes : a medical songbookFritz Spiegl's MuSick notes : a medical songbook