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Carl Nielsen

Author: Jack Lawson
Publisher: London : Phaidon, 1997.
Series: 20th-century composers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Danish composer Carl Nielsen (1865-1931), together with Jean Sibelius from Finland, is a towering figure of twentieth-century Scandinavian music. Both are masters of the modern symphony, but it is arguably Nielsen who was the more progressive in style and technique. In this biography he emerges as an energetic individual, one who was much more dynamic than is suggested by the popular image of him as the dreamy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lawson, Jack.
Carl Nielsen.
London : Phaidon, 1997
(OCoLC)639329808
Named Person: Carl Nielsen; Carl Nielsen; Carl Nielsen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Lawson
ISBN: 0714835072 9780714835075
OCLC Number: 37174319
Notes: Discography: p. 230-234.
Description: 240 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Title: 20th-century composers.
Responsibility: by Jack Lawson.

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The first biography in English on the Danish composer Carl Nielsen.  Read more...

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