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Dvořák : romantic music's most versatile genius

Author: David Hurwitz
Publisher: Pompton Plains, N.J. : Amadeus Press, 2005.
Series: Unlocking the masters series, no. 5.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"David Hurwitz invites the reader to explore Dvorak's creative personality as a whole through encounters with 90 of his well-known, and barely known but undeservedly neglected, works. Measure by measure, Hurwitz probes the genius behind Dvorak's extraordinary achievement. He also tells the amazing tale of how a kid from the Bohemian countryside created a musical language of universal appeal and in the process gave  Read more...
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Named Person: Antonín Dvořák; Antonín Dvořák; Antonín Dvořák
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Hurwitz
ISBN: 1574671073 9781574671070
OCLC Number: 60360408
Description: xvii, 180 p. ; 23 cm. + 2 sound discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Dvořák in focus --
Symphonies and concertos --
Operas --
Chamber works --
Choral music and songs --
Miscellaneous orchestral works.
Series Title: Unlocking the masters series, no. 5.
Responsibility: David Hurwitz.

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"David Hurwitz invites the reader to explore Dvorak's creative personality as a whole through encounters with 90 of his well-known, and barely known but undeservedly neglected, works. Measure by measure, Hurwitz probes the genius behind Dvorak's extraordinary achievement. He also tells the amazing tale of how a kid from the Bohemian countryside created a musical language of universal appeal and in the process gave an entire nation its musical identity."--BOOK JACKET.

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