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A French song companion

Author: Graham Johnson; Richard Stokes
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
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"A French Song Companion is a guide to French song. 150 composers and 700 song translations make this the handbook both for the seasoned enthusiast, and the newcomer to this repertory. Graham Johnson brings his experience to the biographical commentaries, and Richard Stokes, renowned for his translations of German Lieder, provides line-by-line translations of some of the greatest poems ever set to music."--BOOK  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Johnson, Graham, 1950-
French song companion.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)642409083
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Johnson; Richard Stokes
ISBN: 0198164106 9780198164104 0199249660 9780199249664
OCLC Number: 42798178
Description: xxxii, 530 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Avant-propos --
Translator's preface --
The history of the melodie : a pocket introduction --
How to use this book --
A French song companion --
Afterword, with eighty suggestions for further reading --
Index 1 : selected poets --
Index 2 : Composers in translation --
Index 3 : Titles of translated poems.
Responsibility: Graham Johnson ; Richard Stokes.
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"A French Song Companion is a guide to French song. 150 composers and 700 song translations make this the handbook both for the seasoned enthusiast, and the newcomer to this repertory. Graham Johnson brings his experience to the biographical commentaries, and Richard Stokes, renowned for his translations of German Lieder, provides line-by-line translations of some of the greatest poems ever set to music."--BOOK JACKET.

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