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The gift of music : great composers and their influence

Author: Jane Stuart Smith; Betty Carlson
Publisher: Wheaton, Ill. : Crossway Books, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 3rd ed
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Examines the lives, philosophies, and music of the great composers.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Stuart Smith; Betty Carlson
ISBN: 089107869X 9780891078692
OCLC Number: 32820672
Notes: "Expanded & revised"--Cover.
Description: 317 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Psalms in western music history. --
Schütz: 1585-1672. --
Vivaldi: 1678-1741. --
Bach: 1685-1750. --
Handel: 1685-1759. --
Haydn: 1732-1809. --
Mozart: 1756-1791. --
Beethoven: 1770-1827. --
Rossini: 1792-1868. --
Schubert: 1797-1828. --
Strauss family: nineteenth century. --
Berlioz: 1803-1869. --
Mendelssohn: 1809-1847. --
Chopin: 1810-1849. --
Robert Schumann: 1810-1856, Clara Schumann: 1819-1896. --
Liszt: 1811-1886. --
Wagner: 1813-1883. --
Verdi: 1813-1901. --
Bruckner: 1824-1896. --
Brahms: 1833-1897. --
Saint-Saëns: 1835-1921. --
Tchaikovsky: 1840-1893. --
Dvorak: 1841-1904. --
Fauré: 1845-1924. --
Puccini: 1858-1924. --
Mahler: 1860-1911. --
Debussy: 1862-1918. --
Delius: 1862-1934. --
Richard Strauss: 1864-1949. --
Sibelius: 1865-1957. --
Joplin: 1868-1917. Vaughan Williams: 1872-1958, Britten: 1913-1976. --
Rachmaninoff: 1873-1943. --
Schoenberg: 1874-1951. --
Ives: 1874-1954. --
Ravel: 1875-1937. --
Falla: 1876-1946, Albéniz: 1860-1909, Granados: 1867-1916. --
Bartók: 1881-1945. --
Stravinsky: 1882-1971. --
Prokofiev: 1891-1953. --
Gershwin: 1898-1937. --
Poulenc: 1899-1963. --
Shostakovich: 1906-1975. --
Shakespeare's influence on great composers. --
Christmas carols.
Responsibility: Jane Stuart Smith, Betty Carlson.

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Examines the lives, philosophies, and music of the great composers.

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