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The life and death of classical music : featuring the 100 best and 20 worst recordings ever made

Author: Norman Lebrecht
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the rise of the classical recording industry from Caruso, Bernstein, Glenn Gould, Callas, and von Karajan to its decline in modern years; and provides a selection of the 100 most important recordings as well as the twenty worst recordings of all times.
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Genre/Form: Music
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Reviews
Comptes rendus
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Lebrecht
ISBN: 9781400096589 1400096588
OCLC Number: 122927212
Notes: "Published in Great Britain as Maestros, masterpieces, and madness"--Title page verso.
Description: xii, 324 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Maestros --
Masterpieces. 100 milestones of the recorded century --
Madness. 20 recordings that should never have been made.
Responsibility: Norman Lebrecht.
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Chronicles the rise of the classical recording industry from Caruso, Bernstein, Glenn Gould, Callas, and von Karajan to its decline in modern years; and provides a selection of the 100 most important recordings as well as the twenty worst recordings of all times.

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