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One woman in a hundred : Edna Phillips and the Philadelphia Orchestra

Autor Mary Sue Welsh
Vydavatel: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2013.
Edice: Music in American life.
Vydání/formát:   book_printbook : Biography : EnglishZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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Gifted harpist Edna Phillips (1907-2003) joined the Philadelphia Orchestra in 1930, becoming not only that ensemble's first female member but also the first woman to hold a principal position in a major American orchestra. Plucked from the Curtis Institute of Music in the midst of her studies, Phillips was only twenty-three years old when Leopold Stokowski, one of the twentieth century's most innovative and  Přečíst více...
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Žánr/forma: Biography
Osoba: Edna Phillips; Edna Phillips
Typ materiálu: Biography
Typ dokumentu: Book
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Mary Sue Welsh
ISBN: 9780252037368 0252037367 219309540X 9782193095407
OCLC číslo: 788272706
Popis: xvii, 241 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Obsahy: Foreword --
In the lion's den --
A formidable arena --
The little goat --
Keeping up with the speed kings --
One step ahead of the sheriff --
A season of firsts --
"Answer yes or no" --
"Mortally wounded" --
War on Broad Street --
Honor among women --
A month out of school --
On to Fantasia --
A silent exit --
Cajoling and seducing composers --
War stories --
Afterword.
Název edice: Music in American life.
Odpovědnost: Mary Sue Welsh.

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