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Portrait of Percy Grainger

Author: Malcolm Gillies; David Pear
Publisher: Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2002.
Series: Eastman studies in music, [v. 18].
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"A book of recollections of Percy Grainger (1882-1961), the Australian-born pianist, folklorist, and composer. Contributors include Edvard Grieg, Benjamin Britten, various members of Grainger's family and performing musicians with whom he played. There are several self-analyzing passages by Grainger himself." "Grainger's music is being revived at a growing rate, especially in the United States, Britain and his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Percy Grainger; Percy Grainger; Percy Grainger; Percy Aldridge Grainger; Percy Grainger
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Gillies; David Pear
ISBN: 1580460879 9781580460873
OCLC Number: 48003242
Description: xxxv, 220 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Australia, 1882-1895 --
John H. Grainger --
Rose Grainger --
'Medidney' --
Caulfield Barton --
Ruth Curtain --
W.C. Gordon --
Amy Chalk --
The South Australian Register (Adelaide) --
Germany, 1895-1901 --
Cyril Scott --
Pauline 'Butzie' Schumacher --
Kaare K. Nygaard --
Carlo Fischer --
General-Anzeiger (Frankfurt) --
Britain, 1901-1914 --
Cyril Scott --
Ernest Thesiger --
Ferruccio Busoni --
Henry J. Wood --
Alfhild Sandby --
Winefride Elwes --
Charles Villiers Stanford --
The Throne (London) --
Edvard Grieg --
Frederick Delius --
H.G. Wells --
The Age (Melbourne) --
Eugene Goossens --
Lionel Tertis --
Kitty Parker --
Dagny Petersen --
Hulda Garborg --
Thomas Brentnall --
G.W.L. Marshall-Hall --
Peter Warlock --
America, 1914-1922 --
Antonia Sawyer --
Richard Aldrich --
Henry T. Finck --
Nellie Melba --
Daniel Gregory Mason --
Aeolian Company --
Harriette Brower --
Robin H. Legge --
D.C. ('Charlie') Parker --
Richard Franko Goldman --
Albert Goldberg --
Rose Grainger --
Antonia Sawyer --
America, 1922-1939 --
Evald Tang Kristensen --
Ella Grainger --
Emma Crooks Bevan --
Louise McDowell --
Storm Bull --
Vera Bradford --
Eric Fenby --
D.C. ('Charlie') Parker --
Frederick Fennell --
Martin Bernstein --
Gustave Reese --
Anselm Hughes --
Benjamin Britten --
Peter Pears --
Ella Grainger --
Gordon Aldridge and Evie Aldridge --
Gordon Laws --
John Douglas Todd --
Sparre Olsen --
Maurice Lowe --
Alfred Hill --
Richard Hindle Fowler --
America, 1939-1961 --
Maurice Loriaux --
Ella Grainger.
Series Title: Eastman studies in music, [v. 18].
Responsibility: Malcolm Gillies and David Pear.

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"A book of recollections of Percy Grainger (1882-1961), the Australian-born pianist, folklorist, and composer. Contributors include Edvard Grieg, Benjamin Britten, various members of Grainger's family and performing musicians with whom he played. There are several self-analyzing passages by Grainger himself." "Grainger's music is being revived at a growing rate, especially in the United States, Britain and his native Australia. This is a riveting look at the driven, engaging personality who composed such fascinating pieces."--COVER.

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