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The symphony : a listener's guide

Author: Michael Steinberg
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
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A guide to the symphony, with commentary on 118 works by 36 composers.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biobibliographie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Steinberg
ISBN: 0195061772 9780195061772 0195126653 9780195126655
OCLC Number: 32013574
Description: xvii, 678 pages : music ; 24 cm
Contents: Beethoven --
Berlioz --
Brahms --
Bruckner --
Copland --
Dvořák --
Elgar --
Górecki --
Hanson --
Harbison --
Hartmann --
Haydn --
Hindemith --
Honegger --
Ives --
Mahler --
Martinů --
Mendelssohn --
Mozart --
Nielsen --
Piston --
Prokofiev --
Rachmaninoff --
Schmidt --
Schoenberg --
Schubert --
Schuman --
Schumann --
Sessions --
Shostakovich --
Sibelius --
Stravinsky --
Tchaikovsky --
Tippett --
Vaughan Williams --
Walton.
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