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Blackwood, Alan 1932-

Overview
Works: 134 works in 281 publications in 6 languages and 9,966 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Methods‡vJuvenile works  Pictorial works  Dictionaries  Bio-bibliography  Methods 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Classifications: ML1200, B
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Publications about Alan Blackwood
Publications by Alan Blackwood
Most widely held works by Alan Blackwood
Playing the piano and keyboards by Alan Blackwood( Book )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 742 libraries worldwide
Explores the origin and development of the piano, discussing how it works and guiding the student from the first steps of playing to more advanced techniques
The orchestra : an introduction to the world of classical music by Alan Blackwood( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 632 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of the orchestra and discusses the musical instruments that make up the various orchestral families
Ferdinand Magellan by Alan Blackwood( Book )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 520 libraries worldwide
A brief account of Magellan's 1519-1522 voyage around the world, which proved beyond all doubt that the world was round
Napoleon by Alan Blackwood( Book )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of the powerful French military and political leader, focusing on his triumphs and defeats in the Napoleonic Wars
France by Alan Blackwood( Book )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the geography, history and culture of France
Beethoven by Alan Blackwood( Book )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 421 libraries worldwide
A brief biography of the German musician who composed some of his greatest works after he became deaf
Captain Cook by Alan Blackwood( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of the explorer, navigator, and scientist whose detailed surveys of the Pacific Ocean and coasts of New Zealand and Australia brought the map of the world near to completion
Christmas by Alan Blackwood( Book )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 libraries worldwide
Describes the origins, traditions, and celebration of Christmas around the world
Music by Alan Blackwood( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
This book surveys music through the ages, including musical instruments, the development of classical music, jazz, folk music, and more
New Year by Alan Blackwood( Book )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 344 libraries worldwide
Describes the origins of New Year's celebrations and traditions and how they differ throughout the world. Includes a glossary of terms
Twenty names in classical music by Alan Blackwood( Book )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
Presents brief biographies of twenty classical composers
Musical instruments by Alan Blackwood( Book )
4 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 340 libraries worldwide
Describes different groups of musical instruments and the sounds we can make from them by striking, blowing, pulling a bow over strings, or plucking. Also traces the history of musical instruments from their primitive origins to the present
Music of the world by Alan Blackwood( Book )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Music of the Middle East - Music of the Far East - Music of the Indian subcontinent - African music - Music in Latin America - Western tradition - North American music - World music today - Brief biographies of major composers and performers - Ancient and folk instruments - Keyboard instruments - Orchestral instruments; The spiritual - Military music - The Blues - Big band - Film music - Jazz - Rock & roll - Country & Western - Musicals s_____________
Twenty names in art by Alan Blackwood( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
A collection of brief biographies of twenty famous artists
The Hungarian uprising by Alan Blackwood( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Records the events leading to the Hungarian rebellion against Soviet authority in 1956 and the subsequent crushing of that uprising
Twenty tyrants by Alan Blackwood( Book )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Brief biographies of twenty rulers throughout history notorious for their despotic and tyrannical rule
The age of exploration by Alan Blackwood( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
An introductory survey of the discoveries made by sixteenth-century explorers such as Vasco da Gama, Cabot, Magellan, and Vespucci
Encyclopedia of music by Alan Blackwood( Book )
3 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of music and musical instruments over the past five centuries; includes biographies of major composers and performers
Music : the illustrated guide to music around the world from its origins to the present day by Alan Blackwood( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Gold & silver by Alan Blackwood( Book )
3 editions published between 1979 and 1984 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Blackwood, Alan 1932-
ブラックウッド, アラン
Languages
English (88)
Japanese (4)
French (2)
Hungarian (1)
Spanish (1)
Thai (1)
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