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Peyser, Joan

Overview
Works: 96 works in 207 publications in 6 languages and 8,715 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Editor, Interviewee, Moderator
Classifications: ML410.B566, B
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Joan Peyser
Publications by Joan Peyser
Publications by Joan Peyser, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Joan Peyser
 
Most widely held works by Joan Peyser
Bernstein : a biography by Joan Peyser( Book )
17 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 2,014 libraries worldwide
Explores the career of the conductor and composer, disclosing the controversial nature of his life
The memory of all that : the life of George Gershwin by Joan Peyser( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 1,305 libraries worldwide
Peyser portrays the songwriter who became a composer, struggling against anti-Semitic and anti-American musical prejudices, suffering with a fatal brain tumor, and maintaining several long-term liaisons with married women
The new music; the sense behind the sound by Joan Peyser( Book )
13 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 1,176 libraries worldwide
Boulez by Joan Peyser( Book )
14 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and French and held by 1,129 libraries worldwide
Explores the post-World War II modern music movement through the life of Pierre Boulez, the influential and provacative composer and controversial conductor of the New York Philharmonic
The Orchestra : origins and transformations ( Book )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 1,055 libraries worldwide
Bernstein : a biography : revised & updated by Joan Peyser( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
To Boulez and beyond : music in Europe since The rite of spring by Joan Peyser( Book )
7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
"Using insights gained from hundreds of hours of interviews with key figures in modern music - including Pierre Boulez, John Cage, and Milton Babbitt - Joan Peyser brings the personalities behind this dramatic musical revolution to life. Then, based on her own expertise and her discussions with rising stars such as Anthony Cornicello and Augusta Read Thomas, she offers her thoughts and predictions about the future of serious music."--BOOK JACKET
To Boulez and beyond by Joan Peyser( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Joan Peyser offers a history of twentieth century music through the lives and works of its greatest composers in To Boulez and Beyond. Peyser provides historical context and suggests psychological insight for these masters, including Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern of the Second Viennese School; their immediate ancestors Wagner and Mahler; Rimsky-Korsakov and his pupil Stravinsky; and Hindemith, Bartók, Cowell, and Varèse. Discussing proponents of serialism and twelve-tone technique, as well as those who worked against these styles, the book also considers Berio, Stockhausen, Shostakovich, Babbitt, Copland, Wuorinen, and Cage, among others, describing how and why music moved throughout the 20th century. The largest section of the book is devoted to the life and works of Pierre Boulez. A new preface and a bibliography help to round out this revised and updated edition
Twentieth-century music : the sense behind the sound by Joan Peyser( Book )
8 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 281 libraries worldwide
The music of my time by Joan Peyser( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Leonard Bernstein by Joan Peyser( Book )
12 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Biography of Leonard Bernstein
The orchestra : a collection of 23 essays on its origins and transformations ( Book )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Bernstein : een biografie by Joan Peyser( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in Dutch and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Biografie van de Amerikaanse componist en dirigent Leonard Bernstein (1918- )
Rhapsodie in Blue : la vie passionnée et tragique de George Gershwin by Joan Peyser( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Dévoile certains aspects de la vie de George Gershwin pour ainsi rompre avec l'image aseptisée toujours donnée du compositeur, qu'il s'agisse de sa mère, de son enfance, du mépris dont il fut l'objet, de sa vie sentimentale, de sa passion pour une certaine forme de musique
Leonard Bernstein : die Biographie eines Musikgenies by Joan Peyser( Book )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in German and held by 17 libraries worldwide
composer, conductor, enigma by Joan Peyser( Book )
2 editions published in 1977 in Undetermined and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A biography by Joan Peyser( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Mō hitotsu no rapusodi by Joan Peyser( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in Japanese and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Renādo bānsutain ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in Japanese and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Stuttgart, 20 December 1982 and 16 February and 19 March 1983, to Joan Peyser by Milko Kelemen( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Mostly about his ballet-opera Apocalyptica, mentioning Peyser's book on Boulez, etc
 
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Alternative Names
Gilbert, Joan 1930-2011
パイザー, ジョーン
Languages
English (111)
German (6)
French (4)
Japanese (4)
Spanish (1)
Dutch (1)
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