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Kenyon, Nicholas 1951-

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Most widely held works by Nicholas Kenyon
Authenticity and early music : a symposium by Nicholas Kenyon( Book )

31 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing has more profoundly influenced the development of music making over the last two decades than the growth of the historical performance movement. Perceived by some as a threat, an indication of our loss of faith in our powers of musical creation, and by others as part of the evolution of modern attitudes towards performing styles, this trend towards "historically correct" interpretation has inspired lively debate among scholars and performers. Examining and questioning the prevailing basis for the so-called "authenticity" movement, this collection of papers deals with the conflict between approaching early music performance with respect for the composer's original intentions, and the shortcomings, according to many musicians, that this produces
The Viking opera guide( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Searchable articles, music, and illustrations covering more than 800 composers and over 1,500 operas. Offers more than three hours of musical excerpts, over 300 pictures, and pronunciation guide
Simon Rattle : the making of a conductor by Nicholas Kenyon( Book )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and German and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portret van de Engelse dirigent (geb. 1955)
Simon Rattle : from Birmingham to Berlin by Nicholas Kenyon( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first version of Nicholas Kenyon's biography - published in 1987 - has been rewritten, expanded and updated, including revealing new interviews with the conductor and his friends and colleagues, as Rattle takes on the music directorship of the Berlin Philharmonic, one of the world's greatest orchestras. Kenyon talks extensively to Rattle, asks friends and colleagues about the gifts that make Rattle one of the most powerful musical communicators of our time, and looks at the challenges that await him in Berlin."--Jacket
The Penguin opera guide by Amanda Holden( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pegasus pocket guide to Mozart by Nicholas Kenyon( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To celebrate the 250th anniversary of Mozart's birth, an easy-to-use guide to Mozart's life and music, including: symphonies, concertos, operas, a seventy-five-page biography, and a poignant assessment of what the composer means to us today. --Publisher
Performing the score( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bilson and Field consider the realization of the aspects of notation that Bilson presented in Knowing the score, especially in regard to work involving more than one instrument. Includes an interview with Sir Nicholas Kenyon, director of the Barbican Center in London, with fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout
Prokofiev by Thomas Schipperges( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical lives( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Proms : a new history( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lavishly illustrated book describes the Proms' history by focusing on how changes in society have influenced its development, at the same time revealing how the Proms itself has been responsible for shaping the tastes and listening habits of a nation
The BBC Symphony Orchestra : the first fifty years, 1930-1980 by Nicholas Kenyon( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Faber pocket guide to Mozart by Nicholas Kenyon( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why does Mozart continue to be the best known and most popular of the great Western classical composers? In this guide Nicholas Kenyon assesses what Mozart means to us today, and explores why his music is so enduringly valued by listeners
Britten's century : celebrating 100 years of Benjamin Britten by Nicholas Kenyon( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britten's Century considers various aspects of Britten's life and work. The book is written by biographers, performers and music critics. Here is a wealth of subject matter - Britten's operatic output, his orchestral works, his contribution to the revival of English song. Biographically, this book moves on beyond the relationship with Peter Pears and the salacious speculation about his infatuation with various boys, to a consideration of Britten's experience as a homosexual man living in a largely homophobic society. Another area here which is often overlooked is the view of Britten from outsi
Symphony 5 by Gustav Mahler( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The city of London : architectural tradition & innovation in the Square Mile by Michael Hall( Book )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book provides an historical overview of the city of London's development, with the main part of the book devoted to a particular district of the city. Each chapter of the book highlights individual buildings and urban spaces such as squares and public gardens within each of the city's districts, and includes specially commissioned exterior and interior photographs and selected archival images. Major landmarks such as St Paul's Cathedral and 20th-century developments such as the Barbican, and each of the bridges that connects the City with the South Bank are also featured in the book
The Faber pocket guide to Bach by Nicholas Kenyon( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Accessible, lively and easy to use, with guides ot his works and outstanding recordings, Nicholas Kenyon's new Pocket Guide looks at all Bach's music, sacred and secular, vocal and instrumenta., reflecting the latest scholarship, and explores why he speaks so profoundly to our age ... Key features include: the Bach 'top ten'; what people said about Bach; Bach: the life year by year; performing Bach today; Bach: the music work by work"--Publisher's description, p. [4] of cover
The City of London : a companion guide by Nicholas Kenyon( Book )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new edition of "The City of London" is a handy-sized companion guide which invites you to explore the famous Square Mile of the City of London and to discover its incomparable architectural heritage, from the remains of the Roman wall to the 21st-century. "One New Change" by Jean Nouvel. Each chapter features a specially commissioned map of the district followed by approximately 22 entries on individual buildings and urban spaces ordered in the sequence that you would encounter them on a walk through the area. The 175 illustrated entries cover major landmarks such as St Paul's Cathedral, the Bank of England and Guildhall, as well as iconic modern buildings such as Rogerss Lloyds of London and Fosters Gherkin. A final feature in each chapter presents around 8 extra points of interest, such as unusual pieces of sculpture and hidden gardens. Boxed features cover special topics such as Roman London, the Inns of Court, the Great Fire of London, the river Thames and the newspaper industry
Britten's century : the centenary of Benjamin Britten's birth( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The BBC Proms guide to great orchestral works( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elgar : an anniversary portrait( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offering a new insight into the life of the composer, this collection of essays uncovers the truth behind this quintessentially English composer
 
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Authenticity and early music : a symposium
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The Viking opera guideSimon Rattle : from Birmingham to BerlinThe Penguin opera guideThe Pegasus pocket guide to MozartPerforming the scoreProkofievMusical livesThe Proms : a new history
Alternative Names
Nicholas Kenyon British journalist

Nicholas Kenyon Brits journalist (1951-)

Nicholas Kenyon journaliste britannique

Nicholas Kenyon periodista británico

케니언, 니콜라스 1951-

ケニヨン, ニコラス

尼古拉斯·肯揚

Languages
English (154)

German (2)