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Anton Heiller : organist, composer, conductor

Author: Peter Planyavsky; Christa Rumsey
Publisher: Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2014. ©2014
Series: Eastman studies in music, v. 116.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Anton Heiller is one of the twentieth century's most renowned and influential organists. Born in 1923, Heiller was trained in Vienna and rose to prominence quickly, giving his first solo recital at the age of twenty-two. Before concentrating on the organ exclusively, he was a successful conductor of the symphonic repertoire, and, from 1945 until his untimely death in 1979, he was professor of organ at the
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Anton Heiller; Anton Heiller
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Planyavsky; Christa Rumsey
ISBN: 9781580464970 1580464971
OCLC Number: 867765703
Description: xix, 341 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
Contents: Very early, very fast, very steep --
Beginning in the Golden West : Tyrol, Vorarlberg, Switzerland --
Haarlem and the rest of Europe --
Heiller and America --
Short midday, long sunset --
All the registers of a soul --
Compositions before ca. 1956 --
Compositions after ca. 1956 --
What he thought, how he played.
Series Title: Eastman studies in music, v. 116.
Other Titles: Anton Heiller.
Responsibility: Peter Planyavsky ; translated by Christa Rumsey.

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