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An Encyclopedia of Quotations About Music

Author: Nat Shapiro
Publisher: Boston, MA : Springer US, 1981.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Professional musicians often evidence a fixed tendency either to rudely ignore or else to actively despise those of us who bravely try to understand, define, and describe their art.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nat Shapiro
ISBN: 9781461596295 1461596297 9781461596271 1461596270
OCLC Number: 851801411
Description: 1 online resource (volumes)
Contents: One Music is Music Does Music Means.- Two Creators and Components.- 1. Melody, Harmony, and Rhythm.- 2. Composers and Composition.- 3. The Avant-Garde.- Three Exponents.- 1. Conductors and Conducting.- 2. Instruments and Instrumentalists.- 3. Pianos and Pianists, Violins and/or Fiddles, Woodwinds, and Guitars.- Violins and/or Fiddles.- Woodwinds.- Guitars.- 4. Concerts.- 5. The Music Trade.- Four Proponents and Opponents.- 1. Critics and Criticism.- 2. Musical Misanthropy.- Five Lift Every Voice.- 1. Words and/with/for/to Music.- 2. The Wings of Song.- 3. Singing and Singers.- 4. Opera and Opera Singers.- Six The Universal Art.- 1. The Medicine of a Troubled Mind.- 2. Emotions, Vapors, and Dispositions.- 3. The Food of Love.- 4. The Lingering Melody.- 5. Let Me Have Music Dying.- 6. Solitude.- 7. Warriors Fired with Animated Sounds.- 8. Consort Not with a Female Musician.- 9. Sing Me a Song with Social Significance.- 10. The Only Sensual Pleasure Without Vice.- 11. The Truth of Song.- 12. Tones in Time.- 13. Education.- 14. The Gift of God.- 15. The Soul of a Nation.- 16. The Sweetest Physic in the World.- 17. The Open-Air Art.- 18. A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread.- 19. Like the Birdies Sing.- 20. Sight and Sound.- Seven Music for the Millions.- 1. Jazz.- 2. Blues and Blacks.- 3. Rock.- 4. Popular and Light.- 5. Folk.- 6. Dance.- 7. Film and Theater.- Eight Metaphysics, Metaphor, and Miscellany.- 1. The Music of the Spheres.- 2. Music as Metaphor.- 3. Proverbs, Aphorisms, Wordplay, and Assorted Musical Saws.- Index of Names and Sources.- Index of Key Words and Phrases.
Responsibility: edited by Nat Shapiro.

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