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The lives and times of the great composers

Author: Michael Steen
Publisher: Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Studies the social, cultural, and political spheres that affected the lives and works of approximately 50 composers.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Steen
ISBN: 0195222180 9780195181296 0195181298 9780195222180
OCLC Number: 1044253052
Notes: Originally published: UK : Icon Books, 2003.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 984 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Prelude --
Handel (1685-1759) --
Bach (1685-1750) --
Haydn (1732-1809) --
Mozart (1756-91) --
Beethoven (1770-1827) --
Schubert (1797-1828) --
Rossini (1792-1868) --
Meyerbeer, Bellini, and Donizetti --
Berlioz (1803-69) --
Mendelssohn (1809-47) --
Chopin (1810-49) --
Schumann (1810-56) --
Liszt (1811-86) --
Wagner (1813-83) --
Offenbach and Johann Strauss --
Verdi (1813-1901) --
Brahms (1833-97) --
Bizet (1838-75) --
Late-19th-Century France : Franck, Saint-Sae?ns and Faure? --
Russian Composers : Glinka and the Five --
Tchaikovsky (1840-93) --
Central-European nationalists : Smetana, Dvor?ak, Jana?cek and Barto?k --
Scandinavian nationalists : Grieg and Sibelius --
Mahler (1860-1911) --
Richard Strauss (1864-1949) --
Debussy (1862-1918) --
Puccini (1858-1924) --
The Russian Sequel --
England : Elgar, Vaughan Williams and Britten --
Postlude.
Responsibility: Michael Steen.

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Studies the social, cultural, and political spheres that affected the lives and works of approximately 50 composers.

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