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Shaw's music : the complete musical criticism in three volumes

Author: Bernard Shaw; Dan H Laurence
Publisher: New York : Dodd, Mead, 1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although primarily known as a playright, George Bernard Shaw also found profitable work as a music critic. He never formally studied music, but was exposed to music almost from birth because of his musical family, many of whom sang and played a variety of instruments. He also grew up attending many of Dublin's music concerts where he experienced opera and works of the great composers. These volumes contain his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.
Shaw's music.
New York : Dodd, Mead, 1981
(OCoLC)649300308
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Shaw; Dan H Laurence
ISBN: 0396079679 9780396079675
OCLC Number: 8013163
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 3 volumes ; 20 cm
Contents: v. 1. 1876-1890 --
v. 2. 1890-1893 --
v. 3. 1893-1950.
Other Titles: Prose works.
Responsibility: Bernard Shaw ; edited by Dan H. Laurence.

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Although primarily known as a playright, George Bernard Shaw also found profitable work as a music critic. He never formally studied music, but was exposed to music almost from birth because of his musical family, many of whom sang and played a variety of instruments. He also grew up attending many of Dublin's music concerts where he experienced opera and works of the great composers. These volumes contain his numerous music critiques from various newspapers in London and more.

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