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by Hugh MacDonald

Author: Hugh MacDonald
Subcategory: Music
Language: English
Publisher: J M Dent & Sons Ltd; First edition (August 1, 1983)
Pages: 261 pages
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Rating: 4.8
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Browse: Master Musicians (series). Showing 1 - 10 of 30 results. Series: Master Musicians. Berlioz Master Musicians. Author: MacDonald, Hugh.

Browse: Master Musicians (series). Showing 1 - 10 of 30 results Series: Master Musicians. ISBN: 9780198164838 (0198164831).

Unlike other composer biographies that focus narrowly on the music, this series explores the personal history of each composer and the social context surrounding the music.

The Master Musicians are the classics of the repertoire. Nicolas Kenyon, The Sunday Times.

Hector Berlioz's Les Grotesques de la musique is the only one of his books that has never been translated into English in. .With an introduction by Hugh Macdonald. Alastair Bruce is a London-based management consultant and former treasurer of the Berlioz Society

Hector Berlioz's Les Grotesques de la musique is the only one of his books that has never been translated into English in its entirety. Alastair Bruce's fluid translation brings to life this important composer and bon vivant. Alastair Bruce is a London-based management consultant and former treasurer of the Berlioz Society.

Find nearly any book by Hugh MacDonald (page 2). Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. Cold Against the Heart: Poems (The Palm Poets Series). ISBN 9780887533778 (978-0-88753-377-8) Softcover, Black Moss Press, 2003. Find signed collectible books: 'Cold Against the Heart: Poems (The Palm Poets Series)'. -Nicholas Kenyon, The Sunday Times. Malcolm MacDonald, an eloquent advocate for Arnold Schoenberg, has done away with the dry and cerebral bogeyman of modernism. In his place is a complex, multi-faceted, and often contradictory personality whose music pulses with wit, passion, and spiritual depth.

Celebrating its 100th anniversary, this extraordinary series continues to amaze and captivate its readers with detailed insight into the lives and work of music's geniuses. Unlike other composer biographies that focus narrowly on the music, this series explores the personal history of each composer and the social context surrounding the music. In a precise, engaging, and authoritative manner, each volume combines a vivid portrait of the master musicians' inspirations, influences, life experiences, even their weaknesses, with an accessible discussion of their work-all in roughly 300 pages. Further, each volume offers superb reference material, including a detailed life and times chronology, a complete list of works, a personalia glossary highlighting the important people in the composer's life, and a select bibliography. Under the supervision of music expert and series general editor Stanley Sadie, Master Musicians will certainly proceed to delight music scholars, serious musicians, and all music lovers for another hundred years.