Composers of Classical Music of Jewish Descent

Composers of Classical Music of Jewish Descent

by Lewis Stevens
     
 

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Now retired, Stevens enjoyed an academic career in the UK for some 40 years, and has published 70-plus research papers and three books. He examines the contribution that Jews have made to classical music in the West since the Enlightenment. A general historical survey and analysis of the topic is followed by biographical sketches of 250-plus composers of Jewish

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Now retired, Stevens enjoyed an academic career in the UK for some 40 years, and has published 70-plus research papers and three books. He examines the contribution that Jews have made to classical music in the West since the Enlightenment. A general historical survey and analysis of the topic is followed by biographical sketches of 250-plus composers of Jewish descent. The text includes an extensive glossary of Hebrew and musical terms. Academic but accessible to anyone with an interest in classical music and Judaism. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780853034827
Publisher:
Vallentine Mitchell Publishers
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.50(d)

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