Cyril Scott

Cyril Scott

by Laurie J. Sampsel
     
 
This reference guide to the life and work of the prolific British composer, Cyril Scott, includes a brief biography and detailed bibliography and discography sections. Sometimes referred to as the British Debussy, Scott was one of the first English composers to incorporate a noticeable modern style. He composed in virtually every genre and for every instrument and

Overview

This reference guide to the life and work of the prolific British composer, Cyril Scott, includes a brief biography and detailed bibliography and discography sections. Sometimes referred to as the British Debussy, Scott was one of the first English composers to incorporate a noticeable modern style. He composed in virtually every genre and for every instrument and ensemble. His works, as detailed in the discography, include three operas, two symphonies, five concertos, chamber music, piano music, and over 100 songs. The bibliography section includes writings both by and about Scott.This comprehensive reference will appeal to music scholars and to those with an interest in Cyril Scott's music. As a useful research tool, each section of the volume is cross-referenced. Two appendices list Scott's compositions, one alphabetically by genre and the other chronologically.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313293474
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/30/2000
Series:
Bio-Bibliographies in Music Series
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.94(d)

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mpsel /f Laurie J./b LAURIE J. SAMPSEL is Head of the Music Library at the University of Colorado at Boulder./e She is also an accomplished flutist. Her work to date includes a critical edition of the collected works of Samuel Babcock, an early American psalmodist.

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