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Karel Husa
     

Karel Husa

by Susan Hayes Hitchens
 

ISBN-10: 0313255857

ISBN-13: 9780313255854

Pub. Date: 01/10/1991

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Karel Husa is a Czechoslovakian-American composer and educator who has made important contributions to modern musical literature. Especially well known for his compositions for wind band, Husa is also in constant demand as a guest conductor and lecturer throughout the musical world. This volume provides a complete guide to his compositions and to recordings of his

Overview

Karel Husa is a Czechoslovakian-American composer and educator who has made important contributions to modern musical literature. Especially well known for his compositions for wind band, Husa is also in constant demand as a guest conductor and lecturer throughout the musical world. This volume provides a complete guide to his compositions and to recordings of his work, together with a full bibliography.

Following a brief biography is a list of Husa's compositions, arranged by genre. Each entry includes the date of composition, duration of the work, and the performance medium, as well as details relating to the commission, premiere, and publication. The discography of commercially produced recordings of Husa's music is arranged alphabetically and supplies information on label and label number, date of issue, contents, and performers. The bibliography is comprehensive, listing writings by and about Husa and annotating each work cited. Systematic cross-referencing is used throughout the book. A convenient resource for musicians and musicologists, this bio-bibliography is an appropriate choice for music and academic libraries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313255854
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/10/1991
Series:
Bio-Bibliographies in Music Series , #31
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.44(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface

Biography

Works and Performances

Discography

Bibliography

Appendix A: Alphabetical List of Compositions

Appendix B: Chronological List of Compositions

Index

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