Monteverdi / Edition 2

Monteverdi / Edition 2

by Denis Arnold
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198164653

ISBN-13: 9780198164654

Pub. Date: 11/28/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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,

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198164654
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Series:
Master Musicians Series
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 4.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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