Shaw on Music

Shaw on Music

by George Bernard Shaw, Bernard Shaw
     
 
This volume contains the best of Shaw's musical writing, including sections on Gluck, Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, Rossini, Verdi, Berlioz, pieces on opera, musical analysis, oratorios, Gilbert and Sullivan, plus a long autobiographical preface, one of Shaw's most self-revealing works. The result is a book of unparalleled brilliance and grace by a writer who, according

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This volume contains the best of Shaw's musical writing, including sections on Gluck, Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, Rossini, Verdi, Berlioz, pieces on opera, musical analysis, oratorios, Gilbert and Sullivan, plus a long autobiographical preface, one of Shaw's most self-revealing works. The result is a book of unparalleled brilliance and grace by a writer who, according to W.H. Auden, "was probably the greatest music critic who ever lived." "For all music collections." - Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557831491
Publisher:
Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.68(d)

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