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Slonimsky's Book of Musical Anecdotes
     

Slonimsky's Book of Musical Anecdotes

by Nicholas Slonimsky
 

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Scathing reviews, whimsical stories, and diverting games fill the pages of this utterly engaging kaleidoscope of skewed tales on the world of Classical music. It dishes out a marvelous feast of tales served up by a master storyteller whose reach extends around the world and to the beginnings of civilization.

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Scathing reviews, whimsical stories, and diverting games fill the pages of this utterly engaging kaleidoscope of skewed tales on the world of Classical music. It dishes out a marvelous feast of tales served up by a master storyteller whose reach extends around the world and to the beginnings of civilization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415939386
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/15/2002
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

Meet the Author

Nicolas Slonimsky (1894-1995) was an influential writer, editor and translator of musical essays. Born in Russia, he became a preeminent composer and conductor in America. A prolific writer, some of his authored works include Music Since 1900 and Lexicon of Musical Invective. He also edited five editions of Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Music.

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