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.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)|
About 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.
Table of Contents
|II||Not to Be Found in Authorized Biographies||84|
|III||This Modern Stuff||177|
|IV||Musicians Are Like That||217|
|V||Red, White and Blue Notes||249|
|VI||The Carnival of Animals||284|
|VII||Verse and Worse||302|