Slonimsky's Book of Musical Anecdotes

Slonimsky's Book of Musical Anecdotes

by Nicholas Slonimsky


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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)

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

IIncidental Music3
IINot to Be Found in Authorized Biographies84
IIIThis Modern Stuff177
IVMusicians Are Like That217
VRed, White and Blue Notes249
VIThe Carnival of Animals284
VIIVerse and Worse302

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