The Great Composers and Their WorksBook - 2000
Assembled here for the first time are Nicolas Slonimsky's writings about the great classical composers and their works, culled from the hundreds of program notes, articles, essays and album liner notes that he wrote during his lifetime. There are 19 chapters arranged by composer. each includes a biographical essay and individual articles on several of each composer's finest and most popular works. More than 190 works are covered in all.
Among the many helpful features are highlighted glossary terms defined in the margins; timeliness illustrating important events in each composer's life; samples of musical scores; Web references, bibliographies and discographies.
Publisher: New York : Gale Group, c2000
Characteristics: 2 v. (xxiii, 674 p.) : ill., music ; 26 cm