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The Lionel Bart Story: Fings Ain't Wot They Used T' Be ~ Biography
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Publisher Omnibus Press

Lionel Bart was a writer and composer of British pop music and musicals, best known for creating the book, music and lyrics for Oliver! more
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Amy Fay: Music-Study In Germany - The Classic Memoir Of The Romantic Era ~ Biography
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Publisher Dover Publications

Dating from 1869 to 1875, this famous series of engaging letters by a young American pianist uniquely describes study with Liszt, Tausig, and other luminaries. more
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John C. Tibbetts: Schumann - A Chorus of Voices ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

In these hitherto unpublished interviews and conversations, more than thirty biographers, musicians, critics, and commentators offer their own unique perspectives on Schumann's life, work, controversies, and place in the history of Romantic music. more
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Jack Gottlieb: Working With Bernstein ~ Biography
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Publisher Hal Leonard

Preceded by updated remarks, this collection allows those seeking firsthand information on Bernstein's compositions to find all of Gottlieb's valuable scholarship in one place. more
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Victor Lederer: Bach's Keyboard Music - A Listener's Guide ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

This listener's guide to Bach's music provides the interested amateur with a close but non-technical look at the master's works for Keyboard instruments. A full length CD is included. more
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Robert Levine: Maria Callas - A Musical Biography ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

This profusely illustrated musical biography covers Callas's life and career. A final third of the book analyzes the tracks on the two CDs, describing what made Callas unique, what made Callas Callas. more
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John Bell Young: Schubert - A Survey Of His Symphonic, Piano And Chamber Music ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

In this survey of Franz Schubert's instrumental music, John Bell Young explores some of the richest and most memorable music ever written. more
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John Bell Young: Liszt - A Listener's Guide ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

Franz Liszt is widely viewed today not only as a great composer, but also as the greatest pianist of the 19th century. more
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Mark Ringer: Franz Schubert's Theatre Of Song - A Listener's Guide (Book/CD) ~ Biography
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Publisher Hal Leonard

Ringer sheds new perspectives on Schubert's songs, focusing on their incomparable dramatic power, which often exceeds that of many a full-fledged opera. more
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Raymond Erickson: The Worlds Of Johann Sebastian Bach ~ Biography
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Publisher Hal Leonard

The Worlds Of J.S. Bach offers both traditional and new perspectives on the life and work of the man who is arguably the central figure in the Western musical tradition. more
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Kirsten Liese: Elizabeth Schwartzkopf - From Flower Maiden to Marschallin (Hardback) ~ Biography
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Publisher Hal Leonard

This pictorial volume contains hundreds of costume and portrait photographs from Elizabeth's private estate, providing a lasting reflection of her personality and elegance. more
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John Bell Young: Brahms - A Listener's Guide ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

Johannes Brahms was one of the nineteenth century's preeminent composers and one of its polarizing musical figures. more
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Daniel Felsenfeld: Tchaikovsky - A Listener's Guide ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

Tchaikovsky was a composer of sublime music, an accomplished fabulist and fantasist whose work was rooted in personal torment. more
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David Hurwitz: Shostakovich Symphonies And Concertos - An Owner's Manual ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

In Shostakovich Symphonies and Concertos acclaimed author David Hurwitz describes the musical elements of that language: what it sounds like, how it works expressively, as opposed to providing a mere technical analysis. more
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David Hurwitz: Exploring Haydn - A Listener's Guide To Music's Boldest Innovator ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

No composer has ever achieved the amazing artistic progression that Haydn has. He invented the string quartet as we know it, became known as 'the Father of the Symphony', and mentored the great Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. more
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David Hurwitz: Sibelius - The Orchestral Works ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

David Hurwitz considers more than eighty of Sibelius's orchestral pieces, from choruses to symphonies inviting readers to enjoy the fascinating mix of elements that make up Sibelius's colourful personal idiom. more
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Victor Lederer: Debussy - The Quiet Revolutionary ~ Biography
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Publisher Amadeus Press

Author Victor Lederer explores the extraordinary sophistication and refinement of Debussy's music, pointing out subtleties that otherwise could take years of careful listening to fully appreciate. more
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Herbert Van Karajan: A Life In Pictures (Hardback) ~ Biography
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Publisher Hal Leonard

The official book supporting 'Karajan 2008,' a worldwide campaign to celebrate Karajan's centenary. more
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My Friend Pavarotti ~ Biography
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Publisher Omnibus Press

Candido Bonvicini knew the great tenor and his first wife Adua from childhood and his illuminating portrait draws on conversations with Adua, Pavarotti's father and mother, friends, tutors, operatic peers and Pavarotti himself. more
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Malcolm Williamson - A Mischievous Muse ~ Biography
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The extraordinary story of Malcolm Williamson, whose rich creative gifts were undermined by a self-destructive streak. more

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