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The lives of the great composers, Harold C. Schonberg

Label
The lives of the great composers
Title
The lives of the great composers
Statement of responsibility
Harold C. Schonberg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schonberg, Harold C
Dewey number
  • 780/.92/2
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
ML390
LC item number
.S393 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monteverdi, Claudio
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian
  • Handel, George Frideric
  • Gluck, Christoph Willibald
  • Haydn, Joseph
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van
  • Schubert, Franz
  • Weber, Carl Maria von
  • Berlioz, Hector
  • Schumann, Robert
  • Chopin, Frédéric
  • Liszt, Franz
  • Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix
  • Rossini, Gioacchino
  • Donizetti, Gaetano
  • Bellini, Vincenzo
  • Meyerbeer, Giacomo
  • Cherubini, Luigi
  • Auber, D. F. E.
  • Verdi, Giuseppe
  • Wagner, Richard
  • Brahms, Johannes
  • Wolf, Hugo
  • Strauss, Johann
  • Strauss, Johann
  • Offenbach, Jacques
  • Sullivan, Arthur
  • Gounod, Charles
  • Bizet, Georges
  • Massenet, Jules
  • Charpentier, Gustav
  • Chabrier, Emmanuel
  • Saint-Saëns, Camille
  • Glinka, M. I.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nicolay
  • Borodin, Aleksandr Porfirʹevich
  • Smetana, Bedřich
  • Dvořák, Antonín
  • Janáček, Leoš
  • Grieg, Edvard
  • Albéniz, Isaac
  • Granados, Enrique
  • Falla, Manuel de
  • Nielsen, Carl
  • Sibelius, Jean
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich
  • Franck, César
  • Fauré, Gabriel
  • Puccini, Giacomo
  • Strauss, Richard
  • Bruckner, Anton
  • Mahler, Gustav
  • Reger, Max
  • Debussy, Claude
  • Ravel, Maurice
  • Auric, Georges
  • Durey, Louis
  • Tailleferre, Germaine
  • Poulenc, Francis
  • Milhaud, Darius
  • Stravinsky, Igor
  • Honegger, Arthur
  • Elgar, Edward
  • Delius, Frederick
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph
  • Scriabin, Aleksandr Nikolayevich
  • Busoni, Ferruccio
  • Weill, Kurt
  • Hindemith, Paul
  • Rachmaninoff, Sergei
  • Prokofiev, Sergey
  • Shostakovich, Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich
  • Gottschalk, Louis Moreau
  • MacDowell, Edward
  • Ives, Charles
  • Copland, Aaron
  • Bartók, Béla
  • Schoenberg, Arnold
  • Berg, Alban
  • Webern, Anton
  • Varèse, Edgard
  • Messiaen, Olivier
  • Stockhausen, Karlheinz
  • Cage, John
  • Carter, Elliott
  • Composers
Label
The lives of the great composers, Harold C. Schonberg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [621]-635) and index
Contents
Pioneer of opera. Claudio Monteverdi -- Transfiguration of the baroque. Johann Sebastian Bach -- Composer and impresario. George Frideric Handel -- Reformer of opera. Christoph Willibald Gluck -- Classicism par excellence. Joseph Haydn -- Prodigy from Salzburg. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart -- Revolutionary from Bonn. Ludwig Van Beethoven -- Poet of music. Franz Schubert -- Freedom and a new language. Weber and the early romantics -- Romantic exuberance and classic restraint. Hector Berlioz -- Florestan and Eusebius. Robert Schumann -- Apotheosis of the piano. Frederick Chopin -- Virtuoso, charlatan--and prophet. Franz Liszt -- Bourgeois genius. Felix Mendelssohn -- Voice, voice, and more voice. Rossini, Donizetti, Bellini -- Spectacle, spectacle, and more spectacle. Meyerbeer, Cherubini, Auber -- Colossus of Italy. Giuseppe Verdi -- Colossus of Germany. Richard Wagner -- Keeper of the flame. Johannes Brahms -- Master of the lied. Hugo Wolf -- Waltz, can-can, and satire. Strauss, Offenbach, Sullivan -- Faust and French opera. From Gounod to Saint-Sens -- Russian nationalism and the mighty five. From Glinka to Rimsky-Korsakov -- Surcharged emotionalism. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky -- From Bohemia to Spain. European nationalists -- Chromaticism and sensibilite. From Franck to Faure -- Only for the theater. Giacomo Puccini -- Romanticism's long coda. Richard Strauss -- Religion, mysticism and retrospection. Bruckner, Mahler, Reger -- Sympolism and impressionism. Claude Debussy -- Gallic elegance and the new breed. Maurice Ravel and Les Six -- The chameleon. Igor Stravinsky -- The English Renaissance. Elgar, Delius, Vaughan Williams -- Mysticism and melancholy. Scriabin and Rachmaninoff -- Under the Soviets. Prokofiev and Shostakovich -- German neoclassicism. Busoni, Weill, Hindemith -- Rise of an American tradition. From Gottschalk to Copland -- The uncompromising Hungarian. Bela Bartok -- The second Viennese school. Schoenberg, Berg, Webern -- The internaitonal serial movement. From Varese to Messiaen -- The new eclecticism. From Carter to the minimalists
Control code
ocm34356892
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
653 p.
Isbn
9780393038576
Lccn
96013308
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 503520
  • 343473
Label
The lives of the great composers, Harold C. Schonberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [621]-635) and index
Contents
Pioneer of opera. Claudio Monteverdi -- Transfiguration of the baroque. Johann Sebastian Bach -- Composer and impresario. George Frideric Handel -- Reformer of opera. Christoph Willibald Gluck -- Classicism par excellence. Joseph Haydn -- Prodigy from Salzburg. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart -- Revolutionary from Bonn. Ludwig Van Beethoven -- Poet of music. Franz Schubert -- Freedom and a new language. Weber and the early romantics -- Romantic exuberance and classic restraint. Hector Berlioz -- Florestan and Eusebius. Robert Schumann -- Apotheosis of the piano. Frederick Chopin -- Virtuoso, charlatan--and prophet. Franz Liszt -- Bourgeois genius. Felix Mendelssohn -- Voice, voice, and more voice. Rossini, Donizetti, Bellini -- Spectacle, spectacle, and more spectacle. Meyerbeer, Cherubini, Auber -- Colossus of Italy. Giuseppe Verdi -- Colossus of Germany. Richard Wagner -- Keeper of the flame. Johannes Brahms -- Master of the lied. Hugo Wolf -- Waltz, can-can, and satire. Strauss, Offenbach, Sullivan -- Faust and French opera. From Gounod to Saint-Sens -- Russian nationalism and the mighty five. From Glinka to Rimsky-Korsakov -- Surcharged emotionalism. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky -- From Bohemia to Spain. European nationalists -- Chromaticism and sensibilite. From Franck to Faure -- Only for the theater. Giacomo Puccini -- Romanticism's long coda. Richard Strauss -- Religion, mysticism and retrospection. Bruckner, Mahler, Reger -- Sympolism and impressionism. Claude Debussy -- Gallic elegance and the new breed. Maurice Ravel and Les Six -- The chameleon. Igor Stravinsky -- The English Renaissance. Elgar, Delius, Vaughan Williams -- Mysticism and melancholy. Scriabin and Rachmaninoff -- Under the Soviets. Prokofiev and Shostakovich -- German neoclassicism. Busoni, Weill, Hindemith -- Rise of an American tradition. From Gottschalk to Copland -- The uncompromising Hungarian. Bela Bartok -- The second Viennese school. Schoenberg, Berg, Webern -- The internaitonal serial movement. From Varese to Messiaen -- The new eclecticism. From Carter to the minimalists
Control code
ocm34356892
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
653 p.
Isbn
9780393038576
Lccn
96013308
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 503520
  • 343473

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