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Slonimsky's Book of Musical Anecdotes.

By: Slonimsky, Nicholas.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (314 p.).ISBN: 9781135368609.Subject(s): Music -- AnecdotesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Slonimsky's Book of Musical AnecdotesDDC classification: 780 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; I Incidental Music; II Not to Be Found in Authorized Biographies; III This Modern Stuff; IV Musicians Are Like That; V Red, White and Blue Notes; VI The Carnival of Animals; VII Verse and Worse
Summary: 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.
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; I Incidental Music; II Not to Be Found in Authorized Biographies; III This Modern Stuff; IV Musicians Are Like That; V Red, White and Blue Notes; VI The Carnival of Animals; VII Verse and Worse

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.

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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.

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