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Nicolas Slonimsky : writings on music. Volume 4, Slonimskyana / edited by Electra Slonimsky Yourke.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780415968683
  • ISBN: 0415968682
  • Physical Description: xiii, 381 pages : portraits, music ; 24 cm + 1 audio disc (CD audio, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.)
  • Publisher: New York ; Routledge, 2005.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Accompanying CD includes music of Nicolas Slonimsky.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes indexes.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part 1. Historical overviews. Chamber music in America (1963) -- The plush era of music in the U.S. : American concert life since 1861 (date unknown) -- Opera in the United States (date unknown). Part II. Techniques of composition and analysis. The plurality of melodic and harmonic systems (1938) -- The Schillinger system (1946) -- Music for the eye and its listenable patterns (1955) -- Folklore, harmony, rhythm (1959) -- Some abstract thoughts on practical aesthetics (1961) -- Music and surrealism (1966) -- Exposition of music (date unknown). Part III. Sketches and portraits. Wanda Landowska (1932) -- Most amazing romance in musical history [Tchaikovsky] (1935) -- Chopiniana : some materials for a biography (1948) -- Composer in a palace! [Malipiero] (1950) -- The Koussevitzky mission (1951) -- Handel's world : its magnificance, its practicality, and its survival in our time (1959) -- The weather at Mozart's funeral (1960) -- Incapsulation of Alexander Steinert (1962) -- Invultuation of Virgil Thomson (1962) -- Ernst Toch (date unknown). Part IV. Humor. As to the new musical reality : a dialogue (1933) -- Analects in medicine, mind and music (1972) -- Sex and the music librarian (1986) -- Part V. In and around music. Absolute pitch (1930) -- The art of conducting an orchestra (1931) -- Playing music together (1945) -- Pitfalls of musical chronology (1946) -- Musical children : prodigies of monsters? (1948) -- On music criticism (1967) -- Pianists--teachers and virtuosi (1967) -- Chess in music (1973) -- Petrushka (date unknown) -- Les noces (date unknown) -- Postlude -- Playlist -- Index -- Cumulative index : volumes 1-4.
Subject: Music > History and criticism.

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