GUIDE TO GREAT ORCHESTRAL MUSIC (A)19516-L2
SPAETH (Sigmund).— A GUIDE TO GREAT ORCHESTRAL MUSIC. The Modern Librairy. New York. (© 1943)14x21 cm. 532 págs. E.
“This is meant to by a practical book of facts, for both reading and reference. It contains no tricks, no short cuts, no sugarcoating. It is written for the layman or a average listener as well as the informed music-lover. Technical knowledge or experience is not required for its understanding. It is meant to answer all the questions that are most likely to be asked by people who heard orchestral music, in concerts, on records or over the air, no matter whether they are novices or trained musicinas (...)”.— retirado do Preface.
Do índice: I - Introductory; II - Tonal Architects; III - Romantic Rebels; IV - Modern Classicists; V - The Russian Nationalists; VI - Tonal Impressionists; VII - Apostles os Charm; VIII - Contemporary Giants; IX - America’s Own; Catalogue of Columia Records; Catalogue of Victor Records; Index.
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