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            How To Hear Classical Music: Ginger Series Volume 11
              

            How To Hear Classical Music: Ginger Series Volume 11 (Paperback, 11th edition)

            By Caddy, Divinia

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            Have you ever wondered why most classical music concerts are such stuffy affairs? Had to bluff your way through conversations about classical music? Want to get a handle on music by the modern composers? Or just want a great read on music you love? How to Hear Classical Music is ...all this and more.
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            ISBN 9781877551000
            Published NZ 9 Sep 2013
            Publisher Awa Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series The Ginger series
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            The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century
             

            The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ross, Alex

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            A sweeping musical history that goes from the salons of pre-war Vienna to Velvet Underground shows in the sixties.

            ISBN 9781841154763
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2009
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            The String Quartets of Joseph Haydn
              

            The String Quartets of Joseph Haydn (Paperback)

            By Grave, Floyd; Grave, Margaret

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            Assessing Haydn's quartets, this work explores the circumstances of their creation. It reveals the conventions and novelties that govern their design and examines the wealth of textures, stylistic allusions, and rhetorical strategies that underlie their stature as a cornerstone o...f the chamber music repertory
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            ISBN 9780195382952
            Released NZ 26 Feb 2009
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

            The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

            By DK; Foreword by Derham, Katie

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            From Mozart to Mendelssohn, this comprehensive guide to classical music history and classical music biography is the perfect latest addition to the bestselling Big Ideas series.Easy to understand and clear to follow, this history of classical music explores and explains music the...ory and the impact of seminal pieces, while also providing fascinating stories about the lives of crucial composers and performers. The Classical Music Book analyses over 90 works by famous composers from Thomas Tallis in the early period to baroque masters like Bach and Handel to the classical genius of Beethoven and Wagner and beyond to the modern day in order to explore the key ideas underpinning the world's greatest classical compositions and musical traditions, and define their importance to the musical canon, placing them into their wider social, cultural, and historical context.The unique approach to the subject makes this book the perfect classical music guide for everyone. Regardless of whether you are relatively new to the subject and want to learn or if you are a classical musical music aficionado, there is plenty to discover in The Classical Music Book.
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            ISBN 9780241301975
            Released NZ 3 Sep 2018
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Big Ideas
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            Debussy

            Debussy (Hardback)

            By Frederick Jensen, Eric; Frederick Jensen, Author Eric

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            Nearly one hundred years after the death of its composer, the music of Claude Debussy has lost none of its appeal. In this authoritative biography, author Eric Frederick Jensen brings together the most recent biographical research, including a revised catalogue of Debussy's compo...sitions and the first complete edition of his correspondence.
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            ISBN 9780199730056
            Released NZ 6 Aug 2014
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Master Musicians Series
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            Michael Tippett: The Biography
             

            Michael Tippett: The Biography (Paperback)

            By Soden, Oliver

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              8 Dec 20

            The first full-length biography of Michael Tippett (1905-1998), one of 20th-century Britain's great visionary composers.

            ISBN 9781474606035
            Released NZ 8 Dec 2020
            Publisher Orion Publishing
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            Handel in London: The Making of a Genius

            Handel in London: The Making of a Genius (Paperback)

            By Glover, Jane

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            A rich and evocative account of the life and work of Britain's favourite composer from one of our finest conductors.

            ISBN 9781509882083
            Released NZ 27 Aug 2019
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
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            A Lasting Record
             

            A Lasting Record (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Downes, Stephen

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            A LASTING RECORD tells the unique true story of two separate but interconnected lives: New Yorker William Kapell, America's greatest home-grown concert pianist, and Roy Preston, Melbourne-based Myer cosmetics salesman and classical music aficionado. Kapell and Preston are united ...by one single acetate, containing a Chopin sonata recorded by Roy from Kapell's last concert in the regional Australian city of Geelong. With a mix of detective work and imagation, from this single acetate, Stephen Downes tells a spellbinding tale of the greatest pianist who almost never was, and his eccentric and passionate fan.
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            ISBN 9780732294847
            Published NZ 1 Feb 2013
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Last Waltz: The Story of the Strauss Dynasty and Vienna

            The Last Waltz: The Story of the Strauss Dynasty and Vienna (Hardback)

            By Suchet, John

            The tale of two Waltz Kings: how the Strauss family took Europe by storm during the nineteenth century

            ISBN 9781783961160
            Released NZ 13 Nov 2015
            Publisher Woodslane Pty Ltd
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            Charles Villiers Stanford: Man and Musician
             

            Charles Villiers Stanford: Man and Musician (Hardback, illustrated edition)

            By Dibble, Jeremy )

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            Jeremy Dibble presents this study of the life and works of Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924), one of the most gifted and influential composers. Dibble reveals how, although perhaps best known for his church music, Stanford was also an eminent symphonist, songwriter, and autho...r of many fine choral works.
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            ISBN 9780198163831
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2002
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age General Audience
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