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Bach, Beethoven and the boys : music history as it ought to be taught

Author: David W Barber; Dave Donald
Publisher: Toronto : Sound & Vision, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A great deal of music history, done with humor.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Humor
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barber, David W. (David William), 1958-
Bach, Beethoven and the boys.
Toronto : Sound & Vision, ©1986
(OCoLC)666714465
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David W Barber; Dave Donald
ISBN: 0920151078 9780920151075
OCLC Number: 16051682
Notes: Illustrated by Dave Donald.
Description: vii, 146 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Getting the ball rolling: Early music --
Now we're getting somewhere: Josquin ; Palestrina ; Gesualdo --
A few Englishment: Byrd; Clarke ; Purcell --
Going Baroque: Monteverdi ; Vivaldi ; Bach ; Handel --
Some classic examples: Haydn ; Mozart --
Those romantic types: Beethoven ; Wagner ; Brahms --
Follow the Lieder: Schubert ; Schumann --
The Russians are coming, the Russians are coming: The Mighty Five ; Tchaikovsky --
A ridiculously short history of opera: Opera --
The mess we're in now: Stravinsky ; Schoenberg ; The English County Gardeners ; Ives --
Where do we go from here?: Cage ; Coda.
Responsibility: David W. Barber.

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A great deal of music history, done with humor.

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