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This volume is one of a series of short biographies derived from The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (London, 1980)
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Book Description MacmillanLondon Limited, London, UK, 1985. Hardcover. Condition: VG+. Dust Jacket Condition: VG+. 421pp. illus. music examples. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Slight shelf wear to dustwrapper with a little creasing to top and bottom edges. A lovely copy. Appears unread. Seller Inventory # 090203
Book Description GROVE PUBLICATIONS, 1985. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0333390253
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Book Description Macmillan Publishers Limited, 1985. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Scratched dust jacket and previous owners inscription Next day dispatch. International delivery available. 1000's of satisfied customers! Please contact us with any enquiries. Seller Inventory # mon0000242236
Book Description Macmillan, London, 1984. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Revised Edition. First impression of the revised edition. Sixteen black and white illustrations. ***Fine in navy blue cloth-covered boards with gilt titles to spine. Pages clean and white. No inscriptions. Spine tight. In a fine colour-illustrated dustwrapper. No tears. Dustwrapper clean and bright. 204mm x 134mm. 226 pages including comprehensive catalogue of works, extensive bibliography and index to rear. ***'The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is the most comprehensive and up-to-date body of musical knowledge ever gathered together. The New Grove composer biographies have been selected from the dictionary to bring the finest of the biographies to an immensely wider audience. Each has been expanded and updated for book publication and contains a comprehensive work-list, index and fully revised bibliography, in addition to the definitive view of the subject's life and works.' ***To celebrate the century of Wagner's death, The New Grove Wagner has been added to the composer Biography Series. The biographical chapters of the book are freshly written by John Deathridge, a scholar who has worked on the new Wagner edition and catalogue and whose recent research has met with enthusiastic praise. Dr Deathridge has revised the work-list and bibliography in light of recent findings. The discussion of Wagner's music and aesthetics - much admired when published in The New Grove - is by Carl Dahlhasu, who has now added a further chapter offering new insights on Wagnerian theories of music and drama-.' ***'One of the major publishing events of our time --- a landmark, a dazzling achievement' Joseph McLellan, Washington POst. ***'Carl Dahlhaus's discussion of the music of Wagner --- a fresh insight in almost every sentence' Bayan Northcott, The Sunday Telegraph (Quote and review quotes from rear of dustwrapper blurb). ***For all our books, postage is charged at cost, allowing for packaging: any shipping rates indicated on ABE are an average only: we will reduce the P & P charge where appropriate - please contact us for postal rates for heavier books and sets etc. Seller Inventory # 3462