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The New Grove Haydn (The Composer biography series)

Larsen, Jens Peter

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Title: The New Grove Haydn (The Composer biography ...

Publisher: W.W. Norton

Binding: Hardcover

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Synopsis: The eagerly awaited publication of the second edition of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians will be a major event in the world of music in the year 2000. Grove is the name for music information on an international scale, instantly recognised and constantly used by music scholars and enthusiasts the world over - and the new edition will reflect some of the enormous changes in the world of music over the last twenty years. For the first time ever, four paperback companions are to be published featuring new research, writing and bibliography derived from the new edition, in advance of the publication of The New Grove II itself.

About the Author: STANLEY SADIE has been Editor of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians since 1980. Editor of the first edition (1980), he was also editor of The Musical Times (1967-87) and a music critic for The Times (1964-81). He was President of the International Musicological Society from 1992-97. - JOHN TYRRELL is Executive Editor of The New Grove II. He worked with Stanley Sadie on both the first edition of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1980) and The Musical Times. In 1976 he was appointed lecturer in music at the University of Nottingham, becoming Reader in Opera Studies (1989) and Professor (1995). He is well known as an expert on Czech music, in particular that of Leos Janacek. His books include A Guide to International Congress Reports in Musicology (with Rosemary Dooley, 1979), Czech Music (1988), Janacek's Operas (1992) and the catalogue Janacek's Works (co-author, 1997). He has edited and translated Janacek's letters to Kamila Stosslova (1994) and The Memoirs of Zdenka Janackova (1998), and with Sir Charles Mackerras has published authentic editions of Janacek's operas Jenufa and From the House of the Dead. - Authors - JAMES WEBSTER is Goldwin Smith Professor of Music at Cornell University. He has written on many aspects of Haydn's works as well as publishing writings on Beethoven's chamber music, Schubert, opera buffa and Brahms. His writings include Haydn's 'Farewell' Symphony and the Idea of Classical Style (1991). - GEORG FEDER was director of the Joseph-Haydn-Institute in Cologne from 1960 until his retirement in 1990 .

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