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Slonimsky, Nicolas 1894-1995

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Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians by Nicolas Slonimsky( Book )

114 editions published between 1900 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 5,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classical work of musical biography which provides factual accuracy, informatiove histories of the men and women of music and critical insights into their work
Music since 1900 by Nicolas Slonimsky( Book )

63 editions published between 1937 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The international cyclopedia of music and musicians by Oscar Thompson( Book )

60 editions published between 1943 and 1975 in English and German and held by 1,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lexicon of musical invective : critical assaults on composers since Beethoven's time by Nicolas Slonimsky( Book )

51 editions published between 1953 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A snakeful of critical venom aimed at the composers and the classics of 19th- and 20th-century music, this collection of nasty barbs culled mostly from newspapers and magazines makes for hilarious reading and belongs on the shelf of everyone who loves--or hates--classical music." --Publisher description
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians by Theodore Baker( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nicolas Slonimsky's venerable single-volume reference is now a six-volume set, with better page layout and typeface, and a subject range outside its traditional concentration on classical music. Under new editorship since Slonimsky's death in 1995, coverage has expanded to over 1,000 new entries on classical music and over 2,000 new entries on jazz and popular music. Nice features include reprints of Slonimsky's witty introductions to earlier editions and indexes for genre, nationality, and women composers and musicians."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2002
Music of Latin America by Nicolas Slonimsky( Book )

51 editions published between 1945 and 1983 in 4 languages and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baker's biographical dictionary of twentieth-century classical musicians by Nicolas Slonimsky( Book )

10 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new edition (last, 1992) includes entries on some 500 musicians who were not included in the eighth edition (such as violin virtuoso Sarah Chang) and updates many others (such as composer John Cage, who died after the 8th edition was published). As before, entries also include musicians and composers of the 1800s and artists from other musical genres whose work has significantly influenced 20th century classical music. A glossary of terms is included at the end of the volume. c. Book News Inc
Thesaurus of scales and melodic patterns by Nicolas Slonimsky( )

37 editions published between 1947 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baker's dictionary of music by Nicolas Slonimsky( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of music history and theory, including entries on musical instruments, famous compositions, musicians, and musical terms; and includes in-depth essays on musical topics
Lectionary of music by Nicolas Slonimsky( Book )

16 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains plots of operas, descriptions of musical works, definitions of terms, histories of instruments and forms, commentary, anecdotes, offbeat tales, amusing facts, and illuminating essays -- (dust jacket)
The road to music by Nicolas Slonimsky( Book )

22 editions published between 1947 and 1990 in English and Chinese and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great composers and their works by Nicolas Slonimsky( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides biographical information on nineteen composers, describes the musical components of their major works, and provides anecdotal background on those works
Scriabin : artist and mystic by Boris de Schloezer( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supplement to Music since 1900 by Nicolas Slonimsky( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicolas Slonimsky : the first hundred years by Nicolas Slonimsky( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slonimsky born April 27, 1894, in St. Petersburg, Russia, took his first piano lesson in 1900 and went on to study orchestration at the St. Petersburg Conservatory. In 1937, after holding a number of musical jobs, and fourteen years after coming to America, Slonimsky published his first book, Music Since 1900. Since then, he has become the world's leading musical lexicographer, editing Baker's for over five decades
A thing or two about music by Nicolas Slonimsky( Book )

12 editions published between 1948 and 1972 in English and German and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schirmer pronouncing pocket manual of musical terms by Theodore Baker( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first and best pocket dictionary of musical terms is now better! Book jacket."--Jacket
Theremin : an electronic odyssey( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the 1920s and '30s, Russian émigré Leonard Theremin--the inventor of the world's first electronic musical instrument--had it all. His self-named theremins were in high demand from filmmakers and musicians around the globe; he was married to a beautiful American dancer; he lived among New York's social elite. And then, in 1938, he mysteriously vanished, not to be seen again for over 50 years"--Container
Slonimsky's book of musical anecdotes by Nicolas Slonimsky( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scathing reviews, whimsical stories, and diverting games fill the pages of this utterly engaging kaleidoscope of skewed tales on the world of Classical music. It dishes out a marvelous feast of tales served up by a master storyteller whose reach extends around the world and to the beginnings of civilization
Biographical dictionary of musicians by Theodore Baker( Book )

23 editions published between 1940 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
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Music since 1900Lexicon of musical invective : critical assaults on composers since Beethoven's timeBaker's biographical dictionary of musiciansBaker's biographical dictionary of twentieth-century classical musiciansThesaurus of scales and melodic patternsBaker's dictionary of musicLectionary of musicScriabin : artist and mystic
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Nicholas Slonimsky

Nicolas Slonimsky compositeur russe

Nicolas Slonimsky compositor ruso

Nicolas Slonimsky compositor russo

Nicolas Slonimsky Russisch dirigent (1894-1995)

Nicolas Slonimsky US-amerikanischer Komponist und Musikwissenschaftler

Nikolaj Leonidovič Slonimskij compositore, musicista e critico musicale russo

Nikolaj Slonimskij

Słonimski, Nicolas.

Slonimskij Mihail

Slonimskij, Mihail (1894-1995)

Slonimskij, Nikolaj

Slonimskij, Nikolaj 1894-1995

Slonimskis Nikolajus

Slonimskis Nikolas

Slonimsky Kolyenka

Slonimsky, Kolyenka 1894-1995

Slonimsky N.

Slonimsky Nicholas

Slonimsky, Nicholas 1894-1995

Slonimsky, Nicolai

Slonimsky, Nicolai 1894-1995

Slonimsky Nicolas

Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-

Slonimsky Nikolai

Slonimsky, Nikolai 1894-1995

Sloninsky, Nicolas

Sloninsky, Nicolas 1894-1995

Слонимский Н.

Слонимский, Николай 1894-1995

Слонимский, Николай Леонидович

Слонимский, Николай Леонидович 1894-1995

Слонимский, Николай (Николай Леонидович), 1894-1995

ניקולס סלונימסקי מלחין רוסי

نیکلاس اسلونیمسکی

スロニムスキー, ニコラス

ニコラス・スロニムスキー

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