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Sadie, Stanley

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The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove( Book )

180 editions published between 1961 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 20-volume set is one of the largest reference works on Western music. Originally published under the title A Dictionary of Music and Musicians, and later as Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians, it has gone through several editions since the 19th century and is widely used. The 1980 edition includes 22,500 articles and 16,500 biographies
The New Grove dictionary of American music( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 1,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New Grove Dictionary of American Music is the most comprehensive and enlightening history of America's musical heritage ever published. American Grove is focused solely on the unique styles and traditions of American music. It covers popular musical forms such as country, rock, pop, soul, folk, blues, jazz, bluegrass, and big band. It explores America's vibrant classical heritage--from colonial times to John Cage--and also provides substantial articles on the traditional music of diverse cultures such as Native Americans, Jewish Americans, and Islamic Americans. The Dictionary investigates the social, cultural, and historical forces that shaped our distinctive musical identity--from the Civil War to the impact of pop culture ... the rise of technology to the plurality of religions ... from the supremacy of film to the evolution of the civil rights movement. The New Grove Dictionary of American Music includes: 3,500 biographies of significant composers, performers, singer-songwriters, impresarios, conductors, writers, producers, publishers and patrons--including foreign-born musicians who settled in America, Entries on American cities as diverse as Miami, New Orleans, Nashville, Los Angeles, and Anchorage, Wide-ranging survey articles on specialized forms of music including patriotic music, film music, vaudeville, and early music revival, Ground-breaking articles on general topics such as copyright, broadcasting, music therapy, and education, Comprehensive listings of music libraries, societies, institutions, periodicals, discographies, festivals, and awards.--Publisher description
Mozart : the early years, 1756-1781 by Stanley Sadie( Book )

71 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 1,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of Mozart's life and music relates his achievements to the social, economic, and cultural environments in which he worked, offering insight into his compositional process and his relationships with numerous contemporaries
The New Grove dictionary of musical instruments( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Grove book of operas by Stanley Sadie( Book )

29 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides succinct synopses of more than 250 operas, with additional information on the history of opera, significant works and performers, the state of contemporary opera, and other related topics
Calling on the composer : a guide to European composer houses and museums by Julie Anne Sadie( )

14 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Across Europe, more than three hundred houses and museums commemorate the composers that lived and worked in them. In this book, two distinguished musicologists guide the reader and the musically curious traveller to these sites and provide essential information on their content and significance. They also offer practical information for the visitor, seasoned insights and lively commentary
The New Grove dictionary of jazz by Barry Dean Kernfeld( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is no musical form that better accompanies this century than jazz. And there is no single work that better records the characters that made this free form "The Music of the Century" than The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. "The most comprehensive jazz reference work currently available" (Jazz Journal International), Jazz Grove searches out both fact and fiction, and differentiates between the two in discussions of both the all-time greats and the unheralded pioneers who contributed to making the history of jazz such a rich and fascinating tale. Touching on all aspects of jazz -- artists, festivals, nightclubs, record labels, instruments, traditions, and styles, this collection leaves no topic uncovered. If it is jazz it is in The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. Includes more than 4,500 articles and over 200 unique photographs from the Driggs collection
The Norton/Grove concise encyclopedia of music by Stanley Sadie( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entries for 4,500 composers, 2,000 terms, 1,100 performers, 1,000 titles of musical works, and 150 work-lists for major composers
The New Grove dictionary of opera by George Grove( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, is a comprehensive resource on the study of opera designed for scholars and opera aficionados. Its 11,000 articles, written by more than 1,300 of the world's leading critics and scholars, cover 1,800 operas from the late 16th century Florentine Camerata, through the great 18th and 19th century operas, to contemporary works such as the minimalist theatre pieces of Philip Glass. The lives and works of more than 2900 composers and hundreds of singers from Francesco Rasi in the 17th century to Luciano Pavarotti in the 20th are discussed in biographical articles. Indexes of character names and arias make it easy to find what you are looking for. Illustrations throughout the book present rare photographs, reproductions of original posters, set and costume designs, and scenes from modern productions."--Publisher's description
The New Grove Mozart by Stanley Sadie( Book )

26 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child prodigy who performed throughout Europe in his early years, Mozart excelled in every medium of his time, including chamber music for strings, the piano and concerto and opera. Along with his contemporaries Haydn and Beethoven, he is one of the composers who brought the Viennese Classical style to its height. His mature music, distinguished by its melodic beauty, formal perfection and richness of harmony is rooted in both Austrian and German traditions. He is widely regarded as the most universal composer in the history of Western music. In addition to a detailed view of Mozart's life and works, this book includes comprehensive, tabular work-lists and a fully revised and updated bibliography
Handel by Stanley Sadie( Book )

35 editions published between 1962 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the composer of more than forty operas, nineteen oratorios, and hundreds of other vocal and instrumental works
The Cambridge music guide by Stanley Sadie( Book )

36 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and German and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge Music Guide is for all those who love music and wish to know more about its colourful history, development and theory. Superbly illustrated, the Guide is a comprehensive tour of every aspect of the new musical world
Handel concertos by Stanley Sadie( Book )

15 editions published between 1972 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of opera by Stanley Sadie( Book )

23 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handel : tercentenary collection by Anthony Hicks( Book )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New Grove book of operas by Stanley Sadie( Book )

24 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book combines meticulous scholarship with a lightness of touch that will delight the opera-goer. The fascinating illustrations bring an amusing dimension showing how opera has been staged from its beginnings to modern 'deconstructed' productions. The operas are listed in alphabetical order. In addition to a full synopsis of every plot, there is a cast list and a note of the singers in the original production, as well as information about the origins of the work and its literary and social background. Each contribution concludes with a brief comment on its place in operatic history. There is also a listing by composer, a glossary and indexes of the names of operatic characters and the first lines of arias; so if you are not sure which opera Gilda or Agathe, sings in, or are apt to confuse Vespina with Despina, your problem is quickly solved
Completions of Mozart aria fragments by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stanley Sadie's fascination with Mozart's unfinished compositions preoccupied him all his life. During his last decade, Sadie turned his attention to a number of arias that Mozart left unfinished or that survive incomplete, and by the end of 1998, he had completed nine arias in orchestral score, as presented in this volume. Seven are for soprano and two are for tenor. Included are three discarded arias from Mitridate; three arias about whose origins little is known, K. 119/382h, K. 440/383h, and K. 435/416b; a rejected insertion aria for an Anfossi opera, K. 178/417a; the abandoned act-4 rondò for Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro; and an unfinished insertion aria for a Paisiello opera, K. 580. Eight of these arias have been performed in public venues, some more than once, between 1999 and 2009, and it is hoped that this edition will provide the basis for more performances of these attractive works in the future." --
Great operas in synopsis by Arthur Jacobs( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of Mozart by Phil Grabsky( Visual )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart told through dramatic readings from his personal letters. Includes interviews with noted personalities and excerpts from numerous musical performances
The New Grove dictionary of opera by Stanley Sadie( Book )

34 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encompassing 1,800 the new paperback edition of The New Grove Dictionary of Opera is the reference the reference work opera lovers have been waiting for. Featuring discussions and critical essays on more than 3,000 composers and over 2,500 performers, this ultimate companion guide for opera enthusiasts also covers the opera houses, companies, and writers who have made, and continue to make, the medium what it is today. From Homer to Shakespeare to today's brightest innovators, "make no mistake: This will be the definitive reference work in opera for many many years to come" (The Chicago Tribune). Citing librettists and literary sources, landmark opera houses, dries and countries, articles on stagecraft, architecture, and the development of genres, the Dictionary also includes film and musical theater, detailed worklists following each composer and librettist entry, and extensive bibliographies. This most authoritative and comprehensive reference work on opera "will significantly affect not only the way opera is enjoyed in the future, but the way it is made" (The Washington Post). The New Grove Dictionary of Opera contains entries on not only operas and performers, but also set designers and builders, patrons, conductors, and many other topics which contribute to the pomp and pageantry of opera
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians
The New Grove dictionary of American musicMozart : the early years, 1756-1781The New Grove dictionary of musical instrumentsThe Grove book of operasCalling on the composer : a guide to European composer houses and museumsThe New Grove dictionary of jazzThe Norton/Grove concise encyclopedia of musicThe New Grove dictionary of opera
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Sadie, S. (Stanley)

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Sadie, Stanley John 1930-2005

Stanley Sadie britischer Musikwissenschaftler und Musikkritiker

Stanley Sadie Brits musicoloog (1930-2005)

Stanley Sadie musicólogo britânico

Stanley Sadie musicologo inglese

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