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Pleasants, Henry

Overview
Works: 26 works in 222 publications in 5 languages and 9,651 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Musical settings  Vocal scores  Song cycles  Songs  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: ML400, 780.904
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Most widely held works by Henry Pleasants
The great singers; from the dawn of opera to our own time by Henry Pleasants( Book )

32 editions published between 1966 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great American popular singers by Henry Pleasants( Book )

19 editions published between 1967 and 1985 in English and German and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serious music, and all that jazz; an adventure in music criticism by Henry Pleasants( Book )

18 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The agony of modern music by Henry Pleasants( Book )

15 editions published between 1955 and 1967 in English and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On music and musicians by Robert Schumann( Book )

10 editions published in 1965 in English and German and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Articles on music written by Schumann for publication meant to combat mediocrity and promote true standards of art
Vienna's golden years of music, 1850-1900 by Eduard Hanslick( Book )

3 editions published between 1950 and 1951 in English and German and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The musical journeys of Louis Spohr by Louis Spohr( Book )

15 editions published between 1961 and 1990 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music criticism of Hugo Wolf by Hugo Wolf( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music criticisms, 1846-99 by Eduard Hanslick( Book )

13 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera in crisis : tradition, present, future by Henry Pleasants( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schumann on music : a selection from the writings by Robert Schumann( Book )

8 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chansons de Ronsard : for voice and orchestra : reduction for voice and piano by Darius Milhaud( )

19 editions published between 1941 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano and song (didactic and polemical) : the collected writings of Clara Schumann's father and only teacher by Friedrich Wieck( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great singers : from Jenny Lind to Callas and Pavarotti by Henry Pleasants( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here are the personalities and performances, the lives and the art of the great singers of all time, from the dawn of operatic singing in the 1600s through the golden ages of bel canto and grand opera to the present opera scene. More than 130 magnificently reproduced paintings, photographs, prints and caricatures blend with the text to bring these legendary singers back to vibrant life. - Back cover
The great tenor tragedy : the last days of Adolphe Nourrit by Adolphe Nourrit( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1839, four days after his thirty-seventh birthday, a great artist leapt to his death from the roof of an apartment in Naples, ending his life as the reigning tenor of the Paris Opera
Hanslick's music criticisms by Eduard Hanslick( Book )

7 editions published between 1958 and 1988 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death of a music? : the decline of the European tradition and the rise of jazz by Henry Pleasants( Book )

11 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great singers : from the dawn of opera to Caruso, Callas and Pavarotti by Henry Pleasants( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wei da de ge chang jia by Henry Pleasants( Book )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in Chinese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schumann on Music : a Selection from the Writings by Henry Pleasants( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Schumann on music : a selection from the writings
Alternative Names
Henry Pleasants American music critic

Henry Pleasants Amerikaans schrijver (1910-2000)

Pleasants Wayne, Henry 1910−2000

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Schumann on music : a selection from the writingsThe great tenor tragedy : the last days of Adolphe Nourrit