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Jacobs, Arthur 1922-1996

Overview
Works: 124 works in 594 publications in 7 languages and 9,119 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Discographies  Dictionaries  Bibliography  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Stories, plots, etc  Bio-bibliography  Manuscripts  Librettos 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Librettist, Thesis advisor, Other
Classifications: ML410.S95, B
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Most widely held works about Arthur Jacobs
 
Most widely held works by Arthur Jacobs
Arthur Sullivan, a Victorian musician by Arthur Jacobs( Book )

30 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Engelse componist Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900)
Choral music: a symposium by Arthur Jacobs( Book )

31 editions published between 1963 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new dictionary of music by Arthur Jacobs( Book )

71 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin dictionary of musical performers by Arthur Jacobs( Book )

27 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great operas in synopsis by Arthur Jacobs( Book )

6 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short history of Western music; a listener's guide by Arthur Jacobs( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short history of Western music by Arthur Jacobs( Book )

35 editions published between 1972 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera : a modern guide by Arthur Jacobs( Book )

12 editions published between 1964 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin dictionary of music by Arthur Jacobs( Book )

25 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and Polish and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A landmark in its field, The Penguin Dictionary of Music is now in its sixth edition and has been thoroughly revised and expanded. The additional entries, of which there are over 500, include musical instruments, recent compositions, new composers and rising stars of the concert and opera world, as well as a new subject area, classic musicals and their composers. It covers opera and ballet as well as orchestral, solo, choral and chamber music. Detailed entries include noted performers past and present, composers and their works, instruments of every kind, musical terms and genres, orchestras and conductors - and even authors whose work has inspired musical composition. This dictionary is an ideal source of reference for anyone with an interest in music - whether professional or purely for enjoyment
The new Penguin dictionary of music by Arthur Jacobs( Book )

37 editions published between 1958 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'incoronazione di Poppea = The coronation of Poppaea : an opera in a prologue and three acts by Claudio Monteverdi( )

13 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elixir of love by Gaetano Donizetti( )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lulu : opera in 3 acts (7 scenes) by Alban Berg( Book )

4 editions published between 1936 and 1978 in German and English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry J. Wood : maker of the Proms by Arthur Jacobs( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Henry Wood made the Promenade Concerts famous and was the first in Britain to employ women in first class orchestras. He conducted Britain's first production of Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin and his commitment to new music led to collaboration with composers such as Richard Strauss, Sibelius, Britten and Schoenberg. The problems of Wood's complex personality and stressful private life are also revealed alongside his six decades of musical achievement
Gilbert and Sullivan by Arthur Jacobs( Book )

6 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One-man show : comic opera in two acts by Nicholas Maw( )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1976 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lend me your ears : a guide to orchestral music--from Vivaldi to Bernstein by Arthur Jacobs( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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L'incoronazione di Poppea = The coronation of Poppaea : an opera in a prologue and three acts
Alternative Names
Arthur D., Jacobs

Arthur Jacobs British music critic and musicologist

Jacobs, A.

Jacobs, Arthur 1922-1996

Jacobs, Arthur (Arthur David), 1922-1996

Jacobs, Arthur David

Jacobs, Arthur David 1922-1996

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Languages
English (296)

Italian (11)

Spanish (6)

German (3)

Danish (2)

Polish (1)

Catalan (1)

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A new dictionary of musicThe Penguin dictionary of musicL'incoronazione di Poppea = The coronation of Poppaea : an opera in a prologue and three acts