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Hurd, Michael 1928-2006

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Most widely held works by Michael Hurd
The orchestra by Michael Hurd( Book )

32 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated guide to the history and development of instruments and music
The Oxford junior companion to music by Michael Hurd( Book )

15 editions published between 1955 and 1991 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes over 3,000 alphabetically arranged definitions of musical terms, examples of music, and biographical sketches of famous composers and musicians
The ordeal of Ivor Gurney by Michael Hurd( Book )

22 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vaughan Williams by Michael Hurd( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and music of one of the major British composers of the twentieth century
Elgar by Michael Hurd( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mendelssohn by Michael Hurd( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the nineteenth-century composer whose important works before the age of eighteen included the Overture to "A midsummer night's dream."
Pop cantatas by Michael Hurd( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Aspern papers ; &, The night of the wedding by Michael Hurd( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soldiers' songs and marches by Michael Hurd( Book )

13 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An outline history of European music by Michael Hurd( Book )

16 editions published between 1968 and 1988 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters of Gerald Finzi and Howard Ferguson by Gerald Finzi( Book )

9 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The letters that passed, on an almost daily basis, between the composers Howard Ferguson and Gerald Finzi provide not only a fascinating commentary on the British musical scene of the period 1926-1956, but also what amounts to a unique dual-biography of two remarkable, though very different, personalities." "Their lives, their loves, their enthusiasms and their prejudices are laid bare with a rare degree of candour, so that we learn not only what it was like to be witness to an art that was enjoying an unprecedented explosion of creative vitality, but also how they came to explore and consolidate their own exceptional talents."
Rutland Boughton and the Glastonbury festivals by Michael Hurd( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sailors' songs and shanties by Michael Hurd( Book )

11 editions published between 1965 and 1972 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the importance of the sea shanty to the life of the sailor at sea, explains the role of the shantyman, and presents various folk songs of the sea and the work to which they were sung
Vincent Novello--and company by Michael Hurd( Book )

9 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The composer by Michael Hurd( Book )

7 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young person's guide to opera by Michael Hurd( Book )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fifth volume of ten songs by Ivor Gurney( )

2 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immortal hour; the life and period of Rutland Boughton by Michael Hurd( Book )

7 editions published in 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Person's guide to concerts by Michael Hurd( Book )

4 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonah-man jazz : a cantata-musical for unison voices and piano with guitar chords by Michael Hurd( )

14 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the story of Jonah and the whale
 
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Letters of Gerald Finzi and Howard Ferguson
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Hurd, Michael

Hurd, Michael 1928-2006

Hurd, Michael J. 1928-2006

Michael Hurd (composer) Brits componist (1928-2006)

Michael Hurd compositeur britannique

Michael Hurd compositor británico

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English (200)

French (9)

German (1)

Dutch (1)

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An outline history of European musicLetters of Gerald Finzi and Howard FergusonJonah-man jazz : a cantata-musical for unison voices and piano with guitar chords