WorldCat Identities

Hurd, Michael 1928-2006

Overview
Works: 245 works in 664 publications in 4 languages and 8,401 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Bio-bibliography  Dictionaries  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Case studies  Records and correspondence  Discographies  Music 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Editor, Composer, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Author of introduction, Publisher, Arranger
Classifications: ML1200, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Michael Hurd
 
Most widely held works by Michael Hurd
The orchestra by Michael Hurd( Book )

29 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,634 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 )

13 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and held by 932 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 )

18 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vaughan Williams by Michael Hurd( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 447 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 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mendelssohn by Michael Hurd( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 366 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."
Soldiers' songs and marches by Michael Hurd( Book )

12 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pop cantatas by Michael Hurd( )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined 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 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 215 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

"Biographical background narratives provide links that make clear what intimate correspondents inevitably take for granted, and explanations are given for references that the passage of time has made obscure. Their lives are thus revealed in all their diversity - tragedy and comedy, achievement and frustration, justifiable pride and unreasoning prejudice playing equal parts in this absorbing tale of two outstanding musical personalities of the twentieth century."--Jacket
Rutland Boughton and the Glastonbury festivals by Michael Hurd( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vincent Novello--and company by Michael Hurd( Book )

9 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sailors' songs and shanties by Michael Hurd( Book )

10 editions published between 1965 and 1972 in English and held by 170 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
The composer by Michael Hurd( Book )

7 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 160 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

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 101 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 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fifth volume of ten songs by Ivor Gurney( )

1 edition published in 1980 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( )

13 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 68 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
Alternative Names
Hurd, Michael

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

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Languages
English (187)

French (9)

German (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
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