WorldCat Identities

Robertson, Alec

Overview
Works: 189 works in 763 publications in 3 languages and 9,618 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Cantatas  Gregorian chants  Dictionaries  Chronologies  History  Reviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Publishing director, Compiler, Honoree, Director, Creator, Contributor, Composer, Author of introduction, ed
Classifications: ML160, 780.9
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alec Robertson
The Pelican history of music by Alec Robertson( Book )

93 editions published between 1900 and 1984 in English and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the musical forms, instruments and composers of the Renaissance and Baroque periods, from 1450-1750
Chamber music by Alec Robertson( Book )

48 editions published between 1957 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to the chamber music repertoire from the early eighteenth century to the present
Dvor̆ák by Alec Robertson( Book )

39 editions published between 1945 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem: music of mourning and consolation by Alec Robertson( Book )

19 editions published between 1967 and 1976 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The church cantatas of J.S. Bach by Alec Robertson( Book )

13 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian music by Alec Robertson( Book )

5 editions published in 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the Church's legacy of music from the earliest days of the Church to modern times, describing clearly and concisely the changing trends of thought and technique by which Christian music has developed through the ages. In the first chapter, the author notes the effect Hebrew sacred music had on early Christian song. Later chapters are devoted to the development of religious music from the primtive change of the early Church to the rich splendor of Gregorian chant
The interpretation of plainchant; a preliminary study by Alec Robertson( Book )

15 editions published between 1937 and 1970 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of music by Alec Robertson( Book )

17 editions published between 1960 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bach : a biography, with a survey of books, editions, and recordings by Alec Robertson( Book )

8 editions published in 1977 in 3 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred music by Alec Robertson( Book )

16 editions published between 1950 and 1956 in English and Undetermined and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contrasts: the arts & religion by Alec Robertson( Book )

11 editions published between 1947 and 1980 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dvořák by Alec Robertson( Book )

4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music of the Catholic Church by Alec Robertson( Book )

6 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the Church's legacy of music from the earliest days of the Church to modern times, describing clearly and concisely the changing trends of thought and technique by which Christian music has developed through the ages. In the first chapter, the author notes the effect Hebrew sacred music had on early Christian song. Later chapters are devoted to the development of religious music from the primtive change of the early Church to the rich splendor of Gregorian chant
Dvořák by Alec Robertson( Book )

2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen waltzes ; Barcarolle, op. 60 ; Nocturne, op. 27, no. 2 ; Mazurka, op. 50, no. 3 by Frédéric Chopin( Recording )

1 edition published in 1986 and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

G.B.S. on music by Bernard Shaw( Book )

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

A selection from London music in 1888-9, and, Music in London 1890-94
Geschichte der Musik by Alec Robertson( Book )

23 editions published between 1964 and 1990 in German and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pelican history of music by Alec Robertson( Book )

30 editions published between 1960 and 1982 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pelican history of music. Vol. 3. Classical and romantic by Alec Robertson( Book )

25 editions published between 1968 and 1980 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the music, composers, and instruments of the Classical and Romantic periods, from 1750 to 1900
Historia general de la música by Alec Robertson( Book )

21 editions published between 1968 and 1985 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Alec Robertson brit író, zenekritikus, 1892-1982

Alec Robertson English music critic, writer and broadcaster

Alec Robertson Music critic, writer, broadcaster

Robertson, Alec

Robertson, Alec 1892-

Robertson Alec 1892-1982

Robertson, Alexander.

Robertson, Alexander 1892-1982

Robertson, Alexander Thomas Parke Anthony Cecil 1892-1982

Languages
English (350)

Spanish (26)

German (24)