WorldCat Identities

Robertson, Alec

Overview
Works: 162 works in 692 publications in 3 languages and 9,367 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Periodicals  Bibliography  Dictionaries  Chronologies  History  Reviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Compiler, Publishing director, Honoree, Director, Contributor, Author of introduction, ed
Classifications: ML160, 780.9
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Most widely held works by Alec Robertson
The Pelican history of music by Alec Robertson( Book )

162 editions published between 1900 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the story of music from the earliest known forms to the first half of the 15th century. A full section on non-Western music indicates how our tradition is linked with the forms prevailing in other parts of the world
Chamber music by Alec Robertson( Book )

38 editions published between 1957 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

36 editions published between 1945 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,099 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 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published in 1972 in English and German and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian music by Alec Robertson( Book )

5 editions published in 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 570 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 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of music by Alec Robertson( Book )

7 editions published between 1960 and 1965 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1947 and 1980 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dvořák by Alec Robertson( Book )

4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music of the Catholic Church by Alec Robertson( Book )

7 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 162 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
A history of music by Alec Robertson( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dvořák by Alec Robertson( Book )

2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 119 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 93 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
Historia general de la música by Alec Robertson( Book )

20 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient forms to polyphony( Book )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1982 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music 1952 by Alec Robertson( Book )

4 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music and musicians by Alec Robertson( Book )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 49 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 (323)

German (25)

Spanish (23)