WorldCat Identities

Kendall, Alan 1939-

Overview
Works: 53 works in 331 publications in 6 languages and 11,781 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Chronologies  History  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Performer, Other, Editor, Contributor, Translator, Singer, Adapter, Arranger
Classifications: ML160, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alan Kendall
Heritage of music by Michael Raeburn( Book )

64 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and German and held by 2,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V.1 -- The history of music, from its beginnings, through the lives and works of J.S. Bach and George Frideric Handel, and the nature and import of the Classical style as embodied in the works of Gluck, Mozart, and Haydn. V.2 -- Chronicles 19th-century Romanticism and the lives and works of Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Puccini and others. V.3 -- Focuses on the second half of the 19th century, looking at the lives and works of composers such as Franz Liszt, Wagner, and Tchaikovsky. V.4 -- Examines the changes in music which have taken place in the 20th century, especially the revolutions caused by Debussy and Schoenberg
The chronicle of classical music : an intimate diary of the lives and music of the great composers by Alan Kendall( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and Dutch and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diary-style, four-hundred-year chronology - unfolding the lives and careers of the best-loved composers. All today's most popular works - when and why they were composed, how they were first received. Living history - letters, diaries, commentaries by compoers, patrons and critics. The composers' world in pictures - 388 authentic illustrations. Music's rich cast of communicators - performers, conductors, orchestras. The classical repertoire - its origins and development against the background of world events. Comprehensive reference guide - technical terms, instruments, biographies, top recordings and performers
Medieval pilgrims by Alan Kendall( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines why people went on pilgrimages in the Middle Ages, who went on them, and where they went
The tender tyrant, Nadia Boulanger : a life devoted to music : a biography by Alan Kendall( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of musical instruments by Alan Kendall( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 1985 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who's who in non-classical mythology by Egerton Sykes( Book )

50 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 2500 entries provide detail of each mythical character and combine to create the most complete and detailed reference work of its kind
George Gershwin : a biography by Alan Kendall( Book )

11 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of the American songwriter and composer, describes his musical background, and discusses his major works
David Garrick : a biography by Alan Kendall( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gioacchino Rossini, the reluctant hero by Alan Kendall( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interweaves a lively account of Rossini's life with a discussion of each of his operas, showing how he enriched and transformed the operatic conventions of his time
Vivaldi by Alan Kendall( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leven en werk van de Italiaanse componist Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Benjamin Britten by Alan Kendall( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voyages of discovery by G. R Crone( Book )

8 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of man's exploration of the Earth's oceans and islands from the earliest times to the present day
Paganini : a biography by Alan Kendall( Book )

7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth I by Alan Kendall( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1977 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Elizabeth I, who secured her claim to the English throne by executing her cousin, Mary Stuart, Queen of the Scots
The life of Beethoven by Alan Kendall( Book )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart and his world by Alan Kendall( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations describe the life and work of Mozart and the world in which he lived
Beethoven and his world by Alan Kendall( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations describe the life and work of Beethoven and the world in which he lived
Music : its story in the West by Alan Kendall( Book )

10 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tchaikovsky : a biography by Alan Kendall( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Levensbeschrijving van de Russische componist (1840-1893)
Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester by Alan Kendall( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Heritage of music
Languages
English (247)

German (11)

Dutch (4)

French (3)

Italian (1)

Afrikaans (1)

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The chronicle of classical music : an intimate diary of the lives and music of the great composersWho's who in non-classical mythology