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Ewen, David 1907-1985

Overview
Works: 410 works in 1,710 publications in 4 languages and 70,585 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Bio-bibliography  Discographies  Biography‡vDictionaries  Reference works  Biographies  Dictionaries  Bibliography  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Other
Classifications: ML390, 780.922
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Most widely held works about David Ewen
 
Most widely held works by David Ewen
Popular American composers from Revolutionary times to the present; a biographical and critical guide by David Ewen( Book )

39 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical guide to the foremost American popular composers including William Billings, André Previn, Richard Adler, Victor Young, Ray Henderson, Victor Herbert, and many more
Great composers, 1300-1900; a biographical and critical guide by David Ewen( Book )

35 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents biographical, historical, analytical, critical and personal information as well as the principal works of each composer and a bibliography
Encyclopedia of the great composers and their music by Milton Cross( Book )

3 editions published between 1953 and 1962 in English and held by 2,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Basically it is about the foremost composers of the past and present (seventy-eight in number) and their music. Here will be found exhaustive biographies not only of the giant figures but also of secondary composers about whombiographical and critical material is not so readily accessible; thirty contemporaries are include din the gallery of composers, among them seven representataive Americans."
Composers since 1900; a biographical and critical guide by David Ewen( Book )

27 editions published between 1969 and 1981 in English and held by 2,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two hundred and twenty composers included
The world of twentieth-century music by David Ewen( Book )

31 editions published between 1968 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographies and critical evaluations of 20th century composers, including detailed notes on over 1500 musical works
Great men of American popular song : the history of the American popular song told through the lives, careers, achievements, and personalities of its foremost composers and lyricists-from William Billings of the Revolutionary War to the "folk-rock" of Bob Dylan by David Ewen( Book )

19 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 1,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the many types of popular American songs and tells about the lives of the men who wrote them
All the years of American popular music by David Ewen( Book )

10 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 1,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the history of all categories of American popular music from colonial times to the present, with information on the music, composers, performers, and entrepreneurs
Encyclopedia of the opera by David Ewen( Book )

41 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in 3 languages and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete book of classical music by David Ewen( Book )

25 editions published between 1965 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographies and critical evaluations of both major and minor composers from 1300 to 1900, and with notes on over one thousand musical works
American popular songs : from the Revolutionary War to the present by David Ewen( Book )

11 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An encyclopedia of over 4000 ... American songs ... with more than 1000 cross references to the composers, lyricists, musical comedies and motion pictures"--Publisher's description
American songwriters : an H.W. Wilson biographical dictionary by David Ewen( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 146 biographies of the composers and lyricists who have earned an enduring place in the history of the American popular song
George Gershwin, his journey to greatness by David Ewen( Book )

24 editions published between 1970 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and music of George Gershwin
The Milton Cross new encyclopedia of the great composers and their music by Milton Cross( Book )

15 editions published between 1962 and 1969 in English and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of America's musical theater by David Ewen( Book )

18 editions published between 1961 and 1968 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Bach to Stravinsky : the history of music by its foremost critics. by David Ewen( Book )

22 editions published between 1933 and 1981 in English and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composers of tomorrow's music; a non-technical introduction to the musical avant-garde movement by David Ewen( Book )

16 editions published between 1971 and 1980 in English and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panorama of American popular music : the story of our national ballads and folk songs, the songs of Tin Pan Alley, Broadway and Hollywood, New Orleans jazz, swing, and symphonic jazz by David Ewen( Book )

18 editions published between 1957 and 1970 in English and German and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composers since 1900. a biographical and critical guide by David Ewen( Book )

12 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty seven new biographies and updating of information on one hundred and seventy two composers appearing in Composers Since 1900
Essays on music by Romain Rolland( Book )

13 editions published between 1948 and 1959 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American songwriters : an H.W. Wilson biographical dictionary
Alternative Names
David Ewen amerykański historyk i krytyk muzyczny

Ewen David

Ewen, David 1907-1

Юэн, Д 1907-1985

Юэн, Д. (Дейвид), 1907-1985

אבן, דוד

אבן, דוד בן יצחק

איבאן, דויד

איבן, דוד

איון, דוד

ユーエン, デーヴィッド

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The complete book of classical musicAmerican songwriters : an H.W. Wilson biographical dictionary