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Griffiths, Paul 1947 November 24-

Overview
Works: 185 works in 701 publications in 9 languages and 22,648 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Dictionaries  Bio-bibliography  Interviews  Art music  Music  Songs  Song cycles  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Commentator, Translator, Writer of accompanying material, Speaker, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor, Performer, Lyricist
Classifications: ML197, 780.924
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Most widely held works about Paul Griffiths
 
Most widely held works by Paul Griffiths
The string quartet by Paul Griffiths( Book )

21 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book follows the quartet from its origins in the middle of the 18th century up to the present day. A large percentage of the book concerns the classic period of the quartets and with the works of Haydn, probable inventor of the genre, of Mozart, of Schubert, of Beethoven; on the Romantic period -- Mendelssohn, Brahms, Dvorak and Debussy -- finishing with the post-1914 era, Schoenberg, Bartok, Stravinsky and Shostakovich. among others
Modern music and after by Paul Griffiths( Book )

25 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers musical changes since World War II, and then reviews the work of 50 composers since 1960
A concise history of western music by Paul Griffiths( Book )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engaging, clear and informative, this is the story of western music - of its great composers, its performers and listeners, and of the ever changing ideas of what music is and what it is for. Paul Griffiths shows how music has evolved through the centuries, and suggests how musical evolution has reflected developments in history and culture. The book provides an enticing introduction for students and beginners, using the minimum of technical terms, all straightforwardly defined in the glossary. Its perspective and its insights will also make it illuminating for teachers, musicians and music lovers
Modern music : the avant garde since 1945 by Paul Griffiths( Book )

20 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to electronic music by Paul Griffiths( Book )

12 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Thames and Hudson encyclopaedia of 20th-century music by Paul Griffiths( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stravinsky by Paul Griffiths( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concise history of avant-garde music : from Debussy to Boulez by Paul Griffiths( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern music : a concise history by Paul Griffiths( Book )

50 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The late romantic background; new harmony; new rhythm, new form; neoclassicism; serialism; the East; electronics; chance; the theatre and politics; multiplicity
Olivier Messiaen and the music of time by Paul Griffiths( Book )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over de werken van de Franse componist (geb. 1908)
Igor Stravinsky, the Rake's progress by Paul Griffiths( Book )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over de opera van de Russische componist (1882-1971)
Bartók by Paul Griffiths( Book )

19 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New Grove Second Viennese school : Schoenberg, Webern, Berg by O. W Neighbour( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

György Ligeti by Paul Griffiths( Book )

21 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inleiding over leven en werk van de Hongaarse componist (geb. 1923)
Cage by Paul Griffiths( Book )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over de Amerikaanse avant-garde-componist (geb. 1912)
Peter Maxwell Davies by Paul Griffiths( Book )

20 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leven en werk van de Engelse componist (geb. 1934)
Boulez by Paul Griffiths( Book )

16 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New sounds, new personalities : British composers of the 1980s in conversation with by Paul Griffiths( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin companion to classical music by Paul Griffiths( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From one of the most respected experts on the subject, an authoritative A-to-Z reference guide covering some 1,000 years of Western music. In this impressive volume, music critic Paul Griffiths offers a succinct and comprehensive guide to the history, forms, and personalities of classical music. Biographies of thousands of composers from Albinoni to Zappa, with in-depth treatment of major figures ; Coverage of individual works, including plot summaries of operas and ballets ; Articles on the history of music and instruments ; Entries on musical forms, from medieval plainchant toz contemporary minimalism ; Clear definitions of technical terms and jargon."--Publisher website (Sept. 2006)
Let me tell you by Hans Abrahamsen( Recording )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let me tell you is a dramatic monologue voiced by a character who requires us to hear her. That character is not quite the Ophelia of Shakespeare's Hamlet; her entire text is made up from words Ophelia speaks in that play, but she uses these words in different ways, to express herself differently
 
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The Thames and Hudson encyclopaedia of 20th-century music
Alternative Names
Griffith, Paul

Griffiths, P.

Griffiths, Paul 1947-

Griffiths, Paul 1947 November 24-

Griffiths, Paul Anthony.

Griffiths, Paul Anthony 1947-

Paul Griffiths Brits schrijver

Paul Griffiths Scrittore inglese

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A concise history of western musicThe Thames and Hudson encyclopaedia of 20th-century musicModern music : a concise historyOlivier Messiaen and the music of timeIgor Stravinsky, the Rake's progressThe New Grove Second Viennese school : Schoenberg, Webern, BergGyörgy LigetiThe Penguin companion to classical music