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Peyser, Joan

Overview
Works: 117 works in 250 publications in 5 languages and 9,506 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Sources  Pictorial works  Biography‡vPictorial works 
Roles: Author, Performer, Editor, Other, Interviewee, Moderator
Classifications: ML410.B566, B
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Bernstein : a biography by Joan Peyser( Book )

25 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 2,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the career of the conductor and composer, disclosing the controversial nature of his life
The memory of all that : the life of George Gershwin by Joan Peyser( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peyser portrays the songwriter who became a composer, struggling against anti-Semitic and anti-American musical prejudices, suffering with a fatal brain tumor, and maintaining several long-term liaisons with married women
The new music; the sense behind the sound by Joan Peyser( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boulez by Joan Peyser( Book )

18 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and French and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the post-World War II modern music movement through the life of Pierre Boulez, the influential and provacative composer and controversial conductor of the New York Philharmonic
The Orchestra : origins and transformations( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verzameling studies over de geschiedenis van het orkest sinds de 15e eeuw
The Trail of Tears across Missouri by Joan Peyser( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the 1837-1838 removal of the Cherokees from the southeastern United States to Indian Territory, with an overview of the life of the Cherokees and events leading up to their exile, and discussion of the hardships of the forced march that led to the death of approximately 4,000 tribe members
To Boulez and beyond : music in Europe since The rite of spring by Joan Peyser( Book )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using insights gained from hundreds of hours of interviews with key figures in modern music - including Pierre Boulez, John Cage, and Milton Babbitt - Joan Peyser brings the personalities behind this dramatic musical revolution to life. Then, based on her own expertise and her discussions with rising stars such as Anthony Cornicello and Augusta Read Thomas, she offers her thoughts and predictions about the future of serious music."--Jacket
Bernstein : a biography : revised & updated by Joan Peyser( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the career of the conductor and composer, disclosing the controversial nature of his life
Twentieth-century music : the sense behind the sound by Joan Peyser( Book )

10 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music of my time by Joan Peyser( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonard Bernstein by Joan Peyser( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Amerikaanse componist en dirigent Leonard Bernstein (1918- )
The orchestra : a collection of 23 essays on its origins and transformations( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forgotten Missourians who made history : Missourians who made lasting contributions to our state and nation yet are largely forgotten by subsequent generations by James Bryce Borwick( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of Missourians who made lasting contributions to our state and nation yet are largely forgotten by subsequent generations
Pastorale, op. 8, for violin, clarinet and piano The whippoorwill : op. 9a, for clarinet and piano ; Sonata, op. 14, for clarinet and piano by Daniel Gregory Mason( Recording )

1 edition published in 1975 and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Missouri horses : gift to a nation by Joan Peyser( Book )

in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonard Bernstein : eine Biographie by Joan Peyser( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Thorpe (Mauch Chunk) by John H Drury( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhapsodie in Blue : la vie passionnée et tragique de George Gershwin by Joan Peyser( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dévoile certains aspects de la vie de George Gershwin pour ainsi rompre avec l'image aseptisée toujours donnée du compositeur, qu'il s'agisse de sa mère, de son enfance, du mépris dont il fut l'objet, de sa vie sentimentale, de sa passion pour une certaine forme de musique
Jim Thorpe in the 20th century by John H Drury( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

composer, conductor, enigma by Joan Peyser( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Trail of Tears across Missouri
Alternative Names
Gilbert, Joan 1930-2011

Joan Peyser American musicologist

パイザー, ジョーン

Languages
English (136)

German (6)

French (4)

Spanish (2)

Dutch (1)

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The memory of all that : the life of George GershwinThe Orchestra : origins and transformationsThe Trail of Tears across MissouriTo Boulez and beyond : music in Europe since The rite of springBernstein : a biography : revised & updatedThe music of my timeThe orchestra : a collection of 23 essays on its origins and transformationsForgotten Missourians who made history : Missourians who made lasting contributions to our state and nation yet are largely forgotten by subsequent generations