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Nicolas Slonimsky Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 258 works in 339 publications in 4 languages and 6,947 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Romance fiction  Political fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction  Epic fiction  Didactic fiction  Poetry  Periodicals 
Classifications: PG3476.P27, 891.7342
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Most widely held works by Nicolas Slonimsky Collection (Library of Congress)
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in Russian and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprehensive picture of pre-revolutionary upper-class Russian society, by a contemporary Russian poet
Tonality in modern music by Rudolph Reti( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally appeared under the title : Tonality, atonality, pantonality
Science & music by James Jeans( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a physical analysis of musical sounds, discussing tuning forks and pure tones, the vibrations of strings and harmonics, the vibrations of air, harmony and discord, the concert room, and hearing
Heads across the sea : an album of eighteenth-century English literary portraits in America by Frances Sharf Fink( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zvezda( )

in Russian and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans Erich Apostel : eine Studie by Harald Kaufmann( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in German and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musica( )

in German and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The skein of legends around Chopin by Adam Harasowski( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zhivu bespokoĭno-- : iz dnevnikov by Evgeniĭ Shvart︠s︡( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in Russian and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kniga vospominaniĭ by Mikhail Leonidovich Slonimskiĭ( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in Russian and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sovetskai︠a︡ muzyka : organ Soi︠u︡za sovetskikh kompozitorov i Sektora iskusstv Narkomprosa( )

in Russian and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schweizer Musiker-Lexikon : dictionnaire des musiciens suisses by Willi Schuh( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in French and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse: Brèves biographies des musiciens, avec la liste de leurs oeuvres
Sovremennik : zhurnal russkoĭ kulʹtury i nat︠s︡ionalʹnoĭ mysli( )

in Russian and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophy of modern music by Theodor W Adorno( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in German and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1947 Theodor Adorno, one of the seminal European philosophers of the postwar years, announced his return after exile in the United States to a devastated Europe by writing Philosophy of New Music. Intensely polemical from its first publication, every aspect of this work was met with extreme reactions, from stark dismissal to outrage. Even Schoenberg reviled it." "Despite the controversy, Philosophy of New Music became highly regarded and widely read among musicians, scholars, and social philosophers. Marking a major turning point in his musicological philosophy, Adorno located a critique of musical reproduction as internal to composition itself, rather than as a matter of the reproduction of musical performance. Consisting of two distinct essays, "Schoenberg and Progress" and "Stravinsky and Reaction," this work poses the musical extremes in which Adorno perceived the struggle for the cultural future of Europe, between human emancipation and barbarism, between the compositional techniques and achievements of Schoenberg and Stravinsky." "In this completely new translation - presented along with an extensive introduction by distinguished translator Robert Hullot-Kentor - Philosophy of New Music emerges as a key to the whole of Adorno's illustrious and influential oeuvre."--Jacket
Atlas muzykalʹnykh instrumentov narodov SSSR by K. A Vertkov( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in Russian and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gotteswort und Magie : die Oper "Moses und Aron" von Arnold Schönberg by Karl H Wörner( Book )

2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vokrug iskusstva by Sergei Bertensson( Book )

2 editions published in 1957 in Russian and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claude Debussy et son oeuvre by Dane Rudhyar( Book )

2 editions published in 1913 in French and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polnoe sobranie sochineniĭ. [Literaturnye proizvedenii︠a︡ i perepiska] by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov( Book )

in Russian and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays before a sonata and other writings by Charles Ives( Book )

2 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the small town of Jumbo, Texas, thirteen-year-old Merilee, who has Asperger's Syndrome, tries to live a "Very Ordered Existence," but disruptions begin when a boy and his father arrive in town and the youngster makes himself a part of the family
 
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