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Description - Marguerite Long by Cecilia Dunoyer

Cecilia Dunoyer has written a thoughtful and carefully researched work. Not only is her book crammed with information on French music, performers, and composers, it also is highly readable."-Piano & KeyboardCecilia Dunoyer's new book presents an engaging portrait of the woman once esteemed as the grande dame of French music." -NotesIt is a fascinating story from beginning to end... " -American Music TeacherDunoyer's thorough, accurate, well-written biography is the first of this important artist and, as such, worthy of many a music library's attention." -BooklistMarguerite Long, the most important French woman pianist of our century, left her stamp on a whole epoch of musical life in Paris. Long was a virtuoso performer-working closely with Debussy, Faure, and Ravel-and a tireless and demanding pedagogue. With violinist Jacques Thibaud, she founded a prestigious international competition that continues to launch the careers of young musicians. Illustrated.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780253318398
ISBN-10: 0253318394
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 155mm x mm)
Pages: 260
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1993
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Cecilia Dunoyer

CECILIA DUNOYER is Education Coordinator at the Center for Performing Arts at Pennsylvania State University. She combines the careers of pianist and scholar, giving lecture-recitals on French and Russian music and concertizing in both Europe and America.