Collected here for the first time are more than 2,000 wise and witty quotations on every type of music and musicians, from Plato to Igor Stravinsky, Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra, John Lennon, and a host of other luminaries. What they have to say about composers, concerts, critics, conducting, various instruments, and about music and truth, solitude, women, love, death, war, and health makes a true Bartlett's for music-lovers and -haters alike.
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(203mm x 127mm x 29mm)
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Author Biography - Nat Shapiro
Nat Shapiro is a distinguished critic and historian of popular and classical music. He is the author of An Annotated Index of American Popular Songs (six volumes) and coauthor of The Jazz Makers and Hear Me talkin' to Ya (with Nat Hentoff). In addition he has produced hundreds of records--from Barbra Streisand and Lotte Lenya to Mahalia Jackson and Michel LeGrand.