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Description - Slonimsky's Book of Musical Anecdotes by Nicolas Slonimsky

Scathing reviews, whimsical stories, and diverting games fill the pages of this utterly engaging kaleidoscope of skewed tales on the world of Classical music. It dishes out a marvelous feast of tales served up by a master storyteller whose reach extends around the world and to the beginnings of civilization.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415939386
ISBN-10: 0415939380
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Pages: 314
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Nicolas Slonimsky

Nicolas Slonimsky (1894-1995) was an influential writer, editor and translator of musical essays. Born in Russia, he became a preeminent composer and conductor in America. A prolific writer, some of his authored works include Music Since 1900 and Lexicon of Musical Invective. He also edited five editions of Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Music.

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