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Composers of Classical Music of Jewish Descent

Composers of Classical Music of Jewish Descent( )
Author: Stevens, Lewis
Foreword by: Neuberger, Julia
Publication Date:Jun 2005
Publisher:Vallentine Mitchell Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $32.95
Book Description:

This important book attempts to analyze the reasons for the predominance in classical music of composers of Jewish descent while highlighting their role within the production of works of significant importance, particularly over the last two hundred years. Written in two parts, the larger second section provides an invaluable compilation of biographical sketches for over 250 composers of Jewish descent; some are well known as composers, for example, Mendelssohn, Mahler, Schoenberg,...
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Detailed Subjects: Music / Religious / Jewish
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.75 x 9.25 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:1.71 Pounds

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