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The triumph of music : composers, musicians and their audiences, 1700 to the present
The triumph of music : composers, musicians and their audiences, 1700 to the present
Blanning, T. C. W.2008
Articles
The power and prestige of music in the modern world has given its practitioners extraordinary wealth and moral authority. This book looks at the rise of music and musicians in the West from poorly-paid balladeers to music-masters employed by fickle patrons, from the great composers of genius to modern day rock stars.
Imprint:
London : Allen Lane, 2008.
Collation:
x, 416 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-352) and index.
ISBN:
9781846141782 (hbk)1846141788 (hbk)
Dewey class:
780.9'4780.94780.94BLA
Language:
English
BRN:
74188
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