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"The Master Musicians are the classics of the repertoire." —Nicolas Kenyon, The Sunday Times. Celebrating its 100th anniversary, this extraordinary series continues to amaze and captivate its readers with detailed insight into the lives and work of music's geniuses. Unlike other composer biographies that focus narrowly on the music, this series explores the personal history of each composer and the social context surrounding the music. In a precise, engaging, and authoritative manner, each volume combines a vivid portrait of the musicians' inspirations, influences, life experiences, even their weaknesses, with an accessible discussion of their work. Further, each volume offers superb reference material, including a detailed life and times chronology, a complete list of works, a personalia glossary highlighting the important people in the composer's life, and a select bibliography. Under the supervision of music the social context surrounding the music. In a precise, engaging, and authoritative manner, each volume combines a vivid portrait of the musicians' inspirations, influences, life experiences, even their weaknesses, with an accessible discussion of their work. Further, each volume offers superb reference material, including a detailed life and times chronology, a complete list of works, a personalia glossary highlighting the important people in the composer's life, and a select bibliography. Under the supervision of music expert and series general editor Stanley Sadie, Master Musicians will delight music scholars, serious musicians, and all music lovers.

General Editor: Stanley Sadie

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Bach

£18.49

Malcolm Boyd

9780195307719
Paperback
04 January 2007
Master Musicians Series

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Beethoven

£18.49

Barry Cooper

9780195313314
Paperback
11 December 2008
Master Musicians Series

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Bizet

£23.49

Hugh Macdonald

9780199781560
Hardback
13 November 2014
Master Musicians Series

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Mozart

£21.00

Julian Rushton

9780195182644
Hardback
26 January 2006
Master Musicians Series

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Musorgsky

His Life and Works

£21.49

David Brown

9780199735525
Paperback
14 October 2010
Master Musicians Series

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Musorgsky

£22.00

David Brown

9780198165873
Hardback
30 January 2003
Master Musicians Series

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Schumann

Second Edition

£21.49

Eric Jensen

9780199737352
Paperback
29 March 2012
Master Musicians Series

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Verdi

Third Edition

£20.00

Julian Budden

9780190273989
Paperback
11 February 2016
Master Musicians Series

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