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The Listener's Musical CompanionNd knowledgeable commentary on the best performances of great music as heard through the outstanding recordings from the beginning of recorded sound to the present Highlighting what to listen for in the greatest works in Western music Haggin offers a sweeping survey of composers from every period including the early music of Gregorian and Ambrosian Chant; the early eighteenth century music of Bach and Handel; the later work of Mozart Beethoven and Schubert; the music of such nineteenth century composers as Wagner Brahms and Tchaikovsky; twentieth century music composed by Ravel Stravinsky and Vaughan Williams; and a wide range of American music by Carter Ives Co.
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As one of America's most important music critics BH Haggin commented on the American musical scene for over half a century When he died in 1987 at the age of eighty six he left behind a vast body of beautifully written compelling commentary on the state of Western music His extraordinary power and range as a critic have contributed greatly to the enduring enthusiasm of his readers and supporters even today First published in 1956 The Listener's Musical Companion has received wide acclaim over the years A book for readers of all degrees of musical experience it is partly an introduction to concert music and its major composers and partly a highly discriminating a.
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The Listener's Musical Companion review ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ As one of America's most important music critics BH Haggin commented on the American musical scene for over half a century When he died in 1987 at the age of eighty six he left behind a vast body of beautifully written compelling commentary on the state Pland Menotti Gershwin Porter Bernstein and others Every reader beginning and seasoned listeners alike will benefit from what Haggin says about the meaning of music and its procedures and forms; from his splendid analyses of particular pieces of music; from his critical exploration of the literature of music in all periods; and from his evaluation of this century's heritage of great recorded performances Compiled and edited by Thomas Hathaway this new edition includes material that Haggin wrote in the last years of his life A classic in its field The Listener's Musical Companion advocates the best way to discover the meaning in a piece of music by listening to i.