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Early articles for the Boston evening transcript

edited by Electra Slonimsky Yourke

(Nicolas Slonimsky : writings on music, v. 1)

Routledge, 2004

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Nicolas Slonimsky (1894-1995) was an influential and celebrated writer on music. Born in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1894, in his 101 years he taught and coached music; conducted the premieres of several 20th century masterpieces; composed works for piano and voice; and oversaw the 5th-8th editions of the classic Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians . Beginning in 1926, Slonimsky resided in the United States. From his arrival, he wrote provocative articles on contemporary music and musicians, many of whom were his personal friends. Working as a freelance author, he built a large file of reviews, articles, and even manuscripts for books that were never published. This is the first volume of a 4 volume collection on the best of this material.

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    • 0415968658
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    New York, N.Y.
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    xv, 192 p.
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    24 cm
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