The Attentive Listener - Three Centuries of Music Criticism by Harry Haskell

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Published by Princeton University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Music,
  • Music History And Criticism +,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • History & Criticism,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • History and criticism

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7756746M
ISBN 100691026416
ISBN 109780691026411

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He lives in Guilford, Connecticut. A program annotator for Carnegie Hall in New York, the Pierre Boulez Saal in Berlin, and other venues, Harry Haskell is the author of several books, including The Early Music Revival: A History, The Attentive Listener: Three Centuries of Music Criticism, and Maiden Flight.

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