Eight Symphonic Masterworks of the Twentieth Century: A Study Guide for Conductors (Paperback)

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Leonard Slatkin delves into eight of the most beloved orchestral pieces of the twentieth century and tackles problems conductors face before stepping onto the podium, providing advice and tips that will help bring these works to life on the stage. He covers works by Debussy, Shostakovich, Bart k, Stravinsky, Gershwin, Copland, Barber, and Britten.

About the Author


Internationally acclaimed conductor Leonard Slatkin is music director laureate of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, directeur musical honoraire of the Orchestre National de Lyon, and conductor laureate of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. He maintains a rigorous schedule of guest conducting and is active as a composer, author, and educator. A six-time Grammy winner, Slatkin is a recipient of the National Medal of Arts and holds the rank of Chevalier in the French Legion of Honor. He lives in St. Louis, Missouri with his wife, composer Cindy McTee.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781538186800
ISBN-10: 1538186802
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: March 5th, 2024
Pages: 204
Language: English