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Published by Pendragon Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History and criticism,
  • Music,
  • 20th century,
  • 20th century music,
  • Northern Europe, Scandinavia,
  • Genres & Styles - International,
  • Scandinavia

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJohn David White (Editor), Jean Christensen (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages605
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8747616M
ISBN 101576470199
ISBN 109781576470190

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New Music of the Nordic Countries describes the music of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden composed during the latter half of the twentieth century. Along with providing biographical material on most of the living Nordic composers, the book discusses in detail the major trends in Scandinavian contemporary music as well as many of the recent musical works. The E-mail message field is required. Please enter the message. E-mail Message: I thought you might be interested in this item at Title: New music of the Nordic countries Author: John David White; Jean Christensen; Per F Broman Publisher: Hillsdale, NY: Pendragon Press, © ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations ; 27 cm: Contents: New music of Denmark / Jean Christensen --New music of Finland / Kimmo Korhonen --New music of Iceland / John D. White --New music of Norway / Harald Herresthal and Morten Eide Pedersen --New music of Sweden / Per sibility. Gramophone Explorations: Classical Music of the Nordic and Baltic Countries Paperback – Octo Format: Paperback.

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