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The composer's advocate : a radical orthodoxy for musicians / Erich Leinsdorf.

New Haven : Yale University Press, [1981] .
ISBN 0300024274

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Subjects Conducting.
Direction musicale.
Music -- Interpretation (Phrasing, dynamics, etc.)
Music -- Performance.
Musique -- Exécution.
Musique -- Interprétation.
Description viii, 216 pages : music ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary In this work, the author puts forward his theory that the role of the conductor is to discover, and then deliver upon, the intentions of the great composers for how they wanted their compositions to sound.
Contents Knowing the score -- Knowing the composer -- Knowing what composers wanted -- Knowing musical tradition -- Knowing the right tempo : I -- Knowing the right tempo : II -- Knowing the conductor's role.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6446715
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Leinsdorf, Erich, 1912-1993.
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