Sibelius: Schirmer Books, The Master Musicians series

By: LAYTON, Robert

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A first printing of the fourth edition of author's biography of Jean Sibelius (1865-1957), the great Finnish composer and national hero to Finland. With extensive discussion of technical aspects of his music, and with musical notations. Includes a section of black & white plates depicting people and scenes from the composer's life. An entry in the publisher's series: The Master Musicians, edited by Stanley Sadie. --- In red paper-covered boards backed in black cloth with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features Albert Edelfelt drawn portrait of Sibelius to back panel. --- A bright, tightly-bound, unmarked copy. Bright, unclipped jacket with minor chafing to edges, otherwise in excellent shape.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); viii, 247 pages

Title: Sibelius: Schirmer Books, The Master Musicians series

Author Name: LAYTON, Robert

Categories: >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, >>Music & Performing Arts,

Publisher: New York, Schirmer Books / Macmillan Publishing Company: 1993

ISBN Number: 0028713222

ISBN Number 13: 9780028713229

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Stock No.: 82604