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A-Z of Conductors Boxed Set!
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Surveys the history of recording during the 20th century, from the earliest days of capturing orchestral msuic on disc to the present era of the iPod, through the biographies of more than 300 of the most significant conductors whose art is preserved on record. In addition, the entry for each conductor contains a list of selected recordings and a career outline. 4 accompanying cds present excerpts from recordings by 48 of the conductors featured, and complete works are available to listen to on the free website. The A-Z of Conductors will be of interest to both seasoned collectors and newcomers. The author, David Patmore, is a regular contributor to Classic Record Collector magazine and is currently a research fellow with the Centre of the History and Analysis of Recorded Music (CHARM) at the University of Sheffield. Biographies of 300 great conductors Booklet of 960 pages, with photographs 4 CDs of illustrative historical recordings Includes access to a dedicated website with over 200 hours of music

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