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Portrait of Percy Grainger / Malcolm Gillies and David Pear
Bib ID 1634283
Format BookBook
Author
Gillies, Malcolm, 1954-
 
Description Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2002 
xxxv, 220 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 1580460879 (alkaline paper)
Series

Eastman studies in music, 1071-9989.

Summary

"A book of recollections of Percy Grainger (1882-1961), the Australian-born pianist, folklorist, and composer. Contributors include Edvard Grieg, Benjamin Britten, various members of Grainger's family and performing musicians with whom he played. There are several self-analyzing passages by Grainger himself." "Grainger's music is being revived at a growing rate, especially in the United States, Britain and his native Australia. This is a riveting look at the driven, engaging personality who composed such fascinating pieces."--BOOK JACKET.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]) and index.

Subjects Grainger, Percy, 1882-1961.  |  Composers -- Biography.
Other authors/contributors Pear, David

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