The Lighter Classics in Music: A Comprehensive Guide to Musical Masterworks in a Lighter Vein

$270.00

Amber T. Tejada (Editor)

Series: Fine Arts, Music and Literature
BISAC: MUS006000

In one brilliant volume, David Ewen offers a classic in musical literature. Here are the treasured semi-classical works of two continents—enduring, always alive—analyzed by a famed authority, acclaimed as “music’s interpreter to the American people.”

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1. Joseph Achron

Chapter 2. Adolphe-Charles Adam

Chapter 3. Richard Addinsell

Chapter 4. Isaac Albéniz

Chapter 5. Hugo Alfvén

Chapter 6. Louis Alter

Chapter 7. Leroy Anderson

Chapter 8. Daniel François Auber

Chapter 9. Johann Sebastian Bach

Chapter 10. Michael Balfe

Chapter 11. Hubert Bath

Chapter 12. Ludwig van Beethoven

Chapter 13. Vincenzo Bellini

Chapter 14. Ralph Benatzky

Chapter 15. Arthur Benjamin

Chapter 16. Robert Russell Bennett

Chapter 17. Hector Berlioz

Chapter 18. Leonard Bernstein

Chapter 19. Georges Bizet

Chapter 20. Luigi Boccherini

Chapter 21. François Boieldieu

Chapter 22. Giovanni Bolzoni

Chapter 23. Carrie Jacobs Bond

Chapter 24. Alexander Borodin

Chapter 25. Felix Borowski

Chapter 26. Johannes Brahms

Chapter 27. Charles Wakefield Cadman

Chapter 28. Lucien Caillet

Chapter 29. Alfredo Catalani

Chapter 30. Otto Cesana

Chapter 31. Emmanuel Chabrier

Chapter 32. George Chadwick

Chapter 33. Cécile Chaminade

Chapter 34. Gustave Charpentier

Chapter 35. Frédéric Chopin

Chapter 36. Eric Coates

Chapter 37. Peter Cornelius

Chapter 38. Noel Coward

Chapter 39. César Cui

Chapter 40. Claude Debussy

Chapter 41. Léo Delibes

Chapter 42. Gregore Dinicu

Chapter 43. Gaetano Donizetti

Chapter 44. Franz Drdla

Chapter 45. Riccardo Drigo

Chapter 46. Arcady Dubensky

Chapter 47. Paul Dukas

Chapter 48. Antonin Dvořák

Chapter 49. Sir Edward Elgar

Chapter 50. Duke Ellington

Chapter 51. Georges Enesco

Chapter 52. Leo Fall

Chapter 53. Manuel de Falla

Chapter 54. Gabriel Fauré

Chapter 55. Friedrich Flotow

Chapter 56. Stephen Foster

Chapter 57. Rudolf Friml

Chapter 58. Julius Fučík

Chapter 59. Sir Edward German

Chapter 60. George Gershwin

Chapter 61. Henry F. Gilbert

Chapter 62. Don Gillis

Chapter 63. Alberto Ginastera

Chapter 64. Alexander Glazunov

Chapter 65. Reinhold Glière

Chapter 66. Michael Glinka

Chapter 67. Christoph Willibald Gluck

Chapter 68. Benjamin Godard

Chapter 69. Leopold Godowsky

Chapter 70. Edwin Franko Goldman

Chapter 71. Karl Goldmark

Chapter 72. Rubin Goldmark

Chapter 73. François Gossec

Chapter 74. Louis Gottschalk

Chapter 75. Morton Gould

Chapter 76. Charles Gounod

Chapter 77. Percy Grainger

Chapter 78. Enrique Granados

Chapter 79. Edvard Grieg

Chapter 80. Ferde Grofé

Chapter 81. David Guion

Chapter 82. Johan Halvorsen

Chapter 83. George Frederick Handel

Chapter 84. Joseph Haydn

Chapter 85. Victor Herbert

Chapter 86. Ferdinand Hérold

Chapter 87. Jenö Hubay

Chapter 88. Engelbert Humperdinck

Chapter 89. Jacques Ibert

Chapter 90. Michael Ippolitov-Ivanov

Chapter 91. Ivanovici

Chapter 92. Armas Järnefelt

Chapter 93. Dmitri Kabalevsky

Chapter 94. Emmerich Kálmán

Chapter 95. Kéler-Béla

Chapter 96. Jerome Kern

Chapter 97. Albert Ketelby

Chapter 98. Aram Khatchaturian

Chapter 99. George Kleinsinger

Chapter 100. Fritz Kreisler

Chapter 101. Édouard Lalo

Chapter 102. Josef Lanner

Chapter 103. Charles Lecocq

Chapter 104. Ernesto Lecuona

Chapter 105. Franz Lehár

Chapter 106. Ruggiero Leoncavallo

Chapter 107. Anatol Liadov

Chapter 108. Paul Lincke

Chapter 109. Franz Liszt

Chapter 110. Frederick Loewe

Chapter 111. Albert Lortzing

Chapter 112. Alexandre Luigini

Chapter 113. Hans Christian Lumbye

Chapter 114. Edward MacDowell

Chapter 115. Albert Hay Malotte

Chapter 116. Gabriel Marie

Chapter 117. Martini Il Tedesco

Chapter 118. Pietro Mascagni

Chapter 119. Jules Massenet

Chapter 120. Robert McBride

Chapter 121. Harl McDonald

Chapter 122. Felix Mendelssohn

Chapter 123. Giacomo Meyerbeer

Chapter 124. Karl Milloecker

Chapter 125. Moritz Moszkowski

Chapter 126. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Chapter 127. Modest Mussorgsky

Chapter 128. Ethelbert Nevin

Chapter 129. Otto Nicolai

Chapter 130. Siegfried Ochs

Chapter 131. Jacques Offenbach

Chapter 132. Ignace Jan Paderewski

Chapter 133. Gabriel Pierné

Chapter 134. Jean-Robert Planquette

Chapter 135. Eduard Poldini

Chapter 136. Manuel Ponce

Chapter 137. Amilcare Ponchielli

Chapter 138. Cole Porter

Chapter 139. Serge Prokofiev

Chapter 140. Giacomo Puccini

Chapter 141. Sergei Rachmaninoff

Chapter 142. Joachim Raff

Chapter 143. Maurice Ravel

Chapter 144. Emil von Rezniček

Chapter 145. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Chapter 146. Richard Rodgers

Chapter 147. Sigmund Romberg

Chapter 148. David Rose

Chapter 149. Gioacchino Rossini

Chapter 150. Anton Rubinstein

Chapter 151. Camille Saint-Saëns

Chapter 152. Pablo de Sarasate

Chapter 153. Franz Schubert

Chapter 154. Robert Schumann

Chapter 155. Cyril Scott

Chapter 156. Jean Sibelius

Chapter 157. Christian Sinding

Chapter 158. Leone Sinigaglia

Chapter 159. Bedřich Smetana

Chapter 160. John Philip Sousa

Chapter 161. Oley Speaks

Chapter 162. Robert Stolz

Chapter 163. Oscar Straus

Chapter 164. Eduard Strauss

Chapter 165. Johann Strauss I

Chapter 166. Johann Strauss II

Chapter 167. Josef Strauss

Chapter 168. Sir Arthur Sullivan

Chapter 169. Franz von Suppé

Chapter 170. Johan Svendsen

Chapter 171. Deems Taylor

Chapter 172. Peter Ilitch Tchaikovsky

Chapter 173. Ambroise Thomas

Chapter 174. Enrico Toselli

Chapter 175. Sir Paolo Tosti

Chapter 176. Giuseppe Verdi

Chapter 177. Richard Wagner

Chapter 178. Emil Waldteufel

Chapter 179. Karl Maria von Weber

Chapter 180. Kurt Weill

Chapter 181. Jaromir Weinberger

Chapter 182. Henri Wieniawski

Chapter 183. Ralph Vaughan Williams

Chapter 184. Jacques Wolfe

Chapter 185. Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari

Chapter 186. Sebastián Yradier

Chapter 187. Carl Zeller

Chapter 188. Karl Michael Ziehrer

An Alphabetical Listing of the Lighter Classics in Music

Index