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Title
Marguerite Long - a life in French music, 1874-1966
Author
Cecilia Dunoyer
format
Hardback
Publisher
Indiana University Press
Language
English
UK Publication Date
19931222

"Cecilia Dunoyer has written a thoughtful and carefully researched work. Not only is her book crammed with information on French music, performers, and composers, it also is highly readable."-Piano & Keyboard

"Cecilia Dunoyer's new book presents an engaging portrait of the woman once esteemed as the grande dame of French music." -Notes

"It is a fascinating story from beginning to end . . . " -American Music Teacher

"Dunoyer's thorough, accurate, well-written biography is the first of this important artist and, as such, worthy of many a music library's attention." -Booklist

Marguerite Long, the most important French woman pianist of our century, left her stamp on a whole epoch of musical life in Paris. Long was a virtuoso performer-working closely with Debussy, Faur, and Ravel-and a tireless and demanding pedagogue. With violinist Jacques Thibaud, she founded a prestigious international competition that continues to launch the careers of young musicians. Illustrated.

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CECILIA DUNOYER is Education Coordinator at the Center for Performing Arts at Pennsylvania State University.
She combines the careers of pianist and scholar, giving lecture-recitals on French and Russian music and concertizing in both Europe and America.

Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Pianists - France - Biography.
Country of Publication
Indiana
Number of Pages
240

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