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[Memoirs of composers

William Boyce

[Memoirs of composers

by William Boyce

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Published by s.n. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Joseph Warren.
ContributionsBoyce, William, 17110-1779., Warren, Joseph.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21716664M

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A very heartfelt memoir showing Ms. Goldsworthy's grateful attitude towards the mentors in her life. She appreciates the composers who inspired her and the people who influenced her throughout her life. A great book for music lovers. (Reviewed by Julia, Lawrence Branch)/5(97).   The heart of the book is a collection of three sections dedicated to Beckwith's professional life, of which "Studies" is the first. This section includes three chapters, which describe his education at the University of Toronto and his first jobs in music ("Toronto: Youth"), his early work as a composer during these years ("Composing"), and his studies with Nadia Boulanger in Paris ("Paris").

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