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The Russian Life of R-Aloys Mooser, Music Critic to the Tsars: Memoirs and Selected Writings

The Russian Life of R-Aloys Mooser, Music Critic to the Tsars: Memoirs and Selected Writings (Hardback)

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This book presents a primary source in music history, the memoirs of the Swiss music critic and scholar of Russian music, Robert Aloys Mooser. The memoir includes Mooser's description of music and musical life in Geneva and St. Petersburg in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. His first-hand account of musical figures and events, seen through the eyes of a Protestant Genevan, introduce the reader to the main cultural currents of the time.

BiographyBiography: generalMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresWestern "classical" music Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd Publication Date: 01/02/2008 ISBN-13: 9780773452152  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Dr. Mary S. Woodside is Associate Professor of Music History at the University of Guelph. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. Dr. Neal Johnson recently retired as Professor of French from the Departement d'Etudes francaises, University of Guelph. He received his Ph. D. from the Universite d'Aix-en-Provence.

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