Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Paperback Book

Erich Wolfgang Korngold Paperback

Part of the 20th-Century Composers series

Description

This colourful biography explores the life and music of Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957), whose varied compositions ranged from operas (written at a very young age) and orchestral music to lighter works such as operettas and Hollywood film scores.

Korngold's lush, romantic scores have influenced many other film composers, while a recent resurgence of interest in his work has lent greater credibility to his more serious classical compositions.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240 pages, 100 b&w and duotone illustrations, further reading, discography, index
  • Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: 20th century & contemporary classical music
  • ISBN: 9780714831558

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