First Nights Five Musical Premieres

ISBN-10: 0300091052

ISBN-13: 9780300091052

Edition: 2001

Authors: Thomas Forrest Kelly

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This text takes a look back at the debut performances of five famous musical compositions: Monteverdi's Orfeo, Handel's Messiah, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique and Stravinsky's Sacre du Printemps.
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 9/10/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 314
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540

Thomas Forrest Kelly is professor of music at Harvard University.

Claudio Monteverdi, Orfeo: Saturday, February 24, 1607 Documents
George Frideric Handel, Messiah: Tuesday, April 13, 1742, 12 Noon Documents
Ludwig van Beethoven Ninth Symphony: Friday, May 7, 1824, 7:00 P.M. Documents
Hector Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique: Sunday, December 5, 1830, 2 P.M. Documents
Igor Stravinsky, Le sacre du printemps: Thursday, May 29, 1913, 8:45 P.M. Documents
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