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Portrait Gallery free pdf From Leonard Bernstein to Benjamin Britten, Andre Previn and Igor Stravinsky, Edward Greenfield had the privilege of getting to know some of the 20th century's greatest composers, conductors and performers. His lifelong career as a music critic for the Guardian and Gramophone has taken him around the world and left him with an endless source of fascinating material. Here for the first time he has brought together a lifetime of memories in this absorbing and fascinating memoir. Greenfield has worked with such renowned singers as Joan Sutherland and Elizabeth Schwarzkof, Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti- he has interviewed luminaries including Yehudi Menuhin, George Martin and Colin Davis- and he has forged enduring friendships with the likes of Jacqueline du Pre, Daniel Barenboim and Edward Heath. His is a career steeped in classical music and his Portrait Gallery brings that vividly to life.

About Edward Greenfield

Edward Greenfield is one of Britain's most eminent music critics and broadcasters. He joined the Manchester Guardian in 1953, rising to become music critic from 1977 onwards, until his retirement. He has contributed to Gramophone magazine since 1960. A regular broadcaster on the BBC, he presented classical music programmes on the World Service, including The Greenfield Collection, and was a regular contributor to Radio 3's Record Review (subsequently CD Review) for many years. He has written monographs on Puccini, Joan Sutherland and Andre Previn, and continues to act as co-editor on the renowned Penguin Guide to Recorded Classical Music. In October 1993 he was given a Gramophone Award for Special Achievement and in June 1994 received the OBE for services to music and journalism.

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Author : Edward Greenfield
Publisher : Elliott
Data Published : 08 January 2014
ISBN : 1909653586
EAN : 9781909653580
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 272 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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