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Self-portrait of Percy Grainger

Percy Grainger

Self-portrait of Percy Grainger

by Percy Grainger

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Malcolm Gillies, David Pear, and Mark Carroll.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 284 p., [14] p. of plates :
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22733580M
ISBN 10019530537X

Percy Grainger used three harmoniums that we know of, a Mustel Model 4 (left mysteriously at the Sydney Conservatorium in March, after his concerts there and destined to live in the basement of Verbrugghen Hall for 80 years), an American-built Estey at 7 Cromwell Place, sent to the Grainger Museum in Melbourne after he died, and the restored instrument currently in the house, an Adler.   Percy Grainger, original name George Percy Grainger, (born July 8, , Melbourne, Victoria, Australia—died Feb. 20, , White Plains, N.Y., U.S.), Australian-born American composer, pianist, and conductor who was also known for his work in collecting folk music.. Grainger first appeared publicly as a pianist at age He was educated at home in Melbourne by his mother.

Comrades in Art - The Correspondence of Ronald Stevenson and Percy Grainger, , with Interviews, Essays and other Writings on Grainger Editor: . Percy Grainger, The Sydney Symphony Orchestra Conducted By John Hopkins (11) Percy Grainger, The Sydney Symphony Orchestra Conducted By John Hopkins (11) - The Orchestral Works Of Percy Grainger, Vol. 1 (Album) 10 versions: World Record Club, World Record Club: Australia:

Books page in the Grainger Museum site. Balough, Teresa (ed.), Comrades in art: The correspondence of Ronald Stevenson and Percy Grainger, , with interviews, essays and other writings on Grainger by Ronald Stevenson, London: Toccata Press, Karg-Elert, Sigfrid, The harmony of the soul: Sigfrid Karg-Elert's letters "to his Australian friends" / compiled, translated and. Featuring: Irish Tune from County Derry / Mock Morris / My Robin Is to the Greenwood Gone / Children's March: Over the Hills and Far Away. By Percy Aldridge Grainger / arr. Douglas E. Wagner. Concert Band Conductor Score & Parts. The boundless energy and passion for life of Australian-born composer Percy Aldridge Grainger is reflected in the fourCategory: Concert Band.


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Self-Portrait of Percy Grainger draws exclusively from these sketches, revealing for the first time an illuminating portrait of the composer's life. With such titles as The Aldridge-Grainger-Strom Saga,Thunks,Ere-I-Forget,The Love-Life of Helen and Paris, and Anecdotes, these manuscripts were intended as precursors to Grainger's autobiography, My Wretched Tone-Life, which he only.

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