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Iconic composers : a celebration of music's extraordinary composers / illustrated by David Lee Csicsko ; text by Nicholas Csicsko & Emi Ferguson ; foreword by Jamie Bernstein ; introduction, LaRob K. Rafael.

Csicsko, Nicholas, 1984- (author.). Ferguson, Emi, (author.). Csicsko, David Lee, (illustrator.). Bernstein, Jamie, 1952- (writer of foreword.). Rafael, LaRob K., (writer of introduction.).

Summary:
"Iconic Composers highlights the origin and contributions of some of the world's most remarkable and gifted composers throughout history. Bold, whimsical illustrations by David Lee Csicsko along with concise, engaging bios by Nicholas Csicsko and Emi Ferguson celebrate a diverse group of composers from the past 1000 years. Iconic Composers features historical giants of music like Johann Sebastian Bach and Ludwig van Beethoven alongside 20th-century composers such as Astor Piazzolla and Meredith Monk. Showcasing the true range of classical music history not typically acknowledged--exhibiting a wide number of genders, races, and nationalities--Iconic Composers celebrates 50 composers who have influenced the field of music and collectively broadened its scope.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781951963149
  • ISBN: 1951963148
  • Physical Description: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: [Chicago, Illinois] : Trope Industries LLC, [2023]

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Foreword / Jamie Bernstein -- Introduction / LaRob K. Rafael -- Hildegard von Bingen, 1098-1179 -- Guillaume de Machaut, 1300-1377 -- Claudio Monteverdi, 1567-1643 -- Barbara Strozzi, 1619-1677 -- Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, 1665-1729 -- Antonio Vivaldi, 1678-1741 -- George Frideric Handel, 1685-1759 -- Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750 -- Ignatius Sancho, 1729-1780 -- Joseph Haydn, 1732-1809 -- Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, 1745-1799 -- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1756-1791 -- Ludwig van Beethoven, 1770-1827 -- Franz Schubert, 1797-1828 -- Clara & Robert Schumann, C:1819-1896, R:1810-1856 -- Giuseppe Verdi, 1813-1901 -- Johannes Brahms, 1833-1897 -- Lili'uokallani, 1838-1917 -- Chiquinha Gonzaga, 1847-1935 -- Gustave Mahler, 1860-1911 -- Claude Debussy, 1862-1918 -- Erik Satie, 1866-1925 -- Harry T. Burleigh, 1866-1949 -- Scott Joplin, 1868-1917 -- Arnold Schoenberg, 1874-1951 -- Maurice Ravel, 1875-1937 -- Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, 1875-1912 -- Igor Stravinsky, 1882-1971 -- Florence Price, 1887-1953 -- Lili & Nadia Boulanger, L:1893-1918, N:1887-1979 -- William Grant Still, 1895-1978 -- Shirley Graham Du Bois, 1896-1977 -- George Gershwin, 1898-1937 -- John Cage, 1912-1992 -- Leonard Bernstein, 1918-1990 -- Galina Ustvolskaya, 1919-2006 -- Astor Piazzolla, 1921-1992 -- George Crumb, 1929-2022 -- Tōru Takemitsu, 1930-1996 -- Young-ja Lee, 1931- -- Louis W. Ballard, 1931-2007 -- John Williams, 1932- -- Pauline Oliveros, 1932-2016 -- Arvo Pärt, 1935- -- Philip Glass, 1937- -- Roscoe Mitchell, 1940- -- Julius Eastman, 1940-1990 -- Meredith Monk, 1942- -- Tania León, 1943- -- Nobuo Uematsu, 1959.
Subject: Composers > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women composers > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Musicians > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Composers > Biography.
Musicians > Biography.
Women composers > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.
Illustrated works.

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