Nicolas Slonimsky

Nicolas Slonimsky (São Petersburgo, 27 de abril de 1894 - São Francisco, 25 de dezembro de 1995)[1] foi um maestro, autor, pianista, compositor e lexicógrafo americano nascido na Rússia, que fez sua carreira nos EUA. Mais conhecido por sua obra literária e de referência musical, ele escreveu o Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns e o Lexicon of Musical Invective, e editou Baker Biographical Dictionary of Musicians.

Nicolas Slonimsky
Nascimento 27 de abril de 1894
São Petersburgo
Morte 25 de dezembro de 1995 (101 anos)
São Francisco
Cidadania Império Russo, Estados Unidos
Progenitores
  • Ludwig Slonimsky
Irmão(s) Yulia Slonimskaya Sazonova, Mikhail Slonimsky, Aleksandr Slonimsky
Alma mater
Ocupação maestro, compositor, musicólogo, pianista, crítico de música, lexicógrafo, lecturer
Prêmios
Empregador Conservatório de Boston em Berklee, Conservatório de Música da Nova Inglaterra

ComposiçõesEditar

PianoEditar

  • Minitudes
  • Variations on a Kindergarten Tune
  • Yellowstone Park Suite
  • Russian Nocturne
  • Two Etudes
  • Silhouettes Iberiennes
  • Russian Prelude
  • Modinha
  • Variations on a Brazilian Tune (My Toy Balloon)
  • Studies in Black and White

Música de câmaraEditar

  • Muss Perpetuo
  • Suite (Сюита)
  • Piccolo Divertimento
  • Quaquaversal Suite

Comercial e sátiraEditar

  • Five Advertising Songs
  • Gravestones at Hancock, New Hampshire (1945)
  • A Very Great Musician
  • I Owe a Debt to A Monkey (A Humorous Encore Song)

Livros e outros escritosEditar

LivrosEditar

  • Music Since 1900 (1937)[a]
    • Supplement to Music since 1900 (1986)[b]
  • Music of Latin America (1945)[c]
  • Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns (1947)[d]
  • The Road to Music New York (1947)[e]
  • A Thing or Two about Music (1948)[f]
  • Lexicon of Musical Invective (1953)[g]
  • Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (1958).[h]
  • The Concise Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (1987)[i]
  • Perfect Pitch (1988)
  • Lectionary of Music (1989)[j]

Escritos coletadosEditar

  • Nicolas Slonimsky: The First Hundred Years (1994)[k]
  • The Great Composers and Their Works (Reissued as The Listener's Companion) (2000)[l]
  • Nicolas Slonimsky: Writings on Music (2004)[m]
  • Dear Dorothy - Letters from Nicolas Slonimsky to Dorothy Adlow (2012)[n]

ReferênciasEditar

  1. Slonimsky, Nicolas (1988). Perfect Pitch: A Life Story. London, England: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-315155-3.
NotasEditar
  1. First published 1937 by Coleman-Ross. Republished in 2001 by Schirmer Reference, New York.
  2. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York.
  3. First published 1945 by Thomas Y. Crowell. Republished in 1972 by Da Capo Press, New York.
  4. Coleman-Ross. Republished in 1975 by Music Sales, New York.
  5. Dodd, Mead. Republished in 1966.
  6. New York: Allen, Towne & Heath. Reprinted in 200 as Slonimsky's Book of Musical Anecdotes, Routledge.
  7. Coleman-Ross. Republished in 2000 by W. W. Norton.
  8. G. Schirmer. Republished in 2000 by Schirmer Books.
  9. New York by Schirmer Books.
  10. McGraw-Hill. Republished in 1990 by Anchor Books.
  11. Ed. Richard Kostelanetz. New York: Schirmer Books.
  12. Ed. Electra Slonimsky Yourke, 2 vols. Schirmer Books, New York.
  13. Ed. Electra Slonimsky Yourke, 4 vols. Routledge, New York.
  14. Ed. Electra Slonimsky Yourke, University of Rochester Press.


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