Richard Strauss A Critical Commentary on his Life and Work 3 Volumes Complete Set

Del Mar, Norman


Place Published: b&w plate illustrations
Edition: reprint
Date Published: 1969
Illustrator: b&w plate illustrations
Size: 3 vols 8vo

Three volume set (complete) of Norman Del Mar’s comprehensive study/biography of Richard Strauss, in which the author pursues a paradox in Strauss’ musical career, namely the composer’s tendency to produce music of the highest order interspersed with mediocre work; the text thus addresses all of Strauss, from the major to the minor works (these latter often ignored in other studies); b&w plate illustrations, musical examples throughout; includes an Alphabetical List of Songs; maroon cloth boards with gilt titling to spine; vols 1 and 2 with minor worn spots to pastedowns, vol 1 with mild toning to endpapers, o.w. all volumes Very Good and clean throughout; all dustwrappers lightly edgeworn and rubbed, prices clipped vols 1 and 2, o.w. Very Good; PLEASE NOTE: HEAVY MULTI-VOLUME SET WILL INCUR EXTRA SHIPPING IF DESTINATION IS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA – NO INCREASE FOR AUSTRALIAN ORDERS

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