Go Advanced Search
          

Gerard Schwarz Audio Books

Sort by
Titles Per Page
1 - 10 of 23 Titles
1  2   3     Next  
1.
by Gerard Schwarz
Available on:
Online Audio (Free)

Of the many remarkable violinist-composers Italy produced during the Baroque era, the most remarkable of all was Antonio Vivaldi.

2.
by Gerard Schwarz
Available on:
Online Audio (Free)

The work of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) has been called the culmination of the Classical era or the wellspring of the Romantic era in European music....

3.
by Gerard Schwarz
Available on:
Online Audio (Free)

Beginning in the waning years of the 19th century, Spanish composers turned to the rich tradition of Spanish folk music for materials and inspiration....

4.
by Gerard Schwarz
Available on:
Online Audio (Free)

One of the great composers of the 19th century, Schumann wrote piano solos, chamber music, choral pieces and opera, dozens of superb songs, and some of the finest works in the orchestral reperotry....

5.
by Gerard Schwarz
Available on:
Online Audio (Free)

Handel's Water Music is a collection of short orchestral pieces composed to serenade King George I of England during a boating party on the Thames river in 1717.

6.
by Gerard Schwarz
Available on:
Online Audio (Free)

Gerard Schwarz examines the life of this impolitic composer who lived in the political world of revolutionary Russia. Prokofiev's failure to interest himself in political realities, together with his tremendous confidence in his own genius, led him to ignore the darkening climate for artists in the Soviet Union.

7.
by Gerard Schwarz
Available on:
Online Audio (Free)

Gerard Schwarz describes how Bela Bartok developed new rhythmic patterns modeled on Balkan and North African folk music and explored unusual instrumental colors and textures.

8.
by Gerard Schwarz
Available on:
Online Audio (Free)

By the time Mozart turned 20 he was already one of the most skilled composers of his day. His output included not only symphonies and concertos but piano pieces, serenades, arias, operas, and smaller species of musical theater, songs, and church music.

9.
by Gerard Schwarz
Available on:
Online Audio (Free)

The music of Franz Schubert is cherished for its beautiful flow of melody; melody that runs through the composer's songs and instrumental compositions like a clear and inexhaustible stream.

10.
by Gerard Schwarz
Available on:
Online Audio (Free)

As the 20th century winds to its close, Igor Stravinsky stands securely as its most important and influential composer....

1 - 10 of 23 Titles
1  2   3     Next