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Proms by Jenny Doctor
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Here is the complete story of one of the most high-profile and enduring institutions in British cultural life: the Proms. This lavishly illustrated book describes the Proms' history by focusing on how changes in society have influenced its development, at the same time as revealing how the Proms itself has been responsible for shaping the tastes and listening habits of a whole nation.

Author Biography

Jenny Doctor is a Visiting Senior Lecturer in Music at the University of York. She is the author of The BBC and Ultra-Modern Music, 1922 - 36: Shaping a Nation's Tastes. David Wright is Reader in the Centre for Performance History at the Royal College of Music. Nicholas Kenyon has been director of the BBC Proms since 1996. He was a music critic for the New Yorker, The Times and the Observer, and is the author of a history of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, among other books.
Release date NZ
April 16th, 2007
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
155 illustrations, 42 in colour
Imprint
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Pages
320
Dimensions
187x263x30
ISBN-13
9780500513521
Product ID
2070370

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