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Harvey Sachs
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Harvey Sachs is a writer and music historian and the author or co-author of eight previous books, of which there have been more than fifty editions in fifteen languages. He has written for The New Yorker and many other publications, has been a Guggenheim Fellow and a Fellow of the New York Public Library’s Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, and is currently on the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. He lives in New York City.
 

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The Ninth
Beethoven and the World in 1824
Written by Harvey Sachs


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $16.00

The premier of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in Vienna on May 7, 1824, was the most significant artistic event of the year—and the work remains one of the most precedent-shattering and influential compositions in the history of music. Described in vibrant detail by eminent musicologist Harvey Sachs, this symbol of freedom and... Read more >
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The Ninth
Beethoven and the World in 1824
Written by Harvey Sachs


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: June 15, 2010
Price: $13.99

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