Beale, Robert: Charles Hallé: A Musical Life (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9780754661375

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Subtitle: Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Foreword, Mark Elder; Preface; Introduction; The making of a musician; The new man in Manchester; Interlude: the Hallé-Loder opera season of 1854; An orchestra created; The uphill struggle; Interlude: Hallé's London opera season 1860–61; The tradition begins; Famine and feast; The golden years; The last decade; Hallé's business model and methods; Epilogue: an appreciation of Hallé as a person; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.