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John McCormack A Comprehensive Discography Synopsis

Worth and Cartwright have compiled a comprehensive discography documenting this exceedingly long career. In a chapter devoted to `The Art of John McCormack and the Phonograph,' McCormack's vocal technique is examined, and his artistic development chronicled. His talent for blending the intellectual and the intuitive in his musical interpretation is pointed out. An account of the events of his career adds to the history of singing. Recordings are listed chronologically by recording session, and a useful alphabetic listing by song title is provided. . . . The authors carefully acknowledge indebtedness to a number of McCormack discography researchers. A bibliography and artist index conclude the volume, which is sturdily bound. All undergraduate and graduate music libraries with McCormack recordings will want this book. Choice

John McCormack A Comprehensive Discography Press Reviews

John McCormack first recorded his singing voice in 1904, and by 1945 had made more than 800 recordings. Worth and Cartwright have compiled a comprehensive discography documenting this exceedingly long career. In a chapter devoted to The Art of John McCormack and the Phonograph, ' McCormack's vocal technique is examined, and his artistic development chronicled. His talent for blending the intellectual and the intuitive in his musical interpretation is pointed out. An account of the events of his career adds to the history of singing. Recordings are listed chronologically by recording session, and a useful alphabetic listing by song title is provided.... The authors carefully acknowledge indebtedness to a number of McCormack discography researchers. A bibliography and artist index conclude the volume, which is sturdily bound. All undergraduate and graduate music libraries with McCormack recordings will want this book. -Choice ?John McCormack first recorded his singing voice in 1904, and by 1945 had made more than 800 recordings. Worth and Cartwright have compiled a comprehensive discography documenting this exceedingly long career. In a chapter devoted to The Art of John McCormack and the Phonograph, ' McCormack's vocal technique is examined, and his artistic development chronicled. His talent for blending the intellectual and the intuitive in his musical interpretation is pointed out. An account of the events of his career adds to the history of singing. Recordings are listed chronologically by recording session, and a useful alphabetic listing by song title is provided.... The authors carefully acknowledge indebtedness to a number of McCormack discography researchers. A bibliography and artist index conclude the volume, which is sturdily bound. All undergraduate and graduate music libraries with McCormack recordings will want this book.?-Choice

Book Information

ISBN: 9780313247286
Publication date: 24th June 1986
Author: Jim Cartwright, Paul W. Worth
Publisher: Greenwood Press an imprint of ABC-CLIO
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 236 pages
Categories: Bibliographies, catalogues,

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