Gerald Abraham

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Gerald Ernest Heal Abraham, CBE, FBA (9 March 1904 – 18 March 1988) was an English musicologist; he was President of the Royal Musical Association, 1970-74.

Career[edit]

Other work[edit]

  • Chairman, Music Section of the Critics' Circle, 1944–46
  • Editor, Monthly Musical Record, 1945–60
  • Editor, Music of the Masters (series of books)
  • General Editor: The History of Music in Sound (gramophone records and handbooks)
  • General Editor: New Oxford History of Music
  • Chairman, Early English Church Music Committee, 1970–80
  • Member, Editorial Committee, Musica Britannica
  • President, International Society for Music Education, 1958–61
  • Deputy Chairman. Haydn Institute (Cologne), 1961–68

Publications[edit]

  • This Modern Stuff, 1933
  • Nietzsche, 1933
  • Studies in Russian Music, 1935
  • Tolstoy, 1935
  • Masters of Russian Music (with Michel Dimitri Calvocoressi), 1936
  • Dostoevsky, 1936
  • A Hundred Years of Music, 1938
  • On Russian Music, 1939
  • Chopin's Musical Style, 1939
  • Beethoven's Second-Period Quartets, 1942
  • Eight Soviet Composers, 1943
  • Tchaikovsky, 1944
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, 1945
  • Design in Music, 1949
  • Slavonic and Romantic Music, 1968
  • The Tradition of Western Music, 1974
  • The Master Musicians: Mussorgsky (with Michel Dimitri Calvocoressi), 1974
  • The Concise Oxford History of Music, 1979
  • Essays on Russian and East European Music, 1984
  • New Oxford History of Music:
    • Vol. III (Ars Nova and the Renaissance), 1960
    • Vol. IV (The Age of Humanism), 1968
    • Vol. VIII (The Age of Beethoven), 1982
    • Vol. VI (Concert Music: 1630-1750), 1985

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