Manuel MarÃÂa Ponce: A Bio-Bibliography (Bio-Bibliographies in Music)
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Jorge Barron Corvera
- Publish Date: 2004-12-30
Students and scholars alike need look no further than this book for a thorough examination of the life and works of Mexican composer Manuel M. Ponce. It is the first major Bio-Bibliographic work on Ponce with cross-references carefully placed throughout to provide ease in navigation and research. All information is carefully and clearly documented to accurately represent Ponce's vast body of work. Whether interest lies in the man behind the music or the music itself, the book gives readers everything needed to go deeper into studying and understanding this prolific composer.
Opening with a concise, yet full biography of Ponce, this work contains bibliographic information on most writings by and about the composer. A complete works catalogue is included along with a comprehensive discography of commercially produced recordings. Old and rare material noted here will be of particular interest to musicians and scholars of Mexican music.