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Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1894, Nicolas Slonimsky was a writer, lexicographer, pianist, composer, conductor, and champion of contemporary music.

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Modinha Russo-Brasileira, performed by Laurindo Almeida, guitars




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Dear Dorothy
Dear Dorothy

Writings from Nicolas Slonimsky to Dorothy Adlow

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Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns
Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns

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Lexicon of Musical Invective
Lexicon of Musical Invective

Critical Assaults on Composers Since Beethoven’s Time

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