AUTHOR

Gerard Schwarz

Join Audible free for 30 days and stay for $14.95 a month.

Best Sellers

    • Conductor's Guide to Dvorak's Symphony No. 9, In Nature's Realm, & Carnival

    • By: Gerard Schwarz
    • Narrated by: Gerard Schwarz
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Gerard Schwarz takes you through the life of Anton Dvorak....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good style, but

    • By Michael on 09-26-11

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Conductor's Guide to Debussy's Prelude, Nocturnes, & La Mer

    • By: Gerard Schwarz
    • Narrated by: Gerard Schwarz
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Debussy was the first great composer of the twentieth century....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging but uneven volume levels

    • By William on 02-09-06

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Conductor's Guide to Strauss' Thus Spake Zarathustra and Dance of the Seven Veils from Salome

    • By: Gerard Schwarz
    • Narrated by: Gerard Schwarz
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Like all tone poems, "Thus Spake Zarathustra" follows a "program" or story line which, to some extent, dictates its musical form and details....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Introduction to an Underrated Genius

    • By Bror Erickson on 07-16-15

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Conductor's Guide to Bartok's The Miraculous Mandarin & Concerto for Orchestra

    • By: Gerard Schwarz
    • Narrated by: Gerard Schwarz
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    During the 1920s and early 1930s, Bartok's innovative tendencies earned him a reputation....

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Conductor's Guide to Falla's Nights in the Gardens of Spain & The Three-Cornered Hat

    • By: Gerard Schwarz
    • Narrated by: Gerard Schwarz
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Beginning in the waning years of the 19th century, Spanish composers turned to the rich tradition of Spanish folk music for materials and inspiration....

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Conductor's Guide to Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 & 1812 Overture

    • By: Gerard Schwarz
    • Narrated by: Gerard Schwarz
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    If the vivid expression of human passion is a hallmark of Romanticism in music, then Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was perhaps the most Romantic of all composers....

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Conductor's Guide to Stravinsky's Petrouchka & The Rite of Spring

    • By: Gerard Schwarz
    • Narrated by: Gerard Schwarz
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    As the 20th century winds to its close, Igor Stravinsky stands securely as its most important and influential composer....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Misleading title . . . not FOR conductors

    • By G. White on 08-05-13

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Conductor's Guide to Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 2, No. 5, and Orchestral Suite No. 3

    • By: Gerard Schwarz
    • Narrated by: Gerard Schwarz
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    With J.S. Bach and three of his sons, Wilhelm Friedemann, Carl Philipp Emanuel, and Johann Christian, we find a concentration of familial talent that is unique in history....

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Conductor's Guide to Wagner's The Flying Dutchman, Das Rheingold, & More

    • By: Gerard Schwarz
    • Narrated by: Gerard Schwarz
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Gerard Schwarz shows how no artist expressed nineteenth-century Romanticism better than Richard Wagner....

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Conductor's Guide to Liszt's Les Preludes & More

    • By: Gerard Schwarz
    • Narrated by: Gerard Schwarz
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Franz Liszt came of age with the flowering of the Romantic movement in literature and the arts, and the Romantic spirit had a profound impact on his development as both a man and an artist....

    Regular price: $9.07

Are you an author?

Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography.