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Series: Masters of Music: The World's Greatest Composers

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The Life and Times of Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (Masters of Music: The World's Greatest Composers) by Jim Whiting
The Life and Times of Duke Ellington (Masters of Music) by John Bankston
The Life and Times of Franz Joseph Haydn (Masters of Music: The World's Greatest Composers) by Susan Zannos
The Life and Times of Franz Liszt (Masters of Music: The World's Greatest Composers) by Jim Whiting
The Life and Times of Franz Peter Schubert (Masters of Music) by John Bankston
The Life and Times of Frederic Chopin (Masters of Music: The World's Greatest Composers) by Jim Whiting
The Life and Times of George Frederic Handel (Masters of Music: The World's Greatest Composers) by Jim Whiting
The Life and Times of George Gershwin (Masters of Music: The World's Greatest Composers) by Jim Whiting
The Life and Times of Giuseppe Verdi (Masters of Music: The World's Greatest Composers) by Jim Whiting
The Life and Times of Hector Berlioz (Masters of Music: The World's Greatest Composers) by Jim Whiting
The Life and Times of Igor Stravinsky (Masters of Music: The World's Greatest Composers) by Jim Whiting
The Life and Times of Irving Berlin (Masters of Music: The World's Greatest Composers) by Jim Whiting
The Life and Times of Johann Sebastian Bach (Masters of Music: The World's Greatest Composers) by Jim Whiting
The Life and Times of Johannes Brahms (Masters of Music: The World's Greatest Composers) by Jim Whiting
The Life and Times of John Philip Sousa (Masters of Music: The World's Greatest Composers) by Susan Zannos
The Life and Times of Leonard Bernstein (Masters of Music: The World's Greatest Composers) by Jim Whiting
The Life and Times of Ludwig van Beethoven (Masters of Music: The World's Greatest Composers) by Susan Zannos
The Life and Times of Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky (Masters of Music: The World's Greatest Composers) by Jim Whiting
The Life and Times of Richard Wagner (Masters of Music: The World's Greatest Composers) by Jim Whiting
The Life and Times of Scott Joplin (Masters of Music) by John Bankston
The Life and Times of Stephen Foster (Masters of Music: The World's Greatest Composers) by Susan Zannos
The Life and Times of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Masters of Music) by John Bankston
The Life and Times of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Masters of Music: The World's Greatest Composers) by Susan Zannos

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How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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