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Romanticism (1830-1890)

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Romanticism (1830-1890) by Gerald Abraham

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The New Oxford History of Music is complete This latest and last volume: * completes the set of The New Oxford History of Music in 10 volumes * includes the whole span of western instrumental music and opera in the greater part of the nineteenth century * is edited by one of the most respected scholars of nineteenth-century music In March 1830 Goethe complained to Eckermann that 'everybody talks now about Classicism and Romanticism - which no one thought of fifty years ago'. Romanticism - a concept more easily recognized than defined - was the prevailing spirit of the vast outpouring of music in the sixty years chronicled in this volume. The list of major composers treated either wholly or in part will serve as an indication of its scope: Chopin, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Liszt, Brahms, Berlioz, Donizetti, Verdi, Wagner, Gounod, Bizet, Borodin, Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Dvorak, Smetana, Faure, Wolf, Puccini, Bruckner, Mahler, Strauss, Cesar Franck, Debussy. Contributors: Gerald Abraham, John Horton, David Charlton, David Kimbell, Siegfried Goslich, Nicholas Temperly, Willi Kahl, Arnold Whittall, Julian Budden, Robert Pascall, Leslie Orrey, David Tunley, Edward Garden, Rosemary Hunt, and John Clapham.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780193163096
ISBN-10: 0193163098
Format: Hardback
(255mm x 165mm x 58mm)
Pages: 956
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 30-Aug-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Essays on Russian and East European Music by Gerald Abraham Essays on Russian and East European Music, Paperback (March 2011)

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