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Romanticism (1830-1890) by Gerald Abraham
Book DescriptionThe 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 DetailsISBN: 9780193163096
(255mm x 165mm x 58mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 30-Aug-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gerald Abraham
On Russian Music, Paperback (July 2013)
Offers an account of the composition of Borodin's Prince Igor. This title includes critical and historical essays on works by Mussorgsky, Dargomizhsky, Tchaikovsky and other composers, and analyses that, in their time, threw new light on the programmatic meaning of such well-known compositions as Scheherazade and the Pathetique symphony.
Studies in Russian Music, Paperback (April 2011)
Brings together critical essays on the most important of Rimsky-Korsakov's operas, and others such as Borodin's "Prince Igor", Dargomizhsky's "Stone Guest", and includes chapters on Glinka, Mussorgsky, Balakirev and Tchaikovsky, illustrated by music examples. This title is suitable for students and lovers of Russian music.
Essays on Russian and East European Music, Paperback (March 2011)View all books by Gerald Abraham
Brings together eleven essays on Russian, Polish, and Czechoslovakian music.
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