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Symphony by Michael P. Steinberg
Book DescriptionEnriched by biographical detail, historical background, musical examples, and many finely nuanced observations, this volume is a treasury of insight and information. Readers will find illuminating discussion of the complete symphonies of Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms, Elgar, Sibelius, and Mahler, as well as of the most loved symphonic works of Schubert, Bruckner, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky, Vaughan Williams, Prokofiev, and others.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195126655
(235mm x 155mm x 46mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Michael P. Steinberg
Judaism Musical and Unmusical, Paperback (February 2008)
Modernity gave rise to a Jewish consciousness that has increasingly distanced itself from the sacred in favor of worldliness and secularity. This book traces the formulation of this secular Jewishness from its Enlightenment roots through the twentieth century to explore the variations of modern Jewish experience in central Europe and beyond.
Listening to Reason, Paperback (March 2006)
Reveals the pivotal role of music - musical works and musical culture - in debates about society, self, and culture that forged European modernity through the 'long nineteenth century'. This book argues that from the late 1700s to the early 1900s, music not only reflected but also embodied modern subjectivity.
Reading Charlotte Salomon, Hardback (July 2005)» View all books by Michael P. Steinberg
Featuring contributions from prominent art historians, literary and cultural critics, and historians, Reading Charlotte Salomon celebrates the genius and courage of a remarkable figure in twentieth-century art.
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Author Biography - Michael P. Steinberg
Michael Steinberg is the program annotator of the San Francisco Symphony and the New York Philharmonic. He has been on the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music and the New England Conservatory, and was the music critic for The Boston Globe for twelve years.
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