Enriched 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.
Buy Symphony book by Michael P. Steinberg from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(235mm x 155mm x 46mm)
Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Country of Publication:
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.