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Description - Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 by James Hepokoski

Sibelius's Fifth is one of the great late-Romantic symphonies. In this searching account, based on a wealth of new information, James Hepokoski takes a fresh look at the work and its composer. His findings have implications beyond Sibelius himself into the entire repertory of post-Wagnerian symphonic composition. In addition to providing a descriptive analytical overview, the book also chronicles the work's initial composition and subsequent revisions. It concludes with a discussion of the composer's own prescribed tempos, along with a comparison of several different recordings.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521401432
ISBN-10: 0521401437
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 11mm)
Pages: 124
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1993
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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