Though central to our concert and recording repertory, and crucial to the history of the symphony, the four symphonies of Johannes Brahms have proved surprisingly resistant to critical analysis. In this brief, elegant book, a premier musicologist conducts us through the Second Symphony to show us what is unique and remarkable about this particular work and what it reveals about the composer and his time.
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(235mm x 155mm x 13mm)
Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
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Author Biography - Reinhold Brinkmann
Reinhold Brinkmann is Ditson Professor of Music at Harvard University.