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Mendelssohn Studies : Cambridge Composer Studies - R. Larry Todd

Mendelssohn Studies

Cambridge Composer Studies

By: R. Larry Todd (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 27th November 1992
ISBN: 9780521417761
Number Of Pages: 276

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The life and works of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy are enjoying a considerable resurgence of interest among musicologists, musicians, and music-lovers alike. This volume of ten essays presents the most recent trends in Mendelssohn research, covering three broad catagories--reception history, historical and critical essays, and case studies of particular compositions. Based on primary sources from the nineteenth century, including little known autograph manuscripts and letters of the composer, the volume examines Mendelssohn's historical reception, his relationships with such contemporaries as Franz Liszt, A.B. Marx, Eduard Devrient, and Friedrich Wilhelm IV, and such works as the Variations serieuses, Preludes and Fugues Op. 35, Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Overture, and Reformation Symphony .

Acknowledgments
A winter of discontent: Mendelssohn and the Berliner Domchor
In mutual reflection: historical, biographical and structural aspects of Mendelssohn's Variations sTrieuses
Felix culpa: Goethe and the image of Mendelssohn
Composition as accommodation? On Mendelssohn's music in relation to England
Mendelssohn and Liszt
1848, anti-semitism and the Mendelssohn reception
Marxian programmatic music: a stage in Mendelssohn's musical development
Me voila perruquT: Mendelssohn's six preludes and fugues op. 35 reconsidered
Mendelssohn's letters to Eduard Devrient: filling in some gaps
Mendelssohn and his English publishers
Index
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ISBN: 9780521417761
ISBN-10: 0521417767
Series: Cambridge Composer Studies
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 276
Published: 27th November 1992
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.58