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Song on Record : Volume 1, Lieder - Alan Blyth

Song on Record

Volume 1, Lieder

By: Alan Blyth (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 28th November 1986
ISBN: 9780521268448
Number Of Pages: 364

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This first volume of Song on Record, devoted to Lieder, provides a critical guide to performance on record from the early days of the gramophone to the present day. Alan Blyth, with a team of distinguished writers and critics, has covered comprehensively the main strands of each composer's output in the field, from Haydn and Mozart to Schoenberg and Berg, together with illuminating and entertaining discussion of the differing interpretations found on the selected recordings. The book is thus as much a history of the Lied and its interpretation as a guide to available recordings and will be of interest to musicologists and performers as well as to music lovers and record collectors.

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'... the chapters contain a tremendous wealth of material ...' The Schubertian

Introduction
Haydn and Mozart
Beethoven
Schubert: Die sch÷ne
Schubert: Winterreise
Schubert: Schwanengesang
Schubert: Ten songs
Loewe
Mendelssohn
Schumann: Liederkreis
Schumann: Frauenliebe und -leben
Schumann: Dichterliebe
Schumann: Ten songs
Liszt
Brahms: Vier ernste
Brahms: Ten songs
Wagner: Wesendonck lieder
Wolf: M÷rike songbook
M÷rike: Goethe songs
M÷rike: Spanish and Italian songbooks
Mahler: Song-cycles
Mahler
Strauss: Ten songs
Strauss: Four last songs
Schoenberg and Berg
Index of singers' names
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780521268448
ISBN-10: 0521268443
Series: Song on Record : Book 1
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 364
Published: 28th November 1986
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.52 x 16.31  x 3.23
Weight (kg): 0.75

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