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The Symphonic Repertoire, Volume III' Part A : The European Symphony from ca. 1800 to ca. 1930: Germany and the Nordic Countries - A. Peter Brown

The Symphonic Repertoire, Volume III' Part A

The European Symphony from ca. 1800 to ca. 1930: Germany and the Nordic Countries

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The third volume to appear in the magnum opus of A. Peter Brown takes as its topic the European symphony ca. 1800--ca. 1930 and is divided into two parts. The first part focuses on the symphonies of Germany and the Nordic countries and discusses in great detail the symphonies of Weber, Spohr, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Lindblad, Berwald, Svendsen, Gade, Nielsen, Sibelius, Berlioz, Liszt, Raff, and Strauss. Volume 3B will examine the symphonies of Great Britain, Russia, and France during the same period.

Brown's series synthesizes an enormous amount of scholarly literature in a wide range of languages. It presents current overviews of the status of research, discusses important former or remaining problems of attribution, illuminates the style of specific works and their contexts, and samples early writings on their reception.

Written with wry good humor, this scholarly volume uncovers a rich world of previously under-appreciated masterpieces. Serious students of music-whether student, performer, conductor, or avid listener-will find this latest volume in this masterful series both informative and readable. . . . Essential.November 2008 -- M. Neil * Augustana College (IL) *
This work is highly recommended for all larger public and academic libraries, and smaller libraries with specialized music collections. . . . conductors, musicologists, and others connected with symphonic music would certainly benefit from having these volumes in their libraries. -- Robert L. Wick * American Reference Books Annual *

Volume III
Germany and the Nordic Countries
The German Classic/Romantic Symphony from ca. 1800 to 1857
After Beethoven: Leipzig as the Epicenter of the Symphony
The Symphonies of Carl Maria von Weber and Richard Wagner: Two Symphonic Composers Turn to Opera
The Symphonies of Louis Spohr
The Symphonies of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
The Symphonies of Robert Schumann
The Symphony in Northern Europe
The Symphony in Nineteenth-Century Sweden
The Symphony in Norway
The Symphony in Denmark from ca. 1830 to ca. 1925
The Symphony in Finland from ca. 1850 to 1936
The Avant-Garde/New School Symphonists
Hector Berlioz
Franz Liszt
Joachim Raff
Richard StraussVolume III
Great Britain, Russia, France
The British Symphony
The Symphony in Great Britain: From Potter to Elgar
The Russian Symphony
The Symphony in Russia: From Glinka to Rachmaninoff
The French Symphony
The French Symphony after Berlioz: From the Second Empire to the First World War
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ISBN: 9780253348012
ISBN-10: 0253348013
Series: Symphonic Repertoire : Book 3
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1168
Published: 1st October 2007
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 5.7
Weight (kg): 0.13
Edition Number: 4