Anthology for Music in the Eighteenth Century

Anthology for Music in the Eighteenth Century

by John A. Rice
     
 

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A concise anthology including a wide range of eighteenth-century music.Anthology for Music in the Eighteenth Century, part of the Western Music in Context series, is the ideal companion to Music in the Eighteenth Century. Twenty-nine carefully chosen works—including a piano sonata by Anna Bon, liturgical music by Ignacio de Jerusalem, and movements from Haydn

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A concise anthology including a wide range of eighteenth-century music.Anthology for Music in the Eighteenth Century, part of the Western Music in Context series, is the ideal companion to Music in the Eighteenth Century. Twenty-nine carefully chosen works—including a piano sonata by Anna Bon, liturgical music by Ignacio de Jerusalem, and movements from Haydn symphonies—offer representative examples of genres and composers of the period. Commentaries following each score present a careful analysis of the music, and online links to purchase and download recordings make listening easier than ever.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393920185
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
12/17/2012
Series:
Western Music in Context: A Norton History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

John Rice has taught at the University of Washington, Colby College, the University of Houston, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Alabama, and the University of Pittsburgh. His writings include Mozart on the Stage, Antonio Salieri and Viennese Opera, and Empress Marie Therese and Music at the Viennese Court, 1792–1807. He is the recipient of the American Musicological Society’s Otto Kinkeldey Prize and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Philosophical Society.

Walter Frisch is H. Harold Gumm/Harry and Albert von Tilzer Professor of Music at Columbia University. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including Brahms: The Four Symphonies, The Early Works of Arnold Schoenberg 1903–1908, and German Modernism: Music and the Arts. He is the recipient of two ASCAP-Deems Taylor Awards and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and the Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library.

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