Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98 / Edition 1

Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98 / Edition 1

by Johannes Brahms
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393966771

ISBN-13: 9780393966770

Pub. Date: 03/08/2000

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

The Norton Critical Score of Brahm's Fourth Symphony is the latest volume in this highly-regarded series, in which an authoritative score--here the first edition as corrected by the composer--is combined with illuminating essays and documents for an in-depth study of the work.
Highlights of the Norton Critical Score of Symphony No. 4:
* The first edition of…  See more details below

Overview

The Norton Critical Score of Brahm's Fourth Symphony is the latest volume in this highly-regarded series, in which an authoritative score--here the first edition as corrected by the composer--is combined with illuminating essays and documents for an in-depth study of the work.
Highlights of the Norton Critical Score of Symphony No. 4:
* The first edition of the score with Brahm's corrections incorporated
* Historical background
* Correspondence before publication
* Reviews of first and early performances
* Analysis and criticism by music scholars, including: Hugo Riemann, "Johannes Brahms, Fourth Symphony in E-minor" (1897); Heinrich Schenker, from Free Composition (1935); Rene Leibowitz, "Aimez-vous Brahms?" (1971); Walter Frisch, from Brahms: The Four Symphonies (1996); Raymond Knapp, from Brahms and the Cahllenge of the Symphony (1997).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393966770
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/08/2000
Series:
Norton Critical Scores
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
The Score of Symphony No. 4. OP. 98
1Allegro non troppo3
2Andante moderato31
3Allegro giocoso43
4Allegro energico e passionato76
Textual Notes113
Background and Context
Historical Background118
Correspondence before Publication136
Brahms and Elisabet von Herzogenberg (1884-86)136
Brahms and Joseph Joachim (1886)159
Reviews of First and Early Performances166
Frankfurt, November 3, 1885166
The Hague, November 14, 1885168
Vienna, January 17, 1886169
Berlin, February 1, 1886177
Hamburg, April 9, 1886179
London, May 10, 1886181
New York, December 11, 1886187
Paris January 12, 1890189
Analysis and Criticism
from Guide to the Concert Hall (1887)196
"Johannes Brahms, Fourth Symphony (E minor) (1897)"200
from Johannes Brahms (1912)213
from Essays in Musical Analysis (1917)237
from Free Composition (1935)245
from "The Structural Foundations of the Brahms Symphonies" (1968)247
from "Aimez-vous Brahms?" (1971)250
"The Retreat from Dynamism: A Study of Brahms's Fourth Symphony" (1983)252
from Brahms: The Four Symphonies (1996)271
from Brahms and the Challenge of the Symphony (1997)294
from "Allusive Irony in Brahms's Fourth Symphony" (1998)306
Further Reading327

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