Brahms 2: Biographical, Documentary and Analytical Studies


Half of these twelve original essays by international authorities are critical analyses of Brahm's music, while the remainder discuss influences, the reception of his music and his place in history.
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Half of these twelve original essays by international authorities are critical analyses of Brahm's music, while the remainder discuss influences, the reception of his music and his place in history.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521027021
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 6/22/2006
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface; 1. Brahms and England Michael Musgrave; 2. The establishment of a Brahms repertoire 1980–1902 Siegfried Kross; 3. New light on the Brahms Nachlass Otto Biba; 4. Brahms's 'Way': a composer's self-view Imogen Fellinger; 5. Brahms's posthumous compositions and arrangements: editorial problems and questions of authenticity George S. Bozarth; 6. Brahms's links with German Renaissance music: a discussion of selected choral works Virginia Hancock; 7. Brahms's Missa canonica and its recomposition in his Motet 'Warum' Op. 74 No. 1 Robert Pascall; 8. The String Quartets Op. 51 No. 1 in C minor and No. 2 in A minor: a preface Michael Musgrave and Robert Pascall; 9. Two of a kind? Brahms's Op. 51 finales Arnold Whittall; 10. Motivic design and structural levels in the first movement of Brahms's String Quartet in C minor Allen Forte; 11. The 'Sceptred Pall': Brahm's progressive harmony Christopher Wintle; 12. Brahms the indecisive: notes on the first movement of the Fourth Symphony Louise Litterick; Appendix: exhibition handlist Nigel Simeone; Index.

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