Brahms and the Challenge of the Symphony

Brahms and the Challenge of the Symphony

by Raymond Knapp
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780945193906
Publisher:
Pendragon Press
Publication date:
04/01/1997
Series:
Pendragon Press Musicological Series
Pages:
351
Product dimensions:
7.32(w) x 10.37(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1The History of an Obsession: "Neue Bahnen" and Its Legacy1
Ch. 2The Symphonic Challenge29
Ch. 3The Problem of Orchestration61
Ch. 4Allusive Webs, Generic Resonance, and the Synthesis of Traditions81
Ch. 5Patterned Variation and Ostinato143
Ch. 6The Quest for Unity195
Ch. 7On the Significance of Brahms's Symphonies301
AppPre-Publication Chronologies of the Four Symphonies321
Works Cited329
Index343

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