Brahms: Clarinet Quintet

Brahms: Clarinet Quintet

by Colin Lawson
     
 

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Regarded by many as Brahms' first real chamber work, the Clarinet Quintet is here placed in the context of chamber music in general, Brahms' own earlier music, and the history and repertory of the clarinet generally. In addition to providing a detailed analysis, Colin Lawson pays special attention to performance traditions and also to the influence of Brahms' music

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Regarded by many as Brahms' first real chamber work, the Clarinet Quintet is here placed in the context of chamber music in general, Brahms' own earlier music, and the history and repertory of the clarinet generally. In addition to providing a detailed analysis, Colin Lawson pays special attention to performance traditions and also to the influence of Brahms' music on later composers. This handbook is the first comprehensive study of this work and it reflects the author's wide experience both as performer and scholar.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521588317
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Series:
Cambridge Music Handbooks Series
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.31(d)

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