The Cambridge Companion to Haydn

The Cambridge Companion to Haydn

by Caryl Clark
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521541077

ISBN-13: 9780521541077

Pub. Date: 10/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This accessible introduction to the musical work and cultural world of Joseph Haydn covers his contemporaries, working environments and aesthetics. Chapters on the reception of his music explore keyboard performance practices, Haydn's posthumous reputation, recorded performances and revivals of his operas. The book surveys his major performance genre—including

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This accessible introduction to the musical work and cultural world of Joseph Haydn covers his contemporaries, working environments and aesthetics. Chapters on the reception of his music explore keyboard performance practices, Haydn's posthumous reputation, recorded performances and revivals of his operas. The book surveys his major performance genre—including symphonies, string quartets, keyboard sonatas and trios, liturgical music, oratorios, etc...

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ISBN-13:
9780521541077
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2005
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Music Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.71(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I. Haydn in Context: 1. Haydn's career and the idea of the multiple audience Elaine Sisman; 2. A letter from the wilderness: revisiting Haydn's Esterházy environments Rebecca Green; 3. Haydn's aesthetics James Webster; 4. First among equals: Haydn and his fellow composers David Wyn Jones; Part II. Stylistic and Interpretive Contexts: 5. Haydn and humour Scott Burnham; 6. Haydn's exoticisms: 'difference' and the Enlightenment Matthew Head; Part III. Genres: 7. Orchestral music: symphonies and concertos David Schroeder; 8. The quartets Mary Hunter; 9. Intimate expression for a widening public: the keyboard sonatas and trios Michelle Fillion; 10. Sacred music James Dack; 11. The sublime and the pastoral in The Creation and The Seasons James Webster; 12. Miscellaneous vocal genres Katalin Komlós; 13. Haydn in the theatre: the operas Caryl Clark; Part IV. Performance and Reception: 14. A composer, his dedicatee, her instrument, and I: thoughts on performing Haydn's keyboard sonatas Tom Beghin; 15. Haydn and posterity: the long nineteenth century James Garrett; 16. The kitten and the tiger: Tovey's Haydn Lawrence Kramer; 17. Recorded performances: a symphonic study Melanie Lowe.

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