The Free Fantasia and the Musical Picturesque

The Free Fantasia and the Musical Picturesque

by Annette Richards
     
 

Explores the 'picturesque' in the music of Bach, Haydn, and Beethoven.See more details below

Overview

Explores the 'picturesque' in the music of Bach, Haydn, and Beethoven.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521640770
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/01/2000
Series:
New Perspectives in Music History and Criticism Series, #6
Pages:
263
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

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Table of Contents

List of figures; Acknowledgements; 1. Framing the musical picturesque; 2. C. P. E. Bach and the landscapes of genius; 3. The picturesque sketch and the interpretation of instrumental music; 4. Haydn's humour, Bach's fantasy; 5. Sentiment undone: solitude and the clavichord cult; 6. Picturesque Beethoven and the veiled Isis; Select bibliography; Index.

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