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Nineteenth Century Piano Music
     

Nineteenth Century Piano Music

by R. Larry Todd
 

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The piano was the musical instrument of choice in the nineteenth century, emerging as a symbol of respectability, domesticity, and sentimentality. Yet as familiar as the ninteenth-century piano repertoire has become, recent scholarship has brought a new and exciting complexity to our understanding of the music.

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The piano was the musical instrument of choice in the nineteenth century, emerging as a symbol of respectability, domesticity, and sentimentality. Yet as familiar as the ninteenth-century piano repertoire has become, recent scholarship has brought a new and exciting complexity to our understanding of the music.

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Examines the current critical approaches to the scholarly reexamination of 19th-century solo piano music, focusing on the representative works of eight major composers. Two introductory chapters provide the contextual basis for the volume. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780028725550
Publisher:
Macmillan Library Reference
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Series:
Studies in Musical Genres and Repertories
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
426
Product dimensions:
6.17(w) x 9.19(h) x 1.03(d)

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