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Song on Record: Volume 2

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This second volume of Song on Record covers the repertory of song not included in Lieder. It contains chapters on the major French composers, on Russian, Scandinavian, Spanish, English, and American song, on Bartok and Janacek, and Britten, and ends with a final chapter entitiled Encores.

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Overview

This second volume of Song on Record covers the repertory of song not included in Lieder. It contains chapters on the major French composers, on Russian, Scandinavian, Spanish, English, and American song, on Bartok and Janacek, and Britten, and ends with a final chapter entitiled Encores.

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Editorial Reviews

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"...a valuable book, and one which any lover of the German art-song will frequently consult." Times Literary Supplement

"...this current series is extremely useful for music libraries and for devotees of classical song." Dean Tudor, American Reference Books Annual

"Alan Blyth provides an entertaining and engaging survey of recorded art song outside of Germany, lieder having been the topic of his well-received Song on Record, 1." Arne J. Arneson, Notes

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521027984
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 3/31/2006
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Berlioz David Cairns; 2. Duparc Alan Blyth; 3. Gounod, Chabrier, Chausson, Hahn Alan Blyth; 4. Fauré: ten songs Richard Fairman; 5. Fairé: song cycles Richard Fairman; 6. Debussy David Murray; 7. Ravel Jeremy Sams; 8. Poulenc Jeremy Sams; 9. Spanish song Michael Oliver; 10. Mussorgsky Stephen Johnson; 11. Tchaikovsky: ten songs David M. Jackson; 12. Rachmaninov: ten songs David M. Jackson; 13. Scandinavian song Robert Layton; 14. Bartók and Janácek David Murray; 15. Britten Michael Kennedy; 16. English song John Steane; 17. American song Will Crutchfield; 18. Encore John Steane; Indices.

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