The Braunschweig Scores: Felix Weingartner and Erich Leinsdorf on Beethoven's First Four Symphonies

The Braunschweig Scores: Felix Weingartner and Erich Leinsdorf on Beethoven's First Four Symphonies

by Jon Ceander Mitchell, Felix Weingartner, Erich Leinsdorf
     
 

Mitchell (music and performing arts, U. of Massachusetts) transcribes the textual commentary of Weingartner and Leinsdorf and especially the notes they left on their copies of published scores, illuminating the approaches of these two leading conductors. After briefly describing the careers and thought of both, and the Braunschweig scores themselves, Mitchell gives… See more details below

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Mitchell (music and performing arts, U. of Massachusetts) transcribes the textual commentary of Weingartner and Leinsdorf and especially the notes they left on their copies of published scores, illuminating the approaches of these two leading conductors. After briefly describing the careers and thought of both, and the Braunschweig scores themselves, Mitchell gives complete transcriptions for all the conductors' notes, and includes facsimiles of several of the pages. The result gives modern conductors and others insight into elements of the traditional performance of Beethoven's first four symphonies. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773461970
Publisher:
Mellen, Edwin Press, The
Publication date:
05/05/1905
Series:
Studies in History and Interpretation of Music
Pages:
160

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