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The Music of Brahms
     

The Music of Brahms

by Michael Musgrave
 
Illustrated with many music examples, the book concentrates on details of style and structure of Brahm's development rather than on biography. For this revised edition, corrections to the first edition have been incorporated, and the work list and calendar, including details of Brahm's own performances, brought up to date.

Overview

Illustrated with many music examples, the book concentrates on details of style and structure of Brahm's development rather than on biography. For this revised edition, corrections to the first edition have been incorporated, and the work list and calendar, including details of Brahm's own performances, brought up to date.

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"Succeeds splendidly....This is a work of music criticism in the true sense that it is actually exciting to read, and it can help one to listen to Brahms with new ears."—Gramophone

"A valuable textbook for actual or potential teachers and students at the university level."—Times Literary Supplement

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780710097767
Publisher:
Routledge
Publication date:
11/28/1985
Series:
Companions to the Great Composers Series
Pages:
320

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Meet the Author

Michael Musgrave was previously Principal Lecturer in Music at Goldsmiths' College. He is the author of Brahms 2: Biographical, Documentary and Analytical Studies (1987).

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