Brahms: Biographical, Documentary and Analytical Studies

Brahms: Biographical, Documentary and Analytical Studies

by Robert Pascall


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This book is a collection of essays on various aspects of the life and work of Brahms. There are three main areas of focus - biographical, documentary and analytical. Some essays concentrate on one element, others blend all three.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521088367
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/30/2008
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. The cultural world of Brahms Michael Musgrave; 2. The growth of Brahms's interest in early choral music, and its effect on his own choral compositions Virginia L. Hancock; 3. Brahms's view of Mozart Imogen Fellinger; 4. Brahms and the definitive text Robert Pascall; 5. Synthesizing word and tone: Brahms's setting of Hebbel's 'Voruber' George S. Bozarth; 6. Brahms's Tragic Overture: the form of tragedy James Webster; 7. Brahms the symphonist Siegfried Kross; 8. The retreat from dynamism: a study of Brahms's Fourth Symphony David Osmond-Smith; 9. The multi-piece in Brahms: Fantasien Op. 116 Jonathan Dunsby; 10. The Vier ernste Gesange Op. 121: enrichment and uniformity Arnold Whitall.

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