The German Symphony between Beethoven and Brahms: The Fall and Rise of a Genre

The German Symphony between Beethoven and Brahms: The Fall and Rise of a Genre

by Christopher Fifield

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409452881
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/28/2015
Pages: 330
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Christopher Fifield is a conductor and music historian with particular interest in British and German nineteenth century orchestral music and opera. His pioneering books include biographies of Max Bruch and Hans Richter, Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier and a history of Ibbs & Tillett.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction; The German symphony in the 1830s; The German symphony in the 1840s; Leipzig, its Gewandhaus and conservatoire; The German symphony in the 1850s; The German symphony in the 1860s; The German symphony 1870-1876; Select bibliography; Select discography; Index.

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