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The Symphony

The Symphony

Presents an exhaustive listener's guide to the symphony, replete with musical examples, biographical details, historical background, and commentaries on more than one hundred major works

ISBN10 : 0195126653 , ISBN13 : 9780195126655

Page Number : 678

Pleasure And Meaning In The Classical Symphony

Pleasure And Meaning In The Classical Symphony

Classical music permeates contemporary life. Encountered in waiting rooms, movies, and hotel lobbies as much as in the concert hall, perennial orchestral favorites mingle with commercial jingles, video-game soundtracks, and the booming bass from a passing car to form the musical soundscape of our da

ISBN10 : 9780253000064 , ISBN13 : 0253000068

Page Number : 240

Martin And The Symphony

Martin And The Symphony

The first systematic assessment of the symphonic style of the Czech composer Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959), tracing the evolution of his musical language and including detailed analyses of all six symphonies.

ISBN10 : 9780907689652 , ISBN13 : 0907689655

Page Number : 512

The Great American Symphony

The Great American Symphony

The years of the Great Depression, World War II, and their aftermath brought a sea change in American music. This period of economic, social, and political adversity can truly be considered a musical golden age. In the realm of classical music, Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, Howard Hanson, Virgil Tho

ISBN10 : 9780253002877 , ISBN13 : 0253002877

Page Number : 256