This volume contains the symphonies of Brahms, Bruckner, Dvorák and Mahler, covering the period from roughly 1860 to 1930. Other contemporaries are discussed including Goldmark, Zemlinsky and Berg.
ISBN10 : 0253334888 , ISBN13 : 9780253334886
Page Number : 993
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
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
A clear piece of musical criticism analysing the formal aspects of Beethoven's 6th symphony. Reviewed as very readable.
ISBN10 : 0521456843 , ISBN13 : 9780521456845
Page Number : 103
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
A handbook examining the 'Eroica' Symphony - perhaps Beethoven's most provocative work.
ISBN10 : 0521475627 , ISBN13 : 9780521475624
Page Number : 146
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