Anthology for Music in the Nineteenth Century, part of the Western Music in Context series, is the ideal companion to Music in the Nineteenth Century. Twenty-three carefully chosen works-including movements from a Beethoven quartet, excerpts from operas by Verdi and Bizet, piano music by Gottschalk, and a symphonic movement by Tchaikovsky-offer representative examples of genres and composers of the period. Commentaries following each score present a careful analysis of the music, and online links to purchase and download recordings make listening easier than ever.
Walter Frisch is H. Harold Gumm/Harry and Albert von Tilzer Professor of Music at Columbia University. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including Brahms: The Four Symphonies, The Early Works of Arnold Schoenberg 1903-1908, and German Modernism: Music and the Arts. He is the recipient of two ASCAP-Deems Taylor Awards and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and the Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library.
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