Anthology for Music in the Nineteenth Century

Anthology for Music in the Nineteenth Century

By: Walter Frisch (author), Walter Frisch (series_editor)Paperback

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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.

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About Author

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.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/02/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780393920178
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 368
  • ID: 9780393920178
  • weight: 590
  • ISBN10: 0393920178

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