The Variations of Johannes Brahms (Poetics of Music v. 1)

The Variations of Johannes Brahms (Poetics of Music v. 1)

By: Julian Littlewood (author)Hardback

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Lamenting the `regrettable tendency [of musical analysis] towards intellectual gymnastics that overlook aesthetic reality', Julian Littlewood makes good again and again his promise to consider the `broader contexts of affect, kinetic control, stylistic reference, and closural strategies'. He is particularly attentive to performance makings and matters of texture. It is a tribute to his originality of approach that he has been able to add distinctively to the already considerable literature on this subject. Nicholas Marston, King's College Cambridge

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  • ISBN13: 9780954012335
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 373
  • ID: 9780954012335
  • ISBN10: 095401233X

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