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Biographical, Documentary and Analytical Studies


  • Date Published: October 2008
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521088367

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  • This book is a collection of essays on various aspects of the life and work of Brahms. There are three main areas of focus - biographical, documentary and analytical. Some essays concentrate on one element, others blend all three.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: October 2008
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521088367
    • length: 224 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.34kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. The cultural world of Brahms Michael Musgrave
    2. The growth of Brahms's interest in early choral music, and its effect on his own choral compositions Virginia L. Hancock
    3. Brahms's view of Mozart Imogen Fellinger
    4. Brahms and the definitive text Robert Pascall
    5. Synthesizing word and tone: Brahms's setting of Hebbel's 'Voruber' George S. Bozarth
    6. Brahms's Tragic Overture: the form of tragedy James Webster
    7. Brahms the symphonist Siegfried Kross
    8. The retreat from dynamism: a study of Brahms's Fourth Symphony David Osmond-Smith
    9. The multi-piece in Brahms: Fantasien Op. 116 Jonathan Dunsby
    10. The Vier ernste Gesange Op. 121: enrichment and uniformity Arnold Whitall.

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    Robert Pascall

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