Chamber Music

Chamber Music : A Research and Information Guide

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Chamber Music: A Research and Information Guide is a reference tool for anyone interested in chamber music. It is not a history or an encyclopedia but a guide to where to find answers to questions about chamber music. The third edition adds nearly 600 new entries to cover new research since publication of the previous edition in 2002. Most of the literature is books, articles in journals and magazines, dissertations and theses, and essays or chapters in Festschriften, treatises, and biographies. In addition to the core literature obscure citations are also included when they are the only studies in a particular field. In addition to being printed, this volume is also for the first time available online. The online environment allows for information to be updated as new research is introduced. This database of information is a "live" resource, fully searchable, and with active links. Users will have unlimited access, annual revisions will be made and a limited number of pages can be downloaded for printing.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 800 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 40.39mm | 1,247g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 1138884022
  • 9781138884021

Table of contents

Abbreviations Acknowledgments Introduction  CHAPTER I BASIC REFERENCEGeneral Music ReferenceChamber Music ReferencePeriodicalsBibliographies CHAPTER II HISTORY OF CHAMBER MUSICGeneral StudiesThe String QuartetSonataWoodwind EnsemblesBrass EnsemblesMixed Ensembles of Woodwinds and BrassOther GenresStudies of the Chamber Music of Particular Regionsof the WorldAfrica , Albania , Armenia , Australia , Austria , Azerbaijan , Belgium , Brazil , Bulgaria , Canada , China , Croatia , Czechoslovakia , Danzig , Denmark , England , Finland , France , Georgia , Germany , Hungary , Ireland , Israel , Italy , Moldavia , The Netherlands , New Zealand , Norway , Poland , Puerto Rico , Romania , Russia , Scandinavia , Serbia , South Africa , Spain , Sweden , Switzerland , Ukraine , Union of Soviet Socialist Republics , United States of America , Uzbek , Yugoslavia CHAPTER III ANALYTIC STUDIESAesthetics and DefinitionsAnalytic MethodsAnalysis of Specific Works CHAPTER IV PERFORMANCE PRACTICE OF CHAMBER MUSICGeneral Advice on Performing Chamber MusicBibliographies of Performance Practice for Chamber MusicPerformance Advice for the Overall Chamber Music of Specific Periods and ComposersAdvice on Performing String QuartetsAdvice on Performing SonatasAdvice on Performing Wind EnsemblesAdvice on Performance of Other Types of Chamber MusicAdvice on Performance of Individual Instruments in Chamber MusicSuggestions on the Use of Conductors for Contemporary Chamber MusicAdvice on OrnamentationDiscussion of TempoDiscussion of DynamicsDiscussion of ScoringDiscussion of Acoustics CHAPTER V PERFORMERS OF CHAMBER MUSIC General Lists and Discussions of Performance GroupsDiscussions of Multiple Chamber Groups, Especially String QuartetsStudies of Individual Performing GroupsStudies of Individual Performers of Chamber Music  CHAPTER VI MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS Patronage and Concert SeriesWomenâs StudiesEarly Recordings of Chamber MusicMusic TherapyEducationIconographyFilms  INDICES SubjectPersonsAuthorsshow more

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