Heritage of Music: The Nineteenth-century Legacy v. 3

Heritage of Music: The Nineteenth-century Legacy v. 3

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This volume, one of four on the history of western music, concentrates on the nineteenth century.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 217.7 x 298.5 x 24.4mm | 1,363.55g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 525 in all, 225 in colour, A-Z of composers, credits and index
  • 0195053729
  • 9780195053722

Table of contents

Introduction. Franz Liszt, Hamish Milne; P.I.Tchaikovsky, Paul Griffiths; interlude - the Russian ballet; Alexander Borodin, Justin Connolly; Modeste Mussorgsky, Paul Griffiths; N.A.Rimsky-Korsakov, Roy Wilkinson; interlude - a Nordic nationalist - Edvard Grieg; Cesar Franck, Roy Wilkinson; Camille Saint-Saens, Ronald Crichton; music in the time of Franz Joseph, Heinz Becker; Richard Wagner, Robert Anderson; interlude - the Bayreuth Festspielhaus; Johannes Brahms, Heinz Becker; interlude - the music critic - Eduard Hanslick; Anton Bruckner, Constantin Floros; interlude - the Austro-Hungarian Empire; Bedrich Smetana, Kurt Honolka; Antonin Dvorak, Kurt Honolka; interlude - the songs of Hugo Wolf; Gustav Mahler, Constantin Floros; Richard Strauss, Heinz Becker. A-Z of composers, Noel Broome and Gudrun Becker-Weidmar. Credits and index.show more