Heritage of Music: The Romantic Era v. 2

Heritage of Music: The Romantic Era v. 2

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  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 213.36 x 292.1 x 25.4mm | 1,156.65g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 525 in all, 225 in colour, A-Z of composers, credits and index
  • 0195053710
  • 9780195053715

Table of contents

Ludwig van Beethoven - life and works, Alan Kendall and Basil Lam; interlude - harpsichord to pianoforte; Beethoven's symphonies, Antony Hopkins; Beethoven's string quartets, Denis Matthews; Franz Schubert - life and works, Otto Biba and Brian Newbould; interlude - Goethe and music; Schubert's songs, Philip Radcliffe; Romantic music, Carl Dahlhaus; Carl Maria von Weber, Ludwig Finscher; interlude - a revolution in wind instruments; Hector Berlioz, Julian Rushton; Frederick Chopin, Philip Radcliffe; interlude - the travelling virtuoso - Paganini; Felix Mendelssohn, Larry Todd; Robert Schumann, Bernard Keeffe; the operatic tradition, Robert Donington; interlude - the Romantic ballet; Gioacchino Rossini, Benedict Sarnaker; interlude - Mozart's operas in the nineteenth century; Bellini and Donizetti, Roger Parker and William Ashbrook; interlude - Scribe and the Paris Opera; Giuseppe Verdi, Roger Parker; Giacomo Puccini and Verismo, William Ashbrook. A-Z of composers, Virgil Pomfret et al. Credits and index.show more