The Cambridge Companion to the Concerto (Cambridge Companions to Music)
No musical genre has had a more chequered critical history than the concerto and yet simultaneously retained as consistently prominent a place in the affections of the concert-going public. This volume, one of very few to deal with the genre in its entirety, assumes a broad remit, setting the concerto in its musical and non-musical contexts, examining the concertos that have made important contributions to musical culture, and looking at performance-related topics. A picture emerges of a…
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A rare volume dedicated entirely to scholarship on the genre of the concerto...
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This is the most comprehensive book ever to be published about the cello...
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A wide-ranging Companion to the work of Alban Berg...
ISBN 10 : 9781108228633
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The expanded and updated third edition of this acclaimed Companion provides an accessible, broadly based survey of one of the liveliest and most popular forms of musical performanc..
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As the Soviet Union's foremost composer, Shostakovich's status in the West has always been problematic. Regarded by some as a collaborator, and by others as a symbol of moral resis..
ISBN 10 : 9781107494046
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This Companion, first published in 2000, provides a comprehensive view of Beethoven and his work. The first part of the book presents the composer as a private individual, as a pro..
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An accessible and vivid introduction to life and music of Finland's greatest composer...