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The romantic generation

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This logical and long-awaited sequel to Rosen's award-winning The Classical Style: Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven (LJ 5/15/71) once again demonstrates the author's extraordinary insights. Rosen explains and ... Read full review

Review: The Romantic Generation (The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures)

User Review  - Robin Friedman - Goodreads

Published in 1998, Charles Rosen's "The Romantic Generation" is an extraordinary erudite study of music, its performance, and its cultural history. The study was an outgrowth of lectures Rosen gave at ... Read full review

Review: The Romantic Generation (The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures)

User Review  - Markus - Goodreads

From the Preface, one can gather that the book is going to be heavy on piano literature. Charles Rosen's, The Romantic Generation focuses almost solely on piano literature. There are passing mentions ... Read full review

Review: The Romantic Generation (The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures)

User Review  - Kbmaxwell Maxwell - Goodreads

Still reading, but full of the most astute insights into music history, music theory, and the science and art of musicianship. For pianists especially, a really enlightened work on the major Romantic composers. Read full review

Review: The Romantic Generation (The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures)

User Review  - John - Goodreads

Charles Rosen is the musical iconoclast's iconoclast, and he is also a very insightful analyst as well as pianist. Charles Rosen the insightful analyst is in evidence throughout this book, such as the ... Read full review

Review: The Romantic Generation (The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures)

User Review  - David - Goodreads

One of the very, very best books I've ever read about music. As with much Rosen, an ability to read music and some basic theoretical knowledge is assumed. Read full review


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