Heritage of Music: The nineteenth-century legacy

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Oxford University Press, Oct 5, 1989 - Music - 322 pages
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Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven all spent the greater part of their lives in Vienna. Franz Schubert spent virtually the whole of his life in that city, and his short lifespan, from 1797 to 1828, coincided with a period of great political, economic and social change there.

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This history of Western music, lavishly presented with hundreds of color plates and illustrations, differs from the numerous single-author encylopedic surveys in two important ways: its various ... Read full review

Contents

FRANZ LISZT
23
PETER ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY
43
THE RUSSIAN BALLET
62
MODEST PETROVICH MUSORGSKY
79
NIKOLAI ANDREYEVICH RIMSKYKORSAKOV
91
A NORDIC ROMANTIC NATIONALIST EDVARD GRIEG
106
CAMILLE SAINTSAENS
123
MUSIC IN THE ERA OF THE EMPEROR FRANZ JOSEPH
135
THE BAYREUTH FESTSPIELHAUS
178
THE MUSIC CRITIC EDUARD HANSLICK
210
THE AUSTROHUNGARIAN EMPIRE
226
ANTONfN DVORAK
247
THE SONGS OF HUGO WOLF
258
RICHARD STRAUSS
279
BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF COMPOSERS
304
INDEX
317

RICHARD WAGNER
155
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Kendall sings professionally and lectures on music.

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