The Cambridge Companion to Brahms (Cambridge Companions to by Michael Musgrave

By Michael Musgrave

This spouse supplies a entire view of the German composer Johannes Brahms (1833–97). Twelve specially-commissioned chapters through prime students and musicians offer systematic insurance of the composer's existence and works. Their essays characterize fresh study and replicate altering attitudes in the direction of a composer whose public photo has lengthy been out-of-date. the 1st a part of the publication comprises 3 chapters on Brahms's youth in Hamburg and at the center and later years in Vienna. The valuable part considers the musical works in all genres, whereas the final a part of the publication deals own money owed and responses from a conductor (Roger Norrington), a composer (Hugh Wood), and an editor of Brahms's unique manuscripts (Robert Pascall). the amount as an entire is a vital addition to Brahms scholarship and offers fundamental info for all scholars and lovers of Brahms's music.

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