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Title:
Haydn, The creation
Author:
Mac Intyre, Bruce C. (Bruce Campbell), 1948-
Publication Information:
New York : Schirmer Books ; London : Prentice Hall International, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
xviii, 344 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780028713755
Format :
Book

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Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. xiii
Abbreviationsp. xvii
Chapter 1 Vienna, Haydn, and the Oratoriop. 1
Post-Enlightenment Vienna of the 1790sp. 1
Viennese Musical Life and the Oratoriop. 11
Haydn and the Oratorio: First Experiencesp. 19
Chapter 2 Genesis and Premierep. 33
Haydn's Late Compositional Activityp. 34
The Birth of The Creationp. 35
Religious, Masonic, and Literary Influencesp. 41
The Preparation of the Librettop. 47
The Compositional Processp. 53
The First Performancep. 57
Chapter 3 The Libretto and the Musical Designp. 61
The Librettop. 61
Haydn's Approachp. 67
Chapter 4 The Creation: Part 1p. 73
Chapter 5 The Creation: Part 2p. 129
Chapter 6 The Creation: Part 3p. 183
Chapter 7 Performance Practice Considerationsp. 223
Preliminaries to Performancep. 224
Matters of Performancep. 239
Chapter 8 The Creation's Place in Music Historyp. 256
Critical Reception: An Overviewp. 256
History of the Musical Textp. 272
Influences on Posterityp. 275
The Creation as Masterpiecep. 279
Appendix Comparative List of Editions' Movement Numbersp. 285
Notesp. 287
Selected Bibliographyp. 319
General Indexp. 325
Index to The Creationp. 339

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