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Title:
Critical entertainments : music old and new
Author:
Rosen, Charles, 1927-2012.
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Publication Information:
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000.
Physical Description:
328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
The aesthetics of stage fright -- The discipline of philology : Oliver Strunk -- Keyboard music of Bach and Handel -- The rediscovery of Haydn -- Desribing Mozart -- Beaumarchais : inventor of modern opera -- Radical, conventional Mozart -- Beethoven's career -- Brahms : influence, plagiarism, and inspiration -- Brams, the subversive -- Brahms : Classicism and the inspiration of awkwardness -- The benefits of authenticity -- Dictionaries : the old Harvard -- Dictionaries : the new Grove's -- The new musicology -- Schoenbert : the possibilities of disquiet -- The performance of contemporary music : Carter's double concerto -- The irrelevance of serious music.
ISBN:
9780674177307
Format :
Book

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