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British piano trios, quartets, and quintets, 1850-1950 : a checklist
Everett, William A., 1962-
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Warren, MI : Harmonie Park Press, 2000.
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xii, 234 pages ; 24 cm.
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Everett (music history, Conservatory of Music at the U. of Missouri) provides a list of works for piano and two- to four-stringed instruments, written between 1850 and 1950 by composers who were either British or who had significant ties with British musical culture. Wherever possible, each entry includes composer's name, birth and death dates, title of work, timing, titles of individual movements (where appropriate), publication information, manuscript location, details on dedication and first performance, related information, and a bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Bibliographic Abbreviationsp. xi
Introductionp. 3
Piano Trios, Quartets, and Quintetsp. 3
Piano Chamber Music in Britain, 1800-50p. 7
British Musical Life, ca. 1850-1950p. 8
Continental Influences and Self-Defacing British Attitudesp. 9
Immigrant Professors and Musiciansp. 12
The British Musical Renaissancep. 13
Amateur Music-making and Music Societiesp. 16
The Legacy of W. W. Cobbettp. 17
Professional Ensemblesp. 18
Concerts and Concert Seriesp. 19
The Question of Light Musicp. 24
Composersp. 26
Publishersp. 28
Genres: Multi-movement Works, Variation Sets, and Phantasiesp. 29
Folksong Settingsp. 32
Educational Worksp. 37
Nationalitiesp. 38
1 Piano Trios (Violin, Cello, and Piano)p. 39
Concert Worksp. 39
Miniaturesp. 83
2 Piano Trios (Other Combinations)p. 109
Concert Worksp. 109
Two Violins and Pianop. 109
Violin, Viola, and Pianop. 111
Viola, Cello, and Pianop. 115
Miniaturesp. 116
Two Violins and Pianop. 116
Violin, Viola, and Pianop. 118
Violin, Bass, and Pianop. 119
Two Cellos and Pianop. 119
Cello, Bass, and Pianop. 119
3 Piano Quartets (Violin, Viola, Cello, and Piano)p. 121
Concert Worksp. 121
Minaturesp. 140
4 Piano Quartets (Other Combinations)p. 141
Concert Worksp. 141
Two Violins, Viola, and Pianop. 141
Two Violins, Cello, and Pianop. 141
Miniaturesp. 142
Three Violins and Pianop. 142
Two Violins, Cello, and Pianop. 142
Three Cellos and Pianop. 144
5 Piano Quintets (Two Violins, Viola, Cello, and Piano)p. 145
Concert Worksp. 145
Minaturesp. 164
6 Piano Quintets (Other Combinations)p. 169
Concert Worksp. 169
Four Violins and Pianop. 169
Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, and Pianop. 169
Miniaturesp. 171
Three Violins, Cello, and Pianop. 171
Two Violins, Cello, Bass, and Pianop. 171
Appendix 1 Seriesp. 173
Appendix 2 Educational Worksp. 177
Appendix 3 Manuscript Locationsp. 189
Select Bibliographyp. 191
Genre Indexp. 195
Title Indexp. 207
General Indexp. 217