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Title:
Brahms and his world
Author:
Frisch, Walter, 1951-
Edition:
Revised edition.
Publication Information:
Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
xiv, 461 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
Summary:
A key collection of essays for listeners, performers, and scholars interested in Brahm's life, work, and times on the occasion of a music festival held at Bard College, August 1990.
General Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Time and memory : concert life, science, and music in Brahms's Vienna / Johannes Brahms, solitary altruist / Brahms the godfather / Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms / Pianos of Johannes Brahms / Brahms, The third symphony, and the new German school / "Brahms" fog : on analyzing Brahmsian influences at the fin de siècle / Between work and play : Brahms as performer of his own music / Brahms, Max Klinger, and the promise of Gesamtkunstwerk : revisiting the Brahms-Phantasie (1894) / Five early works by Brahms (1862) / Discovering Brahms (1862-72) / Brahms symphonies (1887) / Brahms's a cappella choral pieces, op. 104 (1892) / Brahms's Four serious songs, op. 121 (1914) / "A modern of moderns" : Brahms's First symphony in New York and Boston / Johannes Brahms : the last days, memories and letters / My early acquaintance with Brahms / Remembering Johannes Brahms : Brahms and his Krefeld friends / Johannes Brahms as man, teacher, and artist / Brahms and the newer generation : personal reminiscences / "Dedicated to Johannes Brahms."
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ISBN:
9780691143446
Format :
Book

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