German Lieder in the Nineteenth Century (Paperback)

by Rufus Hallmark

Format: Paperback 456 pages

Not in stock

Usually despatched in 1-2 weeks

£38.99

Delivered FREE
in the UK

German Lieder in the Nineteenth-Century provides a detailed introduction to the German lied. Beginning with its origin in the literary and musical culture of Germany in the nineteenth-century, the book covers individual composers, including Shubert, Schumann, Brahms, Strauss, Mahler and Wolf, the literary sources of lieder, the historical and conceptual issues of song cycles, and issues of musical technique and style in performance practice. Written by eminent music scholars in the field, each chapter includes detailed musical examples and analysis. The second edition has been revised and updated to include the most recent research of each composer and additional musical examples.

Book details

Published
07/09/2009

Publisher
Routledge

ISBN
9780415990387


Other books by this author See all titles

The prices displayed are for website purchases only, and may differ to the prices in Waterstones shops.