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The cambridge companion to Haydn

Author: Caryl Leslie Clark
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Series: Cambridge companions to music.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This Companion provides an accessible and up-to-date introduction to the musical work and cultural world of Joseph Haydn. Readers will gain an understanding of the changing social, cultural, and political spheres in which Haydn studied, worked, and nurtured his creative talent. The book surveys the major genres in which Haydn wrote, including symphonies, string quartets, keyboard sonatas and trios, sacred music,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Joseph Haydn; Joseph Haydn; Joseph Haydn; Joseph Haydn; Joseph Haydn
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Caryl Leslie Clark
ISBN: 9780521833479 0521833477 9780521541077 0521541077
OCLC Number: 57693558
Description: xx, 318 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Haydn in context. Haydn's career and the idea of the multiple audience / Elaine Sisman. A letter from the wilderness : revisiting Haydn's Esterhazy environments / Rebecca Green. Haydn's aesthetics / James Webster. First among equals : Haydn and his fellow composers / David Wyn Jones --
Stylistic and interpretive contexts. Haydn and humor / Scott Burnham. Haydn's exoticisms : "difference" and the Enlightenment / Matthew Head --
Genres. Orchestral music : symphonies and concertos / David Schroeder. The quartets / Mary Hunter. Intimate expression for a widening public : the keyboard sonatas and trios / Michelle Fillion. Sacred music / James Dack. The sublime and the pastoral in The creation and The seasons / James Webster. Miscellaneous vocal genres / Katalin Komlós. Haydn in the theatre : the operas / Caryl Clark --
Performance and reception. A composer, his dedicatee, her instrument, and I : thoughts on performing Haydn's keyboard sonatas / Tom Beghin. Haydn and posterity : the long nineteenth century / James Garrett. The kitten and the tiger : Tovey's Haydn / Lawrence Kramer. Recorded performances : a symphonic study / Melanie Lowe.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to music.
Responsibility: edited by Caryl Clark.
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"This Companion provides an accessible and up-to-date introduction to the musical work and cultural world of Joseph Haydn. Readers will gain an understanding of the changing social, cultural, and political spheres in which Haydn studied, worked, and nurtured his creative talent. The book surveys the major genres in which Haydn wrote, including symphonies, string quartets, keyboard sonatas and trios, sacred music, miscellaneous vocal genres, and operas composed for Eszterhaza and London."--BOOK JACKET.

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