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The Cambridge companion to Schubert

Author: Christopher Howard Gibbs
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Series: Cambridge companions to music.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines the career, music and reception of one of the most misunderstood and elusive composers.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Franz Schubert; Franz Schubert; Franz Schubert; Franz Schubert; Franz Schubert
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Howard Gibbs
ISBN: 0521482291 9780521482295 0521484243 9780521484244 9780521482240 0521482240 9780521484299 0521484294
OCLC Number: 34515734
Description: xiii, 340 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the elusive Schubert / Christopher H. Gibbs --
I. Contexts: musical, political, and cultural: 1. Realism transformed: Franz Schubert and Vienna / Leon Botstein ; 2. "Poor Schubert": images and legends of the composer / Christopher H. Gibbs --
3. "The Passion for friendship": music, cultivation, and identity in Schubert's circle / David Gramit ; 4. Schubert's inflections of Classical form / Charles Rosen ; 5. Schubert and his poets: issues and conundrums / Susan Youens --
II. Schubert's music: style and genre: 6. Schubert's songs: the transformation of a genre / Kristina Muxfeldt ; 7. Schubert's social music: the "forgotten genres" / Margaret Notley ; 8. Schubert's piano music: probing the human condition / William Kinderman ; 9. Schubert's chamber music: before and after Beethoven / Martin Chusid ; 10. Schubert's orchestral music: "strivings after the highest in art" / L. Michael Griffel ; 11. Schubert's religious and choral music: toward a statement of faith / Glenn Stanley ; 12. Schubert's operas: "the judgement of history?" / Thomas A. Denny --
III. Reception: 13. German reception: Schubert's "journey to immortality" / Christopher H. Gibbs ; 14. Schubert's reception history in nineteenth-century England / John Reed ; 15. Schubert's reception in France: a chronology (1828-1928) / Xavier Hascher ; 16. Franz Schubert's music in performance: a brief history of people, events, and issues / David Montgomery.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to music.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher H. Gibbs.
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