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Concertos and choral works : selections from essays in musical analysis

Author: Donald Francis Tovey
Publisher: Mineola, New York : Dover Publications, Inc., 2015.
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Drawn from the well-known musicologist's celebrated Essays in Musical Analysis, this volume contains nearly all of the concertos in the standard repertoire, from Bach's concerto for two violins to Walton's concerto for viola. More than fifty selections include choral works with in-depth essays on Bach's Mass in B minor, Beethoven's Mass in D, Brahms's and Verdi's Requiems, Haydn's The Creation and The Seasons, and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Francis Tovey
ISBN: 9780486784502 0486784509
OCLC Number: 881094633
Notes: Includes index.
"This Dover edition, first published in 2015, is a republication of the work originally published by Oxford University Press, New York, in 1989."
Description: viii, 429 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The classical concerto --
J.S. Bach: Concerto in D minor for clavier ; Concerto in D minor for two violins ; Concerto in C minor for violin and oboe ; Brandenburg concerto in G major, no. 3 ; Brandenburg concerto in G major, no. 4 ; Concerto in A major for oboe d'amore ; Concerto in A minor for clavier, flute and violin --
Beethoven: Pianoforte concerto no. 1 in C major, op. 15, with Beethoven's cadenza ; Pianoforte concerto no. 3 in C minor, op. 37 ; Pianoforte concerto no. 4 in G major, op. 58 ; Pianoforte concerto no. 5 in E flat, op. 73 ; Violin concerto in D major, op. 61 ; Triple concerto for pianoforte, violin, and violoncello, op. 56 --
Brahms: Pianoforte concerto no. 1. in D minor, op. 15 ; Pianoforte concerto no. 2 in B flat major, op. 83 ; Violin concerto in D major, op. 77 ; Concerto for violin and violoncello, op. 102 --
Bruch: Violin concerto in G minor, op. 26 --
Chopin: Violin concerto in F minor, op. 21 --
Delius: Violin concerto --
Dohnanyi: Variations on a nursery song for orchestra with pianoforte, op. 23 --
Dvořák: Violoncello concerto in B minor, op. 104 --
Elgar: Violin concerto in B minor, op. 61 --
Violoncello concerto in E minor, op. 85 --
Franck: Variations symphoniques for pianoforte with orchestra --
Handel: Organ concerto no. 7, op. 7, no. 1 --
Haydn: Violoncello concerto in D major ; Addendum --
Gustav Holst: A fugal concerto, op. 40, no. 2 --
Mendelssohn: Violin concerto in E minor, op. 64 --
Mozart: Pianoforte concerto in A major (K. 414) ; Pianoforte concerto in B flat major (K. 450) ; Pianoforte concerto in G major (K. 453) ; Pianoforte concerto in A major (K. 488) ; Pianoforte concerto in C minor (K. 491) ; Flute concerto in G major (K. 313) ; Flute concerto in D major (K. 314) ; Andante for flute with orchestra (K. 315) ; Clarinet concerto in A major (K. 622) ; Violin concerto in D major (K. 218) ; Violin concerto in A major (K. 219) ; Adagio in E for violin with orchestra (K. 261) ; Concerto for flute and harp (K. 299) --
Saint-Saëns: Violoncello concerto no. 1 in A minor, op. 33 --
Schumann: Pianoforte concerto in A minor, op. 54 ; Violoncello concerto in A minor, op. 129 ; Introduction and allegro appassionato for pianoforte with orchestra, op. 92 --
Sibelius: Violin concerto, op. 47 --
Vaughan Williams: Concerto accademio in D minor for violin --
Walton: Viola concerto in A minor --
Weber: Conzertstücke in F minor for pianoforte with orchestra, op. 79 --
Choral works: J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor ; Magnificat --
Beethoven: Choral fantasia, op. 80 ; Missa Solemnis, op. 123 --
Brahms: Requiem, op. 45 ; Rhapsodie for alto voice, male chorus, and orchestra, op. 53 ; Song of destiny (Schicksalslied), op. 54 --
Debussy: The blessed damozel (La damoiselle élue) --
Handel: Israel in Egypt --
Haydn: The creation ; The seasons --
Gustav Holst: The hymn of Jesus, op. 37 --
Parry: At a solemn music (Blest pair of sirens) --
Verdi: Requiem in memory of Manzoni ; Stabat mater.
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Drawn from the well-known musicologist's celebrated Essays in Musical Analysis, this volume contains nearly all of the concertos in the standard repertoire, from Bach's concerto for two violins to Walton's concerto for viola. More than fifty selections include choral works with in-depth essays on Bach's Mass in B minor, Beethoven's Mass in D, Brahms's and Verdi's Requiems, Haydn's The Creation and The Seasons, and many other landmark works. Donald Francis Tovey's Essays in Musical Analysis ranks among the English language's most acclaimed works of musical criticism. Praised for their acuteness, common sense, clarity, and wit, they offer entertaining and instructive reading for anyone interested in the classical music repertoire.

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