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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Named Person:||E T A Hoffmann|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
E T A Hoffmann; David Charlton
|Language Note:||Translated from the German.|
|Notes:||Ser. statement from jacket.|
|Description:||xvi, 476 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Hoffmann as a writer on music --
Kreisleriana: Introduction to Kreisleriana ; Prefatory remarks to individual essays ; 'Jacques Callot' ; Kreisleriana: Part I ; Kreisleriana: Part II --The poet and the composer : Introduction to The Poet and the Composer Hoffman and opera ; The poet and the composer --
Music Criticism ; 'Letter from a monk to his friend in the capital' ; 'Observations on Quaisin's Le Jugement de Salomon, on Melodrama, and on the chorus in tragedy' ; Review of Witt's fifth and sixth symphonies ; Review of Fioravanti's I virtuosi ambulanti ; Review of Beethoven's fifth symphony ; Review of Weigl's Das Waisenhaus (extract) ; Review of Gluck's Iphigenie en Aulide ; Review of Paer's Sofonisba ; Review of Spohr's first symphony ; Review of Beethoven's overture to Coriolan ; Review of Gyrowetz's Der Augenartz (extract) ; Review of Mehul's overture La Chasse du jeune Henri ; Review of Beethoven's piano trios, op.7- nos. 1 and 2 ; Review of Beethoven's mass in C ; Review of Beethoven's overture and incidental music to Goethe's Egmont ; 'Old and new church music' ; Review of Riem's Zwolf Lieder, op.27 (extract) ; Review of Boieldieu's Le Nouveau Seigneur de village ; 'Letters on music in Berlin. First letter' ; Review of Mozart's Don Giovanni, 20 September 1815 ; Review of Mehul's Ariodant, 1 June 1816 ; 'Some observations on the comments made by the Royal Chamber singer Herr Fischer ; 'A letter from kapellmeister Johannes Kreisler (contributed by E.T.A. Hoffmann)' ; 'Further observations on Herr Konzertmeister Moser's concert on 26 March this year ' ; Concert under the direction of Spontini, 3 August 1820 ; 'Casual reflections on the appearance of this journal' ' Further observations on Spontini's opera Olimpia (extract).
|Series Title:||Cambridge readings in the literature of music.|
|Other Titles:||Musical writings.
|Responsibility:||edited, annotated, and introduced by David Charlton ; translated by Martyn Clarke.|