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Hugo Wolf and his Mörike songs

Author: Susan Youens
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Viennese composer Hugo Wolf produced one of the most important song collections of the nineteenth century when he set to music fifty-three poems by the great German poet Eduard Mörike. Susan Youens reappraises this singular collaboration, examining selected Mörike songs in detail to shed new light on the sophisticated interplay between poetry and music. Although Wolf is known as "the Poet's Composer," someone who  Read more...
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Named Person: Hugo Wolf; Eduard Mörike; Hugo Wolf; Eduard Mörike; Hugo Wolf; Eduard Friedrich Mörike; Eduard Mörike; Hugo Wolf; Hugo Wolf
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Youens
ISBN: 052165159X 9780521651592 0521027195 9780521027199
OCLC Number: 42682627
Description: xii, 203 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. "Göttlicher Mörike!": an introduction to Eduard Mörike and Hugo Wolf --
2. Peregrina revisited: songs of love and madness --
3. Agnes's songs: the fictional misfortunes and musical fortunes of a nineteenth-century madwoman --
4. Sung desire: from Biedermeier erotica to fin-de-siècle lied --
5. Doubters and believers: case-studies in the geistliche Lieder.
Responsibility: Susan Youens.
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Study of nineteenth-century composer Hugo Wolf and his settings of Eduard Morike's poems.  Read more...

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"This well-indexed volume...will appeal to students and scholars at the upper-division undergraduate level and above, performers, Wolf devotees, and song-literature lovers." Choice

 
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