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Mendelssohn in performance

Author: Siegwart Reichwald; Christopher Hogwood
Publisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exploring many aspects of Felix Mendelssohn's multi-faceted career as musician and how it intersects with his work as composer, contributors discuss practical issues of music making such as performance space, instruments, tempo markings, dynamics, phrasings, articulations, fingerings, and instrument techniques. They present the conceptual and ideological underpinnings of Mendelssohn's approach to performance,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mendelssohn in performance.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008013739
(OCoLC)216935814
Named Person: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy; Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy; Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Siegwart Reichwald; Christopher Hogwood
ISBN: 9780253002617 0253002613
OCLC Number: 370872623
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 260 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Mendelssohn's audience / Douglass Seaton --
Mendelssohn and the piano / Kenneth Hamilton --
Mendelssohn and the organ / Peter Ward Jones --
The performance of Mendelssohn's chamber and solo music for violin / Clive Brown --
Mendelssohn and the orchestra / David Milsom --
Mendelssohn as composer/conductor: early performances of Paulus / Siegwart Reichwald --
From drawing room to theater: performance traditions of Mendelssohn's stage works / Monika Hennemann --
Mendelssohn and the performance of Handel's vocal works / Ralf Wehner --
From notation to edition to performance: issues in interpretation / John Michael Cooper --
Mendelssohn's tempo indications / Siegwart Reichwald --
For you see I am the eternal objector: on performing Mendelssohn's music in translation / John Michael Cooper.
Responsibility: edited by Siegwart Reichwald ; foreword by Christopher Hogwood.

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Exploring many aspects of Mendelssohn's multi-faceted career as musician and how it intersects with his work as composer, this work discusses practical issues of music making such as: performance  Read more...

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"... fresh insights into the practicalities of performing one of the most familiar, yet misunderstood figures of European classical music." R. Larry Todd, Duke University

 
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