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Mendelssohn : the Hebrides and other overtures: A midsummer night's dream, Calm sea and prosperous voyage, the Hebrides (Fingal's cave)

Author: R Larry Todd
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Series: Cambridge music handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Larry Todd offers a historical, stylistic, and analytical guide to three remarkable works which secured for Mendelssohn no small measure of his fame.

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Named Person: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy; Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Larry Todd
ISBN: 0521407648 9780521407649 0521404193 9780521404198
OCLC Number: 289708243
Description: vii, 121 pages : music.
Contents: 1. Background; 2. Genesis; 3. Musical influences; 4. Formal considerations: a synoptic overview; 5. The Overture as programmatic music; 6. Some thoughts on Mendelssohn's orchestration; 7. Influence and reception of the overtures.
Series Title: Cambridge music handbooks.
Other Titles: Hebrides and other overtures
Responsibility: R. Larry Todd.

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'R. Larry Todd's slim volume about Mendelssohn's overtures is packed through with fascinating detail ...' Newsletter, Ipswich Arts Association "...Todd certainly does deal eloquently with the Read more...

 
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