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The Mendelssohns : their music in history

Author: John Michael Cooper; Julie D Prandi
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2002.
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Since about 1970 there has been a veritable renaissance in scholarship and performances concerning the works of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy and Fanny Hensel. The essays in this book, presenting the findings of three generations of members of the international community of Mendelssohn/Hensel scholars, constitute a compendium of research relating to these two important representatives of nineteenth-century musical  Read more...
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Named Person: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy; Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel; Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy; Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel; Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy; Fanny Hensel; Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Familie.; Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy; Fanny Hensel
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Michael Cooper; Julie D Prandi
ISBN: 0198167237 9780198167235
OCLC Number: 59471499
Description: xxii, 382 p. : ill., music ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part I. Sources and source problems --
'It seems to have been lost' : on missing and recovered Mendelssohn sources / Ralf Wehner --
Editorial problems in Mendelssohn's organ preludes, op. 37 / Pietro Zappalà --
Mendelssohn's two infelice arias : problems of sources and musical identity / John Michael Cooper --
Part II. Individual works --
Mendelssohn's first composition / Peter Ward Jones --
Programme of Mendelssohn's 'reformation' symphony, op. 107 / Wolfgang Dinglinger --
Kindred spirits : Mendelssohn and Goethe, Die erste Walpurgisnacht / Julie D. Prandi --
Just how 'Scottish' is the 'Scottish' symphony? : thoughts on form and poetic content in Mendelssohn's Opus 56 / Thomas Schmidt-Beste --
Part III. Repertoires --
'Indessen wollte ich mich Ihnen gern gefällig beweisen' : on some occasional works, with an unknown composition by Mendelssohn / Christoph Hellmundt --
'So kann ich es nicht componiren' : Mendelssohn, opera, and the libretto problem / Monika Hennemann --
Mendelssohn's cycles of songs / Douglass Seaton --
Part IV. Felix and Fanny --
Similarities and differences in the artistic development of Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy in a family context : observations based on the early Berlin autograph volumes / Hans-Günter Klein --
On stylistic affinities in the works of Fanny Hensel and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy / R. Larry Todd --
Virtuoso texture in Fanny Hensel's piano music / Camilla Cai --
Felix Mendelssohn and Fanny Hensel : the search for perfection in opposing private and public worlds / Françoise Tillard --
Part V. Reception history --
Felix Mendelssohn and his place in the organ world of his time / Wm. A. Little --
Epigones of an epigone? : concerning Mendelssohn's string quartets--
and the consequences / Friedhelm Krummacher --
Composer as other : gender and race in the biography of Felix Mendelssohn / Marion Wilson Kimber.
Responsibility: edited by John Michael Cooper and Julie D. Prandi.
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