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On the Performance of Beethoven's Symphonies and Other Essays.

Author: Felix Weingartner
Publisher: Newburyport : Dover Publications, 2013.
Series: Dover Books on Music.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume contains English translations of three important literary works by Austrian conductor Felix Weingartner (1863-1942). The title essay is a detailed account of specific performing difficulties and questions of interpretation in each of the nine symphonies, a comprehensive treatment that will be indispensable to music students. Additional features include ""On Conducting"" and ""The Symphony Since  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Weingartner, Felix.
On the Performance of Beethoven's Symphonies and Other Essays.
Newburyport : Dover Publications, ©2013
Named Person: Ludwig van Beethoven
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Felix Weingartner
ISBN: 9780486174761 048617476X
OCLC Number: 900346141
Description: 1 online resource (390 pages).
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Publisher's Note; Table of Contents; ON CONDUCTING; Translator's Note; On Conducting; Appendix --
PASSAGES REWRITTEN OR ADDED IN THE FOURTH GERMAN EDITION; ON THE PERFORMANCE OF BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONIES; Preface to the First Edition; Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the Third Edition; First Symphony; Second Symphony; Third Symphony; Fourth Symphony; Fifth Symphony; Sixth Symphony; Seventh Symphony; Eighth Symphony; Ninth Symphony; THE SYMPHONY SINCE BEETHOVEN --
Translated by H.M. Schott; Translator's Preface; Preface; Introduction. Schubert, Mendelssohn and SchumannBerlioz and Brahms; Wagner's Impact on Symphonic Music; Epilogue; A CATALOG OF SELECTED DOVER BOOKS IN ALL FIELDS OF INTEREST.
Series Title: Dover Books on Music.

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This volume contains English translations of three important literary works by Austrian conductor Felix Weingartner (1863-1942). The title essay is a detailed account of specific performing difficulties and questions of interpretation in each of the nine symphonies, a comprehensive treatment that will be indispensable to music students. Additional features include ""On Conducting"" and ""The Symphony Since Beethoven, "" both of which attest to the author's belief that art is at its best when an ""exceedingly delicate balance is attained between the feeling and the intellect."" Weingartner's wea.

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