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The orchestra.

Author: Paul Bekker
Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton [1963, ©1936]
Series: Norton library, N219.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Orchestral music is the most popular of all musical forms. Highly evolved, it also exhibits special characteristics according to time and place. This book tells the story of the different generations  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Orchestral music
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Bekker
ISBN: 0393002195 9780393002195
OCLC Number: 1149108
Notes: Originally published in 1936 under title: The story of the orchestra.
Description: 320 pages . illustrations, facsimiles, plan, portraits 20 cm.
Contents: Prelude : a family chronicle--the instruments of the orchestra --
The classic orchestra of Haydn --
The opera orchestra of Mozart --
The dynamic orchestra of Beethoven --
The orchestra of romantic illusion : Weber, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Schumann --
The virtuoso orchestra of Berlioz, Meyerbeer, Liszt --
The cosmic orchestra of Wagner --
The decadent orchestra of Brahms, Bruckner, Mahler --
The national orchestra of Verdi, Bizet, Smetana, Tschaikovsky, Sibelius --
The "art for art's sake" orchestra of Strauss, Debussy, Puccini --
The mechanistic orchestra of Schoenberg, Stravinsky, and the present time.
Series Title: Norton library, N219.
Other Titles: Story of the orchestra

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