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Cooper, Barry (Barry A. R.)

Works: 204 works in 467 publications in 4 languages and 9,948 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Scores  Masses  Concertos  Art music  Vocal scores  Sacred music  Symphonies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Arranger, Writer of accompanying material, Author of introduction, Other, Performer, Narrator
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The Beethoven compendium : a guide to Beethoven's life and music by Barry Cooper( Book )
30 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and Dutch and held by 1,249 libraries worldwide
The Beethoven Compendium, written by four leading Beethoven scholars in the light of the latest research into this perennially fascinating figure, is the key to a full understanding of Beethoven: his character, his social life, his religious beliefs, his politics, his times, and above all, his music. - Back cover
Beethoven by Barry Cooper( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 950 libraries worldwide
"This new study of Beethoven and his music is written as a continuous, chronological narrative that sets the works against the musical and biographical background from which they emerged. Such an approach results in close integration of life and works, and is particularly appropriate in the case of Beethoven: firstly because composition was his central preoccupation ('I live entirely in my music', he once wrote), and secondly because recent research on his numerous musical sketches has produced a much clearer picture of his everyday compositional activity, leading to many new insights into the interaction between his life and music. Barry Cooper illuminates Beethoven's artistic achievements both by examining the origins of his works and by commentary on some of their most striking and original features." "Statements in earlier biographies have been scrutinized carefully and are accepted here only if supported by sound evidence. This thorough reassessment extends even to translations of individual German words, and many well-known but fictitious anecdotes have been eliminated. Conversely, numerous details discovered in recent years are for the first time incorporated into a general study of Beethoven - notably information from sketch studies and from a new edition of his correspondence. The many fresh conclusions will be of interest to both specialists and the musical public at large."--Jacket
Beethoven and the creative process by Barry Cooper( Book )
22 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 896 libraries worldwide
Beethoven's folksong settings : chronology, sources, style by Barry Cooper( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Beethoven composed far more folksong settings than any other type of work. Most are British songs, including Auld Lang Syne and The Miller of Dee, with texts by such authors as Burns, Byron, and Scott. Yet Beethoven's settings, commissioned by George Thomson of Edinburgh, have been neglected by performers and scholars alike, and nearly all accounts of them are both superficial and startlingly inaccurate
Symphony no. 10 in E flat by Ludwig van Beethoven( file )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Complete organ music by John Blow( score )
9 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 371 libraries worldwide
Triple concerto by Ludwig van Beethoven( file )
2 editions published in 1990 in No Linguistic Content and held by 271 libraries worldwide
The Beethoven song companion by Paul Reid( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
"This is the first full-length, published study of Beethoven's songs. All the composer's songs with piano are included, with full German texts and translations, together with comprehensive notes on the poetry and the music. The inclusion of unfinished songs gives a fascinating insight into Beethoven's compositional methods." "An introductory essay considers reasons for the relative neglect of the songs, the significance of Beethoven's choice of texts, his crucial role in the development of the German art-song and specific aspects such as choice of key. Throughout the book, poetic and musical texts are discussed in their historical context, and in the overall context of Beethoven's life and music." "This book will be of interest and value to singers and their accompanists, as well as to enthusiasts. The details on locations of autographs and the genesis of key works will also be an aid to further academic research."--Jacket
Child composers and their works : a historical survey by Barry Cooper( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
In Child Composers and Their Works: A Historical Survey, Barry Cooper examines over 100 composers born before 1900 who wrote substantial musical works before age 16. The book provides a general overview of the subject, examining the ways and identifying possible reasons these works have been marginalized in the general literature. The book also contains an annotated checklist of over 100 notable child composers, presenting a valuable and handy reference of these creators and their early works. Theannotated checklist presents a chronological listing of child composers born before 1900 and features a descriptive list of what they wrote, often including analytical commentary and offering occasional music examples for illustration. The list also includes a select catalog of works, suggestions for further reading, and recordings when available. Complete with a bibliography and an index of composers, this resource is invaluable to scholars and historians
Symphony no. 10 ; &, late overtures, etc by Ludwig van Beethoven( file )
6 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic Content and Undetermined and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Entstehung nationaler Traditionen : Frankreich, England by Wilhelm Seidel( Book )
7 editions published in 1986 in German and held by 154 libraries worldwide
The 35 piano sonatas = Die 35 Klaviersonaten by Ludwig van Beethoven( score )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 133 libraries worldwide
English solo keyboard music of the middle and late Baroque by Barry Cooper( Book )
12 editions published between 1974 and 1989 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Concerto à 6 for trumpet, oboe, strings and continuo : [trumpet, oboe and piano reduction] by Johann Wilhelm Hertel( score )
13 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 111 libraries worldwide
The creation of Beethoven's 35 piano sonatas by Barry Cooper( Book )
8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Cover -- Half Title -- Titel Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of music examples -- List of tables -- Abbreviations -- Preface and acknowledgements -- 1 Approaching Beethoven's piano sonatas -- 2 The Bonn sonatas -- 3 The Opus 2 sonatas and Haydn -- 4 The sonatas of 1796-97 -- 5 The sonatas of 1798-1800 -- 6 New century, new approaches -- 7 A 'new path'? -- 8 The middle period opens up -- 9 A Clementi commission -- 10 Moving into the late period -- 11 The last three sonatas -- Bibliography -- Index of original sources -- Index of Beethoven's works -- General index
Missa, C major for four solo parts, chorus, orchestra and organ, op. 86 by Ludwig van Beethoven( score )
10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 99 libraries worldwide
III. Vokalmusik. 1. Kirchenmusik
A companion to Beethoven's pianoforte sonatas : bar-by-bar analysis by Donald Francis Tovey( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Six voluntaries for trumpet and organ by John Stanley( score )
14 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in 4 languages and held by 86 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Barry Cooper Brits musicoloog
Barry Cooper englischer Musikwissenschaftler
Barry Cooper musicologue et compositeur anglais
Cooper, Barry 1949-
Cooper, Barry A. R.
Cooper, Barry A. R. 1949-
Купер, Барри
בארי קופר
بری کوپر
クーパー, バリー
English (103)
German (9)
Latin (9)
Dutch (6)
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