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The Cambridge companion to the concerto

"No musical genre has had a more chequered critical history than the concerto and yet simultaneously retained as consistently prominent a place in the affections of the concert-going public. This volume, one of very few to deal with the genre in its entirety, assumes a broad remit, setting the concerto in its musical and non-musical contexts, examining the concertos that have made important contributions to musical culture, and looking at performance-related topics
Print Book, English, 2005
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2005
xxv, 309 pages : illustrations, music ; 26 cm
9780521834834, 9780521542579, 9780521834834, 9780521542579, 052183483X, 052154257X
The concerto : a chronology
Theories of the concerto from the eighteenth century to the present day / Simon P. Keefe
The concerto and society / Tia DeNora
The Italian concerto in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries / Michael Talbot
The concerto in northern Europe to c. 1770 / David Yearsley
The concerto from Mozart to Beethoven : aesthetic and stylistic perspectives / Simon P. Keefe
The nineteenth-century piano concerto / Stephan D. Lindeman
Nineteenth-century concertos in the concerto 1900-1945 / David E. Schneider
The concerto since 1945 / Arnold Whittall
The rise (and fall) of the concerto virtuoso in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries / Cliff Eisen
Performance practice in the eighteenth-century concerto / Robin Stowell
Performance practice in the nineteenth-century concerto / David Rowland
The concerto in the age of recording / Timothy Day