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Beethoven after Napoleon : political romanticism in the late works

Author: Stephen C Rumph
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004
Series: California studies in 19th century music, 14
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Demonstrates how political events shaped Beethoven's music, from his early enthusiasm for the French Revolution to his later entrenchment during the Napoleonic era.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Beethoven after Napoleon.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003024818
Named Person: Ludwig van Beethoven
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen C Rumph
ISBN: 0520238559 9780520238558
OCLC Number: 896942483
Notes: A kingdom not of this world. The heroic sublime. Promethean history. 1809. Contrapunctus I: prelude and fugue. Contrapunctus II: double fugue. Androgynous utopias. Vox populi, vox dei. A modernist epilogue
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 295 p.) illustrations
Contents: Contents Acknowledgments Introduction 1. A Kingdom Not of This World 2. The Heroic Sublime 3. Promethean History 4. 1809 5. Contrapunctus I: Prelude and Fugue 6. Contrapunctus II: Double Fugue 7. Androgynous Utopias 8. Vox Populi, Vox Dei 9. A Modernist Epilogue Notes Works Cited Index
Series Title: California studies in 19th century music, 14
Responsibility: Stephen Rumph

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"A brilliant and unfailingly provocative reading of Beethoven's music. Rumph challenges and refines our views of the subject, reinterpreting overly familiar music in striking new ways. Wonderful Read more...

 
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