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Beethoven's symphonies : nine approaches to art and ideas

Beethoven's symphonies : nine approaches to art and ideas

Author: Martin Geck; Stewart Spencer
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Geck, Martin.
Beethoven's Symphonies : Nine Approaches to Art and Ideas.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2017
Named Person: Ludwig van Beethoven; Ludwig van Beethoven; Ludwig van Beethoven
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Geck; Stewart Spencer
ISBN: 9780226453910 022645391X
OCLC Number: 980875147
Description: 1 online resource (197 pages) : illustrations, music
Contents: Beethoven: symphonist par excellence. Napoleon Bonaparte ; Orchestral weight ; Delusions of virility ; Structure ; Jean Paul's "Cloven hoof" --
Symphonies --
Prolegomenon to the individual symphonies. On idle speculations ; On portentous prologues to ebullient finales ; On elemental beginnings ; On archetypal images ; On memorable fugato passages ; On striking dissonances ; On "false" entries ; On the escapades of the timpani ; On highly expressive foreshortenings ; On Beethoven's fondness for the eroica ; On crossing a threshold --
The symphonies. Symphony no. 1 in C major, op. 21 ; Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36 ; Symphony no. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55 (eroica) ; Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60 ; Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67 ; Symphony no. 6 in F major, op. 68 (pastoral) ; Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92 ; Symphony no. 8 in F major, op. 93 ; Symphony no. 9 in D minor, op. 125.
Other Titles: Sinfonien Beethovens.
Responsibility: Martin Geck ; translated by Stewart Spencer.


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