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Poetry into song : performance and analysis of lieder

Author: Deborah J Stein
Publisher: New York, New York : Oxford University Press, 2010, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah J Stein
ISBN: 0199754306 9780199754304
OCLC Number: 611870850
Language Note: In English, with German song lyrics accompanied by parallel English translations.
Description: xvii, 413 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
Part 1: The Language of Poetry --
The Language of the Performer --
Part 3: The Language of Music --
Postllude --
Notes --
Appendix I-Text Translation --
Appendix II-Glossary: Terminology for Poetry, Performance, and Analysis --
Appendix III-Selected Bibliography --
Appendix IV-Repertory by Chapter --
Responsibility: Deborah Stein, Robert Spillman ; foreword by Elly Ameling with Max Deen Larsen.


Focusing on the music of the great song composers - Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Wolf, and Strauss - Poetry Into Song offers a systematic introduction to the performance and analysis of Lieder.  Read more...


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