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The romantic generation

Author: Charles Rosen
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1998, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st Harvard University Press pbk. edView all editions and formats

What Rosen's The Classical Style did for music of the Classical period, this highly praised volume does for the Romantic era. An exhilarating exploration of musical language, forms, and styles of the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rosen, Charles, 1927-
Romantic generation.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1998, ©1995
(DLC) 94046239
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Rosen
ISBN: 0674779339 9780674779334
OCLC Number: 298105035
Language Note: English.
Notes: "Based on the Charles Eliot Norton Lectures"--Half-title page
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 723 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Music and sound --
Fragments --
Mountains and song cycles --
Formal interlude --
Chopin: counterpoint and the narrative forms --
Chopin: virtuosity transformed --
Chopin: from the miniature genre to the sublime style --
Liszt: on creation as performance --
Berlioz: liberation from the central European tradition --
Mendelssohn and the invention of religious kitsch --
Romantic opera: politics, trash, and high art --
Schumann: triumph and failure of the romantic ideal.
Responsibility: Charles Rosen.


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Author/teacher/concert pianist Rosen delivers a monumental follow-up to his award-winning The Classical Style, here concentrating on the generation of European composers who "came of age" in the Read more...

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