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Schubert's Vienna

Schubert's Vienna

Author: Raymond Erickson
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1997.
Series: Aston Magna Academy book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Eminent authorities examine Vienna's history and politics, class structure, and social conventions. They describe private and public entertainments, including music and dance, as well as classical and popular Viennese theater, both of which achieved special greatness in the early nineteenth century. They investigate the historical layers of architecture and sculpture that preserved Vienna's past or reflected the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Franz Schubert; Franz Schubert; Franz Schubert; Franz Schubert
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Erickson
ISBN: 0300070802 9780300070804
OCLC Number: 36675984
Notes: "An Aston Magna Academy book"--Page [i].
Description: xvi, 283 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Part one. Politics and social life. Vienna in its European context / Raymond Erickson --
People, class structure, and society / Waltraud Heindl --
The Congress of Vienna / Enno Kraehe --
Part two. Musical life. "Classic" and "Romantic" Beethoven and Schubert / Leon Plantinga --
Vienna, city of music / Alice M. Hanson --
Social dancing in Schubert's world / Elizabeth Aldrich --
Part three. The other arts. Architecture and sculpture / Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann --
Viennese Biedermeier painting / Gerbert Frodl --
The poetry of Schubert's songs / Jane K. Brown --
The Viennese theater / Simon Williams --
Afterword: Vienna's Schubert / Ernst Hilmar.
Series Title: Aston Magna Academy book.
Responsibility: edited by Raymond Erickson.


Considers the culture, society and politics of Franz Schubert's Vienna and its influence on the composer. The text examines Vienna's history and politics, its class structure and social conventions,  Read more...


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