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Published by Schirmer Books, Prentice Hall International in New York, London .
Written in English

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  • Symphony -- 19th century

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by D. Kern Holoman.
SeriesStudies in musical genres and repertories
ContributionsHoloman, D. Kern, 1947-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML1255 .N5 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 468 p. :
Number of Pages468
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL986492M
ISBN 10002871105X
LC Control Number96024580

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  Nineteenth-Century Choral Music is an in-depth examination of the rich repertoire of choral music and the cultural phenomenon of choral music making throughout the period. The book is divided into three main sections. The first details the attraction to choral singing and the ways it was linked to different parts of society, and to the role of choral voices in the two principal large-scale. Buy The Nineteenth Century Symphony (Studies in Musical Genres and Repertories) by Holoman, (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low . Bonds, M.E. (). Idealism and the aesthetics of instrumental music at the turn of the nineteenth century. Journal of the American Musicological Society , Bonds, M.E. (). Music as thought: Listening to the symphony in the age of Beethoven. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. Brahms, J (Composer). (). The book complements a detailed review of the symphony's history with focused analytical essays from leading scholars on the symphonic music of both mainstream composers, including Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven and lesser-known figures, including Carter, Berio and Maxwell Davies.