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Author Murray, Lucy Miller, author.

Title Chamber music : an extensive guide for listeners / Lucy Miller Murray.

Publication Info. Lanham ; Boulder ; New York ; London : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
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Description xxxiii, 427 pages ; 26 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Charles Abramovic (b.1955) -- John Adams (b.1947) -- Thomas Adès (b.1971) -- George Antheil (1900-1959) -- Anton Arensky (1861-1906) -- Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga (1806-1826) -- Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) -- Samuel Barber (1910-1981) -- Béla Bartók (1881-1945) -- Arnold Bax (1883-1953) -- Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) -- Alban Berg (1885-1935) -- Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) -- Arthur Bliss (1891-1975) -- Ernest Bloch (1880-1959) -- Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805) -- Alexander Borodin (1833-1887) -- Pierre Boulez (b.1925) -- Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) -- Frank Bridge (1879-1941) -- Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) -- Michael Brown (b. 1987) -- Max Bruch (1838-1920) -- Anton Bruckner (1824-1896) -- Elliott Carter (1908-2012) -- Ernest Chausson (1855-1899) -- Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) -- Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979) -- Aaron Copland (1900-1990) -- John Corigliano (b.1938).
Claude Debussy (1862-1918) -- Ernö Dohnányi (1877-1960) -- Paquito d'Rivera (b.1948) -- Antonin Dvořák (1841-1904) -- Edward Elgar (1857-1934) -- Georges Enesco (1881-1955) -- Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924) -- Gerald Finzi (1901-1956) -- Arthur Foote (1853-1937) -- Lukas Foss (1922-2009) -- César Franck (1822-1890) -- Eduard Franck (1817-1893) -- Hans Gál (1890-1987) -- Philippe Gaubert (1879-1941) -- George Gershwin (1898-1937) -- Jeremy Gill (b.1975) -- Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983) -- Philip Glass (b.1937) -- Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936) -- Mikhail Glinka (1804-1857) -- John Golland (1942-1993) -- Eugene Gossens (1893-1962) -- Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) -- Johan Halvorsen (1864-1935) -- Lou Harrison (1917-2003) -- Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) -- Jake Heggie (b.1961) -- Bernard Herrmann (1911-1975) -- Jennifer Higdon (b.1962) -- Paul Hindemith (1895-1963) -- Lee Hoiby (1926-2011) -- Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1778-1837) -- Jacques Ibert (1890-1962) -- Charles Ives (1874-1954) -- Leoš Janáček (1854-1928).
Leon Kirchner (1919-2009) -- Gideon Klein (1919-1945) -- Zoltán Kodály (1882-1967) -- Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957) -- Hans Krása (1899-1944) -- György Kurtág (b.1926) -- György Ligeti (1923-2006) -- Franz Liszt (1811-1886) -- Charles Martin Loeffler (1861-1935) -- Witold Lutoslawski (1913-1994) -- Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) -- Bohuslav Martinů (1890-1959) -- Erkki Melartin (1875-1937) -- Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) -- Olivier Messiaen (1898-1992) -- Darius Milhaud (1892-1974) -- Paul Moravec (b.1957) -- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) -- Carl Nielsen (1865-1931) -- Marcello Panni (b.1940) -- Krzysztof Penderecki (b.1933) -- Ástor Piazzolla (1921-1992) -- Walter Piston (1894-1976) -- Ignaz Pleyel (1757-1831) -- Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) -- Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953) -- Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924).
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) -- Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) -- Max Reger (1873-1916) -- Anton Reicha (1770-1836) -- Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936) -- Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868) -- Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) (b.1971) -- Christopher Rouse (b.1941) -- Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921) -- R. Murray Schafer (b.1933) -- Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998) -- Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951) -- Paul Schoenfield (b.1947) -- Franz Schubert (1797-1828) -- Erwin Schulhoff (1894-1942) -- Clara Schumann (1819-1896) -- Robert Schumann (1810-1856) -- Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901-1953) -- Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) -- Leone Sinigaglia (1868-1944) -- Bedřich Smetana (1824-1884) -- Louis Spohr (1784-1859) -- Richard Strauss (1864-1949) -- Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) -- Josef Suk (1874-1935) -- Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937).
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) -- Joan Tower (b.1938) -- Joaquin Turina (1882-1949) -- Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) -- Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959) -- William Walton (1902-1983) -- Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826) -- Anton Webern (1883-1945) -- Hugo Wolf (1860-1903) -- Eugène Ysaÿe (1858-1931) -- Alexander von Zemlinsky (1871-1942) -- Jon Zorn (b.1953).
Summary Covering over 500 works, Murray surveys the historical and musical impact of some 130 composers, 20 of them living. Entries include a brief introduction to the composer's life and work. Brief spotlight contributions from well-known figures in the chamber music world focus on the performance experience or offer other special knowledge of the works.
Subject Chamber music -- Bio-bibliography.
Chamber music -- Analysis, appreciation.
Genre/Form Chamber music.
ISBN 9781442243422 (hardback ; alk. paper)
1442243422 (hardback ; alk. paper)

 
    
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