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Author Will, Richard James.

Title The characteristic symphony in the age of Haydn and Beethoven / Richard Will.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2002.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    785.11 WIL    Available
Description xi, 329 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series New perspectives in music history and criticism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 304-318) and index.
Contents Paradise lost: Dittersdorf's Four ages of the world and the crisis of Austrian enlightened despotism -- Preaching without words: reform Catholicism versus divine mystery in Haydn's Seven last words -- Boundaries of the art: characteristic music in contemporary criticism and aesthetics -- Paradise regained: time, morality, and humanity in Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony -- Making memories: symphonies of war, death, and celebration -- Appendixes: 1. Thematic index of characteristic symphonies -- Pastoral symphonies and movements -- Symphonies and movements by subject.
Subject Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Symphonies -- Criticism and interpretation.
Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809. Symphonies -- Criticism and interpretation.
Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters von, 1739-1799. Symphonies -- Criticism and interpretation.
Symphony -- 18th century.
Symphony -- 19th century.
Music -- 18th century -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Music -- 19th century -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Program music.
Symphonie -- 18e siècle.
Symphonie -- 19e siècle.
Musique -- 18e siècle -- Philosophie et esthétique.
Musique -- 19e siècle -- Philosophie et esthétique.
Musique à programme.
ISBN 0521802016 : $65.00

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