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Author Finson, Jon W.

Title Robert Schumann : the book of songs / Jon W. Finson.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    784.3 Schumann,R FIN    Available
Description xvi, 318 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-301) and indexes.
Contents Schumann's early songs and the Lieder of his first maturity. Introduction : Schumann's criticism and early Lieder ; Songs of marriage ; Irony and the Heine cycles ; Cycles of wandering ; Romances, ballads, and the via media ; Lyrical schemes : collections of earlier Lieder und Gesänge -- Schumann's later songs. The advent of the "new style" and the later cycles ; Poets in review during the later years ; Collections in the new style -- Epilogue : reception of the late style.
Subject Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856. Songs.
Songs -- Analysis, appreciation.
Songs -- History and criticism.
Songs, German -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780674026292 (alk. paper)
0674026292 (alk. paper)

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