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Great Transformation of Musical Taste Concert Programming from Haydn to Brahms

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ISBN-10: 0521124239

ISBN-13: 9780521124232

Edition: 2009

Authors: William Weber

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List price: $57.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/3/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 380
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

William Weber is Professor of History at California State University, Long Beach.

Introduction
Miscellany and Collegiality, 1750-1800
Concepts and contexts
Variations on miscellany
Crisis and Experiment, 1800-1848
Musical idealism and the crisis of the old order
The rise of the chamber-music concert
Convention and experiment in benefit and virtuoso concerts
Toward classical-music orchestral concerts
Promenade concerts: rise of the 'pops'
Founding a New Order, 1848-1875
Classical music achieves hegemony
Vocal music for the general public
Epilogue: state of the musical community in 1914