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Cambridge Companion to Bruckner

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ISBN-10: 0521804043

ISBN-13: 9780521804042

Edition: 2003

Authors: John Williamson, Jonathan Cross

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Description:

Sixteen essays by leading experts provide an introduction to Bruckner's life and works in all genres.
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Book details

List price: $88.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/15/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 328
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Notes on contributors
Acknowledgements
Chronology
List of abbreviations
Background
Introduction: a Catholic composer in the age of Bismarck
Musical life in Upper Austria in the mid-nineteenth century
Bruckner in Vienna
Choral music
Bruckner's large sacred compositions
Bruckner and the motet
Bruckner and secular vocal music
The symphonist
The Brucknerian symphony: an overview
Bruckner's symphonies - a reinterpretation: the dialectic of darkness and light
Programme symphony and absolute music
Bruckner editions: the revolution revisited
Bruckner and the symphony orchestra
Between formlessness and formality: aspects of Bruckner's approach to symphonic form
Formal process as spiritual progress: the symphonic slow movements
Bruckner and harmony
Reception
Conductors and Bruckner
The musical image of Bruckner
Notes
Select bibliography
Index