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  • The Creation of Beethoven's 35 Piano Sonatas

    By Barry Cooper

    Beethoven’s piano sonatas are a cornerstone of the piano repertoire and favourites of both the concert hall and recording studio. The sonatas have been the subject of much scholarship, but no single study gives an adequate account of the processes by which these sonatas were composed and published.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Historical Keyboard Series

  • The Enraged Musician

    Hogarth's Musical Imagery

    By Jeremy Barlow

    More than 70 works of Hogarth include musical references, and Jeremy Barlow's book is the first full-length work devoted to this aspect of his imagery. The first two chapters examine the evidence for Hogarth's interest in music and the problems of assessing accuracy, realism and symbolic meaning in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Music-Making in North-East England during the Eighteenth Century

    The north-east of England in the eighteenth century was a region where many different kinds of musical activity thrived and where a wide range of documentation survives. Such activities included concert-giving, teaching, tuning and composition, as well as music in the theatre and in church. Dr Roz…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • The Mechanical Muse: The Piano, Pianism and Piano Music, c.1760–1850

    By Derek Carew

    This book charts the piano's accession from musical curiosity to cultural icon, examining the instrument itself in its various guises as well as the music written for it. Both the piano and piano music were very much the product of the intellectual, cultural and social environments of the period…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Anton Bruckner

    Edited by Crawford Howie, Paul Hawkshaw, Timothy Jackson

    A century after his death Anton Bruckner still remains one of the most complex and enigmatic creative personalities of the nineteenth century. A leading avant-garde figure of his generation, he was an accomplished performer and teacher in addition to being a great composer; few people in the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Concert Life in Eighteenth-Century Britain

    Edited by Susan Wollenberg, Simon McVeigh

    In recent years there has been a considerable revival of interest in music in eighteenth-century Britain. This interest has now expanded beyond the consideration of composers and their music to include the performing institutions of the period and their relationship to the wider social scene.…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31
    Routledge

  • The Companion to The Mechanical Muse: The Piano, Pianism and Piano Music, c.1760–1850

    By Derek Carew

    Intended as a supplement to The Mechanical Muse: The Piano, Pianism and Piano Music, c.1760-1850, this Companion provides additional information which, largely for reasons of space but also of continuity, it was not possible or desirable to include in that volume. The book is laid out…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: In Modernity's Wake (1989)

    The Ameurunculus Letters

    By Michael Phillipson

    First published in 1988, this book attempts to tackle the problem of how to write about art, culture, and the issues of postmodernism in a style appropriate to what is being claimed. The letters are written on art’s behalf to a range of institutions and individuals, and have as their recurring…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11
    Routledge

  • The Performance of Italian Basso Continuo

    Style in Keyboard Accompaniment in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

    By Giulia Nuti

    Basso continuo accompaniment calls upon a complex tapestry of harmonic, rhythmic, compositional, analytical and improvisational skills. The evolving knowledge that underpinned the performance of basso continuo was built up and transmitted from the late 1500s to the second half of the eighteenth…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge

  • French Music Since Berlioz

    By Richard Langham Smith, Caroline Potter

    French Music Since Berlioz explores key developments in French classical music during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This volume draws on the expertise of a range of French music scholars who provide their own perspectives on particular aspects of the subject. Déirdre Donnellon's…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

  • Schubert's Goethe Settings

    By Lorraine Byrne Bodley

    The traditional approach to the study of Goethe and Schubert is to place them in opposition to one another, both in terms of their life experiences and in relation to the nineteenth-century Lied. In her introduction to this book, Lorraine Byrne examines the myths that have evolved around these…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Schubert the Progressive

    History, Performance Practice, Analysis

    Edited by Brian Newbould

    The eleven essays that comprise this volume represent some of the most significant strands of current Schubert research. Arising from an international conference organized by the Schubert Institute (UK) and the University of Leeds in 2000, the emphasis of the papers is on issues of performance…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

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