Classical Music (1750-1830) Products

  • The Operas of Rameau

    Genesis, Staging, Reception

    By Graham Sadler, Shirley Thompson

    In recent years, interest in Rameau’s operas has grown enormously. These works are no longer regarded as peripheral by performers and audiences but are increasingly staged in the world’s major opera houses and festivals, while the production of first-rate recordings on CD and DVD continues to…

    Hardback – 2018-04-28 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • The Music Profession in Britain, 1780-1920

    New Perspectives on Status and Identity

    Edited by Rosemary Golding

    Professionalisation was a key feature of the changing nature of work and society in the nineteenth century, with formal accreditation, registration and organisation becoming increasingly common. Trades and occupations sought protection and improved status via alignment with the profession: an…

    Hardback – 2018-03-22 
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Music at the Maison Royale de Saint-Louis at Saint-Cyr

    By Deborah Kauffman

    The history of music at the Maison royale de Saint-Louis at Saint-Cyr-the famous convent school founded by Madame de Maintenon and established by Louis XIV in 1686 as a royal foundation-is both rich and intriguing; its large repertory of music was composed expressly for young female voices by…

    Hardback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Charles Edward Horn's Memoirs of His Father and Himself (2003)

    Edited by Michael Kassler

    Originally published in 2003, Charles Edward Horn's Memoirs of His Father and Himself is an annotated collection of the memoirs of Charles Edward Horn. They include an account of Horn’s father, Charles Frederick Horn, who arrived penniless in London in 1782 and rose to become music master to Queen…

    Hardback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Early Keyboard Music and Revival in the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Rachelle Taylor, Hank Knox

    The twentieth-century revival of early music unfolded in two successive movements rooted respectively in nineteenth-century antiquarianism and in rediscovery of the value of original instruments. The present volume is a collection of insights reflecting the principal concerns of the second of those…

    Hardback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Historical Keyboard Series

  • Chopin

    By John Rink

    This anthology brings together representative examples of the most significant and engaging scholarly writing on Chopin by a wide range of authors. The essays selected for the volume portray a rounded picture of Chopin as composer, pianist and teacher of his music, and of his overall achievement…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge
    The Early Romantic Composers

  • Charles Avison in Context

    National and International Musical Links in Eighteenth-Century North-East England

    Edited by Roz Southey, Eric Cross

    Despite recent interest in music-making in the so-called ’provinces’, the idea still lingers that music-making outside London was small in scale, second-rate and behind the times. However, in Newcastle upon Tyne, the presence of a nationally known musician, Charles Avison (1709-1770), prompts a…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01
    Routledge

  • Art, Theatre, and Opera in Paris, 1750-1850

    Exchanges and Tensions

    Edited by Sarah Hibberd, Richard Wrigley

    Art, Theatre, and Opera in Paris, 1750-1850: Exchanges and Tensions maps some of the many complex and vivid connections between art, theatre, and opera in a period of dramatic and challenging historical change, thereby deepening an understanding of familiar (and less familiar) artworks, practices,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Handel

    By Romain Rolland

    Rolland’s biography attempts to provide an overview of Handel’s life and works from his early lessons in music to the classical context in which he is commonly placed. Originally published in English in 1916, Hull’s translation gives an insight into biographical facts and the musical pieces…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Schubert Studies

    Edited by Brian Newbould

    Schubert Studies comprises eleven essays by renowned Schubert scholars and performers. The volume sheds light on certain aspects of Schubert’s music and biography which have hitherto remained relatively neglected, or which warrant further investigation. Musical topics include analyses of tempo…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Mozart's Piano Concertos

    By John Irving

    Mozart's piano concertos stand alongside his operas and symphonies as his most frequently performed and best loved music. They have attracted the attention of generations of musicologists who have explored their manifold meanings from a variety of viewpoints. In this study, John Irving brings…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • 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

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