Classical Music (1750-1830) Products

  • 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 – 2016-12-11
    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 – 2016-12-11
    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

  • 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 – 2016-11-29
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Johann Sebastian Bach

    Edited by Robin A Leaver

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Johann Sebastian Bach provides an indispensable introduction to the Bach research of the past thirty-fifty years. It is not a lexicon providing information on all the major aspects of Bach's life and work, such as the Oxford Composer Companion: J. S. Bach. Nor is…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Music as a Science of Mankind in Eighteenth-Century Britain

    By Maria Semi, translated by Timothy Keates

    Music as a Science of Mankind offers a philosophical and historical perspective on the intellectual representation of music in British eighteenth-century culture. From the field of natural philosophy, involving the science of sounds and acoustics, to the realm of imagination, involving resounding…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Chamber Organ in Britain, 1600–1830

    2nd Edition

    By Michael I. Wilson

    The first edition of The English Chamber Organ was published in 1968. This new, revised edition takes into account the considerable research into chamber organs that has taken place over the last thirty years. Much of the book has been completely rewritten and expanded, and it includes a number of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Painting the Cannon's Roar

    Music, the Visual Arts and the Rise of an Attentive Public in the Age of Haydn

    By Thomas Tolley

    From c.1750 to c.1810 the paths of music history and the history of painting converged with lasting consequences. The publication of Newton's Opticks at the start of the eighteenth century gave a 'scientific' basis to the analogy between sight and sound, allowing music and the visual arts to be…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Desire, Drink and Death in English Folk and Vernacular Song, 1600–1900

    By Vic Gammon

    This much-needed book provides valuable insights into themes and genres in popular song in the period c. 1600-1900. In particular it is a study of popular ballads as they appeared on printed sheets and as they were recorded by folk song collectors. Vic Gammon displays his interest in the way song…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

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