Classical Music (1750-1830) Products

  • Morality and Viennese Opera in the Age of Mozart and Beethoven

    By Martin Nedbal

    This book explores how the Enlightenment aesthetics of theater as a moral institution influenced cultural politics and operatic developments in Vienna between the mid-eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Moralistic viewpoints were particularly important in eighteenth-century debates about…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Rethinking J.S. Bach's The Art of Fugue

    By Anatoly P Milka

    Edited by Esti Sheinberg

    The enigmatic character of The Art of Fugue became apparent as early as in its first edition, printed more than a year after the composer’s death. Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, who published both the first and the second editions, raised several unsolved questions regarding this opus. Anatoly P Milka…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Histories of Noise, Sound and Listening in Europe, 1300–1918

    Edited by Kirsten Gibson, Ian Biddle

    Cultural Histories of Noise, Sound and Listening in Europe, 1300-1918 presents a range of historical case studies on the sounding worlds of the European past. The chapters in this volume explore ways of thinking about sound historically, and seek to understand how people have understood and…

    Hardback – 2016-06-16 
    Routledge

  • C.P.E. Bach

    A Guide to Research

    By Doris Bosworth Powers

    Although he is the son of J. S. Bach, C. P. E. Bach is an important composer in his own right, this long-awaited annotated bibliography presents a complete listing of the works of C. P. E. Bach. This volume in the Routledge Music Bibliographies series includes many different aspects of his work:…

    Paperback – 2016-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    A Guide to Research

    By Patricia Howard

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-01-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Schubert

    By Julian Horton

    The collection of essays in this volume offer an overview of Schubertian reception, interpretation and analysis. Part I surveys the issue of Schubert’s alterity concentrating on his history and biography. Following on from the overarching dualities of Schubert explored in the first section, Part II…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11
    Routledge
    The Early Romantic Composers

  • J.C. Bach

    By Paul Corneilson

    This volume of essays brings together the best of recent scholarship on Johann Christian Bach, the youngest son of J.S. Bach and a friend and mentor of Mozart. J.C. Bach had a cosmopolitan career, beginning in Berlin as a pupil of his half-brother, C.P.E. Bach, then a sojourn to Italy where he…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge
    The Late Eighteenth-Century Composers

  • Grétry's Operas and the French Public

    From the Old Regime to the Restoration

    By R.J. Arnold

    Why, in the dying days of the Napoleonic Empire, did half of Paris turn out for the funeral of a composer? The death of André Ernest Modeste Grétry in 1813 was one of the sensations of the age, setting off months of tear-stained commemorations, reminiscences and revivals of his work. To understand…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • C.P.E. Bach

    By David Schulenberg

    The second son of Johann Sebastian Bach, C.P.E. Bach was an important composer in his own right, as well as a writer and performer on keyboard instruments. He composed roughly a thousand works in all the leading genres of the period, with the exception of opera, and Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven all…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    The Late Eighteenth-Century Composers

  • Beethoven

    By Michael Spitzer

    Our image of Beethoven has been transformed by the research generated by a succession of scholars and theorists who blazed new trails from the 1960s onwards. This collection of articles written by leading Beethoven scholars brings together strands of this mainly Anglo-American research over the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Routledge
    The Early Romantic Composers

  • Mendelssohn

    By Benedict Taylor

    This volume of essays brings together a selection of the most significant and representative writings on Mendelssohn from the last fifty years. Divided into four main subject areas, it makes available twenty-two essays which have transformed scholarly awareness of this crucial and ever-popular…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Routledge
    The Early Romantic Composers

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