Romantic Music (1830-1900) Products

  • The Arts and Culture of the American Civil War

    Edited by James A Davis

    In 1864, Union soldier Charles George described a charge into battle by General Phil Sheridan: Such a picture of earnestness and determination I never saw as he showed as he came in sight of the battle field . . . What a scene for a painter! These words proved prophetic, as Sheridan’s desperate…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    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 – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge

  • Early Romances by Brat, Berlioz, Duchambge, Grisar, Monpou, Morel, Panseron, and Romagnesi; Selected Songs of Louis Niedermeyer and Ernest Reyer

    Selected Songs of Louis Niedermeyer & Ernest Reyer

    Edited by David Tunley

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge
    The Early Romantic Composers

  • 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 – 2016-09-16 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Music in The Girl's Own Paper: An Annotated Catalogue, 1880–1910

    By Judith Barger

    Nineteenth-century British periodicals for girls and women offer a wealth of material to understand how girls and women fit into their social and cultural worlds, of which music making was an important part. The Girl's Own Paper, first published in 1880, stands out because of its rich musical…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Déodat de Séverac

    Musical Identity in Fin de Siècle France

    By Robert F. Waters

    Déodat de Séverac (1872-1921) is best known for his piano music but his compositions included orchestral and vocal works, including opera, cantata and incidental music. Claude Debussy described Séverac's music as "exquisite and rich with ideas." The early works were influenced by Impressionist…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Melodramatic Voices: Understanding Music Drama

    Edited by Sarah Hibberd

    The genre of mélodrame à grand spectacle that emerged in the boulevard theatres of Paris in the 1790s - and which was quickly exported abroad - expressed the moral struggle between good and evil through a drama of heightened emotions. Physical gesture, mise en scène and music were as important in…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Schubert's Lieder and the Philosophy of Early German Romanticism

    By Lisa Feurzeig

    This study of Franz Schubert's settings of poetry by Friedrich Schlegel and Novalis introduces the fascinating world of early German Romanticism in the 1790s, when an energetic group of bold young thinkers radically changed the landscape of European thought. Schubert's encounters with early…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on the Performance of French Piano Music

    By Lesley A. Wright

    Edited by Scott McCarrey

    Perspectives on the Performance of French Piano Music offers a range of approaches central to the performance of French piano music of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The contributors include scholars and active performers who see performance not as an independent activity but as a practice…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Playing the Cello, 1780–1930

    By George Kennaway

    This innovative study of nineteenth-century cellists and cello playing shows how simple concepts of posture, technique and expression changed over time, while acknowledging that many different practices co-existed. By placing an awareness of this diversity at the centre of an historical narrative,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Vaughan Williams Essays

    By Byron Adams

    Edited by Robin Wells

    Serious scholarship on the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams is currently enjoying a lively revival after a period of relative quiescence, and is only beginning to address the enduring affection of concert audiences for his music. The essays that comprise this volume extend the study of Vaughan…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

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