Romantic Music (1830-1900) Products

  • Consuming the Past

    The Medieval Revival in fin-de-siècle France

    By Elizabeth Emery, Laura Morowitz

    This title was first published in 2003. From pilgrimages to popular festivals, from modern spectacles to advertising, from the work of avant-garde painters to the novels of Emile Zola, Consuming the Past explores the complexity of the fin-de-siècle French fascination with the Middle Ages. The…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Theory and Practice in Late Nineteenth-Century Violin Performance

    An Examination of Style in Performance, 1850–1900

    By David Milsom

    This title was first published in 2003. With most of western art music, it can be argued that music-making requires performers to interpret a composer's original, notated ideas. Often, an informed and perceptive reading of the score needs to be combined with the inspiration to convey the feelings…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Arthur Sullivan

    A Musical Reappraisal

    By Benedict Taylor

    Arthur Sullivan (1842–1900) was Victorian Britain’s most celebrated and popular composer, whose music to this day reaches a wider audience than that of any of his contemporaries. Yet the comic operas on which Sullivan’s reputation is chiefly based have been consistently belittled or ignored by the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • 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 – 2017-09-15 
    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 – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge
    The Early Romantic Composers

  • 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

  • Hans Christian Andersen and Music

    The Nightingale Revealed

    By Anna Harwell Celenza

    Hans Christian Andersen was the most prominent Danish author of the nineteenth century. Now known primarily for his fairy tales, during his lifetime he was equally famous for his novels, travelogues, poetry, and stage works, and it was through these genres that he most often reflected on the world…

    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

  • The English Musical Renaissance and the Press 1850-1914: Watchmen of Music

    By Meirion Hughes

    The importance of nineteenth-century writing about culture has long been accepted by scholars, yet so far as music criticism is concerned, Victorian England has been an area of scholarly neglect. This state of affairs is all the more surprising given that the quantity of such criticism in the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Music and Copyright: The Case of Delius and His Publishers

    By Robert Montgomery, Robert Threlfall

    Delius was born in 1862, twenty-four years before the signing in 1886 of the Berne Convention, the international convention for the protection of literary and artistic works of which Great Britain was a founder member. During Delius's lifetime came the birth of the record industry, the development…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • The Ballets of Maurice Ravel

    Creation and Interpretation

    By Deborah Mawer

    Maurice Ravel, as composer and scenario writer, collaborated with some of the greatest ballet directors, choreographers, designers and dancers of his time, including Diaghilev, Ida Rubinstein, Benois and Nijinsky. In this book, the first study dedicated to Ravel's ballets, Deborah Mawer explores…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Figures of the Imagination

    Fiction and Song in Britain, 1790–1850

    By Roger Hansford

    This new study of the intersection of romance novels with vocal music records a society on the cusp of modernisation, with a printing industry emerging to serve people’s growing appetites for entertainment amidst their changing views of religion and the occult. No mere diversion, fiction was…

    Hardback – 2017-03-14
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

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