Romantic Music (1830-1900) Products

  • 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 – 2017-04-30 
    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

  • Sources and Style in Moore’s Irish Melodies

    By Una Hunt

    Once regarded as Ireland’s national bard, Thomas Moore's lasting reputation rests on the ten immensely popular collections of drawing-room songs known as the Irish Melodies, published between 1808 and 1834. Moore drew on anthologies of ancient music, breathing new life into the airs and bringing…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Max Reger and Karl Straube

    Perspectives on an Organ Performing Tradition

    By Christopher Anderson

    Max Reger (1873-1916) is perhaps best-known for his organ music. This quickly assumed a prominent place in the repertory of German organists due in large measure to the efforts of Reger’s contemporary Karl Straube (1873-1950). The personal and collegial relationship between the composer and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Charles Valentin Alkan

    His Life and His Music

    By William Alexander Eddie

    A 'conservative radical' is William Alexander Eddie's description of the French virtuoso composer-pianist Charles Valentin Alkan (1813-1888). Judaic culture, the French baroque and German classicism were the main influences on Alkan's musical style, with more radical musical tendencies found in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • The Mechanical Muse: The Piano, Pianism and Piano Music, c.1760–1850

    By Derek Carew

    This book charts the piano's accession from musical curiosity to cultural icon, examining the instrument itself in its various guises as well as the music written for it. Both the piano and piano music were very much the product of the intellectual, cultural and social environments of the period…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Anton Bruckner

    Edited by Crawford Howie, Paul Hawkshaw, Timothy Jackson

    A century after his death Anton Bruckner still remains one of the most complex and enigmatic creative personalities of the nineteenth century. A leading avant-garde figure of his generation, he was an accomplished performer and teacher in addition to being a great composer; few people in the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • The Genesis and Development of an English Organ Sonata

    By Iain Quinn

    This volume considers the influences and development of the English organ sonata tradition that began in the 1850s with compositions by W. T. Best and William Spark. With the expansion of the instrument’s capabilities came an opportunity for organist-composers to consider the repertoire anew with…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15
    Routledge
    Royal Musical Association Monographs

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