"[A]n invaluable aid to scholars of Haydn and music of his time."--Symphony "This encyclopedia of Haydn's life, works, and influence could provide the basis for a Hollywood biopic on the composer."--Library Journal [Starred Review]From the Publisher:
In his lifetime Joseph Haydn enjoyed huge popularity throughout Europe. As a composer of symphonies, quartets, masses, and oratorios he was readily acknowledged by Mozart, Beethoven, and others as a commanding figure. He is one of the founding fathers of classical music, yet only in the last 50 years have his works become available in reliable editions, and much biographical detail has come to light at the same time. Meanwhile, his music is more popular today than it has been at any time since his death. This detailed, scholarly, and lively "Companion" draws together a wealth of biographical detail and expert analysis for the first time in an accessible, engaging format. It covers Haydn's life and times, and his music, including its performance and reception. The "Companion" focuses on the period of Haydn's life (1732-1809), but extends forward to the end of the 20th century, to cover Haydn's reputation in the 19th century, attempts at complete editions, and modern scholarship. Selected feature entries cover such topics as Haydn's life and personality, major genres in which he worked, performance practice, dissemination, and the Enlightenment. The A-Z text is complemented by a full list of Haydn's works, family trees, and a list of first lines.
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Descripción Oxford University Press, 2002. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0198662165
Descripción Oxford University Press, USA, 2002. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 1st ed. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0198662165
Descripción Oxford University Press, 2002. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110198662165
Descripción Estado de conservación: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 97801986621671.0