The Cambridge Companion to Schubert
Christopher H. Gibbs
Cambridge University Press, Apr 17, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 340 pages
This volume explores the culture in which the composer Franz Schubert (1797SH1828) lived and worked, and provides a basic outline of his life examined in relation to the most persistent myths and legends. Schubert's music is then explored according to genre, a chapter on his songs, another on his symphonies, and so forth. The final section looks at the reception of Schubert's music, primarily during the nineteenth century, and considers the performance tradition of his music.
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Realism transformed Franz Schubert and Vienna
Poor Schubert images and legends of the composer
The Passion for friendship music cultivation and identity in Schuberts circle
Schuberts inflections of Classical form
Schubert and his poets issues and conundrums
Schuberts songs the transformation of a genre
Schuberts piano music probing the human condition
Schuberts chamber music before and after Beethoven
Schuberts religious and choral music toward a statement of faith
Schuberts operas the judgment of history?
German reception Schuberts journey to immortality
Schuberts reception history in nineteenthcentury England
Schuberts reception in France a chronology 18281928
Franz Schuberts music in performance a brief history of people events and issues
Schuberts orchestral music strivings after the highest in art
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