The Cambridge Companion to Schubert

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James H Ottaway Jr Professor of Music Christopher H Gibbs, Christopher H. Gibbs, Jonathan Cross
Cambridge University Press, Apr 17, 1997 - Music - 340 pages
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Introduction: the elusive Schubert / Christopher H. Gibbs -- I. Contexts: musical, political, and cultural: 1. Realism transformed: Franz Schubert and Vienna / Leon Botstein ; 2. "Poor Schubert": images and legends of the composer / Christopher H. Gibbs -- 3. "The Passion for friendship": music, cultivation, and identity in Schubert's circle / David Gramit ; 4. Schubert's inflections of Classical form / Charles Rosen ; 5. Schubert and his poets: issues and conundrums / Susan Youens -- II. Schubert's music: style and genre: 6. Schubert's songs: the transformation of a genre / Kristina Muxfeldt ; 7. Schubert's social music: the "forgotten genres" / Margaret Notley ; 8. Schubert's piano music: probing the human condition / William Kinderman ; 9. Schubert's chamber music: before and after Beethoven / Martin Chusid ; 10. Schubert's orchestral music: "strivings after the highest in art" / L. Michael Griffel ; 11. Schubert's religious and choral music: toward a statement of faith / Glenn Stanley ; 12. Schubert's operas: "the judgement of history?" / Thomas A. Denny -- III. Reception: 13. German reception: Schubert's "journey to immortality" / Christopher H. Gibbs ; 14. Schubert's reception history in nineteenth-century England / John Reed ; 15. Schubert's reception in France: a chronology (1828-1928) / Xavier Hascher ; 16. Franz Schubert's music in performance: a brief history of people, events, and issues / David Montgomery
 

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Contents

Realism transformed Franz Schubert and Vienna
13
Poor Schubert images and legends of the composer
34
The Passion for friendship music cultivation and identity in Schuberts circle
54
Schuberts inflections of Classical form
70
Schubert and his poets issues and conundrums
97
Schuberts songs the transformation of a genre
119
Schuberts piano music probing the human condition
153
Schuberts chamber music before and after Beethoven
172
Schuberts religious and choral music toward a statement of faith
205
Schuberts operas the judgment of history?
222
German reception Schuberts journey to immortality
239
Schuberts reception history in nineteenthcentury England
252
Schuberts reception in France a chronology 18281928
261
Franz Schuberts music in performance a brief history of people events and issues
268
Notes
282
Index
327

Schuberts orchestral music strivings after the highest in art
191

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