The Concerto: A Listener's Guide (Listener's Guide Series)

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The Concerto: A Listener's Guide (Listener's Guide Series)

Michael Steinberg

ISBN10: 0195139313

ISBN13: 978-0195139310

The Concerto: A Listener's Guide (Listener's Guide Series)

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Michael Steinberg's 1996 volume The Symphony: A Reader's Guide received glowing reviews across America. It was hailed as "wonderfully clear...recommended warmly to music lovers on all levels" (Washington Post), "informed and thoughtful" (Chicago Tribune), and "composed by a master stylist" (San Francisco Chronicle). Seiji Ozawa wrote that "his beautiful and effortless prose speaks from the heart." Michael Tilson Thomas called The Symphony "an essential book for any concertgoer."
Now comes the companion volume--The Concerto: A Listener's Guide. In this marvelous book, Steinberg discusses over 120 works, ranging from Johann Sebastian Bach in the 1720s to John Adams in 1994. Readers will find here the heart of the standard repertory, among them Bach's Brandenburg Concertos, eighteen of Mozart's piano concertos, all the concertos of Beethoven and Brahms, and major works by Mendelssohn, Schumann, Liszt, Bruch, Dvora'k, Tchaikovsky, Grieg, Elgar, Sibelius, Strauss, and Rachmaninoff. The book also provides luminous introductions to the achievement of twentieth-centur

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title The Concerto
subtitle A Listener's Guide
authors Michael Steinberg
publisher Oxford University Press on Demand
publishedDate 2000
description In this long-awaited companion volume to "The Symphony: A Reader's Guide", Steinberg delves into the heart of the standard concerto repertory, discussing over 120 works--ranging from Bach in the 1720s to John Adams in 1994. 23 line illustrations and music examples.
pageCount 506
printType BOOK
categories Music
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language en
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