The Cambridge Companion to Mendelssohn
- Publication date:November 2004
- 1 b/w illus. 41 music examples
- Dimensions: 247 x 174 mm
- Weight: 0.7kg
- In stock
Authored by leading scholars in the field, this collection of fourteen essays surveys the life, work, and posthumous reception of the nineteenth-century German-Jewish composer. Sections cover aspects of biography as well as Felix Mendelssohn's expansive and multi-faceted musical output. Two closing essays confront the turbulent course of his posthumous reception and the challenges his music continues to pose for modern performers.