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The Cambridge Companion to Bruckner

The Cambridge Companion to Bruckner

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John Williamson, Andrea Harrandt, Paul Hawkshaw, A. Crawford Howie, Derek B. Scott, Benjamin M. Korstvedt, Julian Horton, Margaret Notley, Kevin Swinden, Christa Brüstle
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  • Date Published: September 2004
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521008785

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  • Sixteen essays by leading experts introduce the lay reader to issues that have concerned scholars over the past twenty years regarding Anton Bruckner (1824-1896). They provide an introduction to the composer's life and works, covering such problematic areas as his relationship to Vienna; the numerous editions of his symphonies; performing styles; and his appropriation by the Nazis during the Third Reich. They also consider the extent to which his Catholicism shaped not just his religious music but his symphonies as well.

    • Considers the historical context of Austria and Germany in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
    • Provides many different perspectives on the music, particularly the symphonies
    • Contains essays by British, American and German scholars, presenting the latest critical views
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    • Date Published: September 2004
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521008785
    • length: 328 pages
    • dimensions: 246 x 174 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.55kg
    • contains: 3 tables 36 music examples
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Chronology
    Part I. Background:
    1. Introduction: a Catholic composer in the age of Bismarck John Williamson
    2. Musical life in Upper Austria in the mid-nineteenth century Andrea Harrandt
    3. Bruckner in Vienna Andrea Harrandt
    Part II. Choral Music:
    4. Bruckner's large sacred compositions Paul Hawkshaw
    5. Bruckner and the motet A. Crawford Howie
    6. Bruckner and secular vocal music A. Crawford Howie
    Part III. The Symphonist:
    7. The Brucknerian symphony: an overview John Williamson
    8. Bruckner's symphonies - a reinterpretation: the dialectic of darkness and light Derek B. Scott
    9. Programme symphony and absolute music John Williamson
    10. Bruckner editions: the revolution revisited Benjamin M. Korstvedt
    11. Bruckner and the symphony orchestra Julian Horton
    12. Between formlessness and formality: aspects of Bruckner's approach to symphonic form Benjamin M. Korstvedt
    13. Formal process as spiritual progress: the symphonic slow movements Margaret Notley
    14. Bruckner and Harmony Kevin Swinden
    Part IV. Reception:
    15. Conductors and Bruckner John Williamson
    16. The musical image of Bruckner Christa Brüstle.

  • Editor

    John Williamson, University of Liverpool
    John Williamson is Reader in Music at the University of Liverpool. He is author of The Music of Hans Pfitzner (1992) and the Cambridge Music Handbook Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra (1993).

    Contributors

    John Williamson, Andrea Harrandt, Paul Hawkshaw, A. Crawford Howie, Derek B. Scott, Benjamin M. Korstvedt, Julian Horton, Margaret Notley, Kevin Swinden, Christa Brüstle

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