A Guide to the symphony / edited by Robert Layton.

A guide to every major symphonist from Haydn to the present day, by way of Beethoven and Tchaikovsky, Mahler, and Tippett. Contains an up-to-date list of over 500 recommended compact disc recordings.

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Other Authors: Layton, Robert.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford, England ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
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Table of Contents:
  • The origins of the symphony
  • The symphonies of Joseph Haydn / David Wyn Jones
  • The symphonies of Mozart / H.C. Robbins Landon
  • Beethoven / Richard Osborne
  • Schubert / Brian Newbould
  • The symphony in nineteenth-century Germany / Donald Ellman
  • Bruckner / Philip Coad
  • Mahler / Stephen Johnson
  • The symphony in France / David Cox
  • The Czech Symphony / Jan Smaczny
  • Russia before the Revolution / David Brown
  • The symphony in the Soviet Union (1917-91) / David Fanning
  • The symphony in Scandinavia / Robert Layton
  • Silbelius / Philip Coad
  • Nielsen / David Fanning
  • After Sibelius and Nielsen / Robert Layton
  • After Mahler: the Central European symphony in the twentieth century / Stephen Johnson
  • The American symphony / John Canarina
  • The symphony in Britain / Robert Layton.