Description
Summary:'Characteristic' symphonies have texts associating them with literature, politics, religion, and other aspects of eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century European culture. This first full-length study of the genre illuminates the relationship between symphonies and their aesthetic and social context and discusses examples of works by composers including Beethoven, Haydn and Dittersdorf.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xi, 329 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 304-318) and index.
ISBN:0511041500
9780511041501
9780511481895
0511481896
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9786610433179
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Language:English.
Source of Description, Etc. Note:Print version record.