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On Brahms and his circle

Karl Geiringer

On Brahms and his circle

essays and documentary studies

by Karl Geiringer

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Published by Harmonie Park Press, published in association with the American Brahms Society in Sterling Heights, Mich, Seattle, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brahms, Johannes, -- 1833-1897 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Brahms, Johannes, -- 1833-1897 -- Correspondence,
  • Composers -- Germany -- Correspondence

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes

    Statementby Karl Geiringer ; revised and enlarged by George S. Bozarth with a foreword by Walter Frisch
    GenreCorrespondence
    SeriesDetroit monographs in musicology/Studies in music -- no. 49
    ContributionsBozarth, George S
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.B8 G43 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 418 p. :
    Number of Pages418
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17209978M
    ISBN 100899901360
    LC Control Number2006050261

    Johannes Brahms (brämz, Ger. yōhän´nĕs bräms), –97, German composer, g. Brahms ranks among the greatest masters of the romantic period. The son of a musician, he early showed astonishing talent in many directions; he chose as a boy to become a pianist.   Karl Geiringer's biography of Brahms is generally regarded as the finest study of the composer ever published in any language. It is based upon the great body of material in the archives of the Viennese Society of Friends, for which Dr. Geiringer was curator from –, and which contains more than a thousand letters written by and to s: 1.

    Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://tf70 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library Unlike some recent volumes on Brahms, which have served mainly to bring together miscellaneous papers read at conferences, this collection seeks to locate the composer more directly in the context of his personal, professional, and musical environment.

    Professor Emeritus, Music History (Retired). George Bozarth specializes in 19th-century studies, especially the music of Johannes Brahms and musical life in Boston. He is also interested in the early history of the was the founding Executive Director of the American Brahms Society, – He is co-author of the article on Johannes Brahms for the second edition of The New Grove. Her book on allusion and inter-movement narrative in the instrumental music of Brahms is forthcoming in the Musical Meaning and Interpretation Series published by Indiana University Press. Other forthcoming publications on music from Brahms’s circle include articles in .


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Although he called his work "A German Requiem," Brahms “would gladly have dispensed with that adjective and called his work 'A Human Requiem,'" reported the critic Michael Steinberg in his book.