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Symphony no. 4 in E minor, op. 98 : authoritative score, background, context, criticism, analysis /
Brahms ; edited by Kenneth Hull.
edition
1st ed.
imprint
New York : W.W. Norton, c2000.
description
1 miniature score (viii, 327 p.) ; 21 cm.
ISBN
0393966771
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New York : W.W. Norton, c2000.
isbn
0393966771
catalogue key
4059040
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 326-327).
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Summaries
Main Description
Highlights of the Norton Critical Score of Symphony No. 4 : * The first edition of the score with Brahm's corrections incorporated * Historical background * Correspondence before publication * Reviews of first and early performances * Analysis and criticism by music scholars, including: Hugo Riemann, "Johannes Brahms, Fourth Symphony in E-minor" (1897); Heinrich Schenker, from Free Composition (1935); Rene Leibowitz, "Aimez-vous Brahms?" (1971); Walter Frisch, from Brahms: The Four Symphonies (1996); Raymond Knapp, from Brahms and the Cahllenge of the Symphony (1997).
Main Description
Highlights of the Norton Critical Score of Symphony No. 4: * The first edition of the score with Brahm's corrections incorporated * Historical background * Correspondence before publication * Reviews of first and early performances * Analysis and criticism by music scholars, including: Hugo Riemann, "Johannes Brahms, Fourth Symphony in E-minor" (1897); Heinrich Schenker, from Free Composition (1935); Rene Leibowitz, "Aimez-vous Brahms?" (1971); Walter Frisch, from Brahms: The Four Symphonies (1996); Raymond Knapp, from Brahms and the Cahllenge of the Symphony (1997).
Table of Contents
Preface
The Score of Symphony No. 4. OP. 98
Allegro non troppop. 3
Andante moderatop. 31
Allegro giocosop. 43
Allegro energico e passionatop. 76
Textual Notesp. 113
Background and Context
Historical Backgroundp. 118
Correspondence before Publicationp. 136
Brahms and Elisabet von Herzogenberg (1884-86)p. 136
Brahms and Joseph Joachim (1886)p. 159
Reviews of First and Early Performancesp. 166
Frankfurt, November 3, 1885p. 166
The Hague, November 14, 1885p. 168
Vienna, January 17, 1886p. 169
Berlin, February 1, 1886p. 177
Hamburg, April 9, 1886p. 179
London, May 10, 1886p. 181
New York, December 11, 1886p. 187
Paris January 12, 1890p. 189
Analysis and Criticism
from Guide to the Concert Hall (1887)p. 196
"Johannes Brahms, Fourth Symphony (E minor) (1897)"p. 200
from Johannes Brahms (1912)p. 213
from Essays in Musical Analysis (1917)p. 237
from Free Composition (1935)p. 245
from "The Structural Foundations of the Brahms Symphonies" (1968)p. 247
from "Aimez-vous Brahms?" (1971)p. 250
"The Retreat from Dynamism: A Study of Brahms's Fourth Symphony" (1983)p. 252
from Brahms: The Four Symphonies (1996)p. 271
from Brahms and the Challenge of the Symphony (1997)p. 294
from "Allusive Irony in Brahms's Fourth Symphony" (1998)p. 306
Further Readingp. 327
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