Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900)

    Delius and Norway

    By Andrew J. Boyle

    Hardback Save £2.04 = £42.96

    The first detailed study of the vital role that Norway played in the life and work of Frederick Delius

    Romantic Overture and Musical Form from Rossini to Wagner

    By Steven Vande Moortele

    Hardback Save £7.61 = £57.38

    This book is the first comprehensive study of musical form in the genre of the overture in continental Europe between 1815 and 1850. Combining historical and analytical perspectives, and discussing a broad range of German, French, and Italian operatic and concert overtures, it will appeal to both musicologists and music...

    Musical Performance and Reception

    By David Yearsley

    Paperback £20.20

    From 1500, the independent use of the feet in musical performance at the organ was unique to Germany and vital to its cultural standing in Europe. Yearsley presents an account of this mode of music-making spanning some 500 years, including reappraising J. S. Bach's crucial role in that history.

    Jewry in Music

    By David Conway

    Paperback £21.04

    David Conway traces the progress of Jews in the burgeoning early nineteenth-century European music industry, analysing dynamic changes in economics, politics and technology during this time. Investigating musical biographies of the famous, the neglected and the forgotten, this study presents a radical contextualisation of Wagner's infamous 'Judaism in Music'.

    Being Wagner

    By Simon Callow

    Hardback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    The perfect introduction to the Master.

    Exile's Song

    By Sally McKee

    Hardback Save £1.29 = £23.71

    The extraordinary story of African American composer Edmond Dede, raised in antebellum New Orleans, and his remarkable career in France

    Robert Schumann's Advice to Young Musicians

    By Steven Isserlis

    Hardback £10.25

    his 'Advice for Young Musicians', originally created to accompany his famous 'Album for the Young', remains as relevant today as when it was written.Celebrated cellist Steven Isserlis adds his own extensive commentary to Schumann's words of wisdom.

    Franz Liszt

    By Oliver Hilmes

    Hardback Save £1.29 = £23.71

    An engrossing new biography of the musical revolutionary who was the world's first international megastar

    Schumann's Music and E. T. A. Hoffmann's Fiction

    By John MacAuslan

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    Four of Schumann's great masterpieces of the 1830s are connected to the fiction of E. T. A. Hoffmann. John MacAuslan explores these works' musical patterns, stylistic developments and literary connections. Essential reading for musicologists, performers and listeners with an interest in Schumann and early nineteenth-century music.

    Berlioz on Music

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    Hector Berlioz was not only a composer, but a renowned writer and critic, and his Memoirs and Evenings with the Orchestra are particularly well-known and loved. This book provides new translations of his criticism in English, taking him from his student days as a participant in musical polemics over Rossini...

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