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Published: 28 May 2009

538 Pages | Family trees and a map


ISBN: 9780199554522

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Oxford Composer Companions: Haydn

Edited by David Wyn Jones

Oxford Companions

  • The only book of its kind - it comprehensively covers Haydn's life and works, and his legacy around the world
  • Almost 1,000 entries, in accessible A-Z order, from Abingdon to Zwettl
  • Full coverage of Haydn's life: his family, friends, patrons, and contemporaries; the places where he lived and worked; and the ideas, aesthetics, and institutions of his era
  • Covers Haydn's music in great detail, including genres, instruments, individual pieces, and the nicknames that his works have acquired
  • Feature entries cover such topics as Haydn's life and personality, major genres in which he worked, performance practice, dissemination, and the Enlightenment
  • The A-Z text is complemented by a full list of Haydn's works, family trees, a map, and a list of first lines

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