Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2010

324 Pages | 158 Printed music items

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719075711

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The Beethoven song companion

Paul Reid

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The first full-length book in English on Beethoven's songs, an aspect of this great composer's work that has been unreasonably neglected Provides full texts and parallel translations, making these songs accessible to English-speaking performers, enthusiasts and scholars Refers to contemporary contexts in the discussion of words and music, enabling readers to understand the historical background from which these works arose
  • Contains additional factual information, such as the locations of musical manuscripts, which will be of great interest and value to scholars and researchers
  • Includes quotations from Beethoven's own letters

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