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Oxford Anthology of Western Music

Volume Two: The Mid-Eighteenth Century to the Late Nineteenth Century

Edited by Klára Móricz and David E. Schneider
Richard Taruskin and Christopher H. Gibbs

Publication Date - April 2012

ISBN: 9780199768264

816 pages
Spiral Bound
8-1/2 x 11 inches

In Stock

Retail Price to Students: $54.95

The accompanying anthology of scores for the late eighteenth- and nineteenth-century portion of The Oxford History of Western Music, College Edition, by Richard Taruskin and Christopher H. Gibbs


The Oxford Anthology of Western Music, Volume Two: The Mid-Eighteenth Century to the Late Nineteenth Century, accompanies the late eighteenth- and nineteenth-century portion of The Oxford History of Western Music, College Edition*, by Richard Taruskin and Christopher H. Gibbs (9780195097627).

Beginning with Wilhelm Friedemann Bach and ending with Giacomo Puccini, this comprehensive volume features forty-four different composers from seven different countries. In addition to offering a number of landmark works, it also provides important pieces that are rarely anthologized, including Niccolò Piccinni's La buona figliuola, Johann Strauss II's "Blue Danube" Waltz, Bedrich Smetana's The Moldau, and Mikhail Glinka's Kamarinskaya.

Designed with students in mind, this unique collection includes introductory essays at the beginning of each piece and an index of names and terms.

A corresponding set of recordings* (3 CDs) contains musical examples from the anthology in high-quality MP3 format (9780199768295).


Oxford Anthology of Western Music
Volume One: The Earliest Notations to the Early Eighteenth Century

Edited by David J. Rothenberg and Robert R. Holzer
> V1 Print Anthology: 9780199768257
> V1 Recorded Anthology (2 CDs): 9780199768288

Oxford Anthology of Western Music
Volume Three: The Twentieth Century

Edited by Klára Móricz and David E. Schneider
> V3 Print Anthology: 9780199768271
> V3 Recorded Anthology (2 CDs): 9780199768301

Oxford Recorded Anthology of Western Music
Concise Edition
> Recorded Anthology (3 CDs): 9780199768318

The Oxford History of Western Music
College Edition

Richard Taruskin and Christopher H. Gibbs
> Textbook: 9780195097627

* Sold separately

About the Author(s)

Klára Móricz is Joseph E. and Grace W. Valentine Visiting Professor of Music at Amherst College.

David E. Schneider is Professor of Music at Amherst College.

Table of Contents

    Note on Score Reading
    1. Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Sonata in F Major (Falck 6a)
    2. Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Fantasia in C Minor, Wq. 63/6/iii
    3. Johann Christian Bach, Sonata in D Major, Op. 5, No. 2, First movement
    4. Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, La serva padrona (The maid as mistress)
    a) "A Serpina penserete" (You'll think of Serpina)
    b) "Son imbrogliato io giá" (I'm really in a fix)
    5. Niccolò Piccinni, La buona figliuola (The virtuous maiden), Act 2, Finale
    6. Christoph Willibald Gluck, Orfeo ed Euridice (Orpheus and Eurydice)
    a) Opening chorus and recitative
    b) "Che farò senza Euridice?" (What am I to do without Eurydice?): Act 3, Scene 1
    7. Giovanni Battista Sammartini, Symphony No. 13 in G Major
    8. Johann Christian Bach, Symphony in Bb Major, Op. 18, No. 2, First movement
    9. Franz Joseph Haydn, Symphony No. 45 in F# Minor ("Farewell"), First movement
    10. Franz Joseph Haydn, String Quartet in Eb Major ("The Joke"), Op. 33, No. 2
    11. Franz Joseph Haydn, Symphony, No. 104 in D Major ("London")
    12. Franz Joseph Haydn, The Creation, No. 1, Overture: "Die Vorstellung des Chaos" (The Representation of Chaos); and No. 2, Recitative and chorus
    13. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Don Giovanni, K. 527
    a) Act I, Overture and Introduction
    b) Act II, Finale
    14. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550, First movement
    15. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphony No. 41 in C Major ("Jupiter"), K. 551, Fourth movement
    16. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major, K. 453
    17. Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata No. 8 in C Minor ("Pathétique"), Op. 13, First movement
    18. Ludwig van Beethoven, Septet in Eb Major, Op. 20
    Fourth Movement: Tema con Variazione (Andante)
    Fifth Movement: Scherzo (Allegro molto e vivace)
    19. Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 3 in Eb Major, Sinfonia Eroica (Heroic Symphony), Op. 55, First movement
    20. Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67
    21. Ludwig van Beethoven, String Quartet in Bb Major, Op. 130, "Cavatina"
    22. Gioachino Rossini, Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The barber of Seville), Overture
    23. Gioachino Rossini, L'Italiana in Algeri (The Italian woman in Algiers), Act I, Finale
    24. Gioachino Rossini, Tancredi, Act 1, Scene 5, "Oh patria!. . . Tu che accendi questo core . . . Di tanti palpiti" (O homeland . . . You who set fire to this heart . . . So many heart throbs)
    25. Vincenzo Bellini, Norma, "Casta diva" (O pure Goddess)
    26. Gaetano Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor (Lucy of Lammermoor), Act 3, Scene 2, Mad Scene, "Il dolce suono . . . Spargi d'amaro pianto" (I hear the sweet sound . . . Shed your bitter tears)
    27. Carl Maria von Weber, Der Freischütz (The Free Marksman)
    a) Overture
    b) Wolf's Glen Scene, Act 2, Finale
    28. Franz Schubert, Heidenröslein (Little rose on the heath)
    29. Franz Schubert, Erlkönig (The Elf King)
    30. Franz Schubert, Moments Musicaux (Musical moments), No. 6 (D. 780)
    31. Franz Schubert, Symphony No. 8 in B Minor ("Unfinished"), D. 759, First movement
    32. Franz Schubert, Piano Trio in Eb Major, Op. 100, D. 929, Second movement
    33. Franz Schubert, Der Doppelgänger (The Double)
    34. Nicolò Paganini, Caprices, Op. 1, Nos. 17 and 24
    35. Franz Liszt, Grandes Études d'après Paganini (Grand studies after Paganini), No. 6
    36. Franz Liszt, Rèminiscences de Don Juan (The Don Juan Fantasy)
    37. Daniel-François-Esprit Auber, La muette de Portici (The mute girl of Portici), "Mieux vaut mourir" (It is better to die)
    38. Giacomo Meyerbeer, Les Huguenots: "Bénédiction des poignards" (Blessing of the swords) and "Grand Duo"
    39. Hector Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique, Fifth movement
    40. Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn, Ein Sommernachtstraum (A Midsummer Night's Dream), Overture
    41. Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn, Paulus (St. Paul), Op. 36, Overture and No. 36
    42. Robert Schumann, Phantasie (Fantasy), Op. 17, First movement
    43. Robert Schumann, Dichterliebe (Poet's Love), Op. 48
    a) No. 1, "Im wunderschönen Monat Mai" (In the lovely month of May)
    b) No. 2, "Aus meinen Tränen" (From my tears)
    44. Clara Schumann, "Er ist gekommen in Sturm und Regen" (He has come in storm and rain), Op. 12, No. 2
    45. Frédéric Chopin, Préludes, Op. 28, Nos. 1-4
    46. Frédéric Chopin, Mazurka, Op. 17, No. 4
    47. Frédéric Chopin, Ballade in G Minor, Op. 23
    48. Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Bamboula, danse des nègres (negro dance), Op. 2
    49. Mikhail Glinka, A Life for the Tsar, Finale from Epilogue, "Slav'sya, slav'sya" (Glory, glory)
    50. Mikhail Glinka, Kamarinskaya
    51. Franz Liszt, Les préludes (Preludes), Symphonic Poem No. 3 (piano reduction)
    52. Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64, First movement
    53. Richard Wagner, Tristan und Isolde (Tristan und Isolde)
    a) Prelude
    b) Act 3, Isolde's Transfiguration
    54. Giuseppe Verdi, Rigoletto, Act 3, conclusion
    55. Bedrich Smetana, Má vlast (My Fatherland), "Vltava" (The Moldau or Vltava River)
    56. Modest Musorgsky, Boris Godunov, "Coronation Scene"
    57. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin, Act 1, Scene 2 (Letter Scene)
    58. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36: First movement
    59. Johannes Brahms, Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25, Fourth movement
    60. Johannes Brahms, Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68, Fourth movement
    61. Antonín Dvorák, Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81, Second movement ("Dumka")
    62. Antonín Dvorák, Symphony No. 9 in E Minor ("From the New World"), Second movement
    63. Camille Saint-Saëns, Samson et Dalila (Samson and Delilah): Bacchanale
    64. George Bizet, Carmen, "L'amour est un oiseau rebelle" (Love is a rebellious bird) ("Habanera")
    65. Alexander Borodin, Prince Igor, "Polovtsian Dances," Act 2, No. 17
    66. Johann Strauss II, An der schönen, blauen Donau (On the Beautiful Blue Danube), Op. 314
    67. Arthur Sullivan and William S. Gilbert, Ruddigore, "My eyes are fully open to my awful situation" ("Patter Trio")
    68. Ruggero Leoncavallo, Pagliacci (Clowns or Players), "Vesti la giubba" (Put on your costume)
    69. Giacomo Puccini, Madama Butterfly: "Un bel dì vedremo" (One fine day we'll see)
    Source Notes
    Index of Names
    Index of Terms

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