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The Resource The romantic generation, Charles Rosen

The romantic generation, Charles Rosen

Label
The romantic generation
Title
The romantic generation
Statement of responsibility
Charles Rosen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What Charles Rosen's celebrated book The Classical Style did for music of the Classical period, this new, much awaited volume brilliantly does for the Romantic era. An exhilarating exploration of the musical language, forms, and styles of the Romantic period, it captures the spirit that enlivened a generation of composers and musicians, and in doing so it conveys the very sense of Romantic music. In readings uniquely informed by his performing experience and amplified by examples on an accompanying CD, Rosen offers consistently acute and thoroughly engaging analyses of works by Schubert, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Bellini, Liszt, and Berlioz, and he presents a new view of Chopin as a master of polyphony and large-scale form. He adeptly integrates his observations on the music with reflections on the art, literature, drama, and philosophy of the time, and thus shows us the major figures of Romantic music within their intellectual and cultural context. Rosen covers a remarkably broad range of music history and considers the importance to nineteenth-century music of other cultural developments: the art of landscape, a changed approach to the sacred, the literary fragment as a Romantic art form. He sheds new light on the musical sensibilities of each composer, studies the important genres from nocturnes and songs to symphonies and operas, explains musical principles such as the relation between a musical idea and its realization in sound and the interplay between music and text, and traces the origins of musical ideas prevalent in the Romantic period. Rich with striking descriptions and telling analogies, Rosen's overview of Romantic music is an accomplishment without parallel in the literature, a consummate performance by a master pianist and music historian
Cataloging source
DLC
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1927-2012
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Rosen, Charles
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • phonodisk
Index
index present
LC call number
ML196
LC item number
.R67 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
theses
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  • Romanticism in music
  • Music
Label
The romantic generation, Charles Rosen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Based on the Charles Eliot Norton Lectures"--Half title
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
computer disc
Carrier category code
cd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Chopin: counterpoint and the narrative forms
  • 6.
  • Chopin: virtuosity transformed
  • 7.
  • Chopin: from the miniature genre to the sublime style
  • 8.
  • Liszt: on creation as performance
  • 9.
  • Berlioz: liberation from the central European tradition
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Mendelssohn and the invention of religious kitsch
  • 11.
  • Romantic opera: politics, trash, and high art
  • 12.
  • Schumann: triumph and failure of the romantic ideal
  • Music and sound
  • 2.
  • Fragments
  • 3.
  • Mountains and song cycles
  • 4.
  • Formal interlude
Control code
31710528
Dimensions
25 cm +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
xv, 723 pages
Isbn
9780674779334
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
94046239
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • MU: Accompanying sound disc located in Recorded Sound Center has call number: RECORD CD HARVARD 3.
  • UMKC: Accompanying sound disc inserted in pocket in back of book.
Other physical details
illustrations
Sound
sound
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The romantic generation, Charles Rosen
Publication
Note
"Based on the Charles Eliot Norton Lectures"--Half title
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
computer disc
Carrier category code
cd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Chopin: counterpoint and the narrative forms
  • 6.
  • Chopin: virtuosity transformed
  • 7.
  • Chopin: from the miniature genre to the sublime style
  • 8.
  • Liszt: on creation as performance
  • 9.
  • Berlioz: liberation from the central European tradition
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Mendelssohn and the invention of religious kitsch
  • 11.
  • Romantic opera: politics, trash, and high art
  • 12.
  • Schumann: triumph and failure of the romantic ideal
  • Music and sound
  • 2.
  • Fragments
  • 3.
  • Mountains and song cycles
  • 4.
  • Formal interlude
Control code
31710528
Dimensions
25 cm +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
xv, 723 pages
Isbn
9780674779334
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
94046239
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • MU: Accompanying sound disc located in Recorded Sound Center has call number: RECORD CD HARVARD 3.
  • UMKC: Accompanying sound disc inserted in pocket in back of book.
Other physical details
illustrations
Sound
sound
Specific material designation
optical disk

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