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This book is about three sets of etudes by Liszt: the Etude en douze exercices (1826); its reworking as Douzes grandes etudes (1837); and their reworking as Douzes etudes d'execution transcendante (1851). It is also a book about nineteenth-century instrumental music in general because the three works invite the exploration of features characteristic of the early Romantic era in music. These include a composer-performer culture; the concept of virtuosity; the significance of recomposition; music and the poetic; and the consolidation of a musical work-concept.
  • ISBN13: 9780521036047
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Pubilcation Year: 2007
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00252
Specifications
FormatPaperback
Publication DateMay 1, 2007
Pages252
Primary CategoryMusic/History & Criticism - General

Virtuosity and the Musical Work: The Transcendental Studies of Liszt

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