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Seller: the_nile_stores (59,946) 99.1%, Location: Ohio, Ships to: GB, Item: 253631665614 FREE SHIPPING UK WIDE The Cambridge Companion to Mahler by Jeremy Barham In the years approaching the centenary of Mahler's death, this book provides both summation of, and starting point for, an assessment and reassessment of the composer's output and creative activity. Authored by a collection of leading specialists in Mahler scholarship, its opening chapters place the composer in socio-political and cultural contexts, and discuss his work in light of developments in the aesthetics of musical meaning. Part II examines from a variety of analytical, interpretative and critical standpoints the complete range of his output, from early student works and unfinished fragments to the sketches and performing versions of the Tenth Symphony. Part III evaluates Mahler's role as interpreter of his own and other composers' works during his lifelong career as operatic and orchestral conductor. Part IV addresses Mahler's fluctuating reception history from scholarly, journalistic, creative, public and commercial perspectives, with special attention being paid to his compositional legacy. FORMAT Hardcover LANGUAGE English CONDITION Brand New Publisher Description In the years approaching the centenary of Mahlers death, this book provides both summation of, and starting point for, an assessment and reassessment of the composers output and creative activity. Authored by a collection of leading specialists in Mahler scholarship, its opening chapters place the composer in socio-political and cultural contexts, and discuss his work in light of developments in the aesthetics of musical meaning. Part II examines from a variety of analytical, interpretative and critical standpoints the complete range of his output, from early student works and unfinished fragments to the sketches and performing versions of the Tenth Symphony. Part III evaluates Mahlers role as interpreter of his own and other composers works during his lifelong career as operatic and orchestral conductor. Part IV addresses Mahlers fluctuating reception history from scholarly, journalistic, creative, public and commercial perspectives, with special attention being paid to his compositional legacy. Notes In the years approaching the centenary of Mahler’s death, this book offers the only comprehensive, single-volume study in English of his music and musical activities. Contributions from a collection of distinguished Mahler scholars discuss works in all genres and from all periods, and investigate technical and interpretative aspects of his lifelong career as conductor. In addition, chapters in the book’s opening and closing sections address respectively the socio-cultural contexts within which he lived and worked, and his vital legacy for music and culture in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Author Biography Jeremy Barham is Lecturer in Music in the Department of Music & Sound Recording, University of Surrey. Table of Contents Chronology: Introduction: Marginalia on Mahler today Jeremy Barham; Part I. Cultural Contexts: 1. Socio-political landscapes: reception and biography Peter Franklin; 2. The literary and philosophical worlds of Gustav Mahler Morten Solvik; 3. Music and aesthetics Vera Micznik; Part II. Mahler the Creative Musician: 4. Juvenilia and early works: from the first song fragments to Das klagende Lied Jeremy Barham; 5. Song and symphony (I). Lieder und Gesange Vol.1, Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen and the First Symphony: compositional patterns for the future Zoltan Roman; 6. Song and song-symphony (I). Des Knaben Wunderhorn and the Second, Third and Fourth Symphonies: music of heaven and earth Peter Revers; 7. Song and symphony (II). From Wunderhorn to Ruckert and the middle-period symphonies: vocal and instrumental works for a new century Stephen E. Hefling; 8. The greatest and the most personal: the Eighth Symphony and Das Lied von der Erde Christian Wildhagen; 9. The last works Joerg Rothkamm; Part III. Mahler the Re-creative Musician: 10. Mahler as conductor in the opera house and concert hall Herta Blaukopf; 11. Arrangements and Retuschen - Mahler and Werktreue David Pickett; Part IV. Reception and Performance: 12. Issues in Mahler reception: historicism and misreadings after 1960 Christoph Metzger; 13. The history of the International Gustav Mahler Society in Vienna and the complete critical edition Reinhold Kubik; 14. Musical languages of love and death: Mahlers compositional legacy Stephen Downes; 15. Mahler conducted and recorded: from the concert hall to DVD Lewis M. Smoley; 16. New research paths in criticism, analysis and interpretation John Williamson; Appendix. Review The select discography is useful ... Reference Reviews I would highly recommend a cover-to-cover reading, particularly since Barham has so carefully emphasised the connections between the articles in his introduction. ... Mahlers music inspires passionate interest not only in performers and music researchers, but in music lovers in general who wish to find out as much as they can about his works. This book will appeal to all three. Nineteenth-Century Music Review Details ISBN052183273X Short Title CAMBRIDGE COMPANION TO MAHLER Pages 342 Publisher Cambridge University Press Series Cambridge Companions to Music Language English ISBN-10 052183273X ISBN-13 9780521832731 Media Book Format Hardcover DEWEY 780.92 Illustrations Yes Year 2008 Publication Date 2008-01-31 Imprint Cambridge University Press Place of Publication Cambridge Country of Publication United Kingdom Edited by Jeremy Barham Edition 1st Author Jeremy Barham Affiliation University of Surrey Dimensions180mm x 27mm x 249mm We've got this At The Nile, if you're looking for it, we've got it. With fast shipping, low prices, friendly service and well over a million items - you're bound to find what you want, at a price you'll love! 30 DAY RETURN POLICY No questions asked, 30 day returns! FREE DELIVERY No matter where you are in the UK, delivery is free. 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