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Classical Music For DummiesHaydn, Tchaikovsky, and Brahms, oh, my! The beginner’s guide to classical music Classical Music For Dummies is a friendly, funny, easy-to-understand guide to composers, instruments, orchestras, concerts, recordings, and more. Classical music is widely considered one of the pinnacles of human achievement, and this informative guide will shows you just how beautiful and rewarding it can be. You’ll learn how Bach is different from Beethoven, how Mozart is different still, and why not all “classica…

Classical Music: The Era of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven (Norton Introduction to Music History)In this, the fourth volume in the Norton Introduction to Music History series, Philip Downs traces the rise and decline of the “Classical” style from the birth of Haydn (1732) to the death of Beethoven (1827). He demonstrates the enormous diversity and constant change that characterized every aspect of music during this period.  By dividing his text into twenty-year spans, Downs is able to trace the development of musical style.  Within each span he looks at the social conditions and daily lif…

Performance Practices in the Classical Era: as Related by Primary Sources and Illustrated in the Music of Mozart and Haydn/G7815The Classical era, from 1751 to the 1830s and beyond, is one of the most revolutionary and creative times in the history of music. However, critical details about the performance of music during this extraordinary time have too often been lost to generations of re-interpretation, opinionated colorings, and changes in fashion and taste.In this remarkable volume, noted scholar and choral conductor Dennis Shrock brings together in one place writings from more than 100 Classical-era authors and comp…

Six String Quartets (Recent Researches in the Music of the Classical Era)The Classical era, from 1751 to the 1830s and beyond, is one of the most revolutionary and creative times in the history of music. However, critical details about the performance of music during this extraordinary time have too often been lost to generations of re-interpretation, opinionated colorings, and changes in fashion and taste.In this remarkable volume, noted scholar and choral conductor Dennis Shrock brings together in one place writings from more than 100 Classical-era authors and comp…

Discover Music of the Classical Era (Discover (Naxos))In music, the period from the middle of the eighteenth century to the beginning of the nineteenth is usually referred to as the Classical Era. This was a period in which the art, literature and architecture of Ancient Greece and Rome were being rediscovered and re-evaluated, which in turn strongly influenced the modern art of the time. But this was also a period of immense social change and political unrest, with challenges to the old established order culminating in the French Revolution of 178…

Italian Arias of the Baroque and Classical Eras: High Voice (English and Italian Edition)A sampling of the world’s greatest Baroque and Classical arias. In addition to offering fascinating background information about the arias and their composers, the editor has corrected a multitude of errors which have accumulated over time, and has replaced Romantic-era misinterpretations with accompaniments that are faithful to historical styles. Includes word-by-word transcriptions into the International Phonetic Alphabet….

The Baroque Era - Intermediate to Advanced Piano Solo: 53 Selections from Piano Literature, Concertos, Chamber Works, Oratorios and Operas for Piano Solo (World's Greatest Classical Music)(World’s Greatest Classical Music). This collection includes 35 Baroque keyboard pieces by Bach, Buxtehude, Couperin, Handel, Lully, Pachelbel, Purcell, Scarlatti and others, and 18 transcriptions for piano of Baroque favorites by Bach, Handel, Pachelbel, Purcell and Vivaldi. Among the most famous music in the book is Air on the G String, Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring, selections from Water Music, selections from Messiah, and movements from The Four Seasons. As with the rest of the series, the edit…

Piano Concerto in A Minor and Other Works for Piano and Orchestra (Dover Music Scores)This original compilation features three superb pieces for piano and orchestra by one of the key composers and pianists of the Romantic era. Composers from Brahms to Grieg have been influenced by Robert Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54. The composer’s wife Clara was the solo pianist at the work’s 1846 debut, under the direction of Ferdinand Hiller, to whom the work was dedicated.The Concerto in A Minor was the only piano concerto that Schumann completed in his tragically brief life. …

How to Listen to and Understand Great Music Part 3 The Classical Era IThis original compilation features three superb pieces for piano and orchestra by one of the key composers and pianists of the Romantic era. Composers from Brahms to Grieg have been influenced by Robert Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54. The composer’s wife Clara was the solo pianist at the work’s 1846 debut, under the direction of Ferdinand Hiller, to whom the work was dedicated.The Concerto in A Minor was the only piano concerto that Schumann completed in his tragically brief life. …