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Brahms and his world / edited by Walter Frisch and Kevin C. Karnes
Rev. ed
Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  ML410.B8 B65 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897 -- Criticism and interpretation
Subject(s) Musical analysis
Physical Description xiv, 461 p. : ill., music ; 24 cm
Language Some material translated from German
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary A key collection of essays for listeners, performers, and scholars interested in Brahm's life, work, and times on the occasion of a music festival held at Bard College, August 1990
Contents Essays. Time and memory : concert life, science, and music in Brahms's Vienna / Leon Botstein. Johannes Brahms, solitary altruist / Peter F. Ostwald. Brahms the godfather / Styra Avins. Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms / Nancy B. Reich. The pianos of Johannes Brahms / George S. Bozarth and Stephen H. Brady. Brahms, The third symphony, and the new German school / David Brodbeck. The "Brahms" fog : on analyzing Brahmsian influences at the fin de si├Ęcle / Walter Frisch. Between work and play : Brahms as performer of his own music / Roger Moseley. Brahms, Max Klinger, and the promise of Gesamtkunstwerk : revisiting the Brahms-Phantasie (1894) / Kevin C. Karnes -- Reception and analysis. Five early works by Brahms (1862) / Adolf Schubring. Discovering Brahms (1862-72) / Eduard Hanslick. The Brahms symphonies (1887) / Hermann Kretzschmar. Brahms's a cappella choral pieces, op. 104 (1892) / Heinrich Schenker. Brahms's Four serious songs, op. 121 (1914) / Max Kalbeck. "A modern of moderns" : Brahms's First symphony in New York and Boston / selected and annotated by George S. Bozarth -- Memoirs. Johannes Brahms : the last days, memories and letters / Eduard Hanslick. My early acquaintance with Brahms / Richard Heuberger. Remembering Johannes Brahms : Brahms and his Krefeld friends / Heinz von Beckerath. Johannes Brahms as man, teacher, and artist / Gustav Jenner. Brahms and the newer generation : personal reminiscences / by Alexander von Zemlinsky and Karl Weigl -- "Dedicated to Johannes Brahms."
Series Bard Music Festival series
Alternate Author Frisch, Walter, 1951-
Karnes, Kevin, 1972-
Bard Music Festival

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