This volume features selections from the famous musicologist's acclaimed Essays in Musical Analysis. The contents comprise some of Donald F. Tovey's most important essays, including those on Bach's qGoldbergq Variations and The Art of Fugue as well as considerations of key works by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann, Chopin, and Brahms. Tovey's Essays in Musical Analysis rank among the English language's most acclaimed works of musical criticism. Praised for their acuteness, common sense, clarity, and wit, they offer entertaining and instructive reading for anyone interested in the classical music repertoire.A majestic and elaborate duet on one manual deals with several original and florid themes, while pedal supplies a ... Asthat lineconsists mainly of repeated notes, its transformation into a lively fuguesubject in12/8 time, with interveningskipsanda flowing continuation, leavesus with a ... The fuguesubject ofWir glauben alla#39; an einen Gott(full organ) is a quicktime syncopated versionofthefirst line ofthe tune.
|Author||:||Donald Francis Tovey|
|Publisher||:||Courier Dover Publications - 2014-12-08|