The Cambridge Companion to Beethoven, Paperback Book

The Cambridge Companion to Beethoven Paperback

Edited by Glenn (University of Connecticut) Stanley

Part of the Cambridge Companions to Music series



This Companion, first published in 2000, provides a comprehensive view of Beethoven and his work.

The first part of the book presents the composer as a private individual, as a professional, and at the work-place, discussing biographical problems, Beethoven's professional activities when not composing and his methods as a composer.

In the heart of the book, individual chapters are devoted to all the major genres cultivated by Beethoven and to the elements of style and structure that cross all genres.

The book concludes by looking at the ways that Beethoven and his music have been interpreted by performers, writers on music, and in the arts, literature, and philosophy.

The essays in this volume, written by leading Beethoven specialists, maintain traditional emphases in Beethoven studies while incorporating other developments in musicology and theory.




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