German Lieder in the Nineteenth Century
The repertory of the nineteenth-century German lied offers a world of expressiveness condensed into brief moments of musical time. This collection of essays by prominent scholars surveys representative works of the major lied composers, as well as the styles, forms, and poetry that characterize this body of music. Numerous music and text examples are used to illustrate the authors' points, and extensive notes and bibliographies accompany each essay. Contents: Literary context : Goethe as source and catalyst / Harry Seelig -- Franz Schubert : the prince of song / Susan Youens -- Robert Schumann : the poet sings / Rufus Hallmark -- Johannes Brahms : "Volkslied/Kunstlied" / Virginia Hancock -- Crosscurrents in song : five distinctive voices / Jürgen Thym -- Hugo Wolf : subjectivity in the Fin-de-Siécle Lied / Lawrence Kramer -- Gustav Mahler : romantic culmination / Christopher Lewis -- Richard Strauss : a lifetime of lied composition / Barbara A. Petersen -- Song cycle : journeys through a romantic landscape / John Daverio -- Performing lieder : the mysterious mix / Robert Spillman.
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