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The Symphony in Beethoven's Vienna

By: [Beethoven] Jones, David Wyn

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 2006

Seller ID: 001036

ISBN: 0521862612

Condition: Near Fine


An original study of the history of the symphony in Vienna during Beethoven's lifetime, this 2006 book explores the context in which the composer worked. Based on an extensive study of the wider symphonic repertoire of the period and of the characteristics of musical life that shaped the changing fortunes of the genre, from manuscript and printed dissemination to concert life, David Wyn Jones provides a multi-faceted account of the development of the symphony in one of the most crucial periods in its history. The volume offers a wide perspective on musical development in the period, and will b... View more info