A Guide to the Musical Works of Johannes BrahmsBook - 1999
For all those eager to delve more deeply into Brahms's music, The Compleat Brahms is an indispensable companion. In a single volume that covers every work written by Brahms, leading scholars from across the country provide details of each work's composition and discuss its important stylistic features. Interspersed are fascinating essays -- such as "Brahms, Joachim, and the Schumanns" -- that bring the composer and his contemporaries to life. Much more than a collection of program notes, The Compleat Brahms vividly portrays the work and world of one of the giants of Western music history.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Norton : 1999
Branch Call Number: 780.92 B73b
Characteristics: 448p illus