Schumann - A Chorus Of Voices
(Amadeus). Schumann A Chorus of Voices is a significant contribution to Schumann's 200th-birthday year, 2010. In these hitherto unpublished interviews and conversations, more than thirty biographers, musicians, critics, and commentators offer their own unique perspectives on Schumann's life, work, controversies, and place in the history of Romantic music. Gathered by Schumann scholar John C. Tibbe...
Hardcover: 514 pages
Publisher: Amadeus Press; Har/Com edition (June 1, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.4 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 2051246
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“This is a very up-and-down book, mixing the interesting and/or amusing with the tedious. The discussions on literature and philosophy are mostly in the tedious area. The musicologist types tend to harp on their own agendas regardless of the subject m...”
ts during more than thirty years of travel and research, these intimate and informal talks take the reader "backstage" to the rehearsal hall, scholar's study, archive, and music festival. Included are musicians Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Erich Leinsdorf, Jorg Demus, Emanuel Ax, Elly Ameling, Thomas Hampson, Steven Isserlis, Marin Alsop; scholars and biographers Jacques Barzun, Nancy B. Reich, Peter Ostwald, Leon Plantinga, and Larry Todd; critics and commentators Martin Bookspan, Eugenia Zuckerman, and Maurice Sendak; and archivists Gerd Nauhaus, Ute Baer, and Joachim Draheim. The accompanying disc features Van Cliburn Gold Medalist Jose Feghali performing and discussing Schumann's Carnaval , Opus 9, and pianist Ronald Brautigam performing the complete Noveletten , Opus 21 not available anywhere else!