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The Writings and Letters of Konrad Wolff

edited by Ruth Gillen ; prologue by Leon Fleisher ; foreword by Russell Sherman ; translations of certain texts from the German by Otto Begus
Format
Book
Published
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000.
Language
English
Series
Contributions to the Study of Music and Dance
ISBN
0313307482 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • Part I Composers
  • Frescobaldi (1583-1643) 3
  • Bach (1685-1750) 7
  • His Last Work 7
  • Spirit, Style, and Forms 9
  • Bach-Reger 17
  • Brandenburg Concertos for Piano Duet 17
  • Mozart (1756-1791) 19
  • Quintet in D Major, K. 593 19
  • Beethoven (1770-1827) 23
  • Several Perspectives 23
  • Mostly Beethoven 27
  • On Beethoven's Trills 42
  • Bagatelles, Op. 119 51
  • Ninth Symphony, Op. 125 53
  • Schubert (1797-1828) 77
  • Schubert's Reaction to Beethoven 77
  • Schubert's "L'istesso Tempo" 84
  • Schubert's String Quintet in C: A Misplaced Repeat Sign? 93
  • Schumann (1810-1856) 99
  • On Titles and Verbal Descriptions in Music 99
  • Liszt (1811-1886) 105
  • Beethovenian Dissonances in Liszt's Piano Works 105
  • Liszt's Approach to Piano Technique 113
  • Stravinsky (1882-1971) 119
  • A Modern Faust 119
  • Part II Letters
  • From
  • Paul Badura-Skoda; Review of Interpretation on the Piano--What We Can Learn from Schnabel 123
  • Alfred Brendel 131
  • Paul Henry Lang 136
  • Rudolf Serkin 137
  • To
  • Leon Fleisher 137
  • Artur Schnabel 139
  • To and From
  • A Colleague 142
  • Sviatoslav Richter 148
  • Christmas Music 161
  • Music Appreciation 101 173
  • Authenticity 183
  • Beginnings of Cyclic Form 185
  • Bach's Dedication to King Frederick 199
  • August Halm (1869-1929) 201
  • Observations 207
  • On Teaching 207
  • On Music and Musicians 213
  • A Lesson in Writing 217
  • Johann Christian Bach (1735-1782): Siciliano in F-Sharp Minor 225
  • Part IV Brendel-Wolff "Debate"
  • "Debate" 230.
Description
xxvi, 272 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-264) and index.
Series Statement
Contributions to the study of music and dance 0193-9041 ; no. 48
Technical Details
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