Old Scores and New Readings: Discussions on Music & Certain Musicians by Runciman

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Author Runciman, John F., 1866-1916
Title Old Scores and New Readings: Discussions on Music & Certain Musicians
Contents William Byrde ... his mass -- Our last great musician (Henry Purcell, 1658-95) -- Bach; the "Matthew" passion and the "John" -- Handel -- Haydn and his "Creation" -- Mozart, his "Don Giovanni" and the Requiem -- "Fidelio" -- Schubert -- Weber and Wagner -- Italian opera, dead and dying -- Verdi young and Verdi younger -- "The flying Dutchman" -- "Lohengrin" -- "Tristan and Isolda" -- "Siegfried" -- "The dusk of the gods" -- "Parsifal" -- Bayreuth in 1897 -- A note on Brahms -- Anton Dvorák -- Tschaikowsky and his "Pathetic" symphony -- Lamoureux and his orchestra.
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Language English
LoC Class ML: Music: Literature of music
Subject Music
Subject Musicians
Subject Opera
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EBook-No. 15369
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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