Perspectives on Anton Bruckner by Paul Hawkshaw,Crawford Howie

By Paul Hawkshaw,Crawford Howie

A century after his dying Anton Bruckner nonetheless is still essentially the most complicated and enigmatic inventive personalities of the 19th century. a number one avant-garde determine of his new release, he used to be an complete performer and instructor as well as being an outstanding composer; few humans within the background of western tune can boast his point of accomplishment in these kinds of parts mixed. This e-book, a suite of essays written through a world workforce of students, deals assorted theoretical and musicological views on Bruckner the composer-teacher-performer. elements of his ambitious theoretical education and his program of it as a part of the compositional procedure are explored. numerous analytical methodologies is used to ascertain the second one via to the 9th Symphonies, the guts of the composer?s mature repertoire. ultimately, features of Bruckner?s profession as a instructor and performer, his complicated character, his impact and dissemination of his song are considered.

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