The Classical Style

The Classical Style

Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven

Book - 1997
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Baker & Taylor
Presents a detailed analysis of the musical styles and forms developed by Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven

Norton Pub
A greatly expanded edition of the National Book Award-winning masterpiece by a world-class pianist and writer on music.
This outstanding book treating the three most beloved composers of the Vienna School is basic to any study of Classical-era music. Drawing on his rich experience and intimate familiarity with the works of these giants, Charles Rosen presents his keen insights in clear and persuasive language. For this expanded edition, now available in paperback for the first time, Rosen has provided a new, 64-page chapter on the later years of Beethoven and the musical conventions he inherited from Haydn and Mozart. The author has also written an extensive new preface in which he responds to other writers who have commented on his ideas.

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c1997
Edition: Expanded ed
ISBN: 9780393317121
Branch Call Number: 780.9033 R7224c 1997
Characteristics: xxx, 533 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)


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Dec 29, 2016

This is a superb book to read. But you will have to have, at least, a basic knowledge of musical theories in order to comprehend and enjoy the book, as well as improving your understanding and appreciation of music. If you have the basic knowledge, you will certainly learn a lot!


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