Years ago, I purchased this book.
Years ago, I purchased this book. Berger is able to reveal what to listen for movement by movement without relying on the details of music theory. The continuity from one work to another is also useful.
Authoritative, beautifully written guide presents 231 of the most frequently performed pieces of chamber music by 55 composers. No lover of chamber music should be without this Guide. For each, the author gives a brief biography, followed by discussions of the individual compositions - both their historical and musical contexts and their salient features, including formal organization, content, and any extramusical associations.
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Melvin Berger is the author of many classic LRFOs, including Germs Make Me Sick!, Oil Spills! and Why I Cough .
Melvin Berger is the author of many classic LRFOs, including Germs Make Me Sick!, Oil Spills! and Why I Cough, Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn, as well as other nonfiction on the Harper backlist. He lives in East Hampton, NY. Product details.
Authoritative, beautifully written guide presents 231 of the most frequently performed pieces of chamber music by 55. . It is also terrific - gives a little relevant biographical information on composers as well as notes on the works. Useful to look at before hearing a performance of a work, and great material (when combined with other sources) for writing program notes. A must have for all lovers of chamber music. com User, August 15, 2001.
Guide to Chamber Music - Melvin Berger. And in the area of chamber music, many rank his six string quartets as the greatest contribution to that genre since Beethoven’s works in the form. Born July 12, 1861, at Novgorod, Russia. Died February 25, 1906, at Terioki, Finland. ANTON ARENSKY was a composer, a professor at the Moscow Conservatory and music director of the Imperial Chapel in Saint Petersburg. His music is particularly interesting for the traces one hears in it of the two opposing streams that flowed so vigorously in late nineteenth-century Russian music. String Quartet No. 1, Op. 7. I. Lento.
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