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Brahms and the Challenge of the Symphony Raymond Knapp

Brahms and the Challenge of the Symphony

Raymond Knapp

Published April 1st 1997
ISBN : 9780945193906
Hardcover
351 pages
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The first three chapters examine the roots of Brahmss obsession with the symphony and consider the difficulties the genre presented to him. Subsequent chapters elaborate an aesthetic justification for Brahmss musical borrowings, detail the ways inMoreThe first three chapters examine the roots of Brahmss obsession with the symphony and consider the difficulties the genre presented to him. Subsequent chapters elaborate an aesthetic justification for Brahmss musical borrowings, detail the ways in which his variational technique is deployed in a