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  • Paperback
  • Bookstore's Wholesale Price: $22.30
  • March 2000
  • ISBN: 978-0-393-96677-0
  • 336 pages
  • Territory Rights: Worldwide


Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98

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Johannes Brahms (Author), Kenneth Hull (Editor, Conrad Grebel University College)

 

The Norton Critical Score of Brahm's Fourth Symphony is the latest volume in this highly-regarded series, in which an authoritative score--here the first edition as corrected by the composer--is combined with illuminating essays and documents for an in-depth study of the work.

Highlights of the Norton Critical Score of Symphony No. 4:

* The first edition of the score with Brahm's corrections incorporated
* Historical background
* Correspondence before publication
* Reviews of first and early performances
* Analysis and criticism by music scholars, including: Hugo Riemann, "Johannes Brahms, Fourth Symphony in E-minor" (1897); Heinrich Schenker, from Free Composition (1935); Rene Leibowitz, "Aimez-vous Brahms?" (1971); Walter Frisch, from Brahms: The Four Symphonies (1996); Raymond Knapp, from Brahms and the Cahllenge of the Symphony (1997).

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