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Gluck Und Die Oper

Adolf Bernhard Marx

Published by Cambridge University Press
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Title: Gluck Und Die Oper

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Paperback. 474 pages. Dimensions: 8.5in. x 5.5in. x 1.3in.Adolf Bernhard Marx (1795-1866), the music critic and composer, spent much of his career as professor of music in Berlin and was a friend and mentor of Mendelssohn. His publications included an influential textbook on composition and a biography of Beethoven. The preface to this two-volume study, published in 1863, ranks Gluck (1714-87) wtih Handel, Mozart and Beethoven at the pinnacle of musical achievement. Marx describes Glucks radical innovations in operatic composition in the context of the wider European tradition, and sets them in a chronological account of the composers life. Volume 1 covers Glucks education, his early successes in Italy and travels in Europe, and his prolific output from 1750 to 1770, including the major, reformist works Orfeo, Alceste, and Paride ed Elena, all premiered in Vienna. Marx illustrates his analyses of plot, libretto and orchestration with numerous music examples, and quotations from Glucks writings. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781108038744

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Synopsis: Adolf Bernhard Marx (1795?1866), the music critic and composer, spent much of his career as professor of music in Berlin and was a friend and mentor of Mendelssohn. His publications included an influential textbook on composition and a biography of Beethoven. The preface to this two-volume study, published in 1863, ranks Gluck (1714?87) wtih Handel, Mozart and Beethoven at the pinnacle of musical achievement. Marx describes Gluck's radical innovations in operatic composition in the context of the wider European tradition, and sets them in a chronological account of the composer's life. Volume 1 covers Gluck's education, his early successes in Italy and travels in Europe, and his prolific output from 1750 to 1770, including the major, reformist works Orfeo, Alceste, and Paride ed Elena, all premiered in Vienna. Marx illustrates his analyses of plot, libretto and orchestration with numerous music examples, and quotations from Gluck's writings.

Book Description: Adolf Bernhard Marx (1795?1866) was a German composer, music critic and university teacher. His influential publications included this two-volume study, published in 1863, of the radical innovations in operatic composition that Gluck had pioneered a century earlier. Marx's account is chronologically organised, and includes biographical details and music examples.

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