menu

Bruckner : Symphony No. 8
by Benjamin M. Korstvedt




Overview -
Anton Bruckner's Eighth Symphony (1890), one of the last of the great Romantic symphonies, is a grandly complex masterpiece. This book explores this many-faceted work from several angles. It documents the complicated and often misunderstood history of the symphony's composition and revision and provides an accessible guide to its musical design. It demonstrates, by means of a study of well-known recordings, how performance styles have evolved in this century. It also revisits the conventional wisdom about the various versions and editions of the symphony and comes to some provocative new conclusions.

  Read Full Product Description
 
local_shippingFor Delivery
In Stock.
This item is Non-Returnable.
FREE Shipping for Club Members help
 
storeBuy Online Pickup At Store
search store by zipcode

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 16 copies from $30.31
 
 
 
 

More About Bruckner by Benjamin M. Korstvedt

 
 
 

Overview

Anton Bruckner's Eighth Symphony (1890), one of the last of the great Romantic symphonies, is a grandly complex masterpiece. This book explores this many-faceted work from several angles. It documents the complicated and often misunderstood history of the symphony's composition and revision and provides an accessible guide to its musical design. It demonstrates, by means of a study of well-known recordings, how performance styles have evolved in this century. It also revisits the conventional wisdom about the various versions and editions of the symphony and comes to some provocative new conclusions.


This item is Non-Returnable.

 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521635370
  • ISBN-10: 0521635373
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publish Date: March 2000
  • Page Count: 148
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.47 x 0.34 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.42 pounds

Series: Cambridge Music Handbooks

Related Categories

 

BAM Customer Reviews