Music of the world, a history. Translated from the German by James A. Galston.

New York, Crown, 1949.

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Standard Title História gráfica universal de la música. English
Subjects Music
Music -- History and criticism.
Description x, 422 pages illustrations, portraits, facsimiles, music 24 cm
Copyright Date 1949.
Notes Includes indexes.
Originally published in 1944 under title: Historia gráfica universal de la música.
Contents Music in man's life -- Music in ancient times -- The Hellenic world -- A cultural epoch vanishes and a new one begins -- The picturesque time of minstrelsy -- The cities and their "new art" -- The theater in the middle Ages -- Toward the modern world -- The birth of opera -- Bach: or faith -- Handel: or the power of will -- Vienna becomes the musical center -- Haydn: or serene tranquillity -- Mozart: or the divine spark -- Beethoven: or the lonely rebel -- Schubert: or the unreal life -- The waltz of the empire, the empire of the waltz -- Concerts and virtuosos -- The opera in full bloom: The Italians, The French, The Germans, The Spanish Zarzuela -- The triumph of romanticism: Hector Berlioz ; Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy ; Robert Schumman ; Franz Liszt.
The musical awakening of the nations. A handful of earth: Frederic chopin ; The Czech soul: Bedrich Smetana ; The infinite unknown east: Russia ; The high north sings of its loneliness: Edvard Grieg -- Wagner -- Verdi: or The singer of his people -- The last romanticists: Opera's days of maturity ; Two of God's musicians: César Frank and Anton Bruckner ; Johannes Brahms ; The flower of romanticism: The Lied ; Two great slav romanticists: Tschaikovsky and Dvorák ; The re-awakening of Spain -- The new century ; The modern opera: The modern operetta -- The age of dissonance -- America: Indian times ; Colonial times ; Early music in the United States ; Present day music in the United States ; Jazz ; Contemporary United States composers ; Music in Latin America -- Mechanical music.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)220640
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Pahlen, Kurt, 1907-2003.
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