Cambridge University Press, Sep 8, 1994 - Music - 246 pages
The ten essays in this volume explore different aspects of the performance of instrumental works by Beethoven. Each essay discusses performance issues from Beethoven's time to the present, whether the objective be to realise a performance in an historically appropriate manner, to elucidate the interpretation of Beethoven's music by conductors and performers, to clarify transcriptions by editors or to reconstruct the experience of the listener in various different periods. Four contributions focus on the piano music while another group concentrates on Beethoven's music for strings. These chapters are complemented by an examination of Beethoven's exploitation of the developing wind choir, an evaluation of early twentieth-century recordings as pointers to early nineteenth-century performance practice and an historical survey of rescorings in Beethoven's symphonies.
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all'ottava Allegro Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung annotations Auer Bachmann Baillot bars Bass in Beethoven's bassoon Beethoven Berlin Bernhard Romberg Carl Czerny Carl Flesch cellist changes chords clarinet composer composer's conductor continuo corda Czerny damper-raising pedal David Dessauer Dont's Dotzauer Duport edition effect Essai example figured bass fingering Flesch fortepiano full-score autograph hand harmonic horn Hubay ibid indications instruments interpretation Joachim Johann keyboard left-hand London Mahler melody Mengelberg Missa solemnis modern Mozart's nineteenth century Ninth Symphony notation notes oboe octave orchestra original passages pedal markings Performance Practice Philharmonic phrase pianists Piano Concerto players portamento quavers realisation recordings Romberg Rostal rubato Scherzo score second movement semiquavers slow movement slurs solo soloist Sonata pf Spohr staccato string bass String Quartet style suggests Szigeti tempo tempo rubato third movement tonal tone trans trills Trio vibrato Vienna Viennese Violin Concerto Violin Playing Violin Sonata violinists Violoncell Schule Wagner Weingartner Wilhelmj wind woodwind