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Bruckner (Master Musicians Series) by Derek…

Bruckner (Master Musicians Series)

by Derek Watson

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It has taken Bruckner's music a long while to win international recognition, but his symphonies and sacred choral works have now found a place in the repertory of orchestras and choirs throughout the world. Published to commemorate the centenary of Bruckner's death, this second edition bringsup-to-date Derek Watson's acclaimed study of the composer and his music in light of the developments in Bruckner research over the last twenty years.The early chapters of Derek Watson's book contain a vivid account of Bruckner's struggles and achievements both in his personal life and in his creative career. The later chapters cover each of his works in detail, from the mighty span of the mature symphonies to the smallest of his undeservedlyneglected motets. The characteristic features of his art and his strikingly individual conception of mass and symphony are discussed and set alongside the works of his contemporaries.… (more)



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