New PDF release: Hans von Bülow's Letters to Johannes Brahms: A Research

By Hans-Joachim Hinrichsen,Cynthia Klohr

Hans von Bülow (1830-1894) is a towering determine of past due 19th-century tune. In his early years, he was once an important to championing Franz Liszt's instrumental works. He may additionally behavior the premières of Richard Wagner's musical dramas Tristan and Isolde and The Mastersingers and turn into the 1st to accomplish all 5 of Ludwig van Beethoven's past due piano sonatas in a single recital. In 1869, after breaking clear of Wagner, Bülow turned probably the most very important proponents of orchestral works through Johannes Brahms, whom he had identified individually for decades.

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Hans von Bülow's Letters to Johannes Brahms, initially released in German in 1994, covers the correspondence among Hans von Bülow and Brahms from 1877 to 1892, with Brahms's replies, the place available, incorporated within the statement. as well as chosen facsimiles of letters, postcards, and live performance courses, this study version of the correspondence of those giants of classical song encompasses a thorough remark explaining contributors, occasions, and matters mentioned within the letters. Authoritatively researched, Hinrichsen's variation of those letters, artfully translated by means of Cynthia Klohr, brings to existence the realm of song that Brahms and Bülow inhabited.

As the 1st entire English rendition of all extant letters written via Bülow to Brahms, Hans von Bülow's Letters to Johannes Brahms is a powerful number of basic resources, delivering severe insights into one of many key relationships within the background of 19th-century classical tune. Musicians, musicologists, and historians will all locate this publication to be a desirable read.

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