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Title Mendelssohn perspectives / edited by Nicole Grimes and Angela Mace.

Imprint Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., c2012.

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 Talbott: Circulating Collection  ML410 .M5 M564    Available  ---
Description xxii, 368 pages : illustrations, portraits, music ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Never perfectly beautiful: physiognomy, jewishness, and Mendelssohn Portraiture / Marian Wilson Kimber -- Mendelssohn's 'Untergang': reconsidering the impact of Wagner's 'Judaism in music' / Sinéad Dempsey-Garratt -- 'Wordless Judaism, like the songs of Mendelssohn'? Hanslick, Mendelssohn and cultural politics in late nineteenth-century Vienna / Nicole Grimes -- Mendelssohn's conversion to Judaism: an English perspective / Colin Eatock -- Norm and deformation in Mendelssohn's Sonata forms / Paul Wingfield and Julian Horton -- Mendelssohn and Berlioz: selective affinities / John Michael Cooper -- Between tradition and innovation: Mendelssohn as music director and his performances of Bach in Leipzig / Anselm Hartinger -- Converting the Pagans: Mendelssohn, Greek tragedy, and the Christian ethos / Jason Geary -- The phantom of Mendelssohn's opera: fictional accounts and posthumous propaganda / Monika Hennemann -- Mendelssohn's Lieder ohne Worte and the limits of musical expression / R. Larry Todd -- Improvisation, elaboration, composition: the Mendelssohns and the classical cadenza / Angela R. Mace -- Cyclic form and musical memory in Mendelssohn's string quartet in E-flat major, op. 12 / Benedict Taylor -- A friendship in letters: the correspondence of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy and Carl Klingemann / Regina Back -- Mendelssohn as portrayed in the Goethe-Zelter correspondence / Lorraine Byrne Bodley -- Business is war: Mendelssohn and his Italian publishers / Pietro Zappalà -- Beyond the salon: Mendelssohn's French audience / Cécile Reynaud.
Subject Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Added Author Grimes, Nicole.
Mace, Angela.
ISBN 9781409428251 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1409428257 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781409428268 (ebook)
1409428265 (ebook)