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Author Stefaniak, Alexander, 1983- author

Title Schumann's virtuosity : criticism, composition, and performance in nineteenth-century Germany / Alexander Stefaniak
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 296 pages)
Contents Florestan among the revelers : postclassical virtuosity and Schumann's critique of pleasure -- Florestan's wine, Clara Wieck's spirit : postclassical virtuosity and poetic interiority -- Poetic showpieces in the cultivated salon -- Virtuosity and the rhetoric of the sublime -- Steps to Parnassus? : Schumann's equivocal work concept -- Festivals of the virtuoso priesthood : collaborating with Clara Schumann and Joseph Joachim
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 23, 2016)
Subject Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856 -- Influence.
Music -- Germany -- 19th century -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Virtuosity in musical performance -- Germany -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016021399
ISBN 0253022096 (electronic bk.)
9780253022097 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ;) (alkaline paper)
(hardcover ;) (alkaline paper)