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Author Eddie, William Alexander.

Title Charles Valentin Alkan : his life and his music / William Alexander Eddie
Published Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (x, 270 pages) : illustrations
Contents Alkan : the historical and social background -- Apprentice works -- Development of a personal voice -- Etudes -- Sonata types for piano -- Morceaux caracteristiques -- The esquisses -- Arrangements and cadenzas -- Organ and pedalier music -- Piano and strings -- Miscellaneous compositions -- Stylistic dimensions -- Reception -- Performance practice -- Epilogue
Summary This comprehensive survey takes as its focus a stylistic analysis of the music of the French composer and virtuoso pianist Charles Valentin Alkan (1813-1888). There is also consideration of Alkan the performer, and on issues of performance practice in relation to his music, and on its reception history. Useful appendices provide a guide to archival sources for further research, a list of works and a basic discography
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-243), list of composer's works (p. 247-254) , discography (p. 255) , and index
Notes Restricted: Printing from this resource is governed by The Legal Deposit Libraries (Non-Print Works) Regulations (UK) and UK copyright law currently in force. WlAbNL
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Subject Alkan, Charles-Valentin, 1813-1888 -- Criticism and interpretation
Alkan, Charles Henri Valentin.
Alkan, Charles-Valentin, 1813-1888
Piano -- Performance.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
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