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Floyd Grave - The String Quartets of Joseph Haydn - 9780195382952 - V9780195382952
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The String Quartets of Joseph Haydn

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Description for The String Quartets of Joseph Haydn Paperback. Num Pages: 396 pages, 105 musical examples. BIC Classification: AVGC4; AVH; AVRD; AVRL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 159 x 22. Weight in Grams: 572.
A monumental accomplishment from the age of Enlightenment, the string quartets of Joseph Haydn hold a central place not only in the composer's oeuvre, but also in our modern conception of form, style, and expression in the instrumental music of his day. Here, renowned music historians Floyd and Margaret Grave present a fresh perspective on a comprehensive survey of the works. This thorough and unique analysis offers new insights into the creation of the quartets, the wealth of musical customs and conventions on which they draw, the scope of their innovations, and their significance as reflections of Haydn's artistic personality. ... Read more

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About Floyd Grave
Floyd and Margaret Grave have worked both independently and together on a variety of research projects, centering mostly on problems of eighteenth-century music sources, theory, criticism, and analysis. Floyd Grave currently teaches in the Music Department at Rutgers University, where he has served as director of the graduate programs in musicology, music theory, and composition. He has also taught at ... Read more

Reviews for The String Quartets of Joseph Haydn
The book is intelligently organized, mindful of unfair value judgments against earlier works and simply packed full of information.
Karen Hiles, Cambridge journal Eighteenth-Century Music
Both of them eminent scholars, Floyd and Margaret Grave bring to this undertaking not only a comprehensive knowledge of the existing literature but also an admirable ability to present their material coherently and ... Read more

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