The masters and their music; a series of illustrative programs, with biographical, esthetical, and critical annotations, designed as an introduction to music as literature, for the use of clubs, classes, and private study

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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. pt.I. The masters and their music: Moving forces in music. Bach and Handel. Haydn and Mozart. Characteristic moods of Beethoven. Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven compared. Schubert and Mendelssohn. Robert Schumann. Chopin. Bach, Beethoven, Schumann and Chopin in the different phases of their art. Liszt. Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt. Concerning the typical musical forms.--pt. II. Modern masters and American composers: Author's note. Nationality in music. Johannes Brahms. Edvard Grieg. Rubenstein and Tschaikowsky. The later romanticists. Gottschalk and Mason. E. A. MacDowell. Arthur Foote and Mrs. H. H. A. Beach. Miscellaneous program by American composers
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