Old Scores and New Readings : Discussions on Music and Certain Musicians

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Main Author: Runciman, John F., 1866-1916
Format: eBook
Published: Project Gutenberg, 2005
Series:Project Gutenberg 15369
Online Access: An ebook freely available from Project Gutenberg
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Table of Contents:
  • William Byrde ... his mass
  • Our last great musician (Henry Purcell, 1658-95)
  • Bach; the "Matthew" passion and the "John"
  • Handel
  • Haydn and his "Creation"
  • Mozart, his "Don Giovanni" and the Requiem
  • "Fidelio"
  • Schubert
  • Weber and Wagner
  • Italian opera, dead and dying
  • Verdi young and Verdi younger
  • "The flying Dutchman"
  • "Lohengrin"
  • "Tristan and Isolda"
  • "Siegfried"
  • "The dusk of the gods"
  • "Parsifal"
  • Bayreuth in 1897
  • A note on Brahms
  • Anton Dvorák
  • Tschaikowsky and his "Pathetic" symphony
  • Lamoureux and his orchestra.