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German Lieder in the Nineteenth Century, Paperback / softback Book

German Lieder in the Nineteenth Century Paperback / softback

Edited by Rufus (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA) Hallmark


German Lieder in the Nineteenth-Century provides a detailed introduction to the German lied.

Beginning with its origin in the literary and musical culture of Germany in the nineteenth-century, the book covers individual composers, including Shubert, Schumann, Brahms, Strauss, Mahler and Wolf, the literary sources of lieder, the historical and conceptual issues of song cycles, and issues of musical technique and style in performance practice.

Written by eminent music scholars in the field, each chapter includes detailed musical examples and analysis.

The second edition has been revised and updated to include the most recent research of each composer and additional musical examples.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 456 pages, Part of Routledge Studies in Musical Genres; 81 Line drawings, black and white; 9 Tables,
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900)
  • ISBN: 9780415990387



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