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Author Stein, Deborah J. (Deborah Jane)
Title Poetry into song : performance and analysis of lieder / Deborah Stein, Robert Spillman ; foreword by Elly Ameling with Max Deen Larsen.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.

Author Stein, Deborah J. (Deborah Jane)
Subject Songs -- Analysis, appreciation.
Songs -- Interpretation (Phrasing, dynamics, etc.)
Songs -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Songs -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Alt Name Spillman, Robert.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 413 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Note Includes scores for 17 songs.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-356) and index.
Summary When Franz Schubert put Goethe's poem "Gretchen am Spinnrade" to music in 1814, he created a musical form that has captivated audiences ever since. In Poetry into Song, Deborah Stein and Robert Spillman challenge readers to seek a richer, more imaginative understanding of Lied - the nineteenth-century German art song. Written for students of voice, piano, and theory and for all singers and accompanists, Poetry into Song establishes a framework for the analysis of song based on a process of performing, listening, analyzing, and performing again. This unique approach emphasizes the reciprocal interaction between performance and analysis. Focusing on the masterworks, Poetry into Song features numerous poetic texts, as well as a core repertory of songs. Examples throughout the text demonstrate points, and end of chapter questions reinforce concepts and encourage directed analysis. While numerous books have been written on Lieder and German Romantic poetry, Poetry into Song is the first to combine performance, musical analysis, textual analysis, and the interrelation between poetry and music in a truly systematic, thorough way.
Note English and German.
Print version record.
ISBN 0585371423 (electronic bk.)
9780585371429 (electronic bk.)
1602560145 (electronic bk.)
9781602560147 (electronic bk.)
9780195093285 (acid-free paper)
0195093283 (acid-free paper)
OCLC # 48139960
Additional Format Print version: Stein, Deborah J. (Deborah Jane). Poetry into song. New York : Oxford University Press, 1996 0195093283 (DLC) 95005398 (OCoLC)31971320