After Beethoven : imperatives of originality in the symphony / Mark Evan Bonds.
Beethoven cast a looming shadow over the nineteenth century. For composers he was a model both to emulate and to overcome. "You have no idea how it feels," Brahms confided, "when one always hears such a giant marching behind one." Exploring the response of five composers - Berlio...
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