- Cuyler, Louise
The Symphony. The Harbrace History of Musical Forms.
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York, 1973, , , , /
x, 236 pp. Good, octavo trade paperback, wear and soiling to wraps. The Harbrace history of musical forms under the general editorship of Karl Geiringer, University of California, Santa Barbara. Part One: The mainstream of symphonic development: The Symphony in Austria and Germany. 1. The background and heritage of the classical symphony; 2. The earlier Viennese period: The symphonies of Hayden and Mozart; 3. The later Viennese period: The symphonies of Beethoven and Schubert; 4. A time of temporizing: Mendelssohn and Schumann; 5. Brahms: A great mediator of classical and romantic styles; 6. The end of a tradition: Bruckner and Mahler. Part Two: Trubutary streams of symphonic development: 1780-1914. 7. The symphony in France; 8. The symphonies of Tchaikovsky, Dvorak, Sibelius and Ives; 9. A parasymphonic type: The symphonic poem.