Lieder Line by Line: and Word for Word

byLois Phillips

Paperback | June 1, 1995

Lieder Line by Line: and Word for Word by Lois Phillips
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German song in the nineteenth century offers some of the greatest pleasures available to the singer, pianist, and listener. The great German poets - Goethe, Schiller, Ruckert, Eichendorff, Heine, Morike, Hesse, and many lesser figures - inspired such perennial masterpieces as Schubert's song cycles Die Schone Mullerin and Winterreise, Schumann's Dichterliebe, and Mahler's Die Kindertotenlieder. This book provides the German texts of the most frequently studied and performed songs, and gives literal, word-for-word translations under each line, plus clear English prose versions of each poem. Neither is a singing version, but each contributes to the understanding and appreciation of the song. The composers represented are Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Wagner, Brahms, Wolf, Mahler, and Richard Strauss. This new edition includes numerous corrections and improvemenbts to the translations.
Lois Phillips is a freelance musician: teacher of piano and Alexander Technique.
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Title:Lieder Line by Line: and Word for WordFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:448 pages, 9.69 X 7.44 X 0.94 inShipping dimensions:448 pages, 9.69 X 7.44 X 0.94 inPublished:June 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198790171

ISBN - 13:9780198790174

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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