Schubert and his World: A Biographical Dictionary by Peter CliveSchubert and his World: A Biographical Dictionary by Peter Clive

Schubert and his World: A Biographical Dictionary

byPeter Clive

Hardcover | January 1, 1997

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This is the first book of its kind on Schubert. It appears at a time when scholarly and general interest in his life and compositions is greater than ever, and its publication coincides with the celebration of the bicentenary of Schubert's birth in 1797. The book opens with a chronicle of Schubert's life, which is followed by more than 300 biographical entries offering information not only on his friends and acquaintances, and on persons with whom he was associated through his music (poets, librettists, publishers, patrons, musicians), but also ona number of later `Schubertians' who greatly advanced public appreciation and scholarly examination of his music or made a particularly significant contribution to our knowledge of his life. The book thus adds a fuller context and perspective to the reader's view of Schubert's activities, and indeedof the music itself.
Peter Clive was formerly Professor of French at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada (1969-91).
Title:Schubert and his World: A Biographical DictionaryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.91 inPublished:January 1, 1997Publisher:Oxford University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019816582X

ISBN - 13:9780198165828

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Editorial Reviews

`a compendium of essays on everyone who was musically anyone in Schubert's Vienna or touched upon his life and work. Whoever writes about Schubert will find it indispensable.'Fritz Spiegl, The Oldie