The Cambridge Companion to: Mendelssohn

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Authored by leading scholars in the field, this collection of fourteen essays surveys the life, work, and posthumous reception of the nineteenth-century German-Jewish composer. Sections cover aspects of biography as well as Felix Mendelssohn's expansive and multi-faceted musical output. Two closing essays confront the turbulent course of his posthumous reception and the challenges his music continues to pose for modern performers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Place of PublicationCambridge
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages315
ISBN (Electronic)9781139001021
ISBN (Print)9780521826037
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004


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