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Conducting Beethoven: Volume 1: The Symphonies

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This is an essential guide for students of the nine Beethoven symphonies and a starting-point for young conductors. Drawing on his lifelong experience of conducting these works, Del Mar offers an analysis of the music's structure, pointing out key events in the score and offering advice on how to achieve the desired effect. He also compares variant readings in the differen ...more
Paperback, 234 pages
Published March 12th 2002 by OUP Oxford (first published April 23rd 1992)
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Norman René Del Mar, CBE, was a British conductor, horn player, and biographer. As a conductor, he specialized in the music of late romantic composers; including Edward Elgar, Gustav Mahler, and Richard Strauss.
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