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The Art of French Piano Music: Debussy, Ravel, Fauré, Chabrier

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An essential resource for scholars and performers, this study by a world-renowned specialist illuminates the piano music of four major French composers, in comparative and reciprocal context. Howat explores the musical language and artistic ethos of this repertoire, juxtaposing structural analysis with editorial and performing issues. He also relates his four composers his ...more
Hardcover, 416 pages
Published August 11th 2009 by Yale University Press (first published 2009)
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Had to send this back to the library before I'd got very far, but it looks great. Howat has a great writing style. I'll probably borrow it again sometime in the future when I've got more time to actually read it.
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