Skip to content

Hans Neunzig - Brahms (Life & Times) (2nd Hand Softback)

£2.95
SKU B001776
2nd Hand Book
Softback
Non-Fiction
Condition - Very Good
Autobiography & Biography
Only 1 Available
Paypal, card & most other . . .
. . . payment methods accepted
Straightforward Easy Checkout
Good Quality Packaging Used
Speedy Dispatch
Free Local Delivery - Glasgow North
UK Delivery £1 per order - 2-4 Days
Free UK Delivery on orders over £10
International Delivery
14 Day Money Back Guarantee
Synopsis

This volume forms part of the Life and Times series of compact and accessible biographies which cover key political, literary and musical figures.

This title is about the life and work of German composer Johannes Brahms (1833-97) who was one of the seminal musical figures of the 19th century. He shot to fame as a dashing young composer 'the one who had to come' according to Robert Schumann.

He consciously 'switched' this image, refashioning himself as the elder statesman of German music, the heir to Bach and Beethoven. The internal conflict between romantic lion and 'eminence grise' enlivened his music, which influenced nearly every composer who followed him.

Details
  • Format : Standard, Slim 2nd Hand Softback
  • Condition : Very Good (Almost As New)
  • Category : Non-Fiction - Autobiography & Biography
  • Published : 2003 (Haus Publishing)
  • ISBN : 9781904341178
  • SKU : B001776
  • PPC : LL270gm
  • RRP : £8.99
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.
External Reviews

"In its brevity and obviously written with sympathy for his subject, linking psychological insights and comments to major life events and activities of Brahms, Neunzig offers a rather balanced and solid view on Brahms as a person and as an artist . . ." - Goodreads Review.

The Author

Hans A. Neunzig is an editor and writer on literature and music. His previous books include studies of the German Romantic composers and writers, and a volume on Schutz, Handel and Bach. His book Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau: A Biography was translated by Kenneth S. Whitton, Professor Emeritus in the Department of European Studies at the University of Bradford.