Symphony No. 5
ISBN: 0486298507
EAN13: 9780486298504
Language: English
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
Widely regarded as the most memorable and musically concentrated of Beethoven's orchestral works, his Symphony No. 5 is also one of the most popular works in the literature. With its unforgettable four-note motive, lean textures, and superb orchestration, it is a classic example of the thematic unification Beethoven developed during his middle period -- a creative time during which his music exhibited unprecedented freedom of expression and exultation. This magisterial and magnificent work -- reproduced here from the authoritative Litolff edition -- appears in this edition in full score, with original instrumentation and bar-numbered movements. Ideal for study in the classroom, at home, or in the concert hall, this affordable, high-quality, conveniently sized volume will be the edition of choice for music students and music lovers alike.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Widely regarded as the most memorable and musically concentrated of Beethoven's orchestral works, his Symphony No. 5 is also one of the most popular works in the literature. With its unforgettable four-note motive, lean textures, and superb orchestration, it is a classic example of the thematic unification Beethoven developed during his middle period--a creative time during which his music exhibited unprecedented freedom of expression and exultation. This magisterial and magnificent work--reproduced here from the authoritative Litolff edition--appears in this edition in full score, with original instrumentation and bar-numbered movements. Ideal for study in the classroom, at home, or in the concert hall, this affordable, high-quality, conveniently sized volume will be the edition of choice for music students and music lovers alike.