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Alfred Einstein is the author of Mozart, His Character, His Work (1962), The Italian Madrigal (2019), Psychoanalysis in Medicine (1941), Alfred Einstein on Music (1990) and other 99 books.

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Mozart, His Character, His Work

Mozart, His Character, His Work
Written by one of the world''s outstanding music historians and critics, the late Alfred Einstein, this classic study of Mozart''s character and works brings to light many new facts about his relationship with his family, his susceptibility to ambitious women, and his associations with musicalcontemporaries, as well as offering a penetrating analysis of his operas, piano music, chamber music, and symphonies.

The Italian Madrigal

release date: Aug 06, 2019
The Italian Madrigal
Volume 3 of 3. This monumental three-volume work on the Italian madrigal from its beginnings about 1500 to its decline in the 17th century is based on the research of 40 years, and is a cultural history of the development of Italian music. Mr. Einstein, renowned musicologist, supplies a background and a sense of proportion to the field: he gives the right order to the single composers in the evolution fo the madrigal, attaches new values to old names, and places in the foreground the outstanding, but until now rather neglected, personality of Cipriano de Rore. His work is not, however, purely musicological; his object is to inquire into the functions of secular music in Italian life during the Cinquecento, and to contribute to our knowledge and understanding of that great century in general. Translated from the German by Oliver Strunk, Roger Sessions and Alexander H. Krappe. Originally published in 1948. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Alfred Einstein on Music

release date: Jan 01, 1990
Alfred Einstein on Music
This collection is a tribute to the talent, teaching, and humanism of Alfred Einstein, whose scholarship and criticisms affirm his position as one of the foremost musicologists of the twentieth century. Written by a former student of Einstein''s, this portrait draws on the influences and events that shaped his life and work as a Jewish scholar in pre-Nazi Germany and that necessitated his emigration to the United States. Dower provides more than one hundred examples of his criticisms that document the music of Germany and the United States in the second quarter of this century and that demonstrate the art of music criticism at its best. Included is a chronology that is based on information provided by Einstein''s daughter, Eva. Her insight into her father''s personal life is combined with Catherine Dower''s careful chronological documentation of Einstein''s professional endeavors, provide a unique evaluation of a critic whose research produced valuable musical discoveries and whose writings always recognized the important relationship between music and its cultural background. The study affords further access to Einstein''s writings by identifying the locations of Einstein collections in numerous libraries throughout the United States.

The Development of the Harveian Circulation ...

Essays on Music

Essays on Music
Alfred Einstein, one of the great musical scholars of this century, was the editor of the third edition of K�chel''s Mozart catalogue. His tremendous three-volume history The Italian Madrigal, summing up forty years of work, is a veritable monument of Renaissance music. He was equally at home in the Romantic world, as he demonstrated in his Music in the Romantic Era.

Music in the Romantic Era

Music in the Romantic Era
The present volume of the Norton History of Music is an attempt to characterize the Romantic movement through its center: music. My aim has been to show how the Romantic movement was manifested in music and how music affected the Romantic movement. - Foreword.

A short history of music by Alfred Einstein

A Memorandum on the Need for a New Journal on Higher Education in the United States

Music of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries Copied by Dr. Alfred Einstein : [an Index to the Microfilms of Instrumental and Vocal Music of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries Copied by Dr. Alfred Einstein].

The Italian Madrigal, Vol. 3, by Alfred Einstein

A Short History of Music. Illustrated Edition. [Translated by Eric Blom and Others.] Illustrations Selected by A. Hyatt King

Mozart. His Character, His Work ... Translated by Arthur Mendel and Nathan Broder. [With Portraits.].

Mozart, His Character, His Work, by Alfred Einstein; Translated by Arthur Mendel and Nathan Broder

Schubert. Translated [from the German MS] by David Ascoli

Newer Aspects and Methods in the Study of the Mechanism of the Heart-beat

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