Brahms’s Vocal Duets and Quartets with Piano

Brahms’s Vocal Duets and Quartets with Piano

A Guide with Full Texts and Translations
Lucien Stark
Distribution: World
Publication date: 07/22/1998
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 978-0-253-33402-2
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... a generous treatment of some of Brahms’s most endearing and imaginative creations." —Choice

... an excellent addition to the literature on vocal chamber music... " —Notes

In this sequel to A Guide to the Solo Songs of Johannes Brahms, Lucien Stark opens up a beautiful and largely neglected repertoire, providing the full German text for each song, along with a new English translation, notes on vocal ranges, and a wealth of engaging commentary of technical, aesthetic, and historical interest.

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Lucien Stark, Professor Emeritus of Piano at the University of Kentucky, maintains a full schedule of coaching and performance.

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Table of Contents

Three Duets for Soprano and Alto (Op. 20)
Four Duets for Alto and Baritone (Op. 28)
Three Quartets (Op. 31)
Liebeslieder (Op. 52)
Four Duets for Soprano and Alto (Op. 61)
Three Quartets (Op. 64)
Neue Liebeslieder (Op. 65)
Five Duets for Soprano and Alto (Op. 66)
Four Ballads and Romances for Two Voices (Op. 75)
Five Romances and Songs for One or Two Voices (Op. 84)
Four Quartets (Op. 92)
Zigeunerlieder (Op. 103)
Six Quartets (Op. 112)
Little Wedding Cantata (posthumous)
Poets and Translators
Friends and Associates
Selected Bibliography
Index of Titles and First Lines