The Concerto…

The Concerto: A Listener’s Guide. A marvellous book by Steinberg discusses over 120 works ranging from Johann Sebastian Bach to John Adams. The heart of standard repertory – Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos, 18 Mozart piano concertos, all concertos of Beethoven & Brahms, major works by Mendelssohn, Schumann, Liszt, Bruch, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky, Grieg, Elgar, Sibelius, Strauss & Rachmaninoff. Luminous introductions to the achievements of 20th century masters like Schoenberg, Bartok, Stravinsky, Berg & Prokofiev. Steinberg passionately explores the creative works of these musical giants. Masterfully captures the expressive & emotional value of music. Blends knowledge with an impeccable, deeply felt love of music.


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