Books in English

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coverTitle | The Penguin Book of Lieder

Editor and Translator | S. S. Prawer

Publisher | Penguin

Details: 1987 | pp. 208 | ISBN 978-0140081237 | paperback |

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Title | The Cambridge Companion to the Lied

Editor | James Parsons

Publisher | Cambridge University Press

Details: 2004 | pp. 438 | ISBN 978-0521804714 | paperback |

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Title | The Songs of Johannes Brahms

Author | Eric Sams

Publisher | Yale University Press

Details: 2000 | pp. 376 | ISBN 978-0300079623 | hardcover |

 

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coverTitle | Nineteenth-Century German Lied

Author | Lorraine Gorrell

Publisher | Amadeus Press

Details: 2005 | pp. 400 | ISBN 978-1574671230 | paperback |

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Title | The New Grove Schubert (New Grove Composer Biography )

Author | Maurice J.E. Brown with Eric Sams

Publisher | Macmillan

Details: 1982 | pp. 196 | ISBN 978-0333341957 | paperback |

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Title | The Songs of Hugo Wolf

Author | Eric Sams

Publisher | Faber & Faber

Details: 2008 | pp. 414 | ISBN 978-0571242191 | paperback |

 

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coverTitle | German Lieder in the Nineteenth Century

Author | Rufus Hallmark

Publisher | Routledge

Details: 2009 | pp. 456 | ISBN 978-0415990387 | paperback |

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Title | The Schubert Song Companion

Author | John Reed

Publisher | Manchester University Press

Details: 1997 | pp. 524 | ISBN 978-1901341003 | paperback |

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Title | Hugo Wolf and his Mörike Songs

Author | Susan Youens

Publisher | Cambridge University Press

Details: 2006 | pp. 216 | ISBN 978-0521027199 | paperback |

 

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coverTitle | Poems and Music in the German Lied from Gluck to Hugo Wolf

Author | Jack Madison Stein

Publisher | Harvard University Press

Details: 1972 | pp. 250 | ISBN 978-0674674516 | hardcover |

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Title | Schubert's Late Lieder: Beyond the Song-Cycles

Author | Susan Youens

Publisher | Cambridge University Press

Details: 2006 | pp. 456 | ISBN 978-0521028752 | paperback |

 

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coverTitle | The Interpretation of French Song

Author | Pierre Bernac

Publisher | Kahn & Averill

Details: 1998 | pp. 352 | ISBN 978-1871082630 | paperback |

 

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coverTitle | Concert Song Companion: A Guide to the Classical Repertoire

Author | Charles Osborne

Publisher | Littlehampton Book Services Ltd

Details: 1974 | pp. 320 | ISBN 978-0575018259 | hardcover |

 

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Title | Schubert's Poets and the Making of Lieder

Author | Susan Youens

Publisher | Cambridge University Press

Details: 1999 | pp. 404 | ISBN 978-0521778626 | paperback |

 

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coverTitle | Francis Poulenc: The Man and His Songs

Author | Pierre Bernac

Publisher | W W Norton & Co Inc.

Details: 1978 | ISBN 978-1871082630 | hardcover |

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coverTitle | French Song from Berlioz to Duparc

 

Author | Fritz Noske

Publisher | Dover

Details: 1989 | pp. 454 | ISBN 978-0486255545 | paperback |

 

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Title | Retracing a Winter's Journey: Schubert's "Winterreise"

Author | Susan Youens

Publisher | Cornell University Press

Details: 1991 | pp. 320 | ISBN 978-0801499661 | paperback |

 

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coverTitle | Wagner and Nietzsche

Author | Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Publisher | Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd

Details: 1978 | pp. 240 | ISBN 978-0283984341 | hardcover |

 

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coverTitle | The Lied: Mirror of Late Romanticism

Author | Edward F. Kravitt

Publisher | Yale University Press

Details: 1996 | pp. 336 | ISBN 978-0300063653 | hardcover |

 

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Title | Schubert, Müller, and Die schöne Müllerin

Author | Susan Youens

Publisher | Cambridge University Press

Details: 2006 | pp. 264 | ISBN 978-0521028653 | paperback |

 

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Title | Richard Strauss: Man, Musician, Enigma

Author | Michael Kennedy

Publisher | Cambridge University Press

Details: 206 | pp. 468 | ISBN 978-0521027748 | paperback |

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Title | The Fischer-Dieskau Book of Lieder: Original Texts of 750 Songs in German

Author | Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Publisher | Limelight Edition

Details: 1999 | pp. 442 | ISBN 978-0879100049 | paperback |

 

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Title | Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin: Die Scheone Meullerin (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

Author | Susan Youens

Publisher | Cambridge University Press

Details: 1992 | pp. 132 | ISBN 978-0521422796 | paperback |

 

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Title | Heinrich Heine and the Lied

Author | Susan Youens

Publisher | Cambridge University Press

Details: 2011 | pp. 410 | ISBN 978-0521293952 | paperback |

 

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coverTitle | The Unashamed Accompanist

Author | Gerald Moore

Publisher | Franklin Watts

Details: 1985 | pp. 244 | ISBN 978-0531097717 | hardcover |

 

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Title | The Songs of Robert Schumann

Author | Eric Sams

Publisher | Faber & Faber

Details: 2008 | pp. 308 | ISBN 978-0571242207 | paperback |

 

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Title | Reverberations: The Memoirs of Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Author | Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Publisher | Fromm Intl

Details: 1990 | ISBN 978-0880641227 | paperback |

 

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coverTitle | Am I Too Loud?

Author | Gerald Moore

Publisher | Hamish Hamilton

Details: 1962 | pp. 304 | ISBN 978-0241900192 | hardcover |

 

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coverTitle | Poet's Love: The Songs and Cycles of Schumann

Author | Gerald Moore

Publisher | Hamish Hamilton

Details: 1981 | pp. 256 | ISBN 978-0241105184 | hardcover |

 

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Title | Hans Hotter: Memoirs

Author | Hans Hotter

Forewords | Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Zubin Metha

Publisher | Northeastern University Press

Details: 2006 | pp. 304 | ISBN 978-1555536619 | hardcover |

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coverTitle | Farewell Recital

Author | Gerald Moore

Publisher | Hamish Hamilton

Details: 1978 | pp. 192 | ISBN 978-0241898178 | hardcover |

 

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Title | Schumann: A Chorus of Voices

Author | John C. Tibbetts

Publisher | Hal Leonard Corporation

Details: 2010 | pp. 500 | ISBN 978-1574671858 | hardcover |

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