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Robert Schumann

The Book of Songs

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HARDCOVER

$73.50 • £58.95 • €66.00

ISBN 9780674026292

Publication Date: 01/31/2008

Short

336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

72 musical examples; 4 tables

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This guide will be a tremendous boon for the study of Schumann’s songs. I propose a toast to Jon Finson for stepping up to the plate on this important task of writing a new guide to Schumann’s songs in English that will supersede the old Eric Sams book.—Rufus Hallmark, Professor of Music, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University

What a wealth of information and insight! On every page, Finson tells us things worth knowing. From a lifetime of studying this repertory, he has distilled vast knowledge into what will become, I feel sure, an essential source for a long time to come. —Susan Youens, J. W. Van Gorkom Professor of Music, University of Notre Dame

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