Anderson, Christopher: Max Reger & Karl Straube (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Subtitle: Perspectives on an Organ Performing Tradition

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Preface; Introduction; Reger, Straube, and the organ: aspects of the relationship, 1898–1916: Max Reger, the 'potent genius'; Karl Straube, the 'scholarly intelligence'; Reger, Straube, and the beginnings of collaboration; Reger's music and Straube's musicianship, 1898–1918: Questions and evidence; Straube's musical sense and his playing of Reger; Issues of influence; Reger's music under Straube's editorship, 1903–38: Johann Sebastian Bach: Schule des Triospiels (1903); Max Reger: Drei Orgelstücke op. 59/7-9 (1912); Max Reger: Präludien und Fugen (1919); Max Reger: Phantasie über den Choral 'Ein feste Burg' op. 27 (1938); Karl Matthaei: Vom Orgelspiel; 'Lighter paper for lady cigarette smokers': thoughts on a complete Reger edition; Reger's music at the Leipzig Conservatory and Church Music Institute, 1907–48: Reger and Straube: relations to Leipzig; 'The soul of the German people': Straube and a nationalist organ repertory; Teaching and performance within Straube's Leipzig curriculum; The Leipzig Conservatory organ and the implications of its history; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.