Artur Schnabel and the Ideology of Interpretation

Botstein, Leon
December 2001
Musical Quarterly;Winter2001, Vol. 85 Issue 4, p587
Academic Journal
Discusses the influence of pianist Artur Schnabel's approach to interpretation and to the definition of what it meant to command an instrument on the shape of twentieth-century performance practice. Schnabel's staking out of a position vis-a-vis the repertory that corresponded to a streak of antiromanticism and revisionist neoclassicism; Pioneering of to the texts of musical classicism.


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