Table of Contents for First Nights : Five Musical Premieres


Preface ix
Introduction xi
Claudio Monteverdi, Orfeo:
2(58)
Saturday, February 24, 1607
Documents
George Frideric Handel, Messiah:
60(48)
Tuesday, April 13, 1742, 12 Noon
Documents
Ludwig van Beethoven, Ninth Symphony
108(72)
Friday, May 7, 1824, 7:00 P.M.
Documents
Hector Berlioz, Symphonic fantastique:
180(76)
Sunday, December 5, 1830, 2 P.M.
Documents
Igor Stravinsky, Le sacre du printemps:
256(79)
Thursday, May 29, 1913, 8:45 P.M.
Documents
Conclusion 335(6)
Recommended Recordings, by Fen-yen Chen 341(8)
Further Reading 349(12)
Notes 361(12)
Photo Credits 373(2)
Index 375