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As befits their origin in introductory notes for theconcert-going public, Tovey's Essays are unforbidding andoccasionally even light-hearted in tone. His fondness for ""language may irritate at times, but overall Tovey's achievement isimpressive: very few commentators have been able to communicateclearly with a non-specialist readership at the same time asrevealing so much that is of interest to the trained musician andmusicologist. (Readers who wish to see Tovey at his most denselytechnical may care to examine his book A Companion toBeethoven's Pianoforte Sonatas and its bar-to-bar analyticcommentary).

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The "essays" actually came into existence as programme noteswritten by Tovey to accompany concerts given (mostly under his ownbaton) by the Reid Orchestra in . Between 1935 and 1939 they werepublished in six volumes as Essays in Musical Analysis.Each volume focused on a certain genre of or (forexample, Volumes I and II were devoted to 'Symphonies'; Volume IIIto 'Concertos'), with perhaps two or three dozen works discussedwith the help of plentiful music examples. In 1944 a posthumousseventh volume appeared on .


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The "essays" actually came into existence as programme notes written by Tovey to accompany concerts given (mostly under his own baton) by the Reid Orchestra in . Between 1935 and 1939 they were published in six volumes as . Each volume focused on a certain genre of or (for example, Volumes I and II were devoted to 'Symphonies'; Volume III to 'Concertos'), with perhaps two or three dozen works discussed with the help of plentiful music examples. In 1944 a posthumous seventh volume appeared on .