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The Viennese Minor-Key Symphony in the Age of Haydn and Mozart

The Viennese Minor-Key Symphony in the Age of Haydn and Mozart

Matthew Riley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199349678
eISBN:
9780199349692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199349678.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

A very small proportion of eighteenth-century symphonies are in minor keys, yet they include some of the most dramatic and best-known works of the symphonic repertoire, such as Haydn’s “Farewell” ... More

The Virtual HaydnParadox of a Twenty-First-Century Keyboardist

The Virtual Haydn: Paradox of a Twenty-First-Century Keyboardist

Tom Beghin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226156774
eISBN:
9780226195353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226195353.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Written from the perspective of Historically Informed Performance, Haydn at the Keyboard investigates various webs of communication in Joseph Haydn’s repertoire for solo keyboard. Communication ... More

Visible Deeds of MusicArt and Music from Wagner to Cage

Visible Deeds of Music: Art and Music from Wagner to Cage

Simon Shaw-Miller

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083743
eISBN:
9780300130171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083743.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This book explores the relationship between music and the visual arts in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, focusing on the modernist period. Reassessing the work of composers and artists ... More

The Voice in the DrumMusic, Language, and Emotion in Islamicate South Asia

The Voice in the Drum: Music, Language, and Emotion in Islamicate South Asia

Richard K. Wolf

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038587
eISBN:
9780252096501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038587.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Based on extensive research in India and Pakistan, this book examines the ways drumming and voices interconnect over vast areas of South Asia and considers what it means for musical instruments to be ... More

Voice LeadingThe Science Behind a Musical Art

Voice Leading: The Science Behind a Musical Art

David. Huron

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034852
eISBN:
9780262335447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034852.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Voice leading is the musical art of combining sounds over time. This book offers an accessible account of the cognitive and perceptual foundations of voice leading. Drawing on decades of scientific ... More

Voice LessonsFrench Mélodie in the Belle Epoque

Voice Lessons: French Mélodie in the Belle Epoque

Katherine Bergeron

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195337051
eISBN:
9780199864201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337051.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines the modern musical art known as la mélodie française, and its emergence in France the last decades of the 19th century. It was a time when the state had begun pouring resources ... More

Voices from the CanefieldsFolksongs from Japanese Immigrant Workers in Hawai'i

Voices from the Canefields: Folksongs from Japanese Immigrant Workers in Hawai'i

Franklin Odo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199813032
eISBN:
9780199345328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199813032.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

Japanese immigrant workers constituted the bulk of Hawaii’s sugar plantation labor force between the 1880s and the 1940s. They became the single largest ethnic group in a multi-racial society and ... More

Wagner Beyond Good and Evil

Wagner Beyond Good and Evil

John Deathridge

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254534
eISBN:
9780520934610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254534.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book presents a different and critical view of Richard Wagner based on recent research that does not shy away from some unpalatable truths about this most controversial of composers in the canon ... More

Wagner, Schumann, and the Lessons of Beethoven's Ninth

Wagner, Schumann, and the Lessons of Beethoven's Ninth

Christopher Alan Reynolds

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520285569
eISBN:
9780520960978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285569.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

During 1845–1846 Schumann and Wagner developed more contrapuntal approaches to composition. The extent to which their compositional styles changed in a common direction—toward a style that was both ... More

Wagner's Parsifal

Wagner's Parsifal

William Kinderman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195366921
eISBN:
9780199344864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366921.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

This detailed study of Parsifal, a work described by the composer as his "last card," explores the evolution of the text and music of this inexhaustible yet highly controversial music drama across ... More

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