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Metric Flux in Beethoven’s Fifth

Justin London

in Hearing in Time: Psychological Aspects of Musical Meter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199744374
eISBN:
9780199949632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744374.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The fluctuations in metric organization in the first movement of Beethoven's Symphony No, 5 in C-minor are described and discussed. While the basic duple meter never changes, the depth of subdivision ... More


Beethoven Again

Peter Kivy

in The Possessor and the Possessed: Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, and the Idea of Musical Genius

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087581
eISBN:
9780300135114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087581.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter examines some issues related to the artistic genius of Ludwig van Beethoven. It analyzes what might be called a sociological and political reduction or deconstruction of the notion of ... More


Giving the Rule

Peter Kivy

in The Possessor and the Possessed: Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, and the Idea of Musical Genius

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087581
eISBN:
9780300135114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087581.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter examines Immanuel Kant's own theory of genius, suggesting that it can be considered as a re-expression of the Longinian concept, though in highly original terms. It analyzes genius ... More


An Unlicked Bear

Peter Kivy

in The Possessor and the Possessed: Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, and the Idea of Musical Genius

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087581
eISBN:
9780300135114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087581.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter provides a philosophical interpretation of the conception of composer Ludwig van Beethoven as a genius. It suggests that the genius myth which was built up by the German and French ... More


Rethinking the garret

Nicholas Cook

in Music as Creative Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199347803
eISBN:
9780199347834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199347803.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This second chapter of Music as Creative Practice develops an approach to musical imagination in opposition to the traditional creation myths according to which composers ‘hear’ music in their heads ... More


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