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The Performance of Older Music

Heinrich Schenker

in The Art of Performance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195151510
eISBN:
9780199871582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151510.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter contrasts the attitudes toward performance of late-romantic works of Schenker's own time with performance demands of older music and music by the great classical masters. Contrary to ... More


Figures: Spinning Straw into Gold

Geoffrey Burgess

in The Pathetick Musician: Moving an Audience in the Age of Eloquence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199373734
eISBN:
9780199373772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373734.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter takes a closer look at musical figuration, as the way composers and performers elaborate a basic idea or inventio. The need to go beyond the notes on the page to create a meaningful and ... More


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