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Hammering Hands: Galina Ustvolskaya’s Piano Sonata No. 6 and a Hermeneutic of Pain

Maria Cizmic

in Performing Pain: Music and Trauma in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199734603
eISBN:
9780199918546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734603.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the cultural preoccupation with memory and suffering in Russia during glasnost and focuses upon pain as an element of truth, morality, and spirituality. Galina Ustvolskaya’s ... More


Schumann and the style hongrois

Julie Hedges Brown

in Rethinking Schumann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393859
eISBN:
9780199894406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393859.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores how Robert Schumann imbued the style hongrois with his own poetic colorings. In three related finales—those concluding the F‐sharp Minor Piano Sonata, Op. 11; A‐Major String ... More


Piano Sonata (1924) and Serenade in A (1925)

Maureen A. Carr

in After the Rite: Stravinsky's Path to Neoclassicism (1914-1925)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199742936
eISBN:
9780199367993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742936.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Having transcribed and analyzed the fascinating compositional sketches for Sonata and Serenade at the Stravinsky archive, I observed how Stravinsky’s compositional process for these two works is ... More


‘The forest rustles, the fields rustle’: 1925–1928

David Cooper

in Béla Bartók

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300148770
eISBN:
9780300213072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148770.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses Béla Bartók's concerts and other musical activities during the years 1925–1928. In October 1925 Bartók embarked on a brief concert tour of Holland in collaboration with Zoltán ... More


Records of Inspiration: Schubert’s Drafts for the Last Three Piano Sonatas Reappraised

Anne M. Hyland and Walburga Litschauer

in Rethinking Schubert

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190200107
eISBN:
9780190200138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200107.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The perception of Schubert as an undisciplined, spontaneous composer who was disinclined to revise is challenged by the existence of extensive continuity drafts and autograph scores for the Piano ... More


After the Rite: Stravinsky's Path to Neoclassicism (1914-1925)

Maureen A. Carr

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199742936
eISBN:
9780199367993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742936.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

After the Rite: Stravinsky’s Path to Neoclassicism (1914–25) traces the evolution of Stravinsky’s compositional process with excerpts from Rossignol, Three Pieces for String Quartet, Renard, Histoire ... More


Memory and Nostalgia in Schubert’s Instrumental Music

Benedict Taylor

in The Melody of Time: Music and Temporality in the Romantic Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190206055
eISBN:
9780190206079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190206055.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Philosophy of Music

Qualities of memory and reminiscence seem to constitute some of the most characteristic attributes of Schubert’s music. Looking principally at the String Quartet in A minor, D. 804 (‘Rosamunde’), ... More


• Piano Music and Songs, 1825–1829

Clive Brown

in A Portrait of Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095395
eISBN:
9780300127867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095395.003.0038
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Between 1825 and 1829, Felix Mendelssohn's piano music and songs received mixed reviews in Germany. His compositions generated more interest from reviews than the composer's precocity. In general, ... More


Hearing Cycles

Richard Taruskin

in On Russian Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249790
eISBN:
9780520942806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249790.003.0032
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter tries to express the Essays Before a Sonata in terms of music. The value of anything, material, moral, intellectual, or spiritual, is usually expressed in terms other than music. Charles ... More


The Music of 1882–1884

Roland John Wiley

in Tchaikovsky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368925
eISBN:
9780199852468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368925.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's works of 1882–1884 echo those of 1878–1881: op. 51, like op. 40, is a set of notated improvisations; the All-Night Vigil came in the wake of Nikolay Rubinstein's death, ... More


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