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BRAHMS, THE SCHUMANN CIRCLE, AND THE STYLE HONGROIS: CONTEXTS FOR THE “DOUBLE” CONCERTO, OP. 102

John Daverio

in Crossing Paths: Schubert, Schumann, and Brahms

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195132960
eISBN:
9780199867059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195132960.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on Brahms' Concerto in A minor for Violin, Cello, and Orchestra, Op. 102. It sketches a musical family tree for the “Double” Concerto — a network of models in which Robert ... More


Première and Publication: An Account of the Events of 1945–49 That Lead up to the First Performance

Donald Maurice

in Bartók's Viola Concerto: The Remarkable Story of His Swansong

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195156904
eISBN:
9780199868339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156904.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter provides perhaps the most fascinating part of the story, bringing to light a series of circumstances not previously known outside the close circle of family and friends. The cello ... More


Boccherini's Body: An Essay in Carnal Musicology

Elisabeth Le Guin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520240179
eISBN:
9780520930629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240179.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This study of the works of Luigi Boccherini uses knowledge gleaned from the author's own playing of the cello as the keystone of her approach to the relationship between music and embodiment. In ... More


MIDDLE YEARS: The clear status of a master

Barbara B. Heyman

in Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195090581
eISBN:
9780199853090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090581.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

After the war Samuel Barber was discharged from the United States army. His compositions were continuously loved by its patrons as well as critics, and he was awarded once more, this time the Fifth ... More


Aladdin’s Lamp

Bernard D. Sherman

in Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169454
eISBN:
9780199865017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169454.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

When the Baroque cello is mentioned, Anner Bylsma always comes up. Bylsma took up the Baroque cello in the 1960s, by which time he already had a distinguished career as a modern cellist. In the ... More


After Teleology

Jeremy Grimshaw

in Draw a Straight Line and Follow It: The Music and Mysticism of La Monte Young

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199740208
eISBN:
9780199918713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740208.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This concluding chapter includes brief discussions of some of Young’s later works (including Chronos Kristalla and Just Charles & Cello) and seeks to draw together the various strands of Young’s ... More


INDEPENDENCE: Skyscrapers, Subways, and Train Lights Play no Part in the Music I Write

Barbara B. Heyman

in Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195090581
eISBN:
9780199853090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090581.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter narrates a piece wherein Samuel Barber directly involves the performer in its creation. In this case, it was the Cello Sonata, premiered by Orlando Cole, the cellist. The two would meet ... More


Miscellany

Malcolm MacDonald

in Schoenberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172010
eISBN:
9780199852000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172010.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes various pieces of a heterogeneous collection that receive scant notice from most commentators. In general they are regarded as mere footnotes to Schoenberg’s main creative ... More


Ireland, My Sireland (1859–1886)

Neil Gould

in Victor Herbert: A Theatrical Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823228713
eISBN:
9780823241798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228713.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter sets the stage for Victor Herbert's upbringing. It traces Herbert's Irish roots and influential people in his life, such as his grandfather Samuel Lover who was an artist, author, ... More


The Brandenburg Concertos and other instrumental works

Richard D. P. Jones

in The Creative Development of Johann Sebastian Bach, Volume II: 1717-1750: Music to Delight the Spirit

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696284
eISBN:
9780191761102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696284.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter analyzes the following works: concertos and ouvertures: Brandenburg Concertos (BWV 1042, 1066, 1069); violin, cello, and flute solos: Sei Solo a violino senza basso (BWV 1001–6), Six ... More


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