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Op. 33 (1781) and Op.42([?1784‐] 1785)

Floyd Grave and Margaret Grave

in The String Quartets of Joseph Haydn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195173574
eISBN:
9780199872152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173574.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Celebrating the terms of a redrawn employment contract that now allowed him to sell his music directly to subscribers and publishers, Haydn boasted that the quartets of Op. 33 exemplified “a new, ... More


The String Quartets of Béla Bartók: Tradition and Legacy in Analytical Perspective

Dániel Péter Biró and Harald Krebs (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199936182
eISBN:
9780199361304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936182.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

Bartók’s six string quartets, generally acknowledged as being crowning achievements of twentieth-century chamber music, were influenced by a number of traditions: the European classical tradition ... More


Triple Quartet (1999)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0063
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's thoughts about Triple Quartet. Triple Quartet exists in three versions: one for string quartet and pre-recorded tape, another for three string quartets (12 players), and ... More


How Barbaric Is Bartók's Forte?: About the Performance of Bartók's Fast Movements for Piano and Strings, with emphasis on the First Movement of the Fifth String Quartet

Judit Frigyesi

in The String Quartets of Béla Bartók: Tradition and Legacy in Analytical Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199936182
eISBN:
9780199361304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936182.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

Bartók's fast movements are often believed to express pain and violence and are associated with barbaric-motoric energy. Already in Bartók's lifetime, this interpretation took hold and the performing ... More


Bartók's Relics: Nostalgia in György Ligeti's Second String Quartet

Martin Iddon

in The String Quartets of Béla Bartók: Tradition and Legacy in Analytical Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199936182
eISBN:
9780199361304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936182.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

It has long been recognized that Bartók was a key influence on György Ligeti's early output. Yet, following his arrival on the Western European stage, Ligeti largely repudiated this influence and the ... More


Bartók's Quartets, Folk Music, and the Anxiety of Influence

Dániel Péter Biró

in The String Quartets of Béla Bartók: Tradition and Legacy in Analytical Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199936182
eISBN:
9780199361304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936182.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

Bartók's influence as a composer and ethnomusicologist on post-war Hungarian composers was profound. In the Stalinist and post-Stalinist regimes of Rákosi and Kádár, Bartók's legacy became ... 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


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


Chamber Music: ‘the greatest composer I know’

Julian Rushton

in The Master Musicians: Mozart

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182644
eISBN:
9780199850624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182644.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the mid-18th century, chamber music without a keyboard was a comparatively modern idea and was epitomized by the rapid growth of the string quartet. Many such works were quite simple, or composed ... More


Chamber Music

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/9780195172010.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

Schoenberg began learning the violin at the age of eight, and throughout his youth his most important experience of practical music making was in playing chamber music with friends such as Oskar ... More


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