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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


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


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


Redefining the “Progressive” Style in Responses to Beethoven’s Late Quartets

Marie Sumner Lott

in The Social Worlds of Nineteenth-Century Chamber Music: Composers, Consumers, Communities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039225
eISBN:
9780252097270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039225.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter shows how composers who considered themselves progressive in different ways shared a single goal of fostering musical progress in the string quartet genre and how they communicated that ... More


The Diversity of Dvořák’s String Quartet Audiences

Marie Sumner Lott

in The Social Worlds of Nineteenth-Century Chamber Music: Composers, Consumers, Communities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039225
eISBN:
9780252097270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039225.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This concluding chapter analyzes how the diversity of Antonín Dvořák's audiences affected his string quartets. The strain of satisfying the disparate expectations of diverse audiences while ... 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


Audience and Style in Brahms’s String Chamber Music

Marie Sumner Lott

in The Social Worlds of Nineteenth-Century Chamber Music: Composers, Consumers, Communities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039225
eISBN:
9780252097270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039225.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses Johannes Brahms' string chamber music. Brahms' seven chamber works for strings alone fall neatly into three categories according to chronology and genre. They reflect the ... More


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