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The Taciturn Charisma of Alf Linder

Kerala J. Snyder

in The Organ as A Mirror of Its Time

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144154
eISBN:
9780199849369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144154.003.0022
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter provides information about Alf Linder (1907–83), the legendary Swedish organist. Despite his reserved and taciturn manner, his opinions exerted significant influence on the development ... More


• St Paul

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/9780300095395.003.0044
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The oratorio St Paul established Felix Mendelssohn's reputation as the leading young composer of the day. Premiered at Düsseldorf in 1836 and published the following year, St Paul was acknowledged ... More


The Quest for the Gesamtkunstwerk and Richard Wagner

Hilda Meldrum Brown

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199325436
eISBN:
9780191822360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325436.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

The Gesamtkunstwerk (‘total work of art’), once a key concept in Wagner studies, has become problematic. This book sheds light on this conundrum by first tracing the development of the concept in the ... More


Eberhard Rebling, Lin Jaldati, and Yiddish Music in East Germany, 1949–1962

David Shneer

in Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199367481
eISBN:
9780199367504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367481.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the unique musical career of Lin Jaldati, a Dutch-born Holocaust survivor, and her German husband Eberhard Rebling. When they settled in East Germany in 1952, Jaldati became ... More


‘Die Wegweiser’—Signposts on an Accompanist’s Journey to Scholarship: Homage to Walther Dürr

Graham Johnson

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/9780190200107.003.0024
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This essay explores the relationship that has evolved across my career between musicology and the accompanist’s practice of performing and comprehending Schubert’s songs. It traces the path my own ... More


Romantic Drama and the Visual Arts

Hilda Meldrum Brown

in The Quest for the Gesamtkunstwerk and Richard Wagner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199325436
eISBN:
9780191822360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325436.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

Geman romanticism has a paradoxical relationship to the ‘total work of art’. It was the first movement to develop the theory of interconnectivity of the arts, but it only produced one or two artists, ... More


The League of David

Eric Frederick Jensen

in Schumann

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199737352
eISBN:
9780190268145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199737352.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the musical contributions of Davidsbund or League of David, a music organization created by Robert Schumann. Stephen Heller dedicated his Rondo-Scherzo op.8 to Florestan and ... More


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