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Singing in the Age of Anxiety: Lieder Performances in New York and London between the World Wars

Laura Tunbridge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226563572
eISBN:
9780226563602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226563602.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book investigates the culture of lieder performance in New York and London between the two World Wars. Treated with hostility initially, German music and musicians became an important barometer ... More


• Songs without Words

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/9780300095395.003.0043
Subject:
Music, History, Western

During the early 1830s, Felix Mendelssohn earned a reputation among critics as a composer of increasing stature and importance following the successful performances of his orchestral compositions. ... More


The Cry of the Schuhu: Dissonant History in a Late Schumann Song

Susan Youens

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/9780195393859.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In Robert Schumann's song “Warnung,” Op. 119, no. 2, the composer both foreshadows Mahler in certain moods (austere textures, free counterpoint with bone‐on‐bone dissonances) and hints at ... More


Rethinking Schubert

Lorraine Byrne Bodley and Julian Horton (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190200107
eISBN:
9780190200138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200107.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Rethinking Schubert brings together twenty-two essays by some of today’s leading Schubert scholars with the aim of re-evaluating the analysis and interpretation of Schubert’s music and life. It ... More


Engraver's Ink and Heavenly Songs (1845–1847)

R. Larry Todd

in Fanny Hensel: The Other Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195180800
eISBN:
9780199852635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180800.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Robert von Keudell looms especially large in Fanny Hensel's biography because he apparently played the critical role of convincing her late in life to begin publishing under her own name, the final ... More


Richard Strauss (1864–1949): A Life Review In Music

Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon

in Four Last Songs: Aging and Creativity in Verdi, Strauss, Messiaen, and Britten

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226255590
eISBN:
9780226255620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226255620.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The death of his librettist Hofmannsthal, his fraught relationship with the Nazi regime, and the wartime destruction of the German musical culture he treasured made Richard Strauss’s last years ... 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


Being Late

Julian Johnson

in Out of Time: Music and the Making of Modernity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190233273
eISBN:
9780190233303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190233273.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Contrary to the dominant view of modernity as future-oriented, defined by the new and the progressive, this chapter explores musical modernity as shaped around a prevailing sense of lateness. This ... More


The Compositions, 1840–44

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/9780199737352.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the lieder compositions of Robert Schumann from 1840 to 1844. Schumann believed that his solo piano compositions no longer presented new ideas or concepts leading him to write ... More


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