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Making Your Own Music

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Self-made music of the forefathers would mean that they probably could not read or write, certainly could not write down music, that they had nothing to guide them but their own intuition, no one to ... More


Vaughan Williams on Music

David Manning (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Almost 50 years since his passing, the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams continues to captivate audiences around the world, evoking the sound and spirit of folksong and the image of rural landscape. In ... More


The Luxury of Solipsism: Gesualdo

Susan McClary

in Modal Subjectivities: Self-Fashioning in the Italian Madrigal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234932
eISBN:
9780520929159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234932.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In 1995, German cinematic auteur Werner Herzog released Gesualdo: Death in Five Voices, a documentary of sorts on the composer's life and music. Carlo Gesualdo, Prince of Venosa, ought never to have ... More


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