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RECOGNITION: Listen to the inner voice that is working with you

Barbara B. Heyman

in Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195090581
eISBN:
9780199853090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090581.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

The chapter describes Samuel Barber's close relationship with Italian composer, Arturo Toscanini. Barber would frequently visit the composer in his home, most days ending with music. This friendship ... More


Musical analysis for multimedia: A perspective from music theory

David Bashwiner

in The Psychology of Music in Multimedia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199608157
eISBN:
9780191761225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608157.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the contribution that traditional music theory and analysis can make to empirical psychological studies of multimedia. Two pieces are examined in detail: Samuel Barber’s Adagio ... More


Recognition: Listen to the inner voice that is working with you

Barbara B. Heyman

in Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190863739
eISBN:
9780190054786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863739.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes Barber’s close relationship with Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini. Barber would frequently visit the conductor in his home, most days ending with music. This friendship ... More


Elegies

Todd Decker

in Hymns for the Fallen: Combat Movie Music and Sound after Vietnam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520282322
eISBN:
9780520966543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282322.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Oliver Stone’s Platoon (1986) introduced a new sort of movie music resounding across Hollywood war films for the last thirty years: the elegiac register. Composer Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings, ... More


SONG CYCLES: In this sphere of composing you are alone

Barbara B. Heyman

in Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195090581
eISBN:
9780199853090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090581.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, American

Back in America, Samuel Barber continued to compose music. A new challenge beckoned to him, and that was to write a composition in French. Although not very fluent in the language, he was not one to ... More


Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music

Barbara B. Heyman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190863739
eISBN:
9780190054786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863739.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Samuel Barber (1910–1981) was one of the most important and honored American composers of the twentieth century. Writing in a great variety of musical forms—symphonies, concertos, operas, vocal ... More


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