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Other Forms: Fugue, Rondo, and Miscellaneous Nonstandard Designs

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/9780195173574.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Most items within this small but important category involve alternatives to sonata form among the finales. Examples include the three fugues of Op. 20 (Nos. 2, 5, and 6) and that of Op. 50 (No. 4), ... More


Short Octaves müssen sein!

Tom Beghin

in The Virtual Haydn: Paradox of a Twenty-First-Century Keyboardist

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226156774
eISBN:
9780226195353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226195353.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Haydn wrote his 1765 Capriccio Hob. XVII:1 on “Acht Sauschneider müssen sein” (“It Takes Eight to Castrate a Boar”) for a keyboard with a “Viennese short octave.” Exactly this feature brings out ... 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


Unity and Balance in Stravinsky Violin Concerto

Charles M. Joseph

in Stravinsky and Balanchine: A Journey of Invention

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087123
eISBN:
9780300129342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087123.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the Stravinsky Violin Concerto, lauded by dance critics as a brilliant exemplar of Balanchine's keen sense of musical visualization. If Balanchine truly channels Stravinsky's ... More


Shared Nostalgia

Paul Berry

in Brahms Among Friends: Listening, Performance, and the Rhetoric of Allusion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199982646
eISBN:
9780199365050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982646.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

One of Brahms’s many musical gifts for Clara Schumann was the Capriccio for solo piano, Op. 76 No. 1, which she learned by heart in an unpublished manuscript version. Before releasing the Capriccio ... More


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