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Postludio

Peter J. Schmelz

in Alfred Schnittke's Concerto Grosso no. 1

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190653712
eISBN:
9780190653750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653712.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Using its final movement, Postludio, as an anchor, the book’s final chapter discusses the Soviet reception of Alfred Schnittke’s Concerto Grosso no. 1. It focuses on the comparisons the music evoked ... More


Toccata

Peter J. Schmelz

in Alfred Schnittke's Concerto Grosso no. 1

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190653712
eISBN:
9780190653750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653712.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The second movement of Alfred Schnittke’s Concerto Grosso no. 1, Toccata, frantically evokes the baroque past, leavened with heavy borrowings from contemporary musical practice, particularly the ... More


Rondo

Peter J. Schmelz

in Alfred Schnittke's Concerto Grosso no. 1

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190653712
eISBN:
9780190653750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653712.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

One of the most distinctive, and most famous, movements in Alfred Schnittke’s Concerto Grosso no. 1 is the fifth, Rondo, which returns to the frantic baroque gestures of the second movement but with ... More


Cadenza

Peter J. Schmelz

in Alfred Schnittke's Concerto Grosso no. 1

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190653712
eISBN:
9780190653750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653712.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A focused point for the two soloists, the Cadenza movement of Alfred Schnittke’s Concerto Grosso no. 1 further engages with its themes of autonomy and control, motion and arrest, consonance and ... More


Alfred Schnittke's Concerto Grosso no. 1

Peter J. Schmelz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190653712
eISBN:
9780190653750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653712.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book provides for the first time an accessible, comprehensive study of Alfred Schnittke’s Concerto Grosso no. 1 (1977). One of Schnittke’s best-known and most compelling works, the Concerto ... More


Recitativo

Peter J. Schmelz

in Alfred Schnittke's Concerto Grosso no. 1

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190653712
eISBN:
9780190653750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653712.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The third movement of Alfred Schnittke’s Concerto Grosso no. 1, Recitativo, lays bare the soloists, foregrounding and undercutting them simultaneously. More strangely, the movement ends with ... More


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