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Korngold and His World

Daniel Goldmark and Kevin C. Karnes (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691198293
eISBN:
9780691198736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691198293.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897–1957) was the last compositional prodigy to emerge from the Austro-German tradition of Mozart and Mendelssohn. He was lauded in his youth by everyone from Mahler to ... More


The Resolute Romantics

Michael Haas

in Forbidden Music: The Jewish Composers Banned by the Nazis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300154306
eISBN:
9780300154313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300154306.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines English author Houston Stewart Chamberlain's thoughts on romantic renewal in relation to the works of Jewish composers. It discusses his 1899 seminal work The Foundations of the ... More


Mahler and His Chronicler Julius Korngold

Michael Haas

in Forbidden Music: The Jewish Composers Banned by the Nazis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300154306
eISBN:
9780300154313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300154306.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the works of Jewish composer Gustav Mahler, who it suggests was the musical personality who would provide hundreds of twentieth-century Jewish composers. It discusses how Mahler ... More


Delia: Munich, 1915–1922

Erik Ryding and Rebecca Pechefsky

in Bruno Walter: A World Elsewhere

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087130
eISBN:
9780300129274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087130.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In 1915, Bruno Walter met the lyric soprano Delia Reinhardt when two staples of German opera, Die Zauberflöte and Der Freischütz, were given under him. Walter developed a deep affection for Reinhardt ... More


Tonal Practices

Frank Lehman

in Hollywood Harmony: Musical Wonder and the Sound of Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190606398
eISBN:
9780190606435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190606398.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

This chapter lays out a series of conventions toward pitch design that both constrain musical meaning making in film and enable its unique effects. The chapter begins by examining the idiom of late ... More


Copland on Hollywood

Sally Bick

in Unsettled Scores: Politics, Hollywood, and the Film Music of Aaron Copland and Hanns Eisler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042812
eISBN:
9780252051678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042812.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter provides a critical discussion on Copland’s writings about film music, particularly the lecture he delivered at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) but also in his other publications, such ... More


The Right Place to Be

Steven C. Smith

in Music by Max Steiner: The Epic Life of Hollywood's Most Influential Composer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190623272
eISBN:
9780190623302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623272.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, American

Days after leaving Selznick, Steiner became the highest-paid staff composer at Warner Bros. It was a deal he was quietly arranging before leaving Selznick, detailed here for the first time. Steiner ... More


The Dream Team

Alan K. Rode

in Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Curtiz coped with a variety of tribulations with his daughter Kitty, who surfaced in Europe as a cabaret singer. After his daughter rejected her father’s entreaties and attemptedsuicide, Curtiz ... More


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