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Ferruccio Busoni and The Indians’ Book

Tara Browner

in Rethinking American Music

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042324
eISBN:
9780252051159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042324.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, American

Doing ethnography with music lies at the heart of this chapter. Browner’s “Ferruccio Busoni and TheIndians’ Book” looks at the complex ethnographic transformations that affect American music beyond ... More


The Musical Artwork and its Materials in the Music and Aesthetics of Busoni

John Williamson

in The Musical Work: Reality or Invention?: Reality or Invention?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238256
eISBN:
9781846313615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238256.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the musical artwork and its materials in the music and aesthetics of Ferruccio Busoni (1866–1924), a composer, transcriber, pianist and essayist. Busoni adopted a highly ... More


Commentator

Malcolm Gillies, David Pear, and Mark Carroll

in Self-Portrait of Percy Grainger

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305371
eISBN:
9780199863624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305371.003.009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents a selection of Grainger's comments about music and musicians. It begins with a discussion of the expressive potential of music, and music's inability to address more than one ... More


Frederick Loewe: Born: June 10, 1901, Berlin, Germany Born: June 10, 1901, Berlin, Germany Died: February 14, 1988, Palm Springs, California

Steven Suskin

in Show Tunes: The Songs, Shows, and Careers of Broadway’s Major Composers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195314076
eISBN:
9780199852734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314076.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the work of Frederick Loewe. Loewe was the son of Austrian tenor Edmund Loewe, who created the role of Prince Danilo in the 1906 Berlin première of Lehar’s Die Lustige Witwe ... More


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