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Resemblance

Lawrence Kramer

in Interpreting Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267053
eISBN:
9780520947368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267053.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The Allegro agitato section of Frédéric Chopin's Fantaisie-Impromptu in C-sharp Minor comes to a memorable climax, the end of a story of thwarted purposes and hopes unrealized. The agitation in this ... More


Playing Chopin

William Gibbons

in Unlimited Replays: Video Games and Classical Music

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190265250
eISBN:
9780190265304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265250.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This chapter explores two video games that feature the nineteenth-century pianist and composer Frédéric Chopin as the main character: the Japanese role-playing game Eternal Sonata and the mobile game ... More


The Off-Beat Piano

François Noudelmann

in The Philosopher's Touch: Sartre, Nietzsche, and Barthes at the Piano

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153942
eISBN:
9780231527200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153942.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines evidence showing that Jean-Paul Sartre was interested in music. It begins by perusing the many studies that Sartre devoted to the arts, including matiériste painting, kinetic ... More


From ‘Rhapsodic Gypsy’ to ‘Gypsy Rhapsody’

Ana G. Piotrowska

in The Music Road: Coherence and Diversity in Music from the Mediterranean to India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780197266564
eISBN:
9780191889394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266564.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Although rhapsodies—since the mid-19th century predominantly identified as musical compositions without fixed form—were composed by a number of prominent European and American composers, it was ... More


Speaking of Music In the Romantic Era: Dynamic and Resistant Aspects of Musical Genre

Matthew Gelbart

in Speaking of Music: Addressing the Sonorous

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251384
eISBN:
9780823253029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251384.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In the nineteenth century Romantic literary critics and philosophers began claiming that art was or should be moving beyond established genres, or even beyond the idea of genre itself, which they saw ... More


After Beethoven

Mark Evan Bonds

in The Beethoven Syndrome: Hearing Music as Autobiography

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190068479
eISBN:
9780190068509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190068479.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Beethoven’s style, composers and critics agreed, could not be imitated. But his subjectivity—or, more precisely, his perceived attitude of subjectivity—could be emulated quite readily, and it became ... More


The Practice of Early-Nineteenth-Century Pianism

Jim Samson

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/9780853238256.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the pre-recital pianistic culture of the early nineteenth century, as represented by such figures as Frédéric Chopin and Franz Liszt. Pianism contains many features carrying ... More


Passing the flame

Robert Adelson

in Erard: A Passion for the Piano

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197565315
eISBN:
9780197565346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197565315.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

For more than fifty years, the Erard firm had enjoyed relatively stable management in the hands of Sébastien and Jean-Baptiste. Sébastien’s death in 1831, however, ushered in a volatile period of ... More


Listening in on Composers’ Self-Portraits

Joshua S. Walden

in Musical Portraits: The Composition of Identity in Contemporary and Experimental Music

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190653507
eISBN:
9780190653538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653507.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

Chapter 3 explores the methods by which composers have depicted themselves and their compositional styles in musical self-portraits. It views musical self-portraits in relation to self-portraiture in ... More


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