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Crossing Paths: Schubert, Schumann, and Brahms

John Daverio

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195132960
eISBN:
9780199867059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195132960.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book explores the connections between art and life in the works of three giants of musical romanticism. Drawing on contemporary critical theory and a wide variety of 19th-century sources, it ... More


George Eliot’s Lot

David Kurnick

in Empty Houses: Theatrical Failure and the Novel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151519
eISBN:
9781400840090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151519.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on George Eliot's tangled engagement with the drama. It begins with an analysis of the mutual constitution of theatricalized space and characterological interiority in Romola ... More


The Debt to the East

Peter van der Merwe

in Roots of the Classical: The Popular Origins of Western Music

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198166474
eISBN:
9780191713880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198166474.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Over many centuries, Western music has drawn on the partially Oriental music of southern and eastern Europe. This chapter examines this process, and in particular, the Gypsy music that profoundly ... More


ADAGIOS IN BRAHMS'S LATE CHAMBER MUSIC: GENRE AESTHETICS AND CULTURAL CRITIQUE

Margaret Notley

in Lateness and Brahms: Music and Culture in the Twilight of Viennese Liberalism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195305470
eISBN:
9780199866946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305470.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

By the late 19th century, the adagio had become a genre marked by the technical attributes and lofty connotations of “unending melody”. Because of Beethoven's achievements, composers found adagios ... More


Brahms, String Quintet in G major, op. 111, mvt. ii, Adagio

Steven Rings

in Tonality and Transformation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195384277
eISBN:
9780199897001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384277.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

The book's final chapter explores the slow movement from Brahms's String Quintet in G, op. 111. The analysis centers on the ways in which the piece's tonally ambiguous motto takes on different tonal ... More


Synge's Negotiation of Constructs of the Tinker

Mary Burke

in 'Tinkers': Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566464
eISBN:
9780191721670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566464.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter two suggests that the ‘tinker’ had become overwhelmingly entwined with Ireland and authentic Irishness by the Revival. Synge’s ‘Irishing’ of the ‘tinker’ is give especial attention, and it is ... More


George Eliot's Twofold Mind

Gregory Tate

in The Poet's Mind: The Psychology of Victorian Poetry 1830–1870

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199659418
eISBN:
9780191749018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659418.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter moves forward to the 1860s to consider the poetry of George Eliot, which, like Tennyson's verse, presents two divergent accounts of psychology. One, similar to her novelistic practice, ... More


The Gypsy Collections at Liverpool

Katharine Hooper (ed.)

in The Role of the Romanies: Images and Counter-Images of ‘Gypsies’/Romanies in European Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236795
eISBN:
9781846313950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236795.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the collections of ‘Gypsy’ materials at Liverpool University Library, which comprise two separate but interrelated sections: the Gypsy Lore Society Archive and the Scott Macfie ... More


Schumann and the style hongrois

Julie Hedges Brown

in Rethinking Schumann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393859
eISBN:
9780199894406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393859.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores how Robert Schumann imbued the style hongrois with his own poetic colorings. In three related finales—those concluding the F‐sharp Minor Piano Sonata, Op. 11; A‐Major String ... More


Rhapsody on Hungarian Themes: The Development of Hungarian Art and Music in Historical Context from the Reform Era to World War I

Lynn M. Hooker

in Redefining Hungarian Music from Liszt to Bartók

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199739592
eISBN:
9780199369461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739592.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter situates the discourse of musical Hungarianness within its broader historical and cultural context. It begins with a brief sketch of the history of Hungary in the long nineteenth ... More


The Liszt Centennial and Liszt’s Legacy in Hungarian Musical Life

Lynn M. Hooker

in Redefining Hungarian Music from Liszt to Bartók

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199739592
eISBN:
9780199369461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739592.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Here the 1911 commemoration of the Liszt centennial frames this study of Liszt’s role in Hungarian music scene. The commemoration prompted many musicians and critics to reflect on issues in early ... More


From Gypsies to Peasants: Race, Nation, and Modernity

Lynn M. Hooker

in Redefining Hungarian Music from Liszt to Bartók

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199739592
eISBN:
9780199369461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739592.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The legend of Béla Bartók is founded on the claim that he, with friend and colleague Zoltán Kodály, created Hungarian national art music where none had existed before. Their claim dismisses all ... More


Introduction

Becky Taylor

in A Minority and the State: Travellers in Britain in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075674
eISBN:
9781781700853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075674.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This book discusses the relations between Travellers and settled society. An emphasis on the interaction between Travellers and wider society, rather than simply on Travellers themselves, allows the ... More


State developments and Travellers’ responses, 1968–2000

Becky Taylor

in A Minority and the State: Travellers in Britain in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075674
eISBN:
9781781700853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075674.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter evaluates the importance of legal definitions of ‘Gypsy’, and addresses the impact of the 1968 Caravan Sites Act and subsequent government policy, including the planning system. It then ... More


Sonidos Negros: On the Blackness of Flamenco

K. Meira Goldberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190466916
eISBN:
9780190466954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190466916.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

How is the politics of Blackness figured in the flamenco dancing body? What does flamenco dance tell us about the construction of race in the Atlantic world? Sonidos Negros traces how, between ... More


The Traveller colonised

Mícheál Ó hAodha

in ‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Gypsy and Traveller cultures were of particular fascination to the Gypsy Lore Society (GLS)'s members. The trope of the ‘doomed primitive’ is still a vibrant designation as attributed to many ... More


John Kander: Born: March 18, 1927, Kansas City, Missouri

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/9780195314076.003.0028
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the work of John Kander. It starts with an extended commentary of his career, and also gives details on productions, with data and song information. Kander attended Oberlin ... More


The Street, 1959

Ethan Mordden

in Coming up Roses: The Broadway Musical in the 1950s

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140583
eISBN:
9780199848867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140583.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Popular

The end of the 1950s was much like the start, the same only more so. The musical play continued to crowd musical comedy; the revue had become ever scarcer; television kept more and more theatregoers ... More


West Side Story & Gypsy

Ethan Mordden

in Coming up Roses: The Broadway Musical in the 1950s

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140583
eISBN:
9780199848867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140583.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Popular

Some call these vastly different shows the culmination of an era in that their vitally story-oriented artistry tops off the epoch of Rodgers and Hammerstein. Others see the pair as the start of the ... More


Belated Travelling Theory, Contemporary Wild Praxis: A Romani Perspective on the Practical Politics of the Open End

Ken Lee (ed.)

in The Role of the Romanies: Images and Counter-Images of ‘Gypsies’/Romanies in European Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236795
eISBN:
9781846313950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236795.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter takes issue with the Orientalism that implicitly underpins much of the methodology of the Gypsylorists and founders of the Gypsy Collections. Specifically, it examines the ways in which ... More


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