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The Music of 1878

Roland John Wiley

in Tchaikovsky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368925
eISBN:
9780199852468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368925.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's resumption of composing after his marriage spans February 11–23, 1878. He informed Pyotr Ivanovich Jurgenson that he wanted to compose some children's pieces, perhaps a ... More


Brahms and Tchaikovsky

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0031
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The two great points of comparison between Johannes Brahms and Pyotr Tchaikovsky are depth of emotion and facility of expression. In facility of expression Tchaikovsky undoubtedly takes the lead. ... More


Let Us Remember…Early Days

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0053
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book describes early reactions to folk songs through John Stainer and Henry Ramsden Bramley's Christmas Carols New and Old. Stainer and Bramley's book contained some pretty poor stuff; ... More


Tchaikovsky's Impromptu

Maya Plisetskaya

in I, Maya Plisetskaya

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088571
eISBN:
9780300130713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088571.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Dance

In this chapter, Maya Plisetskaya recounts her mother's release from Butyrki Prison in Chimkent in April 1941 and her return to Moscow with Maya's little brother. Meanwhile, Maya was preparing for ... More


Swan Lake

Maya Plisetskaya

in I, Maya Plisetskaya

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088571
eISBN:
9780300130713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088571.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Dance

In this chapter, Maya Plisetskaya reflects on her experience as a dancer for Swan Lake, a ballet by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. This ballet played a major role in her life. She danced it more than 800 ... 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


Drowning in Swan Lakes

Anna Pakes

in Choreography Invisible: The Disappearing Work of Dance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199988211
eISBN:
9780190071448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199988211.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Dance

The chapter continues the discussion of dance identity, examining the problem posed by a specific case, the ballet Swan Lake. This ballet is often invoked in the existing philosophical literature on ... More


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