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Answers to Questions about Different Trains (1994)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0051
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's interview with Wolfgang Gratzner, first published in Nähe und Distanz—Nachgedachte Musik der Gegenwart, Salzburg, 1995. Reich answers questions about his composition of ... More


The Catholic Alliance and the Beginning of the Counter-Reformation under Karl II

Regina Pörtner

in The Counter-Reformation in Central Europe: Styria 1580-1630

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246151
eISBN:
9780191715228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246151.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Towards the end of the 1570s, the forces of the Counter-Reformation were already rallying at the courts of Munich, Innsbruck, Vienna, and Graz, reflecting a more general though gradual Catholic ... More


Searching for Redemption: The Salzburg Festival Meets Yiddish Theater

Lisa Silverman

in Becoming Austrians: Jews and Culture between the World Wars

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199794843
eISBN:
9780199950072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794843.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter outlines how the need for Austrian Jews to come to terms with their changed social status after World War I drove the creation of new cultural productions that provided potential ... More


Buddhist Modernism and the American Vipassana Movement

Joseph Cheah

in Race and Religion in American Buddhism: White Supremacy and Immigrant Adaptation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199756285
eISBN:
9780199918874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756285.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter began with the contextualization of the historical circumstances in Burma and the United States that brought about the interactions between these two groups; namely, Burmese Buddhist ... More


Salzburg and the Grand Tour 1756–1769

Julian Rushton

in The Master Musicians: Mozart

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182644
eISBN:
9780199850624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182644.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on 27 January 1756. Direct evidence of his urge towards composition comes in the form of early keyboard pieces, which his father Leopold helped him write down. As a ... More


Italy and Salzburg 1769–1773

Julian Rushton

in The Master Musicians: Mozart

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182644
eISBN:
9780199850624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182644.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

On 12 December 1769, the male Mozarts set off for Italy, aided by 120 ducats from the court treasury. The Mozarts gave their first concert in Verona at the end of 1769, then travelled on to Milan. ... More


Sacred Music: ‘I have thoroughly acquainted myself with that style since my youth’ 1

Julian Rushton

in The Master Musicians: Mozart

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182644
eISBN:
9780199850624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182644.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Most of Mozart's sacred music was composed for the Salzburg liturgy. Although the finest pieces date from the later years, the essential patterns were laid down earlier. As a boy in Paris he composed ... More


Nightmare Envy and Other Stories: American Culture and European Reconstruction

George Blaustein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190209209
eISBN:
9780190209230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190209209.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, African-American Literature

Nightmare Envy and Other Stories is a study of Americanist writing and institutions in the twentieth century. Four chapters trace four routes through an “Americanist century.” The first is the hidden ... More


The Challenge of New Philosophies

Ulrich L. Lehner

in Enlightened Monks: The German Benedictines 1740-1803

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199595129
eISBN:
9780191729096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595129.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines how the German Benedictines actively engaged in dialogue with modern philosophy. At the center of this dialogue was the University of Salzburg, a Benedictine institution, where ... More


Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber: The Mystery Sonatas: Sonata no. 10: The Crucifixion

Walter S. Reiter

in The Baroque Violin & Viola, vol. II: A Fifty-Lesson Course

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197525111
eISBN:
9780197528679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197525111.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The lesson opens with a lengthy discussion on scordatura, the reasons for it, problems associated with it, and advice on how to cope with it. There is a section on symbolism and the Jesuits, their ... More


Pan-Germanism and Austrofascism in a small town

Julie Thorpe

in Pan-Germanism and the Austrofascist State, 1933-38

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079672
eISBN:
9781781703199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079672.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter seeks to identify the dynamics of mustering allies at a local level for the Austrofascist cause, reviewing as a case study the current of the movement in Salzburg. The Salzburger ... More


Librarians

R. David Lankes

in The New Librarianship Field Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262529082
eISBN:
9780262334600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529082.003.0008
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

Librarians are principled professionals engaged with their communities in transformative social engagement. Types of librarian preparation are discussed (librarian by education, by title, and by ... More


Conclusion: the mozart effect

Mark Everist

in Mozart's Ghosts: Haunting the Halls of Musical Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195389173
eISBN:
9780199979202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389173.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

The content of Mozart's Ghosts is put into a counterpoint with The Mozart Effectä, and recent digital sites of reception are discussed as the basis of a review of the theoretical basis of the book as ... More


Nomad Again: 1933–1936

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/9780300087130.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

When he was expelled from Germany in 1933, Bruno Walter and his family moved to Vienna, which would become his main center of activity for the next several years. The day after he arrived in Vienna, ... More


A New Opera Company: Berlin, 1925–1929

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/9780300087130.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In 1925, Bruno Walter became musical director of the Städtische Oper in Berlin, where he also began a long association with the Salzburg Festival. In the 1920s, Berlin had a number of great ... More


Gertrude in Clover Amiably

Allen Ellenzweig

in George Platt Lynes: The Daring Eye

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780190219666
eISBN:
9780190219697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190219666.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Dance

George sails in late May 1931—Julien and Joella Levy also on board. George meets a few prominent passengers, like conductor Alexander Smallens. He first stays in a modest Paris hotel, then moves into ... More


Columbanus and the Mission to the Bavarians and the Slavs in the Seventh Century

Alexander O'Hara

in Columbanus and the Peoples of Post-Roman Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190857967
eISBN:
9780190857998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190857967.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

In the Vita Columbani Jonas of Bobbio convinced his audience that Columbanus was the spiritus rector of the mission to the Bavarians and Slavs in the seventh century. But Columbanus twice turned down ... More


Pictures from an Institution: The Salzburg Seminar and Postwar Mitteleuropa

George Blaustein

in Nightmare Envy and Other Stories: American Culture and European Reconstruction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190209209
eISBN:
9780190209230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190209209.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, African-American Literature

The founding Americanist institution in postwar Europe took place in a baroque, bomb-damaged castle and had only the tenuous approval of the US military government in Austria. Leopoldskron Castle had ... More


To the Heart of Europe: F. O. Matthiessen’s Baedeker

George Blaustein

in Nightmare Envy and Other Stories: American Culture and European Reconstruction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190209209
eISBN:
9780190209230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190209209.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, African-American Literature

F. O. Matthiessen and Alfred Kazin were the advance guard of a generation of American scholars bringing American literature to Europe after the war, but their European encounters shaped “American ... More


Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber: The Mystery Sonatas: Sonata no. 1: The Annunciation

Walter S. Reiter

in The Baroque Violin & Viola, vol. II: A Fifty-Lesson Course

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197525111
eISBN:
9780197528679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197525111.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The lesson begins with information on Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber and the background to the Rosary sonatas. The author’s meditational approach is explained: musicians, like actors, must convince ... More


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