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Phantasy Quintet

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/9780195182392.003.0080
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Phantasy Quintet was written at the request of Mr W. W. Cobbett, as one of his series for various combinations of instruments. Cobbett was an amateur violinist, and a patron and enthusiast of ... More


A London Symphony

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/9780195182392.003.0081
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The title A London Symphony may suggest to some hearers a descriptive piece, but this is not the intention of the composer. A better title would perhaps be “Symphony by a Londoner,”; that is to say, ... More


Sixth Symphony

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/9780195182392.003.0087
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Sixth Symphony was begun probably about 1944 and finished in 1947. It is scored for full orchestra including saxophone. There are four movements: Allegro, Moderato, Scherzo, and Epilogue. Each of ... More


Sinfonia Antartica

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/9780195182392.003.0089
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Sinfonia Antartica was suggested by the film Scott of the Antarctic, which was produced by Ealing Studios a few years ago. Some of the themes are derived from my incidental music to that film. ... More


Violin Sonata

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/9780195182392.003.0092
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Fantasia begins with a figure in the pianoforte left hand, which after a few bars becomes the accompaniment to the principal theme, played by the violin. The pianoforte later takes up this theme, ... More


Eighth Symphony

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/9780195182392.003.0093
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Eighth Symphony is scored for what is known as the “Schubert” orchestra: with the addition of a harp. Also there is a large supply of extra percussion, including all the “phones” and “spiels” ... More


Why Do They All Hate Horowitz?

Richard Taruskin

in The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on the works of Vladimir Horowitz and analyzes the nature of critical hostility towards his work. It refers to the article written by Michael Steinberg in the New Grove ... More


The Afro-american Symphony and Its Scherzo

Catherine Parsons Smith

in William Grant Still: A Study in Contradictions

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215429
eISBN:
9780520921573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215429.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses in detail the Afro-American Symphony, focusing on its third movement, the Scherzo. The score of the Scherzo is now included in the latest edition of a widely used anthology, ... More


Second Movement: Lebhaft. Marschmäßig Vivace alla Marcia

Heinrich Schenker and John Rothgeb

in Piano Sonata in A Major, Op. 101: Beethoven's Last Piano Sonatas, An Edition with Elucidation, Volume 4

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199914265
eISBN:
9780190243647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914265.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This movement has a march-like character and is composed in ternary form as a Scherzo with Trio. Each of these parts is itself of ternary design, a1-b-a2. Schenker has now achieved full awareness of ... More


Second Movement: Molto Allegro

Heinrich Schenker and John Rothgeb

in Piano Sonata in A♭ Major Op. 110: Beethoven's Last Piano Sonatas, An Edition with Elucidation, Volume 2

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199914227
eISBN:
9780190243623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914227.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This movement is a three-part piece in F minor of the form Scherzo with Trio (although not so named by Beethoven) followed by a return of the Scherzo and a Coda at the end. In the binary first part, ... More


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