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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


The Inescapable Queen

Inna Naroditskaya

in Bewitching Russian Opera: The Tsarina from State to Stage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195340587
eISBN:
9780199918218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340587.003.0120
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The first scene of the opera Queen of Spades introduces major leitmotifs associated with double passions—love and gambling—which, though contrasting, share an identical melody. Unexpected, surprising ... More


A Tonal GIS

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/9780195384277.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

Chapter 2 introduces a Generalized Interval System (or GIS) that models intervals among heard scale degrees. A heard scale-degree is formalized as an ordered pair (sd, pc), in which sd is a sensation ... More


As Melancholic as a Sunset

Jan Brokken

in The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter is a discussion at greater length of the migration of the mazurka from Poland to Russia and of Chopin’s mazurka and its appeal to Caribbean composers and dancers as well as the fact that ... More


Tchaikovsky's Early Years

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/9780195368925.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's innate abilities as a child attracted no particular attention from his parents, and when he would come home from school on holiday, the house was completely lacking in ... More


Childhood and Youth in St. Petersburg

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/9780195368925.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

When and why Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's parents decided on the School of Jurisprudence is unknown. In late summer, Alexandra Andreyevna Assier left Alapaevsk to matriculate Pyotr, and so began the ... More


Civil Service (1859–1863)

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/9780195368925.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky graduated from the School of Jurisprudence on May 13, 1859 and was posted to the Ministry of Justice five days later. Pyotr may have needed the settling effect of a job. ... More


Before the Fall (1871–1877)

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/9780195368925.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

To all appearances, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's life before 1877 is mostly flat terrain. However, from 1871 to 1874, for months at a time, no letter of his survives, suggesting, together with the ... More


1877: The Year of Tchaikovsky's Marriage

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/9780195368925.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The year 1877 divides Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's adult life, falling 16 years after he achieved majority and 16 years before he died. That year his health, outlook, finances, artistic freedom, and ... More


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/9780195368925.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was in Western Europe until April 1878, then returned to Russia. From November 15 to the end of the year, he was in Western Europe again, spending almost a month in Florence ... More


The Circumstances of Tchaikovsky's Death

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/9780195368925.003.0021
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Explanations of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's death have hardened into orthodoxies. One, following The Life, is that he died of cholera. It is the cause of death listed on Tchaikovsky's death ... More


Performer

Malcolm Gillies, David Pear, and Mark Carroll

in Self-Portrait of Percy Grainger

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305371
eISBN:
9780199863624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305371.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter provides quotations that illustrate Grainger's 1926 tour around Australia and how this was a great year for him. Memories of this tour contrast strongly with those of much of the rest of ... 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


Russian Imprints in Debussy's Piano Music

Roy Howat

in Rethinking Debussy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755639
eISBN:
9780199894932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755639.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

André Schaeffner's pioneering article of 1953 about Russian influence on Debussy (“Debussy et ses rapports avec la musique russe”) remains untranslated and little digested in English-speaking ... More


Tchaikovsky

Roland John Wiley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368925
eISBN:
9780199852468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368925.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A giant in the pantheon of nineteenth-century composers, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky continues to enthrall audiences today. From The Nutcracker—arguably the most popular ballet currently on the ... More


Disney Animated Features 1955–1961

James Bohn

in Music in Disney's Animated Features: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The Jungle Book

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812148
eISBN:
9781496812186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812148.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

The era from 1955 through 1961 was an era of great expansion for the Disney Studio, which had expanded their efforts in live-action film, as well as branched out into television and theme parks. This ... More


Tchaikovsky at the St. Petersburg Conservatory

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/9780195368925.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Anton Rubinstein opened the St. Petersburg Conservatory, which focused attention on the contentious issue of how Russian musicians should be trained. To Rubinstein, good pedagogy was unrelated to ... More


Tchaikovsky's First Years in Moscow

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/9780195368925.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky arrived in Moscow on January 6, 1866 and met his new colleagues the next day. His boss, Nikolay Grigorievich Rubinstein, was a superior musician, and an organizer of ... More


Music of the First Five Years

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/9780195368925.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Much that Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky composed in his first five years of professional life was destroyed, has been retrieved from orchestral parts, is seldom played, or is familiar in revisions made ... More


The Music of 1871–1877

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/9780195368925.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The focal point of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's composition at the outset of this period was his benefit concert on March 16, 1871, at which two new works were performed. Written for voice students of ... More


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