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Rethinking Schubert

Lorraine Byrne Bodley and Julian Horton (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190200107
eISBN:
9780190200138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200107.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Rethinking Schubert brings together twenty-two essays by some of today’s leading Schubert scholars with the aim of re-evaluating the analysis and interpretation of Schubert’s music and life. It ... More


Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas

Ellen T. Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190271664
eISBN:
9780190271695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271664.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas stands as the greatest operatic achievement of seventeenth-century England, and yet the work remains cloaked in mystery. The date and place of its first performance cannot ... More


Ground Bass Techniques

Ellen T. Harris

in Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190271664
eISBN:
9780190271695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271664.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

The movements in Dido and Aeneas built over a ground (repeating) bass illustrate Purcell’s achievement in balancing repetitive patterning with asymmetrical phrase structure, thus transforming a ... More


Introduction: Rethinking Schubert: Contexts and Controversies

Lorraine Byrne Bodley and Julian Horton

in Rethinking Schubert

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190200107
eISBN:
9780190200138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200107.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The past several years have witnessed a decisive flowering of Schubert scholarship in diverse areas of musical research. Our understanding of Schubert’s habits of text setting, and of his music’s ... More


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