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Adrian Rollini: The Life and Music of a Jazz Rambler

Ate van Delden

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825155
eISBN:
9781496825148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825155.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Adrian Rollini (1904-1956)was as a child prodigy, playing piano when he was four. This book describes how job opportunities came to him easily at first and that his versatility helped him when they ... More


Roots of the Revival: American and British Folk Music in the 1950s

Ronald D. Cohen and Rachel Clare Donaldson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038518
eISBN:
9780252096426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038518.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book presents a transatlantic history of folk's midcentury resurgence that juxtaposes the related but distinct revivals that took place in the United States and Great Britain. After setting the ... More


A Shop and a Trio

Ate van Delden

in Adrian Rollini: The Life and Music of a Jazz Rambler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825155
eISBN:
9781496825148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825155.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, American

Rollini had been an orchestra member for most of his professional career, but his wish had been to be his own boss, a wish that had been partially realized during record dates under his own name ... More


The Tabula (Not So) Rasa: La Monte Young’s Early Life and Early Works

Jeremy Grimshaw

in Draw a Straight Line and Follow It: The Music and Mysticism of La Monte Young

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199740208
eISBN:
9780199918713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740208.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter provides an account of the unlikely biographical and musical path Young travelled in his youth. It describes his sonic experiences growing up in rural southeastern Idaho, Utah, and ... More


From The Big Heat to Lifeline

Stephen Teo

in Director in Action

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098398
eISBN:
9789882206823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098398.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides an examination of the key films in Johnnie To's career ranging from the period 1988 to 1997, The Big Heat (1988), The Heroic Trio (1993), Executioners (1993), Loving You (1995) ... More


Alliances Françaises, 1915–17

Nancy Toff

in Monarch of the Flute: The Life of Georges Barrère

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170160
eISBN:
9780199850372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170160.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the career development of Georges Barrère during the period from 1915 to 1917. Despite the international conflict, Barrère had the usual menu of concerts and teaching and some ... More


“The World’s Greatest Flutist,” 1918–21

Nancy Toff

in Monarch of the Flute: The Life of Georges Barrère

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170160
eISBN:
9780199850372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170160.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the career development of Georges Barrère during the period from 1918 to 1921. At the beginning of 1918, Barrère remained busy with the recording of Trio de Lutèce for Columbia ... More


Harold Arlen: Born: February 15, 1905, Buffalo, New York Born: February 15, 1905, Buffalo, New York Died: April 23, 1986, New York, New York

Steven Suskin

in Show Tunes: The Songs, Shows, and Careers of Broadway’s Major Composers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195314076
eISBN:
9780199852734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314076.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the work of Harold Arlen. It begins with an extended commentary of his career, followed by details on productions, with data and song information. Arlen was the son of a cantor, ... More


Fugue in F-sharp Minor: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1

Joseph Kerman

in The Art of Fugue: Bach Fugues for Keyboard, 1715-1750

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520243583
eISBN:
9780520941397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243583.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This fugue stands out among Bach's more celebrated affettuoso fugues in F-sharp minor and related keys, such as the imposing fugue in B Minor later in The Well-Tempered Clavier and both Kyries from ... More


The Hidden Center

Karol Berger

in Bach's Cycle, Mozart's Arrow: An Essay on the Origins of Musical Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250918
eISBN:
9780520933699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250918.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents detailed readings of several celebrated ensembles—specifically the Figaro Sextet, the Idomeneo Quartet, the Don Giovanni Quartet, the first-act Figaro Trio, and the Don Giovanni ... More


Neoclassicism, Aviation, and the Great War

Glenn Watkins

in Proof through the Night: Music and the Great War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231580
eISBN:
9780520927896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231580.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

Aside from Claude Debussy and Vincent d'Indy, another French composer to confront the prospect of war in highly personal terms was Maurice Ravel. It was at this time that Ravel began work on the ... More


Syntax and Process in the First Movement of Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio, Op. 66

Julian Horton

in Rethinking Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190611781
eISBN:
9780190611811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611781.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter develops the claim that Felix Mendelssohn’s pivotal innovation in the realm of instrumental form lies in his strikingly post-classical response to the relationship between form and ... More


Sacred Sound and Secular Space in Mendelssohn’s Instrumental Music

Lawrence Kramer

in Rethinking Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190611781
eISBN:
9780190611811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611781.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines instances in Felix Mendelssohn’s oeuvre in which religious music arises in an otherwise secular context, specifically in the slow movement of the ‘Italian’ Symphony and the ... More


Final Years: Los Angeles, 1944–1951

Joseph Auner

in A Schoenberg Reader: Documents of a Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095401
eISBN:
9780300127126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095401.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on Arnold Schoenberg's final years spanning 1944 to 1951, starting with his retirement from teaching at the University of California at Los Angeles to his death. It begins with ... More


Too Late, My Brothers

John Limon

in Death's Following: Mediocrity, Dirtiness, Adulthood, Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242795
eISBN:
9780823242832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242795.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that the success of the folk singing revival of the early 60s was the result of its technique for secreting death in the jejune inspiration of its music. The Kingston Trio, the ... More


Beethoven’s Unfinished Piano Trio in F Minor from 1816

William Kinderman

in The Creative Process in Music from Mozart to Kurtág

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037160
eISBN:
9780252094286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037160.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter concerns Beethoven's Piano Trio in F Minor, which would have become one of Beethoven's major chamber works had it been completed. It first examines the sketches in Beethoven's ... More


Miscellaneous Organ Trios from Bach’s Leipzig Workshop

George B. Stauffer

in Bach Perspectives, Volume 10: Bach and the Organ

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040191
eISBN:
9780252098413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040191.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter examines various independent trio movements that Johann Sebastian Bach either composed or transcribed, probably prior to the composition of the Six Sonatas for organ. The Six Trio ... More


Shostakovich: Hits and Misses

Marina Frolova-Walker

in Stalin's Music Prize: Soviet Culture and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300208849
eISBN:
9780300215991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208849.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses the Stalin Prize history of Dmitry Shostakovich, who won in 1950 and 1952. It begins with an analysis of the debate in the Stalin Prize Committee over Shostakovich's Eighth ... More


Further Developments, 1957–1958

Ronald D. Cohen and Rachel Clare Donaldson (eds)

in Roots of the Revival: American and British Folk Music in the 1950s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038518
eISBN:
9780252096426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038518.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes the folk music scene from 1957 to 1958. It discusses the emergence of the Kingston Trio that energized the folk revival; folk festivals and recordings; the continued popularity ... More


The Decade Ends, 1959–1960

Ronald D. Cohen and Rachel Clare Donaldson (eds)

in Roots of the Revival: American and British Folk Music in the 1950s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038518
eISBN:
9780252096426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038518.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes the folk music scene from 1959 to 1960. Topics covered include Alan Lomax's efforts to capture the complex nature of popular music in 1959; the Kingston Trio's continued ... More


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