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Fortresses, spies, and crisis, 1886–1890

TERENCE ZUBER

in Inventing the Schlieffen Plan: German War Planning 1871-1914

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250165
eISBN:
9780191719554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250165.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter covers the period 1880–1890. This was a period of fundamental change in Germany's military position. Moltke's war plans relied heavily on the ability of German fortresses to divert ... More


“What an Arrival!” Nadia Boulanger’s New World (1925)

Nadia Boulanger and Gayle Murchison

in Nadia Boulanger and Her World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226750682
eISBN:
9780226750859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226750859.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Nadia Boulanger’s letters describing her first tour of the United States in 1925 provide a window onto a defining moment in her life. This chapter offers translated and annotated installments from ... More


Commencement Day, 1845

Thomas J. Shelley

in Fordham, A History of the Jesuit University of New York: 1841-2003

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271511
eISBN:
9780823271900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271511.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Bishop Hughes presides at the commencement ceremonies of St. John’s College. The student body has grown from six to 145. Four months later, Hughes agrees to sell the college to the Society of Jesus.


Nadia Boulanger and Her World

Jeanice Brooks (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226750682
eISBN:
9780226750859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226750859.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) was among the most iconic figures in twentieth-century music. Composer, performer, conductor, impresario, and pedagogue, she disseminated her ideas in a variety of media ... More


From Conservatisme to Boulangism (1884–1889)

Kevin Passmore

in The Right in France from the Third Republic to Vichy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658206
eISBN:
9780191745034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658206.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Monarchists soon regretted having helped establish the Republic, for it quickly set about removing them from positions of power. In the 1885 election, they set aside dynastic differences and embraced ... More


‘People Like Us’ in the Face of History: Cormon’s Les Vainqueurs de Salamine

Clemence Schultze

in Cultural Responses to the Persian Wars: Antiquity to the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279678
eISBN:
9780191707261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279678.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the French academic painter Fernand Cormon's Les Vainqueurs de Salamine (1887). It shows how the Persian Wars chimed at this time with a mood of nationalist revanche and ... More


For Nadia Boulanger: Five Poems by May Sarton

Jeanice Brooks

in Nadia Boulanger and Her World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226750682
eISBN:
9780226750859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226750859.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The American poet May Sarton likely met Nadia Boulanger through musical and academic circles in Cambridge, Mass., in the late 1930s, and from 1939 they maintained a correspondence. This chapter ... More


From the Trenches: Extracts from the Final Issue of the Paris Conservatory Gazette

Lili Boulanger and Annegret Fauser (eds)

in Nadia Boulanger and Her World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226750682
eISBN:
9780226750859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226750859.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

During World War I, Nadia and Lili Boulanger edited a newsletter, the Gazette des classes de compositions du Conservatoire, which aimed to connect musicians of the Conservatoire de Paris who had been ... More


36 rue Ballu: A Multifaceted Place

Cédric Segond-Genovesi

in Nadia Boulanger and Her World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226750682
eISBN:
9780226750859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226750859.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Nadia Boulanger’s apartment at 36 rue Ballu was a seat of intense social and artistic activity, the center of gravity of an international career as musician and pedagogue for nearly 75 years. ... More


Carter

David Schiff

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190259150
eISBN:
9780190259181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259150.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book surveys the life and work of the great American composer Elliott Carter (1908–2012). It examines his formative, and often ambivalent, engagements with Charles Ives and other ... More


Charles Strouse: Born: June 7, 1928, 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/9780195314076.003.0024
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the work of Charles Strouse. It starts with an extended commentary of his career, which is followed by details on productions, with data and song information. Strouse began his ... More


Nadia Boulanger’s 1935 Carte du Tendre

Marie Duchêne-Thégarid

in Nadia Boulanger and Her World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226750682
eISBN:
9780226750859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226750859.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A draft list of former pupils by nationality, prepared for Nadia Boulanger in 1935, preserves a map of the “Boulangerie,” showing the geographical distribution of her students but also representing ... More


A Letter from Professor Nadia Boulanger: Przeglaąd Kulturalny vol. 10 (1956), issue no. 46

in Nadia Boulanger and Her World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226750682
eISBN:
9780226750859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226750859.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Written following Boulanger’s visit to the first Warsaw Autumn Festival of Contemporary Music in 1956, this letter was likely intended for publication. It describes Boulanger’s enthusiasm for the ... More


Journeyman Years

Howard Pollack

in Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199791590
eISBN:
9780199949625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791590.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter covers Blitzstein’s studies with Rosario Scalero at the Curtis Institute, Nadia Boulanger in Paris, and Arnold Schoenberg in Berlin; his exposure to new artistic currents, including the ... More


From My Diary: Brief Encounters

Arthur Berger

in Reflections of an American Composer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232518
eISBN:
9780520928213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232518.003.0019
Subject:
Music, History, American

The author shares his brief encounters with composers such as Igor Stravinsky, Nadia Boulanger, Darius Milhaud, Aaron Copland, Virgil Thomson, and various other composers. During one of his visits to ... More


The Strange Fate of Boulanger and Pugno’s La ville morte

Alexandra Laederich

in Nadia Boulanger and Her World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226750682
eISBN:
9780226750859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226750859.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes the tribulations that marked the dissemination of an extraordinary work, La ville morte, from its genesis in 1910 through to its recent rebirth. Nadia Boulanger and Raoul Pugno ... More


Serious Ambitions: Nadia Boulanger and the Composition of La ville morte

Jeanice Brooks and Kimberly Francis

in Nadia Boulanger and Her World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226750682
eISBN:
9780226750859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226750859.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter is a collaborative exploration of Nadia Boulanger’s work in collaborative composition. Newly released documents provide unprecedented insights into Boulanger’s musical and personal ... More


From Technique to Musique: The Institutional Pedagogy of Nadia Boulanger

Marie Duchêne-Thégarid

in Nadia Boulanger and Her World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226750682
eISBN:
9780226750859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226750859.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Nadia Boulanger’s post-World War I teaching career unfolded within two very different institutions, the Ecole Normale de Musique (founded 1919) and the Conservatoire Américain de Fontainebleau ... More


Modern French Music: Translating Fauré in America, 1925–1945

Jeanice Brooks

in Nadia Boulanger and Her World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226750682
eISBN:
9780226750859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226750859.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

As Gabriel Fauré's pupil, Nadia Boulanger conceived a deep admiration for his music. She performed in significant interwar concerts of his Requiem, and his music was a staple of her classroom and ... More


Friend and Force: Nadia Boulanger’s Presence in Polish Musical Culture

Andrea F. Bohlman and J. Mackenzie Pierce

in Nadia Boulanger and Her World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226750682
eISBN:
9780226750859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226750859.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter frames Nadia Boulanger as a vital force for Polish musicians and musical institutions across the twentieth century. Boulanger taught many generations of Polish students, from the ... More


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