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Organ Parts To Mendelssohn's Oratorios and Choral Works

Wm. A. Little

in Mendelssohn and the Organ

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394382
eISBN:
9780199863556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394382.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter shows that Mendelssohn's organ part for St. Paul was the first of five separate organ parts that he composed for his own larger choral works. The other four are Lobgesang (Op. 52, 1840), ... More


Rediscovery

Nicholas Hope

in German and Scandinavian Protestantism 1700-1918

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269946
eISBN:
9780191600647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269943.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Covers the partial rediscovery of the Lutheran sung liturgy, Reformation hymns and Bach's choral works, and experiments in ecclesiology and parish church architecture shaped by early Christian or ... More


Family Matters (2002–2009)

Leta E. Miller

in Aaron Jay Kernis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038532
eISBN:
9780252096440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038532.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter studies Kernis's music in the years 2002–2009. If in the 1990s Kernis's works had been stimulated, to a large degree, by public happenings, those of the first decade of the twenty-first ... More


The People, Yes: Songs and Choral Works

Amy C. Beal

in Johanna Beyer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039157
eISBN:
9780252097133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039157.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Beyer's compositions for voice—songs and choral works—between 1933 and 1937. Her three single songs and two three-song sets make use of her own poetry and that of two other ... More


Triumphs and Tribulations: Big Commissions, Big Risks, Big Rewards (1995–2001)

Leta E. Miller

in Aaron Jay Kernis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038532
eISBN:
9780252096440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038532.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Kernis's music in the years 1995–2001. In 1995, the American Academy of Arts and Letters honored Kernis with a $7,500 prize to facilitate a recording. During the following ... More


Why I am a Great Pianist

François Noudelmann

in The Philosopher's Touch: Sartre, Nietzsche, and Barthes at the Piano

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153942
eISBN:
9780231527200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153942.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses the importance that Friedrich Nietzsche accorded to music. A philologist and philosopher, Nietzsche was also a pianist and composer who maintained a lifelong desire for a ... More


Fragments: 1960s

Sharon Mirchandani

in Marga Richter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037313
eISBN:
9780252094491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037313.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on Marga Richter's shorter, more fragmented works that had little or no development and were not as expansive as her earlier (and later) pieces. Unlike other U.S. composers in ... More


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