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Harmony and Discord: Music and the Transformation of Russian Cultural Life

Lynn M. Sargeant

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735266
eISBN:
9780199894505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735266.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This book explores the complex development of Russian musical life during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It focuses on the Russian Musical Society, which was both unique as a driving ... More


Music in Chopin's Warsaw

Halina Goldberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195130737
eISBN:
9780199867424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130737.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines the rich musical environment of Fryderyk Chopin's youth and places Chopin's early works in this milieu. It provides a historiographic perspective that allows a better understanding ... More


St. Petersburg Conservatory and the Beginnings of Russian Musicology

Olga Panteleeva

in Rimsky-Korsakov and His World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182711
eISBN:
9780691185514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182711.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter looks at St. Petersburg Conservatory and Soviet musicology. The St. Petersburg Conservatory bears Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's name not only on account of the composer's contribution to the ... More


Stylistic Turbulence: The Experience of the Rimsky-Korsakov School

Lidia Ader

in Rimsky-Korsakov and His World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182711
eISBN:
9780691185514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182711.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter explores the legacy of Rimsky-Korsakov's pedagogical work, a legacy that bore greatest fruit in the Soviet Union of the 1920s and 1930s, well after his death, when musical life was ... More


 Anti‐Orpheus

Vanessa Agnew

in Enlightenment Orpheus: The Power of Music in Other Worlds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336665
eISBN:
9780199868544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336665.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter analyzes debates about the meaning and power of music and the constitution of English culture in the latter part of the century. These debates pitted ideas about the power of music ... More


Musical Education

Halina Goldberg

in Music in Chopin's Warsaw

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195130737
eISBN:
9780199867424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130737.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents Chopin's education at the Warsaw Conservatory and the University of Warsaw, including a reconstruction of the curriculum required of composition students. After outlining the ... More


The Dam Bursts: The First and Second Conservatories

Peter J. Schmelz

in Such Freedom, If Only Musical: Unofficial Soviet Music during the Thaw

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195341935
eISBN:
9780199866854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341935.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The second chapter is about the musical development of the young Soviet composers in the Soviet conservatories of the 1950s and the nascent form of the “unofficial” music culture of the 1960s. It ... More


Andrey Volkonsky and the Beginnings of Unofficial Music

Peter J. Schmelz

in Such Freedom, If Only Musical: Unofficial Soviet Music during the Thaw

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195341935
eISBN:
9780199866854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341935.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter investigates Andrey Volkonsky's early controversial career and the compositional background and performance history of his three most influential serial works: Musica Stricta, Suite of ... More


The Conservatory in Russian Society: The Institutionalization of Musical Life

Lynn M. Sargeant

in Harmony and Discord: Music and the Transformation of Russian Cultural Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735266
eISBN:
9780199894505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735266.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter explores the foundation and development of the Russian Musical society's flagship institutions, the St. Petersburg and Moscow conservatories. Like similar institutions elsewhere in ... More


The Passion for a Great-Great-Grandfather

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/9781628461855.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter portrays the music of contemporary pianist and composer Randal Corsen great-great-grandson of Joseph Sickman Corsen depicted in the previous chapter.


Felipa Monterro y Schuyler

Kathryn Talalay

in Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.003.0031
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The foundation of Josephine's belief that her brilliant interracial child would be able to overcome the barriers of American segregation was a failure, although Philippa was a well-known role model ... More


Power of International Courts to Grant Provisional Measures

Chester Brown

in A Common Law of International Adjudication

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199206506
eISBN:
9780191709708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206506.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the power of international courts to grant provisional measures and analyses whether there is an emerging common practice. It first describes the purpose of provisional measures ... More


From Oberlin to Berlin

Marva Griffin Carter

in Swing Along: The Musical Life of Will Marion Cook

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195108910
eISBN:
9780199865796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195108910.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses how Will Cook satisfied his musical interest by seriously studying the violin from 1883 to 1887 at Oberlin Conservatory. It discusses how Will outgrew Professor Doolittle’s ... More


The National Conservatory and Beginning of Musical Career

Marva Griffin Carter

in Swing Along: The Musical Life of Will Marion Cook

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195108910
eISBN:
9780199865796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195108910.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter begins by discussing the founding and development of the National Conservatory of Music in Manhattan by Jeannette Meyer-Thurber. It then talks about how the foundress attracted the ... More


Mélisande's Charm and the Truth of Her Music

Jann Pasler

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/9780199755639.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande is often considered radically new. But whereas scholars have shown how this work should be understood in relation to Wagner or Symbolist theater, this chapter situates ... More


Crisis, Celebration, and the Decline of the Old Cultural Order

Lynn M. Sargeant

in Harmony and Discord: Music and the Transformation of Russian Cultural Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735266
eISBN:
9780199894505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735266.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter looks first at the philosophical debates over the meaning of art that emerged at the turn of the century. It analyzes Lev Tolstoy's philosophical pamphlet What is Art? (1898), which ... More


Conclusion: Everything Old Is New Again

Lynn M. Sargeant

in Harmony and Discord: Music and the Transformation of Russian Cultural Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735266
eISBN:
9780199894505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735266.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

The conclusion explores the impact of World War I and the revolutions of 1917 on the Russian Musical Society, its branches, and its educational institutions. During WWI, accusations of collusion in ... More


The Russian Violin School: The Legacy of Yuri Yankelevich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199917600
eISBN:
9780190607821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917600.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Yuri Yankelevich (1909–1973) was one of the most important and influential Russian violin teachers in the twentieth century. He taught at the Moscow Conservatory from 1936 to 1973 and produced an ... More


Schoenberg’s American Teaching Career

Sabine Feisst

in Schoenberg’s New World: The American Years

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195372380
eISBN:
9780199896967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372380.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Chapter 6 sheds light on Schoenberg’s American teaching career: his students at Boston’s Malkin Conservatory, the University of Southern California, and University of California, Los Angeles; and his ... More


Yair Dalal

Benjamin Brinner

in Playing across a Divide: Israeli-Palestinian Musical Encounters

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195395945
eISBN:
9780199852666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395945.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Yair Dalal occupies an intermediate position in the constellation of musical possibilities that encompasses Alei Hazayit and Bustan Abraham. With an international reputation for performing music that ... More


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