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An Artistic Microcosm: THE PLANO SONATAS

William Kinderman

in Mozart's Piano Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195100679
eISBN:
9780199868315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100679.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter assesses the set of “difficult sonatas”, K. 279-284, as a major landmark in Mozart's creative development, displaying compositional strategies found in later works. The “Andante/Adagio ... More


The Creative Development of Johann Sebastian Bach Volume 1: 1695-1717: Music to Delight the Spirit

Richard D. P. Jones

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198164401
eISBN:
9780191713781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198164401.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book gives an account of the individual works of one of the greatest composers. This first volume, the first of a two-volume study of the music of J. S. Bach, covers the earlier part of his ... More


Fugue and fantasy I

Richard D. P. Jones

in The Creative Development of Johann Sebastian Bach Volume 1: 1695-1717: Music to Delight the Spirit

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198164401
eISBN:
9780191713781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198164401.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the association of Bach's music with fugue. His earliest works show a preoccupation with fugal writing, and the skill they already exhibit supports his son's observation that ... More


Fugue and fantasy II

Richard D. P. Jones

in The Creative Development of Johann Sebastian Bach Volume 1: 1695-1717: Music to Delight the Spirit

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198164401
eISBN:
9780191713781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198164401.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on Bach's prelude-and-fugue form. At Weimar, the two-movement structure of prelude and fugue, already prominent in Bach's early music, became fully established along the lines of ... More


Violin Sonata

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0092
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Fantasia begins with a figure in the pianoforte left hand, which after a few bars becomes the accompaniment to the principal theme, played by the violin. The pianoforte later takes up this theme, ... More


Music Publishing

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/9780195130737.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Warsaw's music bookstores provided access to a fount of musical knowledge through the repertory printed locally and through imported publications. Through the publication of fashionable musical ... More


Introduction: Renaissance Flutes in Context—Past and Present

Kate Clark and Amanda Markwick

in The Renaissance Flute: A Contemporary Guide

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190913335
eISBN:
9780197546826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913335.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter traces the history and changing roles of the renaissance flute from its golden age in the first decades of the sixteenth century to its twilight years in the mid-seventeenth century. It ... More


The Music of 1882–1884

Roland John Wiley

in Tchaikovsky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368925
eISBN:
9780199852468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368925.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's works of 1882–1884 echo those of 1878–1881: op. 51, like op. 40, is a set of notated improvisations; the All-Night Vigil came in the wake of Nikolay Rubinstein's death, ... More


The Music of 1885–1888

Roland John Wiley

in Tchaikovsky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368925
eISBN:
9780199852468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368925.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky revised Vakula the Smith into Cherevichki (the Fancy Slippers) between December 1884 and March 1885. Like his earlier operas, Vakula had upset him as soon as he saw it, and ... More


Music Suitable for Two Flutes

Kate Clark and Amanda Markwick

in The Renaissance Flute: A Contemporary Guide

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190913335
eISBN:
9780197546826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913335.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Chapter 8 presents our own editions (in score format) of music for two flutes. (Individual parts can be downloaded from the accompanying website.) Many renaissance duets were intended as ... More


Music Suitable for Three Flutes

Kate Clark and Amanda Markwick

in The Renaissance Flute: A Contemporary Guide

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190913335
eISBN:
9780197546826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913335.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Chapter 9 presents scores of our own editions (in score format) of music for three flutes. (Individual parts can be downloaded from the accompanying website.) Some pieces are for three tenor flutes, ... More


Machiavelli’s Mandragola and the Protean Self

Steven B. Smith

in Modernity and Its Discontents: Making and Unmaking the Bourgeois from Machiavelli to Bellow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300198393
eISBN:
9780300220988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198393.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Machiavelli is often described as the founder of modernity for his claim to have discovered a new kind of politics. Yet what is most characteristic of the great Florentine was his creation of a new ... More


The Commendatore and the Clavier (Quadrille)

Mark Everist

in Mozart's Ghosts: Haunting the Halls of Musical Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195389173
eISBN:
9780199979202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389173.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

Premieres and new productions of opera in the nineteenth century triggered arrangements for piano and other instrumental combinations; in addition, such events created an environment in which ... More


The Well-Tempered Clavier I and other keyboard works

Richard D. P. Jones

in The Creative Development of Johann Sebastian Bach, Volume II: 1717-1750: Music to Delight the Spirit

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696284
eISBN:
9780191761102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696284.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter analyzes the following works: Fantaisie chromatique in D minor (BWV 903); Fantasia in G minor (BWV 542/1); Clavierbüchlein for W. F. Bach; Das Wohltemperierte Clavier I (BWV 846–69); ... More


Bach the Concertmaster: Chorales and Cantatas

David Schulenberg

in Bach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190936303
eISBN:
9780190936334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936303.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Bach’s title as concertmaster was new in the early eighteenth century; at Weimar it implied direction of the court music ensemble, at least in the new vocal works that Bach was now expected to ... More


Looking Forward: “The End of the Renaissance?”!

Broyles Michael

in Mavericks and Other Traditions in American Music

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100457
eISBN:
9780300127898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100457.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

American mavericks dramatically transformed the musical world in the twentieth century. The end of the Renaissance was heralded not by the serialists or the free atonalists that defined an ... More


C. P. E. Bach’s Keyboard Music and the Question of Idiom

David Schulenberg

in Bach Perspectives, Volume 11: J. S. Bach and His Sons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041488
eISBN:
9780252050084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041488.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The keyboard music of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, commonly described as being for clavichord or generic “clavier,” reveals great variety of idiom, implying significant changes in players’ technical ... More


Futuria Fantasia

Jonathan R. Eller

in Becoming Ray Bradbury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036293
eISBN:
9780252093357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036293.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Ray Bradbury's fanzine Futuria Fantasia, in which he championed the Technocracy movement based on the premise that if the technological infrastructure were more efficient, ... More


Of Mice and Mimesis: The Wondrous Spark of Disney

Eric S. Jenkins

in Special Affects: Cinema, Animation and the Translation of Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748695478
eISBN:
9781474406413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695478.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

These chapter outlines how Disney's full-length feature films developed an alternative mode to graphic narrative called “animistic mimesis.” This mode enabled viewers to feel the special affection of ... More


Counterpoint

Christopher Berg

in The Classical Guitar Companion

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190051105
eISBN:
9780190051143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051105.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The technique required to perform counterpoint convincingly on the guitar is not idiomatic to the instrument. Left-hand fingers must be able to sustain one note while other fingers move to form other ... More


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