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Epilogue: Morning Song

Harald Krebs

in Fantasy Pieces: Metrical Dissonance in the Music of Robert Schumann

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195116236
eISBN:
9780199871308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116236.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This epilogue analyzes one of Schumann's late piano works, the third of the Gesänge der Frühe (Morning Songs) op. 133. Although, as in most of Schumann's late works, there is much less metrical ... More


Tombeau de Claude Debussy: The Early Reception of the Late Works

Marianne Wheeldon

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/9780199755639.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In 1920 Henry Prunières dedicated an issue of La Revue Musicale to the achievements of Debussy. This publication is significant because it documents the beginnings of the composer's posthumous ... More


Rethinking Myths of Schoenberg’s American Years

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/9780195372380.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Chapter 1 investigates existing narratives of Schoenberg’s American years, in which Schoenberg has been pitied and America’s cultural environment blamed for its commercial orientation that hindered ... More


Dreaming Better Dreams

Forrest G. Robinson

in The Author-Cat: Clemens's Life in Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227877
eISBN:
9780823240968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227877.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Clemens's worst trouble in life began in 1894 when he suffered a humiliating plunge into bankruptcy. He righted himself by taking an around-the-world lecture tour, but that brief triumph was ... More


Hypermetric Dissonance in the Later Works of Robert Schumann

William Benjamin

in Rethinking Schumann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393859
eISBN:
9780199894406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393859.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This study undertakes, first, to clarify the relationship between hypermeter and grouping. Hypermeter is said to depend on grouping in a way that notated meter does not, because being the first ... More


1809

Stephen Rumph

in Beethoven after Napoleon: Political Romanticism in the Late Works

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238558
eISBN:
9780520930124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238558.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter briefly sorts Beethoven's works chronologically, beginning in 1814 with the Congress of Vienna, which articulates the notorious dualism between late Beethoven and Rossini. 1809 is ... More


Quintet, or The Jersey Style

Ira Nadel

in Philip Roth: A Counterlife

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780199846108
eISBN:
9780197514450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199846108.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Roth’s late re-creation of the past, from Everyman to Nemesis is the focus of the chapter which begins with the causes for his look back and the emergence of a sustained melancholic tone to his ... More


Bach

Malcolm Boyd

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195307719
eISBN:
9780199850785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307719.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In this book, biographical chapters alternate with commentary on the works of Bach, to demonstrate how the circumstances of Bach's life helped to shape the music he wrote during various periods. The ... More


Among Friends, in a Private World

Michael Hicks and Christian Asplund

in Christian Wolff

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037061
eISBN:
9780252094163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037061.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter contains some final reflections on Wolff. At present Wolff is the last surviving member of the so-called New York School of composers, and how he contends with this “survival” even as he ... More


Transcendental Idealism in Wittgenstein, and Theories of Meaning

A.W. Moore

in Language, World, and Limits: Essays in the Philosophy of Language and Metaphysics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198823643
eISBN:
9780191862250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823643.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This essay involves exploration of certain repercussions of Bernard Williams’ view that there is, in Wittgenstein’s later work, a transcendental idealism akin to that found in the Tractatus—sharing ... More


The Universal Law: Jurisprudence

Donald Phillip Verene

in Knowledge of Things Human and Divine: Vico's New Science and "Finnegans Wake"

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099584
eISBN:
9780300127935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099584.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses the focus of Vico's later work, moral philosophy in its broadest sense, as a science of law, custom, and history, a science of the human world. The first step in this process ... More


On Saying and Showing

A.W. Moore

in Language, World, and Limits: Essays in the Philosophy of Language and Metaphysics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198823643
eISBN:
9780191862250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823643.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This essay constitutes an attempt to probe the very idea of a saying/showing distinction of the kind that Wittgenstein advances in the Tractatus—to say what such a distinction consists in, to say ... More


Compositional Strategies in Schubert’s Late Music

Walther Dürr

in Rethinking Schubert

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190200107
eISBN:
9780190200138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200107.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Schubert’s late compositions—essentially the works from 1827–8—indicate clearly his search for new paths. He seems earlier to have made his own a series of techniques which he now deepens, expands ... More


Woman in Motion: Escaping Yoknapatawpha

Lorie Watkins

in Faulkner's Geographies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781496802279
eISBN:
9781496802323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802279.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Feminist geography has long considered the effect of geographic differences on gender relations and gender equality. In this essay, Lorie Watkins reads Faulknerian women, especially Linda Snopes ... More


The Sensuous as a Constructive Force in Schubert’s Late Works

Brian Black

in Rethinking Schubert

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190200107
eISBN:
9780190200138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200107.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Schubert’s sensitivity to the sensual quality of sound and its expressive potential is a feature of his music that sets it apart from that of his contemporaries. In Schubert’s vocal and instrumental ... More


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