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Fantasy Pieces: Metrical Dissonance in the Music of Robert Schumann

Harald Krebs

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195116236
eISBN:
9780199871308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116236.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book, written in the form of a series of dialogues between the Schumannian characters Florestan and Eusebius, proposes a theory of metrical conflict that rigorously develops the metaphorical ... More


Influences on Schumann's Metrícal Style

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/9780195116236.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter considers some of the music that likely influenced Schumann's metrical style: that of contemporary pianist-composers, such as Moscheles and Hummel, which he studied and performed in his ... More


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


Meter and Expression in Robert Schumann's Op. 90

Harald Krebs

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/9780195393859.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Meter is an expressive vehicle in much of Robert Schumann's music. In his works prior to 1850 metrical conflict at levels close to the surface plays an especially significant expressive role. Meter ... More


In Beethoven's Footsteps: Metrical Dissonance in Bartók's String Quartets

Harald Krebs

in The String Quartets of Béla Bartók: Tradition and Legacy in Analytical Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199936182
eISBN:
9780199361304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936182.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

Earlier writings have discussed the influence of Beethoven's string quartets on those of Bartók, but have not mentioned a feature of Beethoven's style that is very significant in Bartók's quartets, ... More


Op. 20 (1772)

Floyd Grave and Margaret Grave

in The String Quartets of Joseph Haydn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195173574
eISBN:
9780199872152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173574.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Initially published by La Chevardière in 1774, Op. 20 acquired the name “Sun” from a sunburst image on the title page of Hummel's 1779 edition. Despite resemblances to Opp. 9 and 17, the new quartets ... More


Op. 50 (1787)

Floyd Grave and Margaret Grave

in The String Quartets of Joseph Haydn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195173574
eISBN:
9780199872152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173574.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Dedicated to Friedrich Wilhelm II and known as the “Prussian” quartets, these difficult works were clearly designed for connoisseurs. Their sale and early publication history involved complex, ... More


Syncopation

Jason Yust

in Organized Time: Rhythm, Tonality, and Form

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190696481
eISBN:
9780190696511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696481.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Syncopation is notoriously hard to define, and is sometimes understood as a rhythmic property, sometimes as a rhythmic transformation. This chapter disambiguates many forms of ... More


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