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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


Music and society, 1850–1921

ALOYS FLEISCHMANN

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines major developments in the history of music and society in Ireland during the period from 1850 to 1921. During the 1850s, as a result of increasing prosperity, the rising ... More


Concert Life

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/9780195130737.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter places Chopin within Warsaw's lively concert scene. The concert life in Warsaw was dominated by virtuoso concerts, featuring local and foreign artists, Niccolò Paganini and Johann ... More


Jewish Music Organizations in Interwar Galicia

Sylwia Jakubczyk-ŚlĘczka

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 32: Jews and Music-Making in the Polish Lands

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781906764739
eISBN:
9781800343306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764739.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter provides a comprehensive account of Jewish musical organizations in interwar Galicia. It investigates the various types of Jewish musical organizations and how they implemented their ... More


Thirty-Two. Reflections and Ruminations

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0033
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

In the aftermath of the bicentennial commission, Schuman's compositions took on a darker hue. During this period of his life, he began to lose a number of his close colleagues: Roy Harris, Seymour ... More


Nineteen. The (Mostly) Off-Stage Ambassador

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0020
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

This chapter considers Schuman's various attempts to use his position and influence to extend his ideas of music education, musical diplomacy, and American contemporary music. It looks at the ... More


The Rural Miniature in the Culture of the Jewish Diaspora

Joshua S. Walden

in Sounding Authentic: The Rural Miniature and Musical Modernism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199334667
eISBN:
9780199369409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334667.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

For the members of the St. Petersburg Society for Jewish Folk Music, founded in 1908, the rural miniature offered a crucial method of representing Jewish musical traditions including liturgy and ... More


Ultramodernism and other Contemporary Offerings: Looking West, Challenging the East

Leta E. Miller

in Music and Politics in San Francisco: From the 1906 Quake to the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268913
eISBN:
9780520950092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268913.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

The San Francisco Symphony's repertory under Hadley and Hertz may have been appealing to the public, but it made few claims to adventurousness. Hadley, of course, was just getting a new organization ... More


Twenty-Eight. The Administrator Reinvents Himself

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0029
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

For the first time in more than 30 years, Schuman had no institutional affiliation. At first, he filled his days with much-needed rest. Soon, however, he was eager to get involved in new projects. ... More


From Goloopchik (1945) to The Guests (1949)

Howard Pollack

in Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199791590
eISBN:
9780199949625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791590.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter considers Blitzstein’s few years of co-habitation with Bill Hewitt; his continued leftist activities, including his involvement with the American-Soviet Music Society and his support for ... More


Twenty-Five. The Potemkin Center

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0026
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

One of Schuman's original dreams for Lincoln Center was a summer festival that would take advantage of the Center's air-conditioned halls. In 1967, Schuman's Lincoln Center Festival became a reality. ... More


Making It in America, Scene 2

Joel Sachs

in Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195108958
eISBN:
9780190268015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195108958.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Henry Cowell's activities in the United States in the early 1900s as a musician and composer. During his time in America, Henry composed and ran the New Music Society. One ... More


The First Performances of Medieval Music and the Historians Behind Them

Anna Maria Busse Berger

in The Search for Medieval Music in Africa and Germany, 1891-1961: Scholars, Singers, Missionaries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226740348
eISBN:
9780226740485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226740485.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Musical life in Germany in the first half of the twentieth century was dominated by the Wandervogel, and the Jugendmusik- and Singbewegung. All three share a dislike for modernity, a wish to sing old ... More


Recently Rediscovered Sources of Music of the Bach Family in the Breitkopf Archive

Christine Blanken

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/9780252041488.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter treats newly discovered Bach manuscripts found in the archive of the Leipzig firm Breitkopf & Härtel, which was the most influential music publisher in eighteenth century Europe. ... More


Attacking the American Market

Joel Sachs

in Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195108958
eISBN:
9780190268015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195108958.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Henry Cowell's performances in the United States following his European tour that concluded on February 4, 1924. Henry's official New York debut was marked by a concert at ... More


Searches: A truth which is true for me

Barbara B. Heyman

in Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190863739
eISBN:
9780190054786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863739.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, American

In Rome, Barber attended a Gregorian Mass sung by Benedictine monks at St. Anselmo church and was inspired to write a grand-scaled religious work, Prayers of Kierkegaard, for orchestra, mixed chorus, ... More


Introduction

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/9780199696284.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes the new directions taken by Bach's musical works and activities the middle Leipzig years. These include his cultivation of two large-scale church-music genres that were new to ... More


The Persistence of Sentiment: Display and Feeling in Popular Music of the 1970s

Mitchell Morris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520242852
eISBN:
9780520955059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242852.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The Persistence of Sentiment is a critical account of a group of artists in American popular music who have met with commercial success but also critical disdain. This book examines the specific ... More


The End of Virtuosity

Joel Sachs

in Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195108958
eISBN:
9780190268015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195108958.003.0021
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Henry Cowell's activities in the field of music in the United States during the 1930s. The Depression had adverse effects on Henry. He lost his New York City base when Blanche ... More


Collapsing Dreams

Joel Sachs

in Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195108958
eISBN:
9780190268015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195108958.003.0023
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses some of the problems encountered by Henry Cowell in the 1930s, not least of which were related to the Pan American Association of Composers (PAAC). By early 1933 the PAAC had ... More


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