Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-4 of 4 items

  • Keywords: musical autobiography x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Brass Topics, Abbreviated Recapitulations, and the Bildungsreise: A New Approach to the First Movement of Mendelssohn’s ‘Italian’ Symphony

Peter Mercer-Taylor

in Rethinking Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190611781
eISBN:
9780190611811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611781.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter proceeds from a memorable passage near the end of the first movement of Felix Mendelssohn’s ‘Italian’ Symphony, where the woodwinds and brass unite in a forceful rendition of the opening ... More


Autobiography, Sexuality, and Ethnicity in the Music of Bea Palya

Barbara Rose Lange

in Local Fusions: Folk Music Experiments in Central Europe at the Millennium

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190245368
eISBN:
9780190245399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190245368.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 3 discusses how the singer and writer Bea Palya explored dimensions of women’s experience in Hungary that had been kept private before the 2000s. The chapter describes one of Palya’s first ... More


“A Demonic Haydn”: Mahler’s Confrontation with Tradition in the First Movement of the Sixth

Seth Monahan

in Mahler's Symphonic Sonatas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199303465
eISBN:
9780199395668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199303465.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter begins by considering the possible synergies and frictions among the Sixth Symphony’s dominant reception tropes—those of tragedy, autobiography, and (neo)classicism. It then sets out to ... More


“Tragedy Refuses a Nominalist Form”: “Inescapable” Coherence and the Failure of the Novel-Symphony in the Finale of the Sixth

Seth Monahan

in Mahler's Symphonic Sonatas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199303465
eISBN:
9780199395668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199303465.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The final chapter shows the infamously dark Finale of the Sixth to be a true tragic narrative, one that is organized around the defeat of a transgression by an order-imposing hierarchy: its ... More


View: