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with juana canabal antokoletz with juana canabal antokoletz Backgrounds and Development: The New Musical Language and Its Correspondence with Psycho‐Dramatic Principles of Symbolist Opera

Elliott Antokoletz

in Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartok

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195365825
eISBN:
9780199868865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365825.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter explores the historical sources of dramatic symbolism and its philosophical and psychological foundations, based on new tendencies in literature, psychology, and music. It discusses ... More


Mozart's Piano Music

William Kinderman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195100679
eISBN:
9780199868315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100679.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Mozart's emergence as a mature artist coincides with the rise to prominence of the piano, an instrument that came alive under his fingers and served as medium for many of his finest compositions. ... More


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


INTRODUCTION: AT THE INTERSECTION OF OLD AND NEW PATHS

John Daverio

in Crossing Paths: Schubert, Schumann, and Brahms

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195132960
eISBN:
9780199867059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195132960.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the purpose of the book, which is to shed light on some aspects of the interdependent musical languages of Schubert, Schumann, and Brahms. It ... More


Music as Encoder of the Unconscious in Pelléas et Mélisande

Elliott Antokoletz

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/9780199755639.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter shows how Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande transforms the harmonic structures of the traditional major/minor scale system into a new musical language, and how this language reflects the ... More


Middlebrow Becomes Transcendent: The Popular Roots of Chopin’s Musical Language

Jonathan D. Bellman

in Chopin and His World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691177755
eISBN:
9781400889006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177755.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explains why Chopin's music has always been so readily appreciated by listeners—far more even than that of still-popular contemporaries such as Robert Schumann and Franz Liszt. The ... More


Józef Sikorski’s “Recollection of Chopin”: The Earliest Essay on Chopin and His Music

Halina Goldberg

in Chopin and His World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691177755
eISBN:
9781400889006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177755.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on “Recollection of Chopin” by Józef Sikorski, the earliest extended essay on the composer's life and works. The author's emotional language captures the immediacy and poignancy ... More


On the Ashes of the Holocaust: Anxiety, Abstraction, and Schoenberg's Rhetoric of Fear

Kálra Móricz

in Jewish Identities: Nationalism, Racism, and Utopianism in Twentieth-Century Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250888
eISBN:
9780520933682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250888.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter argues that, in Schoenberg's Survivor, aesthetics occupies a higher sphere, while subject matter, in this case the Holocaust, is considered only raw material put in the service of ... More


Word Setting in the Songs of Byrd

Philip Brett

in William Byrd and His Contemporaries: Essays and a Monograph

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247581
eISBN:
9780520932838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247581.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the word setting in William Byrd's songs. It explains that the vocal music of Byrd consists of the Latin masses and motets, a comparatively small amount of Anglican church ... More


Introduction

Paul Hillier

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the music of Steve Reich. In his music we encounter one of the most radical renewals of musical language in recent times. Beginning in the ... More


The Guitar in America to 1880

Jeffrey J. Noonan

in The Guitar in America: Victorian Era to Jazz Age

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110188
eISBN:
9781604733020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110188.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the history of the guitar in America before 1880. It discusses Philip Gura’s survey of the guitar in early nineteenth-century America and the role of the guitar in the newly ... More


Schoenberg

Malcolm MacDonald

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172010
eISBN:
9780199852000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172010.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book takes advantage of 30 years of recent scholarship, new biographical information, and deeper understanding of Schoenberg’s aims and significance to produce a newly revised guide to ... More


The Music in its Historical Context

Russell Stinson

in Bach: The Orgelbüchlein

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780193862142
eISBN:
9780199853106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780193862142.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Modern scholars have discovered that many accompanimental motives used by Bach in the Orgelbüchlein are the same as those codified in Baroque music treatises according to rhetorical terminology. ... More


in C Major, op. 38 (First Version), op. 135 (Second Version)

Boris Berman

in Prokofiev's Piano Sonatas: A Guide for the Listener and the Performer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300114904
eISBN:
9780300145007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114904.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter discusses the Fifth Sonata and how it differed significantly from both the early sonatas and the later ones. Its musical language shows Prokofiev in his more experimental phase, as do ... More


in C Major, op. 103

Boris Berman

in Prokofiev's Piano Sonatas: A Guide for the Listener and the Performer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300114904
eISBN:
9780300145007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114904.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on the Ninth Sonata, which was not published until after Prokofiev's death. These unusual delays are indicative of the composer's changed political fortunes. In the campaign ... More


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