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music in salons

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/9780195130737.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Warsaw's salons, especially those principally dedicated to musical gatherings, provided the most interesting venue for serious music making. This chapter discusses the professional and amateur ... More


 Lisztiana

Kenneth Hamilton

in After the Golden Age: Romantic Pianism and Modern Performance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195178265
eISBN:
9780199870035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178265.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter chronicles the evolution of Liszt's attitude to piano performance, piano music, and piano teaching, with especial reference to the performance of his own music and the playing of his ... More


Russian Imprints in Debussy's Piano Music

Roy Howat

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/9780199755639.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

André Schaeffner's pioneering article of 1953 about Russian influence on Debussy (“Debussy et ses rapports avec la musique russe”) remains untranslated and little digested in English-speaking ... More


Situating the Concert for Piano and Orchestra

Martin Iddon and Philip Thomas

in John Cage's Concert for Piano and Orchestra

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190938475
eISBN:
9780190938505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938475.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter provides the background and the conditions for the composition of the Concert for Piano and Orchestra. It discusses, on the basis of sketch material, how Cage composed the predecessor ... More


‘Now we are Six’ 1919–1924

Roger Nichols

in Poulenc: A Biography

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300226508
eISBN:
9780300252552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226508.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter explains how Francis Poulenc exorcized the influence of Claude Debussy's piano music through his multi-stave preludes. It also analyzes Poulenc's modelling of his solo piano music in ... More


Ruth Crawford and the Apotheosis of Spiritual Dissonance

Carol J. Oja

in Making Music Modern: New York in the 1920s

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195058499
eISBN:
9780199865031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195058499.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

Alone among the ultra-moderns, Ruth Crawford (1901-1953) became a rapt disciple of Dane Rudhyar, whom she met in 1925. She soon fell under his spell, “worshipping” him “intellectually”and finding ... More


• Piano Music and Songs, 1825–1829

Clive Brown

in A Portrait of Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095395
eISBN:
9780300127867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095395.003.0038
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Between 1825 and 1829, Felix Mendelssohn's piano music and songs received mixed reviews in Germany. His compositions generated more interest from reviews than the composer's precocity. In general, ... More


Sketching the Concert for Piano and Orchestra

Martin Iddon and Philip Thomas

in John Cage's Concert for Piano and Orchestra

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190938475
eISBN:
9780190938505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938475.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter discusses Cage’s sketches for the Concert for Piano and Orchestra. It outlines both what can be said about Cage’s compositional process on the basis of sheets which directly detail ... More


Ellen Banks: The Geometries of the Score

Graham Lock

in The Hearing Eye: Jazz & Blues Influences in African American Visual Art

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195340501
eISBN:
9780199852215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340501.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Popular

Ellen Banks paints nothing but music—not as heard but taken directly from the score and transformed, via a system of personal symbolism, into colors and shapes: “Music is my still life, my landscape, ... More


Military Music in the Provinces 1770–1840

Trevor Herbert and Helen Barlow

in Music & the British Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199898312
eISBN:
9780199345526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898312.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter explains how an aristocratic officer class, as the commanding officers of militia regiments, established a network of musical units throughout Britain and Ireland. It focuses on the role ... More


Kitsch

Peter J. Schmelz

in Sonic Overload: Alfred Schnittke, Valentin Silvestrov, and Polystylism in the Late USSR

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197541258
eISBN:
9780197541289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197541258.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter 5 explores contemporary Soviet anxieties about mass media and popular culture by detailing Valentin Silvestrov’s shift in the 1970s from avant-garde cacophony to a quiet, nostalgic style that ... More


Interpreting the Concert for Piano and Orchestra

Martin Iddon and Philip Thomas

in John Cage's Concert for Piano and Orchestra

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190938475
eISBN:
9780190938505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938475.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter provides an analytical overview of the parts of the Concert for Piano and Orchestra, other than the Solo for Piano. It provides and deploys an analytical framework to explore the ... More


Using Computational Models of Music Performance to Model Stylistic Variations

Anders Friberg and Erica Bisesi

in Expressiveness in music performance: Empirical approaches across styles and cultures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199659647
eISBN:
9780191771651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659647.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

The performance variations introduced by the musicians have been generalized into computational models in the KTH rule system. The models can convey gestural information about physical movement as ... More


Prologue: Schubert after Winterreise

Joseph Kerman

in Returning Cycles: Contexts for the Interpretation of Schubert's Impromptus and Last Sonatas

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225640
eISBN:
9780520925786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225640.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter begins with the author's recollections of how the questions addressed in this study of Schubert's piano music stemmed from his own desire to understand and to deepen his sense of ... More


Blooming: 2000s–Present

Sharon Mirchandani

in Marga Richter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037313
eISBN:
9780252094491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037313.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on Marga Richter's works during the 2000s, a period that saw her compose emotionally charged music. Since the year 2000, Richter has composed music of a more intimate nature, ... More


How Talented Composers Become Useless

Richard Taruskin

in The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on Donald Martino's music, who is presently the Walter Bigelow Rosen Professor of Music Emeritus at Harvard and who came out recently with a pair of new Albany CDs, one ... More


• Songs without Words

Clive Brown

in A Portrait of Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095395
eISBN:
9780300127867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095395.003.0043
Subject:
Music, History, Western

During the early 1830s, Felix Mendelssohn earned a reputation among critics as a composer of increasing stature and importance following the successful performances of his orchestral compositions. ... More


Loyalties: The Prolific 1960s

Philip Lambert

in Alec Wilder

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037603
eISBN:
9780252094842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037603.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter studies Wilder's music in the 1960s. Continuing to follow trends he had begun at the end of the preceding decade, he wrote volumes of concert music for groups of all sizes in the 1960s, ... More


Triumphs and Tribulations: Big Commissions, Big Risks, Big Rewards (1995–2001)

Leta E. Miller

in Aaron Jay Kernis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038532
eISBN:
9780252096440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038532.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Kernis's music in the years 1995–2001. In 1995, the American Academy of Arts and Letters honored Kernis with a $7,500 prize to facilitate a recording. During the following ... More


The Creative Process in Music from Mozart to Kurtág

William Kinderman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037160
eISBN:
9780252094286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037160.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book opens the door to the composer's workshop, investigating not just the final outcome but the process of creative endeavor in music. Focusing on the stages of composition, the book maintains ... More


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