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The Creative Development of Johann Sebastian Bach Volume 1: 1695-1717: Music to Delight the Spirit

Richard D. P. Jones

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198164401
eISBN:
9780191713781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198164401.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book gives an account of the individual works of one of the greatest composers. This first volume, the first of a two-volume study of the music of J. S. Bach, covers the earlier part of his ... More


THE OBJECTS OF MUSICAL RESEARCH (1)

Kevin Korsyn

in Decentering Music: A Critique of Contemporary Musical Research

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195104547
eISBN:
9780199868988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104547.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter begins with a discussion of what constitutes the identity of composition. It then examines four ways of construing the issue of unity in the Preludes: the Preludes a monads, the Preludes ... More


 A Suitable Prelude

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/9780195178265.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter examines the virtually universal custom before the mid-decades of the 20th-century of pianists improvising preludes and transitions between pieces, with especial attention to Chopin, ... More


Organ Works, 1836–1837: Three Preludes and Fugues for Organ (Op. 37)

Wm. A. Little

in Mendelssohn and the Organ

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394382
eISBN:
9780199863556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394382.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter reviews Mendelssohn's organ works from 1836-7. By the time he turned 27 on February 3, 1837, Felix Mendelssohn had established an enviable international reputation for himself in the ... More


Fugue and fantasy I

Richard D. P. Jones

in The Creative Development of Johann Sebastian Bach Volume 1: 1695-1717: Music to Delight the Spirit

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198164401
eISBN:
9780191713781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198164401.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the association of Bach's music with fugue. His earliest works show a preoccupation with fugal writing, and the skill they already exhibit supports his son's observation that ... More


Fugue and fantasy II

Richard D. P. Jones

in The Creative Development of Johann Sebastian Bach Volume 1: 1695-1717: Music to Delight the Spirit

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198164401
eISBN:
9780191713781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198164401.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on Bach's prelude-and-fugue form. At Weimar, the two-movement structure of prelude and fugue, already prominent in Bach's early music, became fully established along the lines of ... More


Variations and Miscellaneous Works

William Kinderman

in Mozart's Piano Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195100679
eISBN:
9780199868315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100679.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter considers all of Mozart's variations sets, beginning with his Eight Variations on a Dutch song, K. 24, and ending with late sets such as the “Duport” Variations, K. 573, and the Eight ... More


Introduction

Nancy Toff

in Monarch of the Flute: The Life of Georges Barrère

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170160
eISBN:
9780199850372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170160.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the life and career of flutist Georges Barrère. This book chronicles Barrère's training at the Paris Conservatoire in France, his ... More


Kay Swift: “Did you ever feel that a composer resembled his music?” (ca. 1970)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents composer Kay Swift's opinion about George Gershwin. It explains that in addition to their romantic relationship, Swift and Gershwin enjoyed camaraderie as creative artists. ... More


Phantasy Quintet

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0080
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Phantasy Quintet was written at the request of Mr W. W. Cobbett, as one of his series for various combinations of instruments. Cobbett was an amateur violinist, and a patron and enthusiast of ... More


Sinfonia Antartica

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0089
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Sinfonia Antartica was suggested by the film Scott of the Antarctic, which was produced by Ealing Studios a few years ago. Some of the themes are derived from my incidental music to that film. ... More


Abbe Niles: “The Ewe Lamb of Widow Jazz” (1926)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0028
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of the Abbe Niles' review of the performance of George Gershwin and Marguerite d'Alvarez's in their jazz concert in New York and the repeat performance in Boston, ... More


Carleton Sprague Smith: “d’Alvarez-Gershwin Recital”(1927)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0029
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of Carleton Sprague Smith's review of George Gershwin and Marguerite d'Alvarez's concert at the Symphony Hall in New York, which was published in the January 1927 issue ... More


The Organ and Hymn Singing

Joseph Herl

in Worship Wars in Early Lutheranism Choir, Congregation and Three Centuries of Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195365849
eISBN:
9780199864263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365849.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Between the 16th and 18th centuries, the role of the organ changed from performing the liturgy in alternation with the choir to accompanying a singing congregation or choir. Organ accompaniment of ... More


Autobiography and publication

James Treadwell

in Autobiographical Writing and British Literature 1783-1834

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199262977
eISBN:
9780191718724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262977.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter looks at occasions in a variety of Romantic-period texts when they consider themselves as autobiographies, or address the moment when self-writing becomes public. There is a particular ... More


‘Europe was Rejoiced’: Responses to Revolution, 1789–1791

Nicholas Roe

in Wordsworth and Coleridge: The Radical Years

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119692
eISBN:
9780191671197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119692.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In The Prelude, William Wordsworth says he had ‘looked upon’ events in France, but if he was ‘distanced’ he was not wholly uninformed. In 1790, he witnessed the first anniversary of the Revolution ... More


Epilogue: Daring to Hope

Nicholas Roe

in Wordsworth and Coleridge: The Radical Years

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119692
eISBN:
9780191671197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119692.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In ‘Tintern Abbey’, as later in The Prelude, the fructifying treason of memory ‘augurs well’ for times to come, enabling William Wordsworth to confront human suffering and vicissitude with a ... More


Shifts in ‘Prelude’ and To the Lighthouse

Angela Smith

in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf: A Public of Two

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183983
eISBN:
9780191674167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183983.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In an essay written in 1933, the Italian critic Salvatore Rosati celebrates what he calls Virginia Woolf’s ‘psychological impressionism’ in To the Lighthouse: ‘In the last section, in particular, the ... More


‘Strength in what Remains Behind’: Wordsworth and the Last of the Race

Fiona J. Stafford

in The Last of the Race: The Growth of a Myth from Milton to Darwin

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112228
eISBN:
9780191670718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112228.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Mythology and Folklore

William Wordsworth has a different way of presenting the myth of the last of the race compared to James Macpherson and William Cowper. In Wordsworth's works, the myth no longer shows despair but ... More


Wordsworth and the Conception of The Prelude

Howard Erskine-Hill

in Poetry of Opposition and Revolution: Dryden to Wordsworth

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121770
eISBN:
9780191671296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121770.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The early episodes of the 1799 The Prelude are not political (nor a-political), but prepolitical. They are physical experiences, sporting activities, but with spiritual and moral awareness growing ... More


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