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Mr Gerald Finzi: A Many-Sided Man

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/9780195182392.003.0075
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Gerald Finzi's last new work was the cantata In Terra Pax. This work is significant not only for its intrinsic beauty, but because it seemed to gives hope of even better things to come. These hopes ... More


Stringed Instruments Played with a Bow

Murray Campbell, Clive Greated, and Arnold Myers

in Musical Instruments: History, Technology, and Performance of Instruments of Western Music

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198165040
eISBN:
9780191713675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198165040.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes the acoustical principles underlying the functioning of bowed stringed instruments. It also discusses the stick-slip interaction between the bow hair and the string, the ... More


Two-Part Expositions

L. Poundie Burstein

in Journeys Through Galant Expositions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190083991
eISBN:
9780190084028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083991.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

An exposition’s punctuation sequence may be demarcated in such a way as to suggest the presence of presence of a distinct theme zone. As an analytic strategy for dealing with Galant expositions, it ... More


Instrumental Characteristics

Eric Chafe

in J. S. Bach's Johannine Theology: The St. John Passion and the Cantatas for Spring 1725

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199773343
eISBN:
9780199949502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773343.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Chapter Eleven centers on the “special” instrumental character of the 1725 post‐Easter cantatas, in particular the use of trumpet, recorder[s], oboe da caccia and, above all, the rarely‐used ... More


Spring 1725: The Cantatas and the Shape of the Liturgy

Eric Chafe

in J. S. Bach's Johannine Theology: The St. John Passion and the Cantatas for Spring 1725

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199773343
eISBN:
9780199949502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773343.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter summarizes the overall theological and musical design of the 1725 passion and cantata sequence, arguing that it is a logical one.The triumphant Johannine meaning of the crucifixion and ... More


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