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After the RiteStravinsky's Path to Neoclassicism (1914-1925)

After the Rite: Stravinsky's Path to Neoclassicism (1914-1925)

Maureen A. Carr

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199742936
eISBN:
9780199367993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742936.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

After the Rite: Stravinsky’s Path to Neoclassicism (1914–25) traces the evolution of Stravinsky’s compositional process with excerpts from Rossignol, Three Pieces for String Quartet, Renard, Histoire ... More

Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Concert Music from 1960-2000

Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Concert Music from 1960-2000

Laurel Parsons and Brenda Ravenscroft (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190236861
eISBN:
9780190236892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190236861.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This multiauthor collection, the first of an unprecedented four-volume series of analytical essays on music by women composers from Hildegard of Bingen to the twenty-first century, presents detailed ... More

Building BlocksRepetition and Continuity in the Music of Stravinsky

Building Blocks: Repetition and Continuity in the Music of Stravinsky

Gretchen Horlacher

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195370867
eISBN:
9780199893492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370867.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

A pioneer of musical modernism, Igor Stravinsky marked a significant turn in compositional method. He broke free from traditional styles and contemporary trends in the early part of the 20th century ... More

Chopin's Polish Ballade Op. 38 as Narrative of National Martyrdom

Chopin's Polish Ballade Op. 38 as Narrative of National Martyrdom

Jonathan Bellman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195338867
eISBN:
9780199863723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338867.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

Chopin's Second Ballade, op. 38, composed in the late 1830s and published in 1840, is a well‐known yet poorly understood work. Not only was the piece rumored to exist in an alternate version and to ... More

Composing the Canon in the German Democratic RepublicNarratives of Nineteenth-Century Music

Composing the Canon in the German Democratic Republic: Narratives of Nineteenth-Century Music

Elaine Kelly

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199998098
eISBN:
9780199394371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199998098.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

National identity in the German Democratic Republic was heavily predicated on the past. The state was posited as the second German Enlightenment, and socialism as the culmination of a legacy of ... More

Defining DeutschtumPolitical Ideology, German Identity, and Music-Critical Discourse in Liberal Vienna

Defining Deutschtum: Political Ideology, German Identity, and Music-Critical Discourse in Liberal Vienna

David Brodbeck

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199362707
eISBN:
9780199362721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362707.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Defining Deutschtum: Political Ideology, German Identity, and Music-Critical Discourse in Liberal Vienna Defining Deutschtum offers a nuanced look at the intersection of music, cultural identity, and ... More

Funeral Games in Honor of Arthur Vincent Lourié

Funeral Games in Honor of Arthur Vincent Lourié

Klára Móricz and Simon Morrison (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199829446
eISBN:
9780199377244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829446.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

An exploration of the unhappy career of Arthur Lourié, a cutting-edge modernist composer who briefly served the Soviet regime before emigrating to Germany, France, and ultimately the United States, ... More

Inside the OffertoryAspects of Chronology and Transmission

Inside the Offertory: Aspects of Chronology and Transmission

Rebecca Maloy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195315172
eISBN:
9780199776252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315172.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

The offertory has played a crucial role in recent vigorous debates about the origins of Gregorian chant. Its elaborate solo verses are among the most splendid of chant melodies, yet the verses ceased ... More

J. S. Bach's Johannine TheologyThe St. John Passion and the Cantatas for Spring 1725

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

Eric Chafe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199773343
eISBN:
9780199949502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773343.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Expanding in part on earlier studies of the St. John Passion and the principle of “tonal allegory” in Bach's vocal music as a whole, this book investigates the musico‐theological character of the ... More

Josquin's RomeHearing and Composing in the Sistine Chapel

Josquin's Rome: Hearing and Composing in the Sistine Chapel

Jesse Rodin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199844302
eISBN:
9780199979868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844302.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

In the late 15th century the newly built Sistine Chapel was home to a vigorous culture of musical composition and performance. Josquin des Prez stood at its center, singing and composing for the ... More

Metamorphosis in MusicThe Compositions of György Ligeti in the 1950s and 1960s

Metamorphosis in Music: The Compositions of György Ligeti in the 1950s and 1960s

Benjamin R. Levy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199381999
eISBN:
9780199382019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199381999.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

In the 1950s and 1960s György Ligeti went through a remarkable transition from writing music in the style of Bartók to working at the cutting edge of the avant-garde. Through careful study of the ... More

Music, Piety, and PropagandaThe Soundscapes of Counter-Reformation Bavaria

Music, Piety, and Propaganda: The Soundscapes of Counter-Reformation Bavaria

Alexander J. Fisher

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199764648
eISBN:
9780199356553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764648.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Music, Piety, and Propaganda explores the nature of sound as a powerful yet ambivalent force in the religious struggles that permeated Germany during the Counter-Reformation. Going ... More

Musical PortraitsThe Composition of Identity in Contemporary and Experimental Music

Musical Portraits: The Composition of Identity in Contemporary and Experimental Music

Joshua S. Walden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190653507
eISBN:
9780190653538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653507.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

This book explores the wide-ranging but underexamined genre of musical portraiture. It focuses in particular on contemporary and experimental music created between 1945 and the present day, an era in ... More

The Pathetick MusicianMoving an Audience in the Age of Eloquence

The Pathetick Musician: Moving an Audience in the Age of Eloquence

Bruce Haynes and Geoffrey Burgess

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199373734
eISBN:
9780199373772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373734.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

What is rhetorical music? This book illustrate the vital place of rhetoric and eloquent expression in the creation and performance of Baroque music. Through explorations of the cantatas of J.S. Bach, ... More

Rethinking Schubert

Rethinking Schubert

Lorraine Byrne Bodley and Julian Horton (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190200107
eISBN:
9780190200138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200107.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Rethinking Schubert brings together twenty-two essays by some of today’s leading Schubert scholars with the aim of re-evaluating the analysis and interpretation of Schubert’s music and life. It ... More

The String Quartets of Béla BartókTradition and Legacy in Analytical Perspective

The String Quartets of Béla Bartók: Tradition and Legacy in Analytical Perspective

Dániel Péter Biró and Harald Krebs (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199936182
eISBN:
9780199361304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936182.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

Bartók’s six string quartets, generally acknowledged as being crowning achievements of twentieth-century chamber music, were influenced by a number of traditions: the European classical tradition ... More

Tonality and Transformation

Tonality and Transformation

Steven Rings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195384277
eISBN:
9780199897001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384277.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

This book employs transformational theory to illuminate the experience of tonal music. In addition to providing an accessible primer on transformational theory, the book introduces new theoretical ... More

The Viennese Minor-Key Symphony in the Age of Haydn and Mozart

The Viennese Minor-Key Symphony in the Age of Haydn and Mozart

Matthew Riley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199349678
eISBN:
9780199349692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199349678.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

A very small proportion of eighteenth-century symphonies are in minor keys, yet they include some of the most dramatic and best-known works of the symphonic repertoire, such as Haydn’s “Farewell” ... More

Wagner's Parsifal

Wagner's Parsifal

William Kinderman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195366921
eISBN:
9780199344864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366921.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

This detailed study of Parsifal, a work described by the composer as his "last card," explores the evolution of the text and music of this inexhaustible yet highly controversial music drama across ... More

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