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Returning CyclesContexts for the Interpretation of Schubert's Impromptus and Last Sonatas

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

Charles Fisk

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225640
eISBN:
9780520925786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225640.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This investigation of the later music of Franz Schubert explores the rich terrain of his impromptus and last piano sonatas. Drawing on the relationships between these pieces and Schubert's ... More

Revealing MasksExotic Influences and Ritualized Performance in Modernist Music Theater

Revealing Masks: Exotic Influences and Ritualized Performance in Modernist Music Theater

W. Anthony Sheppard

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223028
eISBN:
9780520924741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223028.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This book explores ritualized performance in twentieth-century music, uncovering the range of political, didactic, and aesthetic intents that inspired the creators of modernist music theater. The ... More

Russian Music at Home and AbroadNew Essays

Russian Music at Home and Abroad: New Essays

Richard Taruskin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520288089
eISBN:
9780520963153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288089.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Some of the perpetual follies of Russian music study-anxiety about Chaikovsky’s sexuality and unwarranted speculation about Stravinsky’s, the continued currency of Shostakovich’s faked memoirs, the ... More

Russian Opera and the Symbolist Movement

Russian Opera and the Symbolist Movement

Simon Morrison

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229433
eISBN:
9780520927261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229433.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

An aesthetic, historical, and theoretical study of four scores, this text is a treatment of the topic of Russian opera in the Silver Age. Spanning the gap between the supernatural Russian music of ... More

Sovereign FeminineMusic and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Germany

Sovereign Feminine: Music and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Germany

Matthew Head

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273849
eISBN:
9780520954762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273849.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Between about 1770 and 1800 in central and northern German states, female musicians flourished as performers and composers, their achievements celebrated by some contemporary male critics as ... More

Struggling to Define a NationAmerican Music and the Twentieth Century

Struggling to Define a Nation: American Music and the Twentieth Century

Charles Hiroshi Garrett

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254862
eISBN:
9780520942820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254862.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Identifying music as a vital site of cultural debate, this book captures the dynamic, contested nature of musical life in the United States. Using a blend of music analysis and cultural critique, the ... More

Thought of Music

Thought of Music

Lawrence Kramer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288799
eISBN:
9780520963627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288799.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

What, exactly, is knowledge of music? And what does it tell us about humanistic knowledge in general? This book grapples directly with these fundamental questions—questions especially compelling at a ... More

The Tonadilla in PerformanceLyric Comedy in Enlightenment Spain

The Tonadilla in Performance: Lyric Comedy in Enlightenment Spain

Elisabeth Le Guin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276307
eISBN:
9780520956902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276307.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The tonadilla was a comic lyric theater genre popular on the public stages of Madrid from approximately 1750 to 1815. Given between the acts of plays or operas, tonadillas used a handful of singers ... More

Tunes for 'ToonsMusic and the Hollywood Cartoon

Tunes for 'Toons: Music and the Hollywood Cartoon

Daniel Goldmark

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236172
eISBN:
9780520941205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236172.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book presents an examination of music written for Hollywood animated cartoons of the 1930s through the 1950s. Enormous creative effort went into setting cartoons to music, and this effort shaped ... More

Ubiquitous Listening"Affect, Attention, and Distributed Subjectivity"

Ubiquitous Listening: "Affect, Attention, and Distributed Subjectivity"

Anahid Kassabian

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520275157
eISBN:
9780520954861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275157.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

In this book, the author argues that the ubiquity of music in contemporary life has led to a different kind of listening, in which a range of listenings, across ranges of attention and affect, lead ... More

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