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Nostalgia for the FutureLuigi Nono's Selected Writings and Interviews

Nostalgia for the Future: Luigi Nono's Selected Writings and Interviews

Luigi Nono

Angela Ida De Benedictis and Veniero Rizzardi (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520291195
eISBN:
9780520965027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291195.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This is the first collection in English of the writings and interviews of Luigi Nono (1924–1990). One of the most prominent figures in the development of new music after World War II, he is renowned ... More

Animation, Plasticity, and Music in Italy, 1770-1830

Animation, Plasticity, and Music in Italy, 1770-1830

Ellen Lockhart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520284432
eISBN:
9780520960060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284432.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This path-breaking study of Italian stage works reconsiders a crucial period of music history. Through an interdisciplinary examination of the statue animated by music, Ellen Lockhart deftly shows ... More

Music after the FallModern Composition and Culture since 1989

Music after the Fall: Modern Composition and Culture since 1989

Tim Rutherford-Johnson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520283145
eISBN:
9780520959040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283145.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

By the start of the 21st century many of the foundations of postwar culture had disappeared: Europe had been rebuilt and, as the EU, had become one of the world’s largest economies; the United ... More

From 1989, or European Music and the Modernist Unconscious

From 1989, or European Music and the Modernist Unconscious

Seth Brodsky

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520279360
eISBN:
9780520966505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279360.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

What happened to musical modernism? When did it end? Did it end? This unorthodox Lacanian account of European New Music focuses on the unlikely year 1989, when New Music hardly takes center stage. ... 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

Wagner, Schumann, and the Lessons of Beethoven's Ninth

Wagner, Schumann, and the Lessons of Beethoven's Ninth

Christopher Alan Reynolds

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520285569
eISBN:
9780520960978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285569.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

During 1845–1846 Schumann and Wagner developed more contrapuntal approaches to composition. The extent to which their compositional styles changed in a common direction—toward a style that was both ... More

The CastratoReflections on Natures and Kinds

The Castrato: Reflections on Natures and Kinds

Martha Feldman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520279490
eISBN:
9780520962033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279490.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Castrato is the first book to explore in depth why innumerable boys were castrated for singing between the mid-sixteenth century and late nineteenth century. It shows that although the practice ... More

Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe

Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe

Joy H. Calico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281868
eISBN:
9780520957701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281868.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw seemed designed to irritate every exposed nerve in postwar Europe. A twelve-tone piece in three languages about the Holocaust, it was written for an ... More

Reclaiming Late-Romantic MusicSinging Devils and Distant Sounds

Reclaiming Late-Romantic Music: Singing Devils and Distant Sounds

Peter Franklin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520280397
eISBN:
9780520958036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280397.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The title of this book alludes to two German operas by Franz Schreker. The Distant Sound (1912) was about a romantic composer's quest for inspiration at the expense of personal responsibility and ... 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

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