A History Of The Oratorio

Author: Howard E. Smither
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 0807837784
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With this volume, Howard Smither completes his monumental History of the Oratorio.

The Twentieth Century

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... of the eighteenth century : opera, sonata, concerto, symphony, oratorio ; and
the full uses of instrumentation, harmony, ... And the story that the King caused
the whole house to rise when the Hallelujah Chorus was heard is a happy
symbol of ...

The Cambridge Companion To Mozart

Author: Simon P. Keefe
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521001922
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... play takes many poetic liberties with historical facts, this remark reflects much
of the nineteenth- and twentieth-century ... In the hierarchy of music before 1 800,
vocal genres - opera, oratorio and cantatas - reigned supreme, while even the ...

Haydn The Creation

Author: Nicholas Temperley
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521372558
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Nicholas Temperley also discusses the changing performance traditions of this work, surveys the critical reception throughout its history and quotes from the most signifcant critical literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

The Twentieth Century

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It is inferior in this sense both to Symphony and to Oratorio; but the comparison
with Oratorio is the more obvious one to make, since both that ... illustration, by
means of vocal and instrumental music combined, to a story in which characters
and situation are illustrated and partly described by music. ... It is a perfectly
legitimate want; only it must not be mistaken for a 770 THE NINETEENTH
CENTURY - April.

Reviving Haydn

Author: Bryan Proksch
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer
ISBN: 1580465129
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Yet each advocated for a rehearing and rereading of the composer's works, calling for a new appreciation of Haydn's music. Bryan Proksch is Assistant Professor of Music History at Lamar University.

Music In The Nineteenth Century The Oxford History Of Western Music

Author: Richard Taruskin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199796025
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Major themes addressed in this book include the romantic transformation of opera, Franz Schubert and the German lied, the rise of virtuosos such as Paganini and Liszt, the twin giants of nineteenth-century opera, Richard Wagner and Giuseppe ...