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Title Rethinking Schubert / edited by Lorraine Byrne Bodley and Julian Horton.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]


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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Schubert,F RET    Available
Description xxi, 528 pages : illustrations, music ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 497-515) and index.
Contents Is there a late style in Schubert's Oeuvre? / Hans-Joachim Hinrichsen -- Compositional strategies of late Schubert / Walter Dürr -- Franz Schubert's 'New style' and the legacy of Beethoven / William Kinderman -- From song to instrumental style : some Schubert 'Fingerprints' / Susan Wollenberg -- The sensual as a constructive element in Schubert's late works / Brian Black -- The myth of the 'Unfinished'? / Andrea Lindmayr-Brandl -- Narrative dislocations in the first movement of Schubert's 'Unfinished' symphony / Xavier Hascher -- Reappraising Schubert's 'Reliquie' : precedents, the 'Great' symphony and narrative / Cameron Gardner -- 'Records of inspiration' : Schubert's drafts for the last three piano sonatas reappraised / Anne Hyland and Walburga Litschauer -- Musical causality in Schubert's piano sonata D. 959, first movement / Julian Caskel -- Conspicuous 6-phase chords in the closing movement of Schubert's piano sonata in B flat major, D. 960 / David Damschroder -- Schubert, popular music, and melancholy / Leon Plantinga -- Axial lyric space in two late songs : 'Im Freien' and 'Der Winterabend' / Michael Spitzer -- Schubert through a neo-riemannian lens / Suzannah Clark -- Contextual processes in Schubert's late church music / James Sobaskie -- Elusive intimacy in Schubert's final opera, Der Graf von Gleichen / Lisa Feurzeig -- The wanderer's chromatic journey in Schubert's Winterreise / Deborah Stein -- Dissociation and declamation in Schubert's Heine songs / David Ferris -- 'The messenger of a faithful heart' : reassessing the role of 'Die Taubenpost' in Schubert's Schwanengesang / Richard Giarusso -- Disability, self-critique, and failure in Schubert's 'Der Doppelgänger' / Benjamin Binder -- Challenging the context : reception and transformation in Schubert's 'Der Musensohn', D. 764, op. 92, no. 1 / Lorraine Byrne Bodley -- Mayrhofer's 'Der Einsame' : a gauntlet thrown : Schubert's 'Einsamkeit', D. 620, and Beethoven's 'An die ferne Geliebte' / Susan Youens.
Summary "In Rethinking Schubert, today's leading Schubertians offer fresh perspectives on the composer's importance and our perennial fascination with him. Subjecting recurring issues in historical, biographical and analytical research to renewed scrutiny, the twenty-two chapters yield new insights into Schubert, his music, his influence and his legacy, and broaden the interpretative context for the music of his final years. With close attention to matters of style, harmonic and formal analysis, and text setting, the essays gathered here explore a significant portion of the composer's extensive output across a range of genres. The most readily explicable aspect of Schubert's appeal is undoubtedly our continuing engagement with the songs. Schubert will always be the first port of call for scholars interested in the relationship between music and the poetic text, and several essays in Rethinking Schubert offer welcome new inquiries into this subject. Yet perhaps the most striking feature of modern scholarship is the new depth of thought that attaches to the instrumental works. This music's highly protracted dissemination has combined with a habitual critical hostility to produce a reception history that is hardly congenial to musical analysis. Empowered by the new momentum behind theories of nineteenth-century harmony and form and recently-published source materials, the sophisticated approaches to the instrumental music in Rethinking Schubert show decisively that it is no longer acceptable to posit Schubert's instrumental forms as flawed lyric alternatives to Beethoven. What this volume provides, then, is not only a fresh portrait of one of the most loved composers of the nineteenth century but also a conspectus of current Schubertian research. Whether perusing unknown repertoire or refreshing canonical works, Rethinking Schubert reveals the extraordinary methodological variety that is now available to research, painting a contemporary portrait of Schubert that is vibrant, plural, trans-national and complex."-- Publisher's description.
Subject Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Added Author Bodley, Lorraine Byrne, 1968- editor.
Horton, Julian, editor.
ISBN 9780190200107 (hardcover alkaline paper)
9780190200114 (alk. paper)
0190200111 (alk. paper)
Standard No. 99969203316

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