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Mendelssohn, time and memory : the romantic conception of cyclic form, Benedict Taylor

Label
Mendelssohn, time and memory : the romantic conception of cyclic form
Title
Mendelssohn, time and memory
Title remainder
the romantic conception of cyclic form
Statement of responsibility
Benedict Taylor
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An examination of cyclic form in Mendelssohn's instrumental music and its implications for conceptions of musical time, memory and history
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1981-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taylor, Benedict
Dewey number
780.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix
  • Cyclic form (Music)
  • Instrumental music
Label
Mendelssohn, time and memory : the romantic conception of cyclic form, Benedict Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Mendelssohn, Time and Memory; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 The idea of cyclic form; 1. End-orientated (circular) cyclic forms; 2. Non-end-orientated cyclic forms; 3. Combined- or single-movement cyclic forms; Historical context and development; The shape of history and historical self-consciousness; Subjectivity; Organicism; Origins and precursors of nineteenth-century cyclicism; Beethoven and Romantic cyclicism; Cyclic form in Mendelssohn's early works; 2 Musical history and self-consciousness: The Octet Op. 20
  • Musical memory and self-consciousness: 'the Circuitous Journey'The Octet as a phenomenology of spirit; Cyclicism and the organic growth of material across the Octet; Organic growth: the first movement; Thematic connections between movements: the Andante and first movement; Cyclic recall: the finale; The Octet and musical history; Mendelssohn and Goethe; 'To me alone he told his secret', claimed Fanny:; 3 Returning home: The E major Piano Sonata Op. 6; The myth of the golden age; The Sonata in E major Op. 6; 4 In search of lost time: The A minor Quartet Op. 13; The A minor Quartet Op. 13
  • Cyclic recurrence: the introduction-coda frameInternal thematic working and recall; Internal non-recurring variants; Cyclic recurring themes; Process of theme b; Development of theme a and the converging of both strands; The coda; Cyclical form and time; Ist es wahr? Interpretation and context; Opus 13 and Proust; 5 Overcoming the past: The E Quartet Op. 12; First movement; Later movements; Coda; 6 Cyclicism in Mendelssohn's mature music; The 'Reformation' Symphony (1830); Musical meaning and the challenge of instrumental music
  • Cyclic form in Mendelssohn's 'middle-period' works and the question of intelligibilityMENDELSSOHN'S MATURE CYCLICISM; Symphony No. 3 in A minor ('Scottish') Op. 56; Cyclic themes and thematic connections between movements; Cyclic thematic manipulation and formal process: first movement; Interpretative issues: the 'Scottish' Symphony as overdetermined; Ruins and historical memory: the first movement; Rotations and cycles: the A major coda; Breakthrough and daybreak; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn773040578
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 303 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139159388
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773040578
Label
Mendelssohn, time and memory : the romantic conception of cyclic form, Benedict Taylor
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Mendelssohn, Time and Memory; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 The idea of cyclic form; 1. End-orientated (circular) cyclic forms; 2. Non-end-orientated cyclic forms; 3. Combined- or single-movement cyclic forms; Historical context and development; The shape of history and historical self-consciousness; Subjectivity; Organicism; Origins and precursors of nineteenth-century cyclicism; Beethoven and Romantic cyclicism; Cyclic form in Mendelssohn's early works; 2 Musical history and self-consciousness: The Octet Op. 20
  • Musical memory and self-consciousness: 'the Circuitous Journey'The Octet as a phenomenology of spirit; Cyclicism and the organic growth of material across the Octet; Organic growth: the first movement; Thematic connections between movements: the Andante and first movement; Cyclic recall: the finale; The Octet and musical history; Mendelssohn and Goethe; 'To me alone he told his secret', claimed Fanny:; 3 Returning home: The E major Piano Sonata Op. 6; The myth of the golden age; The Sonata in E major Op. 6; 4 In search of lost time: The A minor Quartet Op. 13; The A minor Quartet Op. 13
  • Cyclic recurrence: the introduction-coda frameInternal thematic working and recall; Internal non-recurring variants; Cyclic recurring themes; Process of theme b; Development of theme a and the converging of both strands; The coda; Cyclical form and time; Ist es wahr? Interpretation and context; Opus 13 and Proust; 5 Overcoming the past: The E Quartet Op. 12; First movement; Later movements; Coda; 6 Cyclicism in Mendelssohn's mature music; The 'Reformation' Symphony (1830); Musical meaning and the challenge of instrumental music
  • Cyclic form in Mendelssohn's 'middle-period' works and the question of intelligibilityMENDELSSOHN'S MATURE CYCLICISM; Symphony No. 3 in A minor ('Scottish') Op. 56; Cyclic themes and thematic connections between movements; Cyclic thematic manipulation and formal process: first movement; Interpretative issues: the 'Scottish' Symphony as overdetermined; Ruins and historical memory: the first movement; Rotations and cycles: the A major coda; Breakthrough and daybreak; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn773040578
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 303 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139159388
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773040578

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