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Bach Perspectives, Volume 11J. S. Bach and His Sons

Bach Perspectives, Volume 11: J. S. Bach and His Sons

Mary Oleskiewicz (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041488
eISBN:
9780252050084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041488.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This volume investigates topics surrounding Johann Sebastian Bach and his five musically gifted sons. Robert Marshall takes on a deeply psychological perspective by examining how each of the Bach ... More

Beyond BachMusic and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Andrew Talle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252040849
eISBN:
9780252099342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252040849.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book investigates the musical life of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Germany from the perspectives of those who lived in it. The men, women, and children of the era are treated here not as extras in ... More

The Creative Process in Music from Mozart to Kurtág

The Creative Process in Music from Mozart to Kurtág

William Kinderman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037160
eISBN:
9780252094286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037160.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book opens the door to the composer's workshop, investigating not just the final outcome but the process of creative endeavor in music. Focusing on the stages of composition, the book maintains ... More

English Pastoral MusicFrom Arcadia to Utopia, 1900-1955

English Pastoral Music: From Arcadia to Utopia, 1900-1955

Eric Saylor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041099
eISBN:
9780252099656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041099.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines the nature and style of pastoralism, one of twentieth-century England’s most widespread and influential musical movements. Long dismissed as provincial, escapist, and reactionary, ... More

Five Lives in MusicWomen Performers, Composers, and Impresarios from the Baroque to the Present

Five Lives in Music: Women Performers, Composers, and Impresarios from the Baroque to the Present

Cecelia Hopkins Porter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037016
eISBN:
9780252094132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037016.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Representing a historical cross-section of performance and training in Western music since the seventeenth century, this book brings to light the private and performance lives of five remarkable ... More

Marga Richter

Marga Richter

Sharon Mirchandani

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037313
eISBN:
9780252094491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037313.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This is the first full-length introduction to the life and works of American composer Marga Richter (born 1926), who has written more than a hundred works for orchestra, chamber ensemble, dance, ... More

Roots of the RevivalAmerican and British Folk Music in the 1950s

Roots of the Revival: American and British Folk Music in the 1950s

Ronald D. Cohen and Rachel Clare Donaldson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038518
eISBN:
9780252096426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038518.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book presents a transatlantic history of folk's midcentury resurgence that juxtaposes the related but distinct revivals that took place in the United States and Great Britain. After setting the ... More

The Social Worlds of Nineteenth-Century Chamber MusicComposers, Consumers, Communities

The Social Worlds of Nineteenth-Century Chamber Music: Composers, Consumers, Communities

Marie Sumner Lott

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039225
eISBN:
9780252097270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039225.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines the music available to musical consumers in the nineteenth century, and what that music tells us about their tastes, priorities, and activities. The book's social history of ... More

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