The Resource The power of the moment : essays on the Western music canon, by Martin Boykan

The power of the moment : essays on the Western music canon, by Martin Boykan

Label
The power of the moment : essays on the Western music canon
Title
The power of the moment
Title remainder
essays on the Western music canon
Statement of responsibility
by Martin Boykan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Power of the Moment is a collection of critical essays on some of the most familiar works from the musical canon. Not unlike literary essays by poets or novelists it pointedly avoids abstract constructs in order to elucidate what it is that we actually experience in the course of a performance. On several occasions alternate versions of a passage are compared to the original to provide a graphic illustration of the composer's intentions [Publisher description]
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Boykan, Martin
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML160
LC item number
.B787 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Harmonologia : studies in music theory
Series volume
no. 16
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Musical canon
  • Music
  • Musical canon
Label
The power of the moment : essays on the Western music canon, by Martin Boykan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Some words about theory -- The power of the moment : the Hammerklavier and the Archduke -- Voice and piano in dialogue : seven songs from the Winterreise -- A recurrent tonality : the meaning of the kiss in Verdi's Otello -- Resetting the clock : the scherzo of Beethoven's Fifth -- The power of every moment : musical continuity in J. S. Bach
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 107 pages
Isbn
9781576471647
Lccn
2010036281
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
System control number
  • (OCoLC)658200826
  • (OCoLC)ocn658200826
Label
The power of the moment : essays on the Western music canon, by Martin Boykan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Some words about theory -- The power of the moment : the Hammerklavier and the Archduke -- Voice and piano in dialogue : seven songs from the Winterreise -- A recurrent tonality : the meaning of the kiss in Verdi's Otello -- Resetting the clock : the scherzo of Beethoven's Fifth -- The power of every moment : musical continuity in J. S. Bach
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 107 pages
Isbn
9781576471647
Lccn
2010036281
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
System control number
  • (OCoLC)658200826
  • (OCoLC)ocn658200826

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