Zemlinsky studies /
edited by Michael Frith.
London : Middlesex University Press, 2007.
xvi, 143 p. : ill., music ; 23 cm.
1904750184, 9781904750185
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London : Middlesex University Press, 2007.
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Betwixt the Hof- and the Volksoper : a portrait of Zemlinsky in Gmunden, 1908 / Raymond Coffer -- Zemlinsky's impact of contemporary opera during his stay in Prague between 1911 and 1927 / Pamela Tancsik and David Smith -- Ways of the new : Zemlinsky in the light of history / Philip Weller -- Zemlinsky editions 1993-2007 / Antony Beaumont -- Zemlinsky's surface structures : Maiblumen bl├╝hten ├╝berall and the string sextet genre / Christopher Dromey -- Innovator or imitator? Examining Zemlinsky's eclectic voice in "Fantasies on poems by Richard Dehmel", Op. 9 / Shoko Hino -- Form as a context : Zemlinsky's second string quartet and the tradition of two-dimensional sonata form / Steven Vande Moortele -- Zemlinsky's string quartets : a composer's view / Peter Fribbins.
general note
"The essays presented in this book originated as papers given at a one-day symposium hosted by Middlesex University in October 2006."--P. ix.
language note
Foreword also in German.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Main Description
Zemlinsky Studies examines the music and life of the Austrian composer and conductor Alexander Zemlinsky in a collection of essays written by renowned music scholars and musicians. Whilst scholarly, Zemlinsky Studies is completely accessible to the general reader and provides new insights into the life and works of this important classical composer.
Main Description
A varied and fascinating collection of essays from international scholars and musicians on Alexander von Zemlinsky, the important early 20th-century Australian composer and conductor, reappraisal of his compositions. A look at Zwmlinsky's entire career, topics of discussion include his relation to his contemporaries and to his place in the Austro-German musical tradition, the difficulties found in editing his works, and the subtle balance between 19th-century influences and expressionism found in his early Fantasies. At once scholarly and completely accessible to the general reader, this biographical work provides new insights into the life and works of this important classical composer.
Table of Contents
Betwixt the Hof- and the Volksoper: a Portrait of Zemlinsky in Gmunden, 1908p. 1
Zemlinsky's Impact on Contemporary Opera During his Stay in Prague Between 1911 and 1927p. 15
Ways of the New: Zemlinsky in the Light of Historyp. 31
Zemlinsky Editions 1993-2007p. 57
Zemlinsky's Surface Structures: Maiblumen bluhten uberall and the String Sextet Genrep. 77
Innovator or Imitator? Examining Zemlinsky's Eclectic Voice in Fantasies on Poems by Richard Dehmel, Op. 9p. 89
Form as Context: Zemlinsky's Second String Quartet and the Tradition of Two-Dimensional Sonata Formp. 99
Zemlinsky's String Quartets: a Composer's Viewp. 113
Appendixp. 123
About the contributorsp. 133
Indexp. 137
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