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The Characteristic Symphony in the Age of Haydn and Beethoven.

Author/Creator:
Will, Richard.
Publication:
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
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Book
1 online resource (343 pages)
Series:
New Perspectives in Music History and Criticism
New Perspectives in Music History and Criticism ; v.7
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Subjects:
Symphony -- 18th century.
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Electronic books.
Summary:
Study of 'characteristic' symphonies, discussing works by Beethoven, Haydn and Dittersdorf.
Contents:
Cover
Half-title
Series-title
Title
Copyright
CONTENTS
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
NOTE TO THE READER
INTRODUCTION
Character and characteristic
Music and language
Representing character
1 Paradise lost: Dittersdorf's Four Ages of the World and the crisis of Austrian enlightened despotism
Gold: paradise in music
Silver: drama as tableau
Brass: drama as feeling
Iron: symphonies and history
2 Preaching without words: Reform Catholicism versus divine mystery in Haydn's Seven Last Words
Pastoral symphonies and the rhetoric of emotion
The "Seven Last Words" and the enlightened Christ
Wordless music, unfathomable harmony, and the divine
3 The boundaries of the art: characteristic music in contemporary criticism and aesthetics
Tone-painting versus expression
Imitation and the ineffable
4 Paradise regained: time, morality, and humanity in Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony
An unsettling storm
Form, genre, and time
An idyll redeemed
The humanity of the "Pastoral" Symphony
5 Making memories: symphonies of war, death, and celebration
The war of soldiers
The war of heroes
Death
Celebration
Appendixes
CATALOGUES AND INDEXES
RISM LIBRARY SIGLA
APPENDIX 1 Index of characteristic symphonies
Beecke, Ignaz von (1733-1803)
Boccherini, Luigi (1743-1805)
Brunetti, Gaetano (1744-98)
Cambini, Giuseppe Maria (c. 1746 - c. 1825)
Camerloher, Placidus von (1718-82) or Joseph Anton (1710-43)
Croubelis, Simoni dall (c. 1727 - c. 1790)
Dall'Oglio, Domenico (1700-64)
Devienne, François (1759-1803)
Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters von (1739-99)
Donninger, Ferdinand (1716-81)
Druschetzky, Georg [Družecky, Jirí] (1745-1819)
Gassmann, Florian Leopold (1729-74)
Gleissner, Franz Johannes (1759-1818)
Gossec, François-Joseph (1734-1829).
Graf [Graaf], Christian Ernst (1723-1804)
Grenser, Johann Friedrich (1758-95)
Hauff, Ferdinand (d. 1812)
Haydn, (Johann) Michael (1737-1806)
Hoffmeister, Franz Anton (1754-1812)
Holzbauer, Ignaz (1711-83)
Kauer, Ferdinand (1751-1831)
Klöffler, Johann Friedrich (1725-90)
Knecht, Justin Heinrich (1752-1817)
Kospoth, Otto Karl Endmann (1753-1817)
Kozeluch [Koželuh], Leopold (1747-1818)
Kraus, Joseph Martin (1756-92)
Marsh, John (1752-1828)
Mašek, Vincenz [Václav] (1755-1831)
Massonneau, Louis (1766-1848)
Moreno, Francisco Javier (1748-1836)
Mozart, Leopold (1719-87)
Navoigille, Guillaume (c. 1745-1811)
Neubauer, Franz Christoph (ca. 1760-95)
Pichl, Václav [Pichel, Wenzel] (1741-1805)
Raimondi, Ignazio (c. 1735-1813)
Reichardt, Johann Friedrich (1752-1814)
Richter, Franz Xaver (1709-89)
Ries, Ferdinand (1784-1838)
Romberg, Andreas Jakob (1767-1821)
Romberg, Bernhard Heinrich (1767-1841)
Rosetti, Antonio [Rösler, Anton] (c. 1750-92)
Ruge, Filippo (c. 1725 - after 1767)
Sandel, Matthias (1740-1816)
Schmitt, Joseph (1734-91)
Schmittbauer, Joseph Aloys (1718-1809)
Stamitz, Carl (1745-1801)
Stamitz, Johann (1717-57)
Sterkel, Johann Franz Xaver (1750-1817)
Süßmayr, Franz Xaver (1766-1803)
Vancura, Arnošt [Wanczura, Ernest] (c. 1750-1802)
Vandenbroek, Othon Joseph (1758-1832)
Vanhal [Wanhal], Johann Baptist [Jan Krtitel] (1739-1813)
Veichtner, Franz Adam (1741-1822)
Vogler, Georg Joseph (1749-1814)
Volder, Pierre Jean de (1767-1841)
Wineberger, Paul Anton (1758-1822)
Winter [von Winter], Peter (1754-1825)
Witt, Friedrich (1770-1836)
Wranitzky, Anton [Vranický, Antonín] (1761-1820)
Wranitzky, Paul [Vranický, Pavel] (1756-1808)
Zimmermann, Anton (c. 1741-81)
APPENDIX 2 Pastoral symphonies and movements.
APPENDIX 3 Symphonies and movements by subject
a Military and related
b Hunts
c Storms
d National and regional styles and dances
e Battles
f Symphonies based on literature, biblical texts, or extended original scenarios
g Emotions and "moral characters"
h Mourning
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Kallberg, Jeffrey.
Newcomb, Anthony.
Solie, Ruth A.
Other format:
Print version: Will, Richard The Characteristic Symphony in the Age of Haydn and Beethoven
ISBN:
9780511148002
9780521802017
OCLC:
56317629