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Bruckner : Symphony No. 8.

Author/Creator:
Korstvedt, Benjamin M.
Publication:
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (147 pages)
Series:
Cambridge Music Handbooks
Cambridge Music Handbooks
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Subjects:
Bruckner, Anton, -- 1824-1896. -- Symphonies, -- no. 8, -- C minor.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
This book explores Bruckner's Eighth Symphony (1890) from several angles, offering an accessible guide to its musical design.
Contents:
Cover
Half-title
Series-title
Title
Copyright
Dedication
Contents
Preface and acknowledgments
A note on editions and terminology
Introduction
1 Placing the Eighth Symphony
Changing critical criteria
2 The genesis and evolution of the Eighth Symphony
The composition of the first version
The Levi affair
Bruckner's revision
Dedication and publication
Bringing the symphony to performance
3 The musical design and symphonic agenda of the Eighth
Movement 1: Allegro moderato
Movement 2: Scherzo: Allegro moderato
Trio: Langsam
Movement 3: Adagio: Feierlich langsam, doch nicht schleppend
Movement 4: Finale: Feierlich, nicht schnell
Programmatic levels in the Eighth Symphony
FIRST MOVEMENT
SECOND MOVEMENT (SCHERZO)
THE THIRD MOVEMENT (ADAGIO)
FOURTH MOVEMENT (FINALE)
4 The Adagio and the sublime
The sublime aesthetic
Articulations of sublimity in the Adagio
The meaning of sublimity in Bruckner's Vienna
5 The 1887 version and the 1890 version
The nature of the 1890 revision
Revisions to the orchestration
Structural revisions
The first movement
The second movement
The third movement
The fourth movement
The motivation and meaning of Bruckner's revisions
6 The 1892 edition, authorship, and performance practice
Authorship
The origins of the 1892 edition
Notation, performance practice, and interpretation
Instrumentation
Dynamics
Tempo markings
Changing interpretive approaches and their significance (a short case study)
Appendix A Haas's edition of the Eighth Symphony
Appendix B Textual differences between the Finale in the 1890 version and the 1892 edition
Notes
Introduction
1 Placing the Eighth Symphony
2 The genesis and evolution of the Eighth Symphony.
3 The musical design and symphonic agenda of the Eighth
4 The Adagio and the sublime
5 The 1887 version and the 1890 version
6 The 1892 edition, authorship, and performance practice
Appendix A
Appendix B
Select bibliography
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Korstvedt, Benjamin M. Bruckner: Symphony No. 8
ISBN:
9780511152429
9780521632263
OCLC:
437063135