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Grieg And Delius

Author : Edvard Grieg
ISBN : UOM:39015032925417
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Delius And Norway

Author : Andrew J. Boyle
ISBN : 9781783271993
Genre : Composers
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Frontcover -- Contents -- List of illustrations and tables -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- Selected glossary of landscape terms used in place names -- 1 Norway's awakening -- 2 1862-1888: Bradford, Florida and Leipzig -- 3 1888-1889: With Grieg on the heights -- 4 1890-1891: 'C'est de la Norderie' -- 5 1892-1895: Norway lost -- 6 1896: Norway regained -- 7 1897: Front page news -- 8 1898-1902: Unshakeable self-belief -- 9 1903-1907: Breakthrough in Germany and England -- 10 1908-1912: Changes of direction -- 11 1912-1918: High hills, dark forests -- 12 1919-1934: Myth and reality in Lesjaskog -- Appendix I: List of visits to Norway -- Appendix II: Works with Norwegian and Danish texts and associations -- Selected bibliography and archival sources -- Index
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Towards A Harmonic Grammar Of Grieg S Late Piano Music

Author : Benedict Taylor
ISBN : 9781315307343
Genre : Music
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The music of Edvard Grieg is justly celebrated for its harmonic richness, a feature especially apparent in the piano works written in the last decades of his life. Grieg was enchanted by what he styled the ’dreamworld’ of harmony, a magical realm whose principles the composer felt remained a mystery even to himself, and he was not alone, in that the complex nature of late-Romantic harmony around 1900 has proved a keen source of debate up to the present day. Grieg’s music forms a particularly profitable repertoire for focusing current debates about the nature of tonality and tonal harmony. Departing from earlier approaches, this study is not simply an inventory of Griegian harmonic traits but seeks rather to ascertain the deeper principles at work governing their meaningful conjunction, how elements of Grieg’s harmonic grammar are utilised in creating an extended tonal syntax. Building both on historical theories and more recent developments, Benedict Taylor develops new models for understanding the complexity of late-Romantic tonal practice as epitomised in Grieg’s music. Such an investigation casts further valuable light on the twin issues of nature and nationalism long connected with the composer: the question of tonality as something natural or culturally constructed and larger historiographical claims concerning Grieg’s apparent position on the periphery of the Austro-German tradition.
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Delius And The Sound Of Place

Author : Daniel M. Grimley
ISBN : 9781108470391
Genre : Music
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Offers a radical and interdisciplinary analysis that will transform readers' understanding of this deeply compelling early twentieth-century composer.
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Edvard Grieg In England

Author : Lionel Carley
ISBN : 1843832070
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A fascinating exploration of Grieg's visits to England and what the country meant to him, showing how it had a far greater impact on his life and career than has hitherto been recorded.
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Delius And His Music

Author : Martin Lee-Browne
ISBN : 9781843839590
Genre : Music
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The first comprehensive study of the music of Frederick Delius (1862-1934), from his earliest pieces up to his final compositions, with background information and a complete list of works.
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Author : Daniel M. Grimley
ISBN : 1843832100
Genre : Music
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An examination of the role of landscape and cultural identity in the music of Edvard Grieg.
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Frederick Delius

Author : Mary Christison Huismann
ISBN : 0415941067
Genre : Music
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This is a guide to the proliferation of texts about Frederick Delius and his music, covering the far-ranging influences this significant composer has had and still has on composers and scholars today.
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Grieg Illustrated Lives Of The Great Composers

Author : Robert Layton
ISBN : 9780857125675
Genre : Music
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A series of biographies of the great composers which present the subjects against the social background of their times. This volume focuses on Grieg and draws on personal letters and recollections, engravings, paintings and - where they exist - photographs, to build up a complete picture of the composer’s life.
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Music And Copyright

Author : Robert Montgomery
ISBN : 0754658465
Genre : Music
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Delius was born in 1862, twenty-four years before the signing in 1886 of the Berne Convention, the international convention for the protection of literary and artistic works. During Delius's lifetime came the birth of the record industry, the development of exercising the performing right, the introduction of the mechanical right and the advent of films and broadcasting. Robert Montgomery and Robert Threlfall chronicle Delius's dealings with his publishers and the Performing Right Society (PRS) through his copious correspondence. This book provides a selection of translations of the letters, most of which have never been seen before, and offers a unique insight into how a leading twentieth-century composer earned his living from composition in the changing environment of the world of music.
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