The classics of music : talks, essays, and other writings previously uncollected / Donald Francis Tovey ; edited by Michael Tilmouth ; edition completed by David Kimbell and Roger Savage

Author(s): Tovey, Donald Francis, 1875-1940
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Subjects: Music--History and criticism
Musical analysis
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Material Type: Books
Language: English
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Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: li, 821 p. : ill., music ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
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Introduction
I. Essays in Musical Analysis
I. Cantata Geist und Seele wird Verwirret (BWV 35) / Johann Sebastian Bach 3
II. Cantata Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen (BWV 51) / Johann Sebastian Bach 4
III. Cantata Ich bin vergnugt (BWV 84) / Johann Sebastian Bach 10
IV. Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major (BWV 1047) / Johann Sebastian Bach 13
V. Six-Part Fugue (Ricercar) and Trio Sonata from Das Musikalische Opfer (BWV 1079) / Johann Sebastian Bach 18
Hebridean Sea-Poem, Caristiona / Granville Bantock 21
I. Pianoforte Sonata No. 26 in E flat major, Op. 81a ('Les Adieux') / Ludwig van Beethoven 24
II. Pianoforte Sonata No. 29 in B flat major, Op. 106 ('Das Hammerklavier') / Ludwig van Beethoven 43
III. Fantasia for Pianoforte, Op. 77 / Ludwig van Beethoven 66
IV. Sonata No. 3 in A major for Pianoforte and Violoncello, Op. 69 / Ludwig van Beethoven 67
V. Pianoforte Trio in B flat major, Op. 97 (The 'Archduke') / Ludwig van Beethoven 74
VI. String Quartet in E flat major, Op. 127 / Ludwig van Beethoven 76
Aria, 'Casta Diva' from Norma / Vincenzo Bellini 78
Trio in A minor for Pianoforte, Clarinet, and Violoncello, Op. 114 / Johannes Brahms 80
Phantasy in F sharp minor for Violin, Viola, Violoncello, and Pianoforte / Frank Bridge 85
I. Variations and Fugue for Small Orchestra on a Theme of Mozart, Op. 19 / Adolf Busch 88
II. Variations for Orchestra on a Theme of Mozart, Op. 41 / Adolf Busch 90
Romance from the Pianoforte Concerto in E minor, Op. 11 / Fryderyk Chopin 93
I. Prelude a 'L'Apres-midi d'un faune' / Claude Debussy 95
II. Sonata in G minor for Violin and Pianoforte / Claude Debussy 97
Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88 / Antonin Dvorak 101
I. String Quartet in C major, Op. 76 No. 3 / Joseph Haydn 107
II. String Quartet in D major, Op. 76 No. 5 / Joseph Haydn 108
III. Symphony No. 82 in C major ('L'Ours') / Joseph Haydn 109
IV. Symphony No. 83 in G minor ('La Poule') / Joseph Haydn 112
V. Symphony No. 86 in D major / Joseph Haydn 114
VI. Symphony No. 89 in F major / Joseph Haydn 116
Variations, Intermezzo, Scherzo, and Finale for Orchestra / Victor Hely-Hutchinson 119
Elegiac Overture in Memory of Heinrich von Kleist, Op. 13 / Joseph Joachim 122
Serenade for Flute and Small Orchestra, Op. 7 / Frederick Septimus Kelly 124
Violoncello Concerto in D minor / Edouard Lalo 126
I. The Land, Suite for Orchestra / Elizabeth Maconchy 129
II. Pianoforte Concerto / Elizabeth Maconchy 132
Orchestral Song Cycle, Kindertotenlieder / Gustav Mahler 135
I. The Riders of the Sidhe, Poem for Orchestra / William Beatton Moonie 138
II. Springtime on Tweed: Rondeau for Orchestra / William Beatton Moonie 142
I. Symphony No. 33 in B flat major, K. 319 / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 146
II. Symphony No. 38 in D major (The 'Prague'), K. 504 / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 149
III. Pianoforte Concerto in B flat major, K. 456 / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 152
IV. Pianoforte Concerto in F major, K. 459 / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 155
V. Pianoforte Concerto in D minor, K. 466 / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 158
VI. Pianoforte Concerto in B flat major, K. 595 / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 163
VII. Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola, and Orchestra, K. 364 / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 165
VIII. Le Nozze di Figaro, K. 492: Overture and Act I, Scene i / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 167
IX. Cost fan tutte, K. 588: Aria from Act I, 'Come scoglio' / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 170
X. Serenade in B flat for Thirteen Wind Instruments, K. 361 / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 170
XI. Rondo in A minor for Pianoforte, K. 511 / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 172
XII. Quatuor Concertante for Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, and Bassoon, with Orchestra, K. Anh. 9 [attributed to Mozart] / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 173
Rhapsodie negre for Pianoforte and Orchestra / John Powell 175
I. March No. 1 (orchestrated by Peter Winter) / John Reid 180
II. Sonata in C major for Flute and Continuo / John Reid 181
III. Sonata in G major for Flute and Continuo / John Reid 182
I. Overture, Tancredi / Gioachino Antonio Rossini 185
II. Overture, Guillaume Tell / Gioachino Antonio Rossini 187
Overture in C major, 'In the Italian Style', D. 591 / Franz Schubert 189
I. Symphony No. 2 in C major, Op. 61 / Robert Schumann 191
II. Concertstuck for Four Horns and Orchestra, Op. 86 / Robert Schumann 196
III. Concerto in D minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op. Posth / Robert Schumann 198
Three Symphoniae Sacrae for Voices, Wind Instruments, and Continuo: Lamentatio Davidi, Anima Mea, and Freuet Euch / Heinrich Schutz 203
Symphonic Fantasia, Pohjola's Daughter, Op. 49 / Jean Sibelius 206
Symphonic Poem, Francesca da Rimini (Fantasia after Dante), Op. 32 / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 210
I. Concerto in A major for Pianoforte and Orchestra, Op. 15 / Donald Francis Tovey 214
II. Sonata in B flat major for Pianoforte and Clarinet, Op. 16 / Donald Francis Tovey 215
III. Variations on a Theme of Gluck for Flute and String Quartet, Op. 28 / Donald Francis Tovey 220
IV. Symphony in D, Op. 32 / Donald Francis Tovey 221
V. Concerto in C for Violoncello and Orchestra, Op. 40 / Donald Francis Tovey 224
VI. Two Figures for Strings (for Bach's Art of Fugue) / Donald Francis Tovey 229
Concerto No. 27 in C major for Violin and Orchestra / Giovanni Battista Viotti 233
Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg: Prize Song from Act III / Richard Wagner 235
Coronation March, Crown Imperial / William Walton 238
Variations for Orchestra / Guy Warrack 240
Invitation a la danse / Carl Maria von Weber 243
Overture, The Treadmill / Ian Whyte 245
II. Tovey as Journalist, Reviewer, and Obituarist (1902-1911, 1926-1934) / Ian Whyte
1. Herr Weingartner (1902) / Ian Whyte 251
2. The Joachim Quartet (1902) / Ian Whyte 255
3. Musical 'Progress' and Richard Strauss (1902) / Ian Whyte 259
4. Herr Nikisch (1902) / Ian Whyte 263
5. The Hovingham Musical Festival (1902) / Ian Whyte 266
6. Ein Heldenleben (1902) / Ian Whyte 271
7. J. A. Fuller Maitland, The Age of Bach and Handel (1903) / Ian Whyte 275
8. W. H. Hadow, The Viennese Period (1905) / Ian Whyte 279
9. Robert Schumann (1906) / Ian Whyte 285
10. Joseph Joachim, 1831-1907 (1907) / Ian Whyte 293
11. A Composer on Composition (1911) / Ian Whyte 297
12. Louis Fleury, 1878-1926 (1926) / Ian Whyte 301
13. Thorough-Bass (1931) / Ian Whyte 305
14. Julius Rontgen: A Great Musical Tradition (1932) / Ian Whyte 309
15. 'Our Miss Fanny': In Memory of a Great Artist (1934) / Ian Whyte 312
III. Composer-Articles in the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1929) / Ian Whyte
1. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) [Rediscovery and Influence; Compositional Method as Shown in Rearrangements] / Ian Whyte 318
2. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) / Ian Whyte 327
3. Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805) / Ian Whyte 342
4. Anton Bruckner (1824-1896) / Ian Whyte 344
5. Luigi Cherubini (1760-1842) / Ian Whyte 346
6. Francois Couperin (1668-1733) / Ian Whyte 350
7. Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787) / Ian Whyte 352
8. George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) [Handelian Style, and the Oratorios] / Ian Whyte 360
9. Orlandus Lassus (?1532-1594) / Ian Whyte 368
10. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) / Ian Whyte 372
11. Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) / Ian Whyte 378
12. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) [The Operas and the Requiem] / Ian Whyte 380
13. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594) / Ian Whyte 384
14. Tomas Luis de Victoria (1548-1611) / Ian Whyte 389
15. Richard Wagner (1813-1883) [The Operas and their Influence] / Ian Whyte 391
IV. Two Lecture Series from the 1920s / Ian Whyte
1. Eight Lectures on Beethoven (1922) / Ian Whyte
I. Beethoven's Three Periods / Ian Whyte 400
II. Beethoven's Epigrammatic Manner / Ian Whyte 412
III. Tonality and Key-Relationships / Ian Whyte 422
IV. Of Dominants and Other Keys / Ian Whyte 432
V. Contradictory Key-Relationships / Ian Whyte 439
VI. Artificial Modulations / Ian Whyte 444
VII. Contradictory Keys / Ian Whyte 451
VIII. Absolute and Illustrative Music / Ian Whyte 460
2. Music in Being: The Cramb Lectures in Music, University of Glasgow, 1925 / Ian Whyte
I. Music, Culture, and Science / Ian Whyte 469
II. Musical History and Permanent Values / Ian Whyte 482
III. The Functions of Difficulty in Performance and Composition / Ian Whyte 492
IV. Instrumental Criteria [newspaper report] / Ian Whyte 503
V. Performers' Habits in Relation to Scholarship and Interpretation / Ian Whyte 504
VI. Art-Forms I: Determined as Textures / Ian Whyte 515
VII. Art-Forms II: Determined as Plot or Plan without Dramatic Movement / Ian Whyte 525
VIII. Art-Forms III: Plot with Dramatic Movement / Ian Whyte 533
IX. Illustrative Music in Relation to Absolute Music / Ian Whyte 543
X. The Power of Musical Composition in General / Ian Whyte 555
V. Broadcast Talks for the BBC in the 1930s / Ian Whyte
1. Keyboard Talks: First Series - Beethoven / Ian Whyte
I. The Variations in C minor, WoO 80 / Ian Whyte 570
II. Dramatic Pace and Tonality / Ian Whyte 573
III. The Return to the Main Theme / Ian Whyte 577
IV. Harmony for its Own Sake / Ian Whyte 580
V. Cameos and Contexts (with the F sharp major Sonata) / Ian Whyte 580
2. Keyboard Talks: Second Series - Musical Art-Forms / Ian Whyte
I. What is an Art-Form? Canons and Rounds / Ian Whyte 583
II. The Name of the Song / Ian Whyte 586
III. The Mass as a Work of Art / Ian Whyte 589
IV. Chaos, and Order Restored / Ian Whyte 591
V. Fugue / Ian Whyte 592
VI. Memory and the Time-Scale of Music / Ian Whyte 595
VII. From Aria to Concerto / Ian Whyte 598
VIII. Long-Range Ideas / Ian Whyte 600
3. Music and the Ordinary Listener / Ian Whyte
I. Counterpoint / Ian Whyte 604
II. Tonality / Ian Whyte 613
III. Key-Contrasts and Key-Relationships / Ian Whyte 619
VI. Pieces on Several Occasions (1899-1939) / Ian Whyte
1. Performance and Personality (1899) / Ian Whyte 629
2. The Enjoyment of Music (1901) / Ian Whyte
3. Permanent Musical Criteria (1903) / Ian Whyte
4. Appreciation of Joseph Joachim as Composer (1908) / Ian Whyte 687
5. On the Performance of the St. Matthew Passion (1914) / Ian Whyte 689
6. German Music (1915) / Ian Whyte
7. Essay before the Brahms Clarinet Sonatas (1916) / Ian Whyte 736
8. Domenico Scarlatti and Claude Debussy: Some Parallels and Contrasts (1916) / Ian Whyte 739
9. The Reid Foundation and Music in Edinburgh (1920, 1916) / Ian Whyte
10. The Pianoforte of Emanuel Moor (1922) / Ian Whyte
11. Essay before a Chopin Recital (1923) / Ian Whyte 781
12. Dame Ethel Smyth: Two Introductions (1928, 1931) / Ian Whyte
13. The BBC Symphony Orchestra in Edinburgh (1937) / Ian Whyte 787
14. Haydn's Symphony in B flat, Opus X No. 2 (1939) / Ian Whyte 791
Index of Names / Ian Whyte 795
Index of Musical Ideas / Ian Whyte 817
Additional Authors: Tilmouth, Michael
Kimbell, David R. B
Savage, Roger
Notes: LCCN: 2001036396
ISBN: 0198162146 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
OCLC Number: 47224387
ISBN/ISSN: 0198162146