The music of Joseph Joachim

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Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK : The Boydell Press,, United Kingdom ; , p.1 online resource (xxv, 506 pages) : (2018)

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(OCoLC)fst00871761, (OCoLC)fst01167443, 19th century, 19th century., bisacsh, Composition (Music), fast, History, History and criticism., MUSIC / Musical Instruments / Strings, Violin music, Violin music.


Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-480) and index.Frontcover; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Figures; List of Music Examples; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction: Approaching the Music of Joseph Joachim; 1. Virtuosity Uncoiled: Two Fantasies Rediscovered. Fantasy on Hungarian Themes (1848-50); Fantasy on Irish [Scottish] Themes (1852); 2. From Leipzig to Weimar. Early Sketches; Andantino and Allegro scherzoso Op. 1 (1844-47); Three Pieces Op. 2 (1849-52); 3. Between Uncoiled Virtuosity and Lisztian Temptations. Violin Concerto in G minor 'in One Movement' Op. 3 (1851-52)4. Finding his Voice: Between Vergangenheitsmusik and Zukunftsmusik. Overture to Shakespeare's Hamlet Op. 4 (1851-53)5. Joachim Encoded, or 'Psychological Music'. Three Pieces Op. 5 (1853); Cipher Pieces; 6. 'Psychological Music' Experienced and Remembered: Joachim and the Demetrius Plot in 1854 and 1876. Overture to Herman Grimm's Demetrius Op. 6 (1853-54); Scene of Marfa from Schiller's Unfinished Drama Demetrius Op. 14 (1876); 7 Resisting the Dark Butterfly. Overture to Shakespeare's Henry IV Op. 7 (1853-54); Overture to a Comedy (Lustspiel) by Gozzi Op. 8 (1854)String Quartet Movement in C minor (1858)8 Joachim and the Art of Variation. Variations on an Original Theme Op. 10 (1854); Variations on an Irish Elfenlied (1856); Variations for Violin with Orchestral Accompaniment (1878-79); 9 Identities. Concerto 'in the Hungarian Manner' Op. 11 (1857-59); Hebrew Melodys Op. 9 (1854); 10 Ciphers in Disguise: Gisela von Arnim and Compositional Memories. Elegiac Overture 'in Memory of the Poet Heinrich von Kleist' Op. 13 (1856); Notturno Op. 12 (1858); Violin Concerto in G major (1863-64)11 Cultural Objects in a Prussian Society. March No. 1 in C major (1871) March No. 2 in D major (1871); Overture for the Birthday of Kaiser Wilhelm II (1896); Conclusion: An Assessment of Joachim's Style; Appendix: Catalogue of Works; Bibliography; IndexPrint version record.