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Author Tovey, Donald Francis, 1875-1940, author

Title Essays in musical analysis / by Donald Francis Tovey
Published London : Oxford University Press, H. Milford, 1935-44
London : Oxford University Press : Humphrey Milford, 1935-1939


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Description 6 volumes : illustrations (music) ; 23 cm
Contents Vol. I. Symphonies -- Beethoven: First symphony in C major, Op.21 ; Second symphony in D major, Op.36 ; Third symphony in E flat major (sinfonia eroica), Op.55 ; Fourth symphony in B flat major, Op.60 ; Fifth symphony in C minor, Op.67 ; Sixth symphony in F major (sinfonia pastorale), Op.68 ; Seventh symphony in A major, Op.92 ; Eighth symphony in F major, Op.93 ; A précis of Beethoven's ninth symphony, Op.125, supplementary to the larger analytical essay in vol. II -- Brahms: Symphony in C minor, No.1, Op.68 ; Symphony in D major, No.2, Op.73 ; Symphony in F major, No.3, Op.90 ; Symphony in E minor, No.4, Op.98 ; Serenade in D major, Op.11 (for orchestra) ; Serenade in A major, Op.16 (for small orchestra) -- Haydn: Haydn the inaccessible ; Symphony in G major, no.88 (letter "V") ; Symphony in G, No. 92 (Oxford) ; Symphony in G major, No.94 (surprise) (Salomon, No.5) ; Symphony in C minor, No.95 (Salomon, No.9) ; Symphony in B flat, No.98 (Salomon, No.8) ; Symphony in E flat, No.99 (Salomon, No.10) ; Symphony in G minor, No.100 (Salomon, No.11) (military) ; Symphony in D major, No.101 (London, No.11) (the clock) ; Symphony in B flat, No.102 (Salomon, No.12) ; Symphony in E flat, No.103 (Salomon, No.1) (with the drum roll) ; Symphony in D Major, No.104 (Salomon, No.2) -- Mozart: Serenade in D major, K.250 (Haffner serenade) ; Symphony in C major, K.338 ; Symphony in C major, No.36, K.425 (Linz symphony) ; Note on Mozart's last three symphonies ; Symphony in E flat, K. 543 ; Symphony in G minor, K.550 ; Symphony in C major, K.551 ; Sonata in F major for pianoforte for four hands, K.497 -- Schubert: Obiter dicta ; Symphony in B flat, No.5 ; Symphony in C major, No.7 ; Unfinished symphony in B minor ; Symphony in C major, Op.140, orchestrated by Joachim from the Grand Duo -- Mendelssohn: Italian symphony in A major, Op.90
Vol. II. Symphonies (II), Variations and orchestral polyphony -- Here and elsewhere -- Beethoven: Ninth symphony in D minor, Op. 125. It's place in musical art -- Schumann: Symphony in B flat major, No. 1, Op. 38 ; Symphony in E flat major, No. 3, Op. 97 ; Symphony in D minor, No. 4, Op. 120 -- César Franck: Symphony in D minor -- Bruckner: Romantic symphony in E flat major, No. 4 ; Symphony in A major, No. 6 -- Tchaikovsky: Pathetic symphony in B minor, No. 6, Op. 74 -- Dvořak: Symphony in D major, No. 1, Op. 63 ; Symphony in D minor, No. 2, Op. 70 ; Symphony in F major, No. 3, Op. 76 ; Symphony in E minor, Op. 95 (from the New World) -- Julius Röntgen: Symphony in F minor -- Elgar: Symphony in E flat, No. 2, Op. 63 -- Sibelius: Symphony in C major, No. 3, Op. 52 ; Symphony in E flat major, No. 5, Op. 82 -- Vaughan Williams: Pastoral symphony -- Variations Beethoven: Choral Fantasia, Op. 80 -- Brahms: Variations for orchestra on a theme by Haydn, Op. 56 a -- Dvořak: Symphonic variations on an original theme, Op. 78 -- C. Hubert H. Parry: Symphonic variations for orchestra -- Mendelssohn: Scherzo in G minor for orchestra -- Dvořak: Scherzo capriccioso, Op. 66 -- Brahms: Tragic overture, Op. 81 ; Akademische festouvertüre, Op. 80 -- Orchestral polyphony Beethoven: Overture: zur weihe des hauses, Op. 124 ; Grand fugue in B flat, Op. 133 -- Bach: Orchestral suite in D major, No. 3 ; Overture in B minor for flute and strings ; Concerto in D minor for clavier and strings ; Concerto in D minor for two violins and orchestra ; Concerto in C minor for violin and oboe ; Brandenburg concerto in G major, No. 3 ; Brandenburg concerto in G major, No. 4 ; Concerto in A major for oboe d'amore ; Concerto in A minor for clavier, flute, and violin -- Handel: Organ concerto, No. 7, Op. 7, No. 1 -- Julius Röntgen: Triple concerto in B flat -- Vaughan Williams: Concerto accademico in D minor for violin -- Gustav Holst: A fugal concerto, Op. 40, No. 2 ; Fugal overture for orchestra
Vol. III. Concertos -- Introduction to Volume III -- The classical concerto (1903) -- Concertos in classical form -- Mozart: Pianoforte concerto in A major (Köchel's catalogue, No. 414 ; Pianoforte concerto No. 15, in B flat major (Köchel's catalogue, No. 450 ; Pianoforte concerto in G major (Köchel's catalogue, No. 453) ; Pianoforte concerto in A major (Köchel's catalogue, No. 488) ; Pianoforte concerto in C minor (Köchel's catalogue, No. 491) ; Flute concerto in G major (Köchel's catalogue, No. 313) ; Flute concerto in D major (Köchel's catalogue, No. 314) ; Andante for flute with orchestra (Köchel's catalogue, No. 315) ; Clarinet concerto in A major (Köchel's catalogue, No. 622) ; Violin concerto in D major (Köchel's catalogue, No. 218) ; Violin concerto in A major (Köchel's catalogue, No. 219) ; Adagio in E, for violin with orchestra (Köchel's catalogue, No. 261) ; Concerto for flute and harp (Köchel's catalogue, No. 299) -- Haydn: Violoncello concerto in D major -- Beethoven: Pianoforte concerto in C major, Op. 15, with Beethoven's cadenza ; Pianoforte concerto in C minor, Op. 37 ; Pianoforte concerto in G major, Op. 58 ; Pianoforte concerto in E flat, Op. 73 ; Violin concerto in D major, Op. 61 ; Triple concerto for pianoforte, violin, and violoncello, Op. 56 -- Chopin: Pianoforte concerto in F minor, Op. 21 -- Joachim: Hungarian concerto for violin with orchestra -- Brahms: Pianoforte concerto in D minor, Op. 15 ; Pianoforte concerto in B flat major, Op. 83 ; Violin concerto in D major, Op. 77 ; Concerto for violin and violoncello, Op. 102 -- Dvorák: Violoncello concerto in B minor, Op. 104 -- Elgar: Violin concerto in B minor, Op. 61 -- Arthur Somervell: Violin concerto in G minor ; Variations and concertos without ritornello -- Joachim: Variations for violin with orchestra -- César Franck: Variations symphoniques for pianoforte with orchestra -- Arthur Somervell: 'Normandy': symphonic variations for pianoforte with orchestra -- Dohnanyi: Variations on a nursery song, for orchestra with pianoforte, Op. 23 -- Spohr: Scena cantante for violin with orchestra -- Mendelssohn: Violin concerto in E minor, Op. 64 -- Schumann: Pianoforte concerto in A minor, Op. 54 ; Violoncello concerto in A minor, Op. 129 ; Introduction and allegro appassionato for pianoforte with orchestra, Op. 92 -- Saint-Saëns: Fourth pianoforte concerto in C minor, Op. 44 ; Violoncello concerto in A minor, Op. 33 -- Max Bruch: Violin concerto in G minor, Op. 26 -- C.V. Stanford: Clarinet concerto, in one movement, Op. 80 -- Elgar: Violoncello concerto in E minor, Op. 85 -- Delius: Violin concerto -- Richard Strauss: Parergon to the 'sinfonia domestica' for pianoforte with orchestra, Op. 73 -- Glazounov: Pianoforte concerto in F minor, Op. 92 -- Sibelius: Violin concerto, Op. 47 -- Franz Schmidt: Variations on a theme of Beethoven for pianoforte with orchestra -- Respighi: Concerto gregoriano for violin -- William Walton: Viola concerto in A minor
Vol. IV. Illustrative music.-- Introduction to volume IV -- Elgar: 'Falstaff', symphonic study, Op.68 -- Dittersdorf: Symphony, 'The fall of Phaëton' (after Ovid's Metamorphoses: Book II) -- Saint-Saëns: Symphonic poem, 'Phaëton' -- Mozart: Overture, 'Der schauspieldirektor' (The theatre manager) ; Overture, 'Le nozze di Figaro' ; Overture, 'Die Zauberflöte' ; Overture, 'La clemenza di tito' ; Orchestral dances ; Masonic dirge (Köchel's catalogue, No. 477) -- Beethoven: Overtures, 'Leonora', Nos. 2 and 3 ; Overture, "Fidelo' ; Overture, 'Corioloan', Op. 62 ; Overture, 'Egmont', Op. 84 ; Overture for the name-day of Kaiser Franz, Op. 114 -- Weber: Overture, 'The ruler of the spirits' ; Overture, "Der Freischütz' ; Overture, 'Euryanthe' ; Overture, 'Oberon' ; Conzertstück in F minor for pianoforte and orchestra, Op. 79 -- Schubert: A Schubert centenary concert, 1928 ; Overture, 'Die Weiberverschwörung' (The conspiracy of wives) ; Polonaise in F major ; Overture, 'The faithful sentinel' ; Entr'acte in B minor and ballet in G major, from 'Rosamunde', March in E major ; Fantasia ('The wanderer'), arranged for pianoforte and orchestra by Liszt -- Berlioz: 'Harold in Italy', symphony with viola obbligato, Op. 16 ; Overture, 'King Lear' ; 'Scène d'amour' from 'Roméo et Juliette' -- Mendelssohn: Overture, 'The Hebrides' ; Overture, 'Calm sea and prosperous voyage', Op.27 ; Overture, 'Ruy blas' ; Overture, 'A midsummer-night's dream' ; Incidental music to 'A midsummer night's dream' -- Schumann: 'Carnaval', for pianoforte solo, Op. 9 (scènes mignonnes sur quatre notes) ; Overture to Byron's 'Manfred', Op. 115 -- Wagner: Overture, 'Der fliegende Holländer' ; A 'Faust' overture ; Prelude to act III of 'Tannhäuser' (Tannhäuser's pilgrimage), in the original version ; Introduction to 'Tristan and Isolde' ; Prelude to 'The master singers' ; 'Siegrfried idyll' -- Smetana: Overture, 'The bartered bride' -- Joachim: Overture to a comedy by Gozzi -- Dvořák: Slavonic rhapsody in D major, Op. 45, No.1 ; Slavonic rhapsody in A flat, Op. 45, No.3 -- Rimsky-Korsakov: Conte Féerique, Op. 29 -- Parry: Overture to an unwritten tragedy -- Julius Röntgen: Old Netherland suite -- Elgar: Variations for orchestra, Op. 35 ; Overture, 'Cockaigne' -- Richard Strauss: Tone-poem (after Nicolaus Lenau), 'Don Juan', Op. 20 -- Bantock: 'Dante and Beatrice', poem for orchestra -- J.B. McEwen: 'Grey Galloway', a border ballad for full orchestra -- Ernest Walker: Fantasia-variations on a Norfolk folksong, Op. 45 -- Vaughan Williams: Overture, 'The wasps' -- Reger: Four tone-poems after Böcklin, Op. 128 -- Gustav Holst: Ballet from 'The perfect fool', Op. 39 -- A. Voormolen: Overture, 'Baron hop' -- Paul Hindemith: Chamber music, No. 1, for small orchestra, Op. 24, No.1
Vol. V. Vocal music -- Introduction to volume V -- Weelkes: Four madrigals -- Wilbye and Palestrina: Four sixteenth-century motets -- J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor ; Magnificat ; Cantata for the first Sunday after Easter (Sonntag quasimodogeniti), 'Hold in affection Jesus Christ!' ; Cantata: 'Vergnügte ruh', for the sixth Sunday after Trinity ; Double chorus, 'Now is the grace' ; Motet, 'Jesu, priceless treasure', for five-part chorus -- Handel: 'Israel in Egypt' -- Hayden: 'The creation' ; 'The seasons' -- Beethoven: Missa solemnis, Op. 123 ; Dungeon scene from 'Fidelio' ; Cantata, 'Becalmed sea and prosperous voyage', Op. 112 (Dedicated to Goethe) -- Schubert: 'Erlkönig' -- Verdi: Requiem in memory of Manzoni ; Scena from act III of 'Otello' (The willow song) -- Brahms: Requiem, Op. 45 ; Rhapsodie for alto voice, male chorus and orchestra, Op. 53 ; 'Song of destiny' (Schicksalslied), for chorus and orchestra, Op. 54 -- Joachim: Marfa's soliloquy, from Schiller's unfinished drama 'Demetrius', set for mezzo-soprano and orchestra, Op. 14 -- Parry: 'At a solemn music' -- Ethel Smyth: Mass in D -- Debussy: 'The blessed damozel' -- Granville Bantock: 'Sappho', prelude for orchestra and nine fragments for contralto -- Gustav Holst: 'The hymn of Jesus', Op. 37
Vol. VI. Supplementary essays, glossary and index -- Bach: Overture in C major, for orchestra ; Linear harmony ; Prelude to church cantata No. 29 'Wir danken dir, gott', for organ and orchestra -- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: symphony in D major -- Gluck: Overture to 'Iphigénie en aulide'. 'Orpheus and Euridice', act II -- Mozart: Symphony in D major (Paris symphony). (Köchel's catalogue, No. 297) -- Aria from 'Die entführung', 'Martern aller arten' ; Aria from 'La clemenza di tito' ; Overture to 'Cosi fan tutte' -- Beethoven: Fifteen variations and fugue, 'Prometheus', Op. 35 -- Méhul: Overture, 'Le jeune sage et le vieux fou' -- Mendelssohn: Overture, 'Melusine' -- Schumann: Overture, scherzo, and finale, Op. 52 -- Berlioz: 'Symphonie fantastique', Op. 14 ; Overture 'Le corsair' ; Overture, 'Béatrice et Bénédict' -- Brahms: A further note on Brahm's tragic overture (Op. 81) -- Verdi: 'Strabat mater', for chorus and orchestra -- Tchaikovsky: Symphony in E minor, No. 5, Op. 64 -- Reger: Serenade in G major, for orchestra, Op. 95 -- Mahler: Symphony in G major, No. 4 -- Elgar: Concert overture 'In the south' (Alassio), Op. 50 ; Introduction and allegro for strings (Quartet and orchestra), Op. 47 -- Sibelius: Symphony in C major, No. 7, Op. 105 ; 'Tapiola', symphonic poem for full orchestra, Op. 112 -- Havergal Brian: Fantastic variations on an old rhyme -- Adolf Busch: Capriccio for small orchestra, Op. 46 -- Zádor: Rondo for orchestra -- Wagner: Wagner in the concert-room ; The venusberg music ('Tannhäuser) ; 'Kaisermarsch' ; 'Parsifal', act III -- Retrospect and corrigenda -- Glossary -- Index
vol. 1. Symphonies -- v. 2. Symphonies (II), Variations and orchestral polyphony -- v. 3. Concertos -- v. 4. Illustrative music -- v. 5. Vocal music -- v. 6. Miscellaneous notes, glossary and index
Notes Main index to vols. in v.6
Subject Chamber music -- Analysis, appreciation.
Music appreciation.
Musical analysis.
Author Foss, Hubert J. (Hubert James), 1899-1953.
LC no. 35011193
ISBN 0193151367 (v. 7)
0193151375 (v.1)
0193151383 (v.2)
0193151391 (v.3)
0193151405 (v.4)
0193151413 (v.5)
0193151421 (v.6)
OTHER TI Musical analysis
Other Titles Musical analysis