Martinu and the Symphony

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-04-23
  • Publisher: Toccata Pr
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The first systematic assessment of the symphonic style of the Czech composer Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959), tracing the evolution of his musical language and including detailed analyses of all six symphonies.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 9
Permissionsp. 13
The Early Yearsp. 15
The Death of Tintagiles, H15p. 18
The Angel of Death, H17p. 21
Nipponari, H68p. 24
Untitled Orchestral Work, H90p. 24
Nocturne 1, H91p. 26
Ballade: Villa by the Sea, H97p. 28
Czech Rhapsody, H118p. 31
Little Dance Suite, H123p. 32
Dream of the Past, H124p. 36
Istar, H130p. 38
Passing Midnight, H131p. 39
Who is the Most Powerful in the World?, H133p. 49
The 1920s in Parisp. 51
Half-Time, H142p. 54
La Bagarre, H155p. 59
La Rhapsodie, H171p. 64
Le Départ, H175ap. 70
Last Years in Parisp. 77
Sinfonia Concertante for Two Orchestras, H219p. 79
Inventions, H234p. 87
The Melodic Stylep. 101
The Harmonic Stylep. 127
Texture and Orchestrationp. 151
The First Symphonyp. 177
The Second Symphonyp. 209
The Third Symphonyp. 237
The Fourth Symphonyp. 269
The Fifth Symphonyp. 317
Between the Symphoniesp. 353
Memorial to Lidice, H296p. 353
Thunderbolt P-47, H309p. 356
Intermezzo, H330p. 360
Fantaisies Symphoniquesp. 365
Beyond the Symphoniesp. 409
Overture, H345p. 409
Les Fresques de Piero della Francesca, H352p. 411
The Rock, H363p. 425
The Parables, H367p. 431
Estampes, H369p. 451
Conclusionp. 461
The Sketch of the Second Symphonyp. 467
The Cut in the Third Movement of the Second Symphonyp. 476
The Cut in the First Movement of the Third Symphonyp. 484
The Quotation from Juliette in Fantaisies Symphoniquesp. 491
Bibliographyp. 495
Index of Worksp. 499
Technical Indexp. 503
General Indexp. 507
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