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Rethinking Schubert

Lorraine Byrne Bodley and Julian Horton


Rethinking Schubert brings together twenty-two essays by some of today’s leading Schubert scholars with the aim of re-evaluating the analysis and interpretation of Schubert’s music and life. It focuses on three core areas: Part I addresses matters of style; Part II explores the analysis of instrumental forms; and Part III considers questions of text setting in the lieder, stage and sacred works. Each of these fields has received fresh stimulus in recent years, through the development of new hermeneutic and theoretical approaches and the discovery of fresh source materials; it is this volume’s ... More

Keywords: Style, Instrumental forms, Text setting in Schubert’s lieder, stage and sacred works, Schubert and reception history, Schubert and performance, Schubert and musical analysis

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Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780190200107
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200107.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lorraine Byrne Bodley, editor
Senior Lecturer in Musicology, National University of Ireland, Maynooth

Julian Horton, editor
Associate Professor of Music, Head of School of Music, University College Dublin

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Lorraine Byrne Bodley and Julian Horton

I Style

II Instrumental Music

9 Records of Inspiration

Anne M. Hyland and Walburga Litschauer

III Music and Text

21 Challenging the Context

Lorraine Byrne Bodley

22 A Gauntlet Thrown

Susan Youens

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