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Szymanowski on music

selected writings of Karol Szymanowski
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Szymanowski, Karol, 1882-1937., Musical criticism., Music -- Europe -- History and criti

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Statementtranslated and edited by Alistair Wightman.
SeriesMusicians on music,, no. 6
ContributionsWightman, Alistair.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML410.S99 A5 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination390 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6888840M
ISBN 100907689388
LC Control Number00512447
OCLC/WorldCa40981574

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Szymanowski on Music is the first comprehensive selection of his writings to be published in English. It contains all the most important of the composer's essays and interviews, throws light on the trying conditions under which he was obliged to work in the s and '30s, especially in education, and gives perceptive assessments of the work of some of the major composers of the nineteenth and early.

This book by Adrian Thomas is an invaluable resource for anyone seeking to learn more about 20th century Polish music. From its roots with Szymanowski, through neoclassicism, aleatoricism, tone, electronic music, and other formats, this text provides a wealth of information about many composers, their music, and trends in Polish by: Szymanowski on Music is the first comprehensive selection of his writings to be published in English.

It contains all the most important of the composer’s essays and interviews, Szymanowski on music book light on the trying conditions under which he was obliged to work in the s and ’30s, especially in education, and gives perceptive assessments of the work of some of the major composers of the nineteenth and early.

Szymanowski on Music is a meticulously prepared English-language anthology of the most important writings on music by a significant composer. Wightman states at the opening of the preface that "Szymanowski's reputation as Poland's leading composer since the time of Chopin is now more or less secure" (p.

Source: Quarta. 'Polish Music since Szymanowski is an invaluable book that offers a comprehensive survey of music since the s in a country whose composers have changed more dramatically than in perhaps any other. Szymanowski was director of the State Conservatory in Warsaw from until retiring in Part five reflects his thoughts on the purpose and value of music education.

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Buy Polish Music since Szymanowski (Music in the Twentieth Century) by Thomas, Adrian (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: Adrian Thomas. Szymanowski was born into the Korwin-Szymanowski family, members of the wealthy land-owning Polish gentry class, in the village of Tymoszówka, then in the Kiev Governorate of the Russian Empire (now Tymoshivka in Cherkasy Oblast, Ukraine).He studied music privately with his father before enrolling at the Gustav Neuhaus Elisavetgrad School of Music in Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Szymanowski on Music: Selected Writings of Karol Szymanowski (Musicians on Music) at Read honest and.

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His translation of some of Szymanowski’s writings on music, Szymanowski on Music, was published by Toccata Press inand his recent study-guide – Szymanowski’s King Roger: The Opera and its Origins (Toccata, ) – has been well received. Book Reviews more about Szymanowski’s contribution to twentieth-century music.

The anthology includes approximately two-thirds of Szymanowski’s writings on music, and Wightman has made conscious, well-thought-out choices about what to in-clude and what to omit.

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Szymanowski was also a considerable thinker on musical topics: the role of music in society, the goal of musical education, the purpose of criticism, the nature of Romanticism, the hallmarks of national identity - indeed, he was passionately concerned with the emergence of the Polish voice in music, and the role of Chopin in particular.".

The Szymanowski Companion constitutes the most significant and comprehensive reference source to the composer in English. Edited by two of the leading scholars in the field, Paul Cadrin and Stephen Downes, the collection consists of over 50 contributions from an international array of contributors, including recognized Polish experts.

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He was awarded the Karol Szymanowski Memorial Medal in Stephen Downes is Professor of Music at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. He is the author of two monographs on Szymanowski and books on music and eroticism, modernism and decadence, the influence of Mahler, and the music of Hans Werner Henze.

Szymanowski's piano music covers his entire year career as a composer and moves with, and at times, a little ahead of, the stream of musical developments current in his time.

Lee moves right along with the composer -- she is luxuriantly romantic in the early works, Publish your book with B&: $ The book throws light on Szymanowski's relationship to the Polish musical establishment, the reception of his works at home and abroad, his work as an educationalist, and the essentially European dimension of his art, drawing upon letters, polemical writings, verse, theatrical sketches and the memoirs of family, friends and contemporaries.

Szymanowski was director of the State Conservatory in Warsaw from until retiring in Part five reflects his thoughts on the purpose, aims and value of music education. He defends the need for a world-aware conservatoire, reflecting his own outlook, and sets out the social benefits of education and music in combination for the Polish.

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The book opens with an outline of the role the theatre played in Szymanowski’s career, from his early operetta, Lottery for Husbands, and the Straussian one-act opera Hagith, to his incidental music (Mandragora and Prince Patiomkin) and the rousing ballet-pantomime, Harnasie, based on legends from the Polish highlands.

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The profile and popularity of Szymanowski's music outside Poland has never been higher and continues to grow.

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Edited by two of the leading scholars in the field, Paul Cadrin and Stephen Downes, the collection consists of.This book looks at Polish music since and its interaction with political and cultural turmoil.

In Part I musical developments are placed in the context of the socio-political upheavals of inter-war Poland, Nazi occupation, and the rise and fall of the Stalinist policy of socialist realism (–54). Part II investigates the nature of the 'thaw' between andfocusing on the.Listen to your favorite songs from Szymanowski: Król Roger by Sir Simon Rattle Now.

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