ISBN-10:
0859679276
ISBN-13:
9780859679275
Pub. Date:
12/01/1997
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Parry before Jerusalem: Studies of His Life and Music with Excerpts from His Published Writings

Parry before Jerusalem: Studies of His Life and Music with Excerpts from His Published Writings

by Bernard Benoliel, C. Hubert Parry

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ISBN-13: 9780859679275
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/01/1997
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 7.96(w) x 8.22(h) x 1.08(d)

Table of Contents

List of Platesvii
Preface and acknowledgementsix
IParry before Jerusalem
1Formation of a Creative Personality3
2Lady Maude15
3The Ambivalent Road to Dr Parry and Sir Hubert29
4'Beethoven's business'-Parry the Symphonic Composer40
5What Shaw Understood61
6'As befits an Englishman and a democrat'-the Creation of a Modern Choral-Orchestral Tradition69
7The Soul's Ransom-Parry and the Ethical Cantata Concept88
8The People who Knew Parry-and the People Parry Knew98
9The Last Journey to Jerusalem117
IISelected Published Writings of Hubert Parry
10Contributions to Grove's A Dictionary of Music and Musicians: Symphony141
11Studies of Great Composers: Robert Schumann150
12The Evolution of the Art of Music169
Expression and Design170
Modern Tendencies170
Summary and Conclusions176
13The Music of the Seventeenth Century177
French Taste178
Lulli182
The Beginning of German music: Schutz184
14Johann Sebastian Bach: the St Matthew Passion192
15Style in Musical Art202
Form and Style203
The Influence of Audiences207
Theory and Academicism210
Notes213
Subject and name index223
Index of Parry's works231

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