Essays before a sonata and other writings. by Charles Ives

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Published by Calder and Boyars in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Emerson, Ralph Waldo, -- 1803-1882,
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel, -- 1804-1864,
  • Thoreau, Henry David, -- 1817-1862,
  • Alcott family,
  • Music

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Book details

StatementEdited by Howard Boatwright.
ContributionsBoatwright, Howard ed.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 258 p.
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18020771M

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Essays Before a Sonata Contents: Prologue -- Emerson -- Hawthorne -- "The Alcotts" -- Thoreau -- Epilogue. Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Music Subject: Emerson, Ralph Waldo, Subject: Hawthorne, Nathaniel, Subject: Thoreau, Henry David, Subject Cited by: This edition of Charles Ives' "Essays Before a Sonata" was originally published in by The Knickerbocker Press.

It has also been republished unabridged by Dover Publications, Inc., in a edition, ISBN This electronic text was prepared by John Mamoun with help from numerous other proofreaders, including those associated with. Essays Before a Sonata (Ives, Charles) It is very unlikely that Essays before a sonata book work is public domain in the EU, or in any country where the copyright term is life-plus years.

However, it is in the public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted) and other countries where the term is life-plus years Composer: Ives, Charles.

"essays before a sonata," by charles ives INTRODUCTORY FOOTNOTE BY CHARLES IVES "These prefatory essays were written by the composer for those who can't stand his music—and the music for those who can't stand his essays; to those who can't stand either, the whole is respectfully dedicated.".

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Featured "Essays before a sonata" Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This : The essays explain Ives' own philosophy of and understanding of music and art.

They also serve as an analysis of music itself as an artform, and provide a critical explanation of the "Concord" and the role that the philosophies of Emerson, Hawthorne, Thoreau and the Alcotts play in forming its thematic structure.

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One refreshing aspect of this book is that Gann takes seriously Ives's book Essays before a Sonata (), written to accompany the Concord, and demonstrates how the composer's ideas about the subject matter of the sonata - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, the Alcotts, and Henry David Thoreau - informed and shaped the composition of the sonata over its various manifestations Highly.

Essays Before a Sonata Contents: Prologue -- Emerson -- Hawthorne -- "The Alcotts" -- Thoreau -- Epilogue. Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Music Subject: Emerson, Ralph Waldo, Subject: Hawthorne, Nathaniel, Subject: Thoreau, Henry David, Subject.

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OCLC Number: Notes: "Written primarily as a preface or reason for the (writer's) second pianoforte sonata - Concord, Mass., " "This limited edition of Essays before a sonata by Charles Ives is presented to you by the publisher upon the occasion of the twenty-seventh annual meeting of the American Musicological Society and the eighth congress of the International Musicological.

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Ives's musings also explore the nature of music, discuss the source of a composer's impulses and inspiration, and offer some biting comments on celebrated masters. Some philosophical studies in relation to the ideas of Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne. Although the sonata is not explicitly referenced in this text, the ideas of these philosophers were attempted to be integrated into Ives' famous 'Piano Sonata No.

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This edition includes the original essays on Emerson, Hawthorne, the Alcotts. Examining The Sonata Form Music Essay. words (22 pages) Essay in Music. The history of the term “sonata” is not related to the history of genre itself during the sixteenth century and before because “sonata” means a piece to be played on instruments and could denote to any type of instrumental compositions.

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The Concord Sonata was first published in with a second, revised, edition appearing in It is this version which is usually performed today. Ina reprint of the original, uncorrected edition was published, including Essays before a Sonata and with an added introductory essay by the New England Conservatory's Stephen Drury.

Sonata Allegro Form The roots of this form can be traced to the simple binary form of the baroque era. With binary, the two sections are thematically similar with a sameness of texture and theme throughout the movement.

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