Canadian University Music Review

Articles from Vol. 24, No. 2, 2004

Bach and the Meanings of Counterpoint
David Yearsley, Bach and the Meanings of Counterpoint. New Perspectives in Music History and Criticism, ed. Jeffrey Kallberg, Anthony Newcomb and Ruth Solie. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. xvi. 257 pp. Plates, musical examples, notes, bibliography,...
Classical Music Criticism at the Globe and Mail: 1936-2000
AbstractThis article is a study of developments in classical music criticism at the Toronto-based Globe and Mail newspaper from its inception in 1936 to the year 2000. Three distinct time-periods are identified, according to content, style and ideology:...
Family Values: The Trapp Family Singers in North America, 1938-19561
AbstractOverlooked or ignored for decades by music historians and specialists in performance practices, the real-life Trapp Family Singers achieved enormous success especially in Canada and the United States during the late 1930s, 1940s, and early 1950s...
Karol Szymanowski and Richard Strauss: Of Diverging Epiphanies
AbstractAccording to the philosopher Charles Taylor, since the beginning of the nineteenth century, with the advent of Romanticism, the work of art is defined by its epiphanic character. It is a manifestation of something of the highest moral or spiritual...
The Cambridge Companion to Ravel
Deborah Mawer, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Ravel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. xv, 294 pp. ISBN 0 521 64026 1 (hardcover).Published in 2000 to mark the 125th anniversary of Ravel's birth, The Cambridge Companion to Ravel offers a smorgasbord...
The Ideal World of Mrs. Widder's Soirée Musicale: Social Identity and Musical Life in Nineteenth-Century Ontario
Kristina Marie Guiguet. The Ideal World of Mrs. Widder's Soirée Musicale: Social Identity and Musical Life in Nineteenth-Century Ontario. Mercury Series, Cultural Studies Paper 77. Gatineau, QC: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 2004. xvi, 154 pp. ISBN...