Images and Ideas in Modern French Piano Music: The Extra-Musical Subtext in Piano Works by Ravel, Debussy, and Messiaen

By Siglind Bruhn | Go to book overview

IMAGES AND IDEAS IN MODERN FRENCH PIANO MUSIC
The Extra-Musical Subtext in Piano Worksby Ravel, Debussy, and Messiaen

by Siglind Bruhn

AESTHETICS IN MUSIC No. 6 Edward Lippman, General Editor

PENDRAGON PRESS 1997 STUYVESANT, NY

-iii-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Images and Ideas in Modern French Piano Music: The Extra-Musical Subtext in Piano Works by Ravel, Debussy, and Messiaen
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Other Titles in the Series AESTHETICS IN MUSIC iv
  • Contents v
  • List of Plates viii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Preface xi
  • Introduction xiv
  • Part I IMAGES AND IMPRESSIONS 1
  • Times of Absorption 5
  • Enchanted Places 41
  • Wind and Water, Fog and Snow 63
  • Flowers, Insects and Birds 97
  • Comedians and Other Performers 115
  • Part II TALES AND POEMS 135
  • The Interarts Translation of Narratives 137
  • Nymphs, Fairies, and Sprites 141
  • Evening Harmony, Morning Delight, and Death 159
  • Apparitions and Visitations 181
  • Part III SPIRITUAL CONCEPTS AND DIVINE ATTRIBUTES 229
  • The Meditative Transfiguration of Imagery 231
  • God's Love 235
  • The Child 271
  • Incarnation and Suffering 287
  • The Word 317
  • The Exchange of Natures and the Nature(s) of Time and Silence 353
  • Appendix I: Les tierces alternées 377
  • Appendix II: Messiaen's Musical Language 385
  • Appendix III: Brief Overview of Messiaen's Piano Cycle Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant-Jésus 391
  • Appendix IV: French Performance Indications 397
  • Further Reading 417
  • INDEX OF COMPOSITIONS 423
  • The Author 425
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Full screen
/ 432

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.