Canadian University Music Review

Articles from Vol. 19, No. 1, 1998

After the Lovedeath: Sexual Violence and the Making of Culture
Lawrence Kramer. After the Lovedeath: Sexual Violence and the Making of Culture. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1997. ix, 281 pp. ISBN 0-520-21012-3 (hardcover).In Tolstoy's story, "The Kreutzer Sonata," a jealous man named...
An Analysis of Schubert's "Der Neugierige": A Tribute to Greta Kraus
At 3:00 p.m. on 8 May 1998, a congregation of approximately three hundred individuals assembled in Walter Hall at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto, to pay tribute to one of Canada's preeminent musicians and teachers, the harpsichordist and...
Bruckner Studies
Timothy L. Jackson and Paul Hawkshaw, eds. Bruckner Studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. xvi, 301 pp. ISBN 0-521-57014-X (hardcover).Although the period between 1860 and the First World War had its fair share of "controversial" composers,...
Colloquy/débat: Theory and Fieldwork
Editors' NoteTo inaugurate this feature, we have asked two prominent Canadian music scholars to respond to the following question:How do you view the relationship between theory and fieldwork in the work that you do, and how do you see them having an...
Ernest Macmillan and England
In 1943, Sir Ernest MacMillan, the most accomplished Canadian musician of the first half of this century, sat for an oil portrait by the Toronto artist Kenneth Forbes, wearing his academic robes as a Doctor of Music of Oxford University (figure 1). The...
French Music from the Enlightenment to Romanticism, 1789-1830
Jean Mongréthen. French Music from the Enlightenment to Romanticism, 1789-1830. Translated by Sylvain Frémaux. General Editor, Reinhard G. Pauly. Portland, Oreg.: Amadeus Press, 1996. 394 pp. ISBN 1-57467-011-5 (hardcover).With the exception of some...
Musicage: Cage Muses on Words, Art and Music/The Music of Conlon Nancarrow
Joan Retallack, ed. Musicage: Cage Muses on Words, Art and Music. Hanover, N.H.: Wesleyan University Press, 1996. xlvii, 360 pp. ISBN 0-8195-5285-2 (hardcover).Kyle Gann. The Music ofConlon Nancarrow. Music in the Twentieth Century Series, ed. Arnold...
Musica Poetica: Musical-Rhetorical Figures in the German Baroque
Dietrich Bartel. Musica Poetica: Musical-Rhetorical Figures in the German Baroque. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 1997. xv, 471 pp. ISBN 0-8032-1276-3 (hardcover).When scholarship in the field of English literature began to take an...
Music in Canada: A Research and Information Guide
Carl Morey. Music in Canada: A Research and Information Guide. New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1997. Music Research and Information Guides, vol. 20; Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, vol. 1823. xiii, 283 pp. ISBN 0-8153-1603-8 (hardcover).Originally...
Music Papers: Articles and Talks by a Canadian Composer, 1961-1994
John Beckwith. Music Papers: Articles and Talks by a Canadian Composer, 1961-1994. Ottawa: The Golden Dog Press, 1997. xiii, 256 pp. ISBN Q919614-72-8 (paperback).Few individuals have influenced the musical affairs of Canada during the past fifty years...
Opera and the Culture of Fascism
Jeremy Tambling. Opera and the Culture of Fascism. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. x, 274 pp. ISBN 0-19816566-8 (hardcover).The aim of this book is to show how opera was part of the culture which led to the fascist regimes...
Overtones and Undertones: Reading Film Music
Royal S. Brown. Overtones and Undertones: Reading Film Music. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994. x, 396 pp. ISBN 0-520-08320-2 (paperback).In the world of academic book publishing, Royal S. Brown's Overtones and Undertones: Reading Film...
The Organ in Manitoba: A History of the Instruments, the Builders, and the Players
James B. Hartman. The Organ in Manitoba: A History of the Instruments, the Builders, and the Players. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1997. xii, 292 pp. ISBN 0-88755-644-2 (paperback).Unlike the United States, France, the United Kingdom, and...
The Roaring Lion: Critical Musicology, the Aesthetic Experience, and the Music Department
Discipline yourselves, keep alert. Like a roaring lion your adversary the devil prowls around looking for someone to devour. Resist him, firm in your faith. . .1 Peter 5: 8-9a (NRSV)To open with a biblical text, however time-honoured it may be for a...
Visions of Sound: Musical Instruments of First Nations Communities
Beverley Diamond, M. Sam Cronk, and Franziska von Rosen. Visions of Sound: Musical Instruments of First Nations Communities. Waterloo, Ont.: Wilfrid Laurier Press, 1994. xvi, 221 pp. ISBN 0-88920-228 (hardcover), ISBN 0-88920-242-7 (paperback).In the...