Musical Times

A quarterly publication that covers topics in classical music and includes an extensive archive of obituaries of leading musicians.

Articles from Vol. 151, No. 1911, Summer

A Shouting Silence: Further Thoughts about Schubert's 'Unfinished'
In ins 1928 article about the 'Unfinished', Herbert Peyser raised the following trenchant questions about the silence that surrounded the unexplained circumstances and even the existence of Schubert's B minor symphony: 'Above all, what came over the...
Dukas's 'Victory': A Cultural and Political Reading of a Post-WWI Manuscript
The tale of Paul Dukas's cripplingly critical view of his own music is familiar to scholars: when his friend George Enescu enquired in early 1935 as to the whereabouts of his unpublished manuscripts, he reportedly replied that he had burned them all.1...
London Mozartiana: Wolfgang's Disputed Age & Early Performances of Allegri's Miserere
IN MOZART'S LIFE TRAJ LCTORY, London stands as a soda] extreme as well as a geographical one. It was Europe's musi populous, wealthy and liberal city, yet also the noisiest, most polluted and crime-infested. This contrast is well documented in Leopold's...
Schumann's First Symphony: 'The Nightwatchman'
Your remark, Florestan, that you love the Pastoral Symphony and the Eroica less, because Beethoven himself gave them those names and thereby imposed bounds on the imagination, seems to me based on a just intuition. But if you ask me why, I could hardly...
The Composer, the Choreographer and the Film Star: Henri Dutilleux's Music for Ballet
Henri dutilleux (born in 1 9 16) had the musical background and training one would expect of a French composition student in the first half of the 20th century: he entered the Paris Conservatoire in [933, and five years later he won first prize in the...
The Demotic Schumann (So What Is This 'Tone of the People'?): Fünf Stücke Im Volkston Op. 102
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)Schumann was in the best sense a friend of the people(Marie von Lindemann, erstwhile singer in Schumann's Dresden choral society)AT the end OF the 1840S two of music's greatest figures were in Dresden, the 'Florence...

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