By the late Schenker Heinrich,William Drabkin
In the 1st 5 "issues" that make up Der Tonwille, Schenker analyzes piano sonatas through Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven, in addition to shorter works together with preludes through Bach and diverse classical keyboard items. the quantity additionally comprises the 1st installments of a large-scale research of Beethoven's 5th Symphony which, in universal with a few of the different essays provided right here, is constituted of a close research of the ranking, a remark at the sketches and autograph and comparable textual difficulties, comments on functionality, and a critique of the literature at the symphony. most importantly, the essays during this quantity are the 1st that continuously include the idea that of "Urlinie" through coordinating an explanatory textual content with a "graph of the Urlinie" for every paintings mentioned. It additionally comprises the main broad expression of Schenker's outspoken philosophical, political, and inventive ideals, delivering a big cultural standpoint from which to view his theoretical work.
Under the management of William Drabkin, a workforce of well-regarded musicologists has produced this expert and lucid translation of Schenker's influential writings, a necessary source for English-reading musicologists and song theorists.
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