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Pacifism, Political Action, and Artistic Endeavor

Philip Brett.

in Music and Sexuality in Britten

November 2006; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 4773 words.

This chapter inquires into the cause for the conspicuous absence of erotic portrayal through music based on the theory propounded by Eduard Hanslick in his work On The Musically Beautiful (...

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Benjamin Britten – War Requiem

Dennis Shrock.

in Choral Monuments

July 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 13633 words.

The chapter begins with testimonies about the aesthetic impact of the War Requiem at the time of its premiere followed by a survey of war-themed musical compositions that preceded Britten’s...

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Zweig, Stefan

Richard Evidon.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Contemporary Music. 877 words.

(b Vienna, Nov 28, 1881; d Petrópolis, Brazil, Feb 22, 1942). Austrian writer . In his day a leading European literary figure, he was exceptionally cultivated and had deep humanistic...

Improvisation and Ecclesial Ethics

Samuel Wells.

in The Oxford Handbook of Critical Improvisation Studies, Volume 2

P ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History. 7035 words.

This chapter shows why and how Christian ethics is helpfully linked to improvisation in the theater. It describes universal (ethics for anyone), subversive (ethics for the excluded), and...

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