Music Studies

Music Studies
Encyclopedia entries:
Akehurst, F. R. P. and Davis, J. M. A (1995). Handbook of the Troubadours. University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles.
The book focuses on the study of the development of music from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment. The book gives insight into the basic trends of the music of the 18th century and helps to understand changes that have occurred to music since the Middle Ages. The authors mention works by Beethoven as samples of the new music of the Enlightenment.
Davidson, A.T. & Apel, W. (2006). Historical Anthology of Music. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.
The book provides an overview of the historical development of music. The book is particularly useful because it combines the critical analysis of music development with the socio-cultural, political and socio-economic changes that occurred in the world in the 18th century, including Beethoven and his works, such as sonata in F minor “Appassionata”.

Books:
Lawson, C. (2008). The Historical Performance of Music: An Introduction. New York: Random House.
The book focuses on the study of music and its development in the 18th century. The author explores the development of music in the historical context of the epoch. The author analyzes numerous musical works, including Beethoven’s sonata in F minor “Appassionata”.
Lenneberg, H. (2003). On the Publishing and Dissemination of Music, 1500-1850. New York: Routledge.
The author explores basic changes that occurred to music and culture in the 16th – 19th centuries. The book helps to understand socio-cultural changes and their impact on music development. The author defines Beethoven as one of the most significant composers of his time. The author pays a particular attention to Beethoven’s sonata in F minor “Appassionata”.
Radcliffe, P. (1967). Schubert Piano Sonatas. London: British Broadcasting Corporation.
The author of the book focuses on Schubert Piano Sonatas but the book reveals the close relationship between Schubert’s sonatas and woks of his predecessors, including Beethoven. In terms of example, the author analyzes Beethoven’s sonata in F minor “Appassionata” and compares it to Schubert’s sonatas.

Journal articles:
Austern, L.P. (Summer 1985). "Thomas Ravenscroft: Musical chronicler of an Elizabethan theater company." Journal of the American Musicological Society. Vol. XXXVIII/2 238-63.
The article explores the development of music and theatre in the 18th century. The author attempts to expand the scope of the research from music solely to theatre and basic socio-cultural changes that occurred in that time.
Ramalingam, V. S. (1990). "Berlioz, Beethoven, and 'One fatal remembrance.'" In Beyond the Moon: Festchrift Luther Dittmer, ed. Bryan Gillingham and Paul Merkley, Musicological Studies, vol. 53: 394-409.
The article compares works of Berlioz and Beethoven. The author uses Beethoven’s sonata in F minor “Appassionata” as one of the works to compare to Berlioz’s works.
Ringer, A. L. (July 1966). "The Art of the Third Guess: Beethoven to Becker to Bartok." The Musical Quarterly, 52: 304-12.
The author explores the evolution and change of music from Beethoven to Becker and Bartok. The author reveals similarities and differences in their work comparing and contrasting them, including the sonata in F minor “Appassionata” by Beethoven.
Rodda, R. E. (May 1978). "Genesis of a Symphony: Tippett's Symphony No. 3." The Music Review 39: 110-16.
The author analyzes the development of a symphony. In this article, the author discusses Beethoven’s sonata in F minor “Appassionata” as one of the works which paved the way to the development of symphony.
Rosen, C. (Fall 1980). "Influence: Plagiarism and Inspiration." 19th-Century Music, 4: 87-100.
The author discusses the impact of Beethoven’s works, such as sonata in F minor “Appassionata” on other composers. The article reveals that Beethoven’s works inspired many composers, while some composers simply plagiarized some elements of his works.

References:

Akehurst, F. R. P. and Davis, J. M. A (1995). Handbook of the Troubadours. University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles.
Austern, L.P. (Summer 1985). "Thomas Ravenscroft: Musical chronicler of an Elizabethan theater company." Journal of the American Musicological Society Vol. XXXVIII/2 238-63.
Davidson, A.T. & Apel, W. (2006). Historical Anthology of Music. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.
Lawson, C. (2008). The Historical Performance of Music: An Introduction. New York: Random House.
Lenneberg, H. (2003). On the Publishing and Dissemination of Music, 1500-1850. New York: Routledge.
Radcliffe, P. (1967). Schubert Piano Sonatas. London: British Broadcasting Corporation.
Ramalingam, V. S. (1990). "Berlioz, Beethoven, and 'One fatal remembrance.'" In Beyond the Moon: Festchrift Luther Dittmer, ed. Bryan Gillingham and Paul Merkley, Musicological Studies, vol. 53: 394-409.
Ringer, A. L. (July 1966). "The Art of the Third Guess: Beethoven to Becker to Bartok." The Musical Quarterly, 52: 304-12.
Rodda, R. E. (May 1978). "Genesis of a Symphony: Tippett's Symphony No. 3." The Music Review 39: 110-16.
Rosen, C. (Fall 1980). "Influence: Plagiarism and Inspiration." 19th-Century Music, 4: 87-100.

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