Recent Submissions

  • Alban Berg 

    Schroeder, David P.. 1999. "Alban Berg." In Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern: A companion to the Second Viennese School., 185-250. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press.
    Unlike Schoenberg, Berg spent much time at the Viennese cafés, an environment that had a substantial influence on him and his works. Berg's interests were shaped in that environment, and often ran counter to Schoenberg's ...
  • Mozart in revolt: Strategies of resistence, mischief and deception 

    Schroeder, David P.. 1999. Mozart in revolt: Strategies of resistence, mischief and deception. New Haven: Yale University Press.
    A study of Mozart's letters during his time in Paris, in the context of the 18th-c. letter-writing tradition, provides new insight into his relationship with his father, Leopold Mozart, and his development as a composer.
  • Pubblico e recezione nelle sinfonie londinesi di Haydn 

    Schroeder, David P.. 1999. "Pubblico e recezione nelle sinfonie londinesi di Haydn." In Haydn, . Bologna: Società editrice il Mulino.
    An Italian translation of the article abstracted as RILM ref]1985-02244/ref].
  • Haydn and the Enlightenment: The late symphonies and their audience 

    Schroeder, David P.. 1990. Haydn and the Enlightenment: The late symphonies and their audience. Oxford: Clarendon.
    Haydn was not isolated from 18th-c. enlightened thinking; his moral aspirations are apparent in many compositions. The means for achieving enlightened goals are particularly well developed in his late symphonies. The ...
  • Hitchcock's ear: Music and the director's art 

    Schroeder, David P.. 2012. Hitchcock's ear: Music and the director's art. New York: Continuum.
    Unedited] Music is an underexplored dimension in Hitchcock’s works. Taking a different view from most works on Hitchcock, this book focuses on how an expanded definition of music influences Hitchcock’s conception of ...
  • Mozart and late eighteenth-century aesthetics 

    Schroeder, David P.. 2003. "Mozart and late eighteenth-century aesthetics." In The Cambridge companion to Mozart., 48-58. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    Literature about Mozart through the late 20th c. focused so much on his genius (particularly his childlike status), that the influence of aesthetics and contemporary thought on the composer has been widely overlooked. He ...
  • Our Schubert: His enduring legacy 

    Schroeder, David P.. 2009. Our Schubert: His enduring legacy. Lanham: Scarecrow Press.
    Examines Schubert and the ways audiences and artists—both his contemporaries and their descendents—relate to him, analyzing some of the uses of Schubert's music and providing an intimate portrait of the man. Audiences ...
  • Orchestral music: Symphonies and concertos 

    Schroeder, David P.. 2005. "Orchestral music: Symphonies and concertos." In <B>The Cambridge companion to Haydn</B>, . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    Haydn, like many other 18th-c. artists and philosophers, placed vocal music above instrumental music in terms of expressive power, and he often viewed symphonic composition through an operatic or vocal lens. He approached ...
  • Arnold Schoenberg as poet and librettist: Dualism, epiphany, and Die Jakobsleiter 

    Schroeder, David P., (Author). 2000. "Arnold Schoenberg as poet and librettist: Dualism, epiphany, and Die Jakobsleiter." In Political and religious ideas in the works of Arnold Schoenberg, 41-59. Hoboken: Taylor and Francis.
    Schoenberg often dismissed his talents as a poet and librettist, despite the fact that he wrote many of the texts for his major vocal works. The text of Die Jakobsleiter is complex and shows evidence of various literary, ...
  • Cinema's illusions, opera's allure: The operatic impulse in film 

    Schroeder, David P.. 2002. Cinema's illusions, opera's allure: The operatic impulse in film. New York: Continuum.
    Explores the numerous ways in which opera proved to be a useful model for early cinema and a resource of filmic images. The influence of Richard Wagner on filmmakers as well as the visual images they devised—emerging ...
  • Review of Re-reading Poetry: Schubert's Multiple Settings of Goethe. By Sterling Lambert 

    Schroeder, David. 2011. "Re-reading Poetry: Schubert's Multiple Settings of Goethe. By Sterling Lambert." Music & Letters 92(3): 488-489.
    A review of the book "Re-Reading Poetry: Schubert's Multiple Settings of Goethe," by Sterling Lambert, is presented.
  • Musical Listening in the German Enlightenment: Attention, Wonder and Astonishment 

    Schroeder, David. 2006. "Musical Listening in the German Enlightenment: Attention, Wonder and Astonishment." Notes 62(4): 961-963.
    Reviews the book "Musical Listening in the German Enlightenment: Attention, Wonder and Astonishment," by Matthew Riley.
  • Joe Lovano: Bird in Our Time 

    Schroeder, David. 2013. "Joe Lovano: Bird in Our Time." IAJRC Journal 46(1): 10-13.
    An interview with jazz saxophonist Joe Lovano is presented. When asked about the emergence of the bebop style among young musicians, he says that only a few accept the new music. He relates the transition of bebop music ...
  • Feminine voices in Schubert's early laments 

    Schroeder, David P.. 1994. "Feminine voices in Schubert's early laments." Music Review 55(3): 183.
    Examines the work of Franz Schubert, focusing on the feminine voices in his early laments. Schurbert's ability to enter feminine persona in his work; Details information on Schubert's early work.
  • Haydn and Gellert: parallels in eighteenth-century music and literature 

    Schroeder, David P., (Author). 1983. "Haydn and Gellert: parallels in eighteenth-century music and literature." Current musicology 35: 7-18.
    Asserts that Haydn's interest in C.F. Gellert extended considerably beyond the part-song settings of some of the latter's Geistliche Lieder. Haydn considered Gellert his hero, and Haydn's approach to composition was ...
  • Polarity in Schubert's 'Unfinished' symphony 

    Schroeder, David P.. 1980. "Polarity in Schubert's 'Unfinished' symphony." Canadian university music review/Revue de musique des universités canadiennes 1: 22-34.
    The consistency with which Franz Schubert wrote lieder throughout his career allows one to look upon the lieder of any period as an indication of his spiritual and musical inclinations. Prior to his work on the 'Unfinished' ...
  • Berg, Strindberg, and D minor 

    Schroeder, David P. 1990. "Berg, Strindberg, and D minor." College music symposium 30(2): 74-89.
    Strindberg used music, especially Beethoven's works in D minor, as a structural basis for some of his plays. In Wozzeck and Der Wein, Berg demonstrated that, like Strindberg, he could use tonality ”specifically the key of ...
  • Melodic source material and Haydn's creative process 

    Schroeder, David P., (Author). 1982. "Melodic source material and Haydn's creative process." The musical quarterly 68(4): 496-515.
    The dramatic contrast of melodic material between slow introductions and allegro themes in Joseph Haydn's late symphonies reflects Haydn's inadvertent or conscious use of particular types of melodic source material. Allegro ...
  • Schubert's 'Einsamkeit' and Haslinger's Winterreise 

    Schroeder, David P., (Author). 1990. "Schubert's 'Einsamkeit' and Haslinger's Winterreise." Music & letters 71(3): 352-360.
    Although Schubert scholars generally have accepted the two-part edition by Tobias Haslinger of Schubert's Winterreise as authoritative, it would appear that changes to Schubert's submitted draft were made by a copyist ...
  • Schubert the singer 

    Schroeder, David P., (Author). 1988. "Schubert the singer." The music review 49(4): 254-266.
    If regarded as dynamic markings, Schubert's 'hairpin' signs, and the similar short wedge signs, are often redundant, or make little sense. Instead, his intention appears to be to convey subtle tempo variations such as a ...

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