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Ives, Concord sonata

piano sonata no. 2 ("Concord, Mass., 1840-1860")

by Geoffrey Holden Block

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ives, Charles, 1874-1954

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-109) and index.

    StatementGeoffrey Block.
    SeriesCambridge music handbooks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.I94 B56 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 114 p. :
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL810094M
    ISBN 10052149656X, 052149821X
    LC Control Number95046934

    Composer Henry Brant began his orchestration of Charles Ives' Piano Sonata No. 2 (Concord, MA, , or more simply, "The Concord Sonata") in with the encouragement of Ives' first biographer, Henry the outset, Brant's intention in orchestrating the "Concord" was "to present Ives' music in an easily playable form and to make it available to conductors who don't have 8/ Listen to your favorite songs from Charles: Ives: "Concord" Sonata/Maurice Wright: Sonata by Marc-Andre Hamelin Now. Stream ad-free with Amazon Music Unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Download our mobile app now.

      Harmony Ives was right about her husband, as began gradually to be realized after John Kirkpatrick performed Ives's “Concord Sonata” at New York's Town Hall in   Geoffrey Block is professor of music at the University of Puget Sound and the author of Charles Ives: A Bio-bibliography and the Cambridge Music Handbook on Ives's Concord Sonata.J. Peter Burkholder is associate professor of music at Indiana University and president of the Charles Ives Society. His previous books include All Made of Tunes: Charles Ives and the Uses of Musical .

    An obvious, yet important correlation between Ives and Emerson is Ives’s own extensive writing on the transcendentalist, found in his book Essays Before a Sonata. Written as an extended program for the Concord Sonata, the book outlines clearly Ives philosophical (transcendental) ideals, and consequently how these ideals play out in his music. Ives sums up his intentions with the Concord Sonata in the preface to his Essays Before a Sonata: "The whole is an attempt to present (one person’s) impression of the spirit of transcendentalism that is associated in the minds of many with Concord, Mass., of over a half century ago.


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Chalres Ives was 46 when he published his "Concord" Sonata, and as the liner notes tell us, Concord sonata book sprawling shape and diverse styles are the result of gathering a lot of music previously composed (none of it for solo piano) and needing a single dwelling.

Ives always had his own ideas about how music is held together or flies apart/5. One refreshing aspect of this book is that Gann takes seriously Ives's book Essays before a Sonata (), written to accompany the Concord, and demonstrates how the composer's ideas about the subject matter of the sonata - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, the Alcotts, and Henry David Thoreau - informed and shaped the composition of.

Charles Ives's massive Concord Sonata, his second sonata for piano, named after the town of Concord in Massachusetts, is central to his output and clearly reflects his aesthetic perspective. Geoffrey Block's wide-ranging account of the work thus provides an ideal introduction to this fascinating : Geoffrey Block.

Hello Kyle, enjoy your study of the various versions of the Concord Sonata. Here are a couple more John Kirkpatrick-related versions: there is a live recording posted on iTunes under ‘MUSI Life and Music of Charles Ives Concord Sonata’ to accompany a course on Ives by Dr.

Tom Owens at George Mason U. (author of ‘Selected Correspondence of Ives’). Essays Before a Sonata (Ives, Charles) It is very unlikely that this work is public domain in the EU, or in any Ives where the copyright term is life-plus years.

However, it is in the public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted) and other countries where the term is life-plus years (such as China, Japan, Korea and many others Composer: Ives, Charles.

Ininsurance executive Charles Ives sent out copies of a piano sonata to two hundred strangers. Laden with dissonant chords, complex rhythm, and a seemingly chaotic structure, the so-called Concord Sonata confounded the recipients, as did the accompanying book, Essays before a : Kyle Gann.

Charles Ives's massive Concord Sonata, his second sonata for piano, named after the town of Concord in Massachusetts, is central to his output and clearly reflects his aesthetic perspective. Geoffrey Block's wide-ranging account of the work thus provides an ideal introduction to this fascinating composer.

As well as a discussion of the Sonata's reception history from to the time of. "Charles Ives's massive Concord Sonata, his second sonata for piano, named after the town of Concord in Massachusetts, is central to his output and clearly reflects his aesthetic perspective.

Geoffrey Block's wide-ranging account of the work thus provides an ideal introduction to this fascinating composer. As well as a discussion of the Sonata's reception history from to the present, and Author: Geoffrey Block, Julian Rushton.

Charles Ives' massive Concord Sonata, his second sonata for piano, named after the town of Concord in Massachusetts, is central to his output and clearly reflects his aesthetic perspective. Geoffrey Block's wide-ranging account of the work thus provides an Price: $ Instead Ives gives his views on the authors he was representing, on program music in general, and on what it is that he thinks makes music great.

One of the earliest scraps of manuscript for the Concord Sonata is a page with a repeating flute melody over a repeating chord progression. The flute melody is the one that ended up becoming the main. Charles Ives, Piano Sonata No. 2 "Concord, Mass., ". "Emerson".

Alexei Lubimov, Piano. Laurent Verney, Viola. _____ The music. Book Description: Ininsurance executive Charles Ives sent out copies of a piano sonata to two hundred strangers.

Laden with dissonant chords, complex rhythm, and a seemingly chaotic structure, the so-called Concord Sonata confounded the recipients, as did the accompanying book, Essays before a.

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Ininsurance executive Charles Ives sent out copies of a piano sonata to two hundred strangers. Laden with dissonant chords, complex rhythm, and a seemingly chaotic structure, the so-called Concord Sonata confounded the recipients, as did the accompanying book, Essays before a Sonata.

Ives wrote the following essays as a (very big) set of program notes to accompany his second piano sonata. Here, he puts forth his elaborate theory of music and what it represents, and discusses Transcendental philosophy and its relation to music.

The essays explain Ives' own philosophy of and understanding of music and art. Canadian pianist Marc-André Hamelin recorded Ives's "Concord" Sonata in the late s -- a revelatory performance notable as much for its fiery virtuosity as for its depth of feeling.

On this remake, Hamelin is even more intense and more digitally daring. Fast tempos move like gale-force winds, for example, yet textures are amazingly : Hyperion Uk.

"Charles Ives's massive Concord Sonata, his second sonata for piano, named after the town of Concord in Massachusetts, is central to his output and clearly reflects his aesthetic perspective. The extravagance of the rhetoric that has been heaped upon Charles Ives’s Second Piano Sonata (“Concord, Mass: ”) would be hard to replicate even if you tried.

Lawrence Gilman, in his review of Kirkpatrick’s performance of the Concord Sonata“ ” at its New York. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The "Concord" Sonata on Discogs.5/5(2).

As it is, the Concord is coupled with a suave and affectionate account of Ives’s Fourth Violin Sonata, Childrens’ Day at the Camp Meeting. Here Ahonen is rejoined by his compatriot Pekka Kuusisto in a performance which perhaps smooths over some of the work’s angularity in favour of its nostalgia.

The “Concord” has always appeared to me formed by a Liszt Sonata in B Minor that escaped from passage on a mystic Mayflower, hid then between the serrations of tribal arrowheads, next amidst the lines of Puritan sermons, at last reemerging through Ives as his Second Piano Sonata when the old Calvinist headstones in the churchyard turned.Charles Ives: The Concord Sonata Charles Ives' "Concord Sonata" is a musical portrait of four famous authors who all lived in Concord, Massachusetts some years ago.

The first movement depicts Ralph Waldo Emerson, the second Nathaniel Hawthorne, the third Louisa May Alcott and the Alcott family, and the fourth Henry David Thoreau. Ininsurance executive Charles Ives sent out copies of a piano sonata to two hundred strangers.

Laden with dissonant chords, complex rhythm, and a seemingly chaotic structure, the so-called Concord Sonata confounded the recipients, as did the accompanying book, Essays before a 5/5(2).