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Author Barry, Barbara R.

Title The philosopher's stone : essays in the transformation of musical structure / by Barbara R. Barry.

Published Hillsdale, N.Y. : Pendragon Press, c2000.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description viii, 238 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Pendragon Press series in musicology
Pendragon Press musicological series
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Dialectics of form in nineteenth century music -- Image and imagination in Schumann's G minor sonata -- Dialectival structure in action : the Scherzo of Beethoven's F major Razoumovsky Quartet reconsidered -- Reciprocity and reconstruction : the hidden program in Mahier's Fifth symphony -- Mozart through the looking glass -- The spider's stratagem : the motif of masking in Don Giovanni --| Debt and transfiguration : Mozart's "Haydn" Quartets by way of Haydn's Op.33 -- Inversional symmetry in The Magic Flute -- Beethoven studies -- Pitch interpretation and cyclical procedures in middle-period Beethoven -- Teleology and structural determinants in Beethoven's C sharp minor Quartet, Op. 131 -- Recycling the end of the Leibquartett: models, meaning and propriety in Beethoven's Quartet in B flat major, Op. 130 -- Cyclival form : the retracting of a journey -- "Sehnsucht" and melancholy: explorations of time and structure in Schibert's Winterreise -- Eternal return in Das Lied von der Erde -- Stockhausen's "Plus-Minus" : autobiography as criticism in the Comet's tail of the avant-garde.
Subject Musical form
Music theory
Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics
Variant Title Essays in the transformation of musical structure
ISBN 1576470105