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Author Stepien, Wojciech.

Title The Sound of Finnish Angels : Musical Signification in Five Instrumental Compositions by Einojuhani Rautavaara.

Published Hillsdale : Boydell & Brewer, 2011.

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Physical description 1 online resource (290 pages).
Series Interplay ; v. Volume 9
Interplay.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Contents Frontcover; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I: THEORETICAL BACKGROUNDS; Chapter 1: Musical Syntax or Semantics?; Theories of Musical Representation as Methodological Tools; The Art of Musical Rhetoric; Actor, Actant, and Musical Persona; Mythical Narration; The Uncanny; Topics; Ekphrasis; Chapter 2: Angels in Religions and Beliefs; Pre-Christian Angels; Jewish Angelology and the Kabbalah; Christian Angels; Islamic Angels; New Age Angels; Chapter 3: Musical Approaches to Angels; Musica coelestis: the Theory of Angelic Choirs; Angelic Modes and Scales.
The Diabolus in Musica: Angelic and Demonic IntervalsThe Angel as a Number; The Angel as an Actor; The Angel as an Instrument; The Dies irae and Apocalyptic Angels; The Angel as a Rhetorical Figure; Angels and National Spirits; Angelic Dreams; Representations of Angels in 20th-century Instrumental Music; Bergâ#x80;#x99;s Violin Concerto â#x80;#x9C;Dem Andenken eines Engelsâ#x80;#x9D;; Hindemithâ#x80;#x99;s Symphony â#x80;#x9C;Mathis der Malerâ#x80;#x9D; and Marienleben; Crumbâ#x80;#x99;s String Quartet Black Angels; Messiaenâ#x80;#x99;s Theology of Angels; Pop-angels: the Destruction of the Angelic Symbol in Popular Music.
Chapter 4: Rautavaaraâ#x80;#x99;s Mystical AestheticsRautavaaraâ#x80;#x99;s Output as Macrotext; The Artist as a Medium; Between Past and Present: Childhood Memories, Dreams, and Psychology; The Aesthetic of the Double; Literary and Philosophical Associations; Titles as Mantras; Pictorial Aspects of Music; Personal Myth as Universal Myth; PART II: ANALYSIS; Chapter 5: Analysis of Rautavaaraâ#x80;#x99;s Instrumental Works about Angels; Archangel Michael Fighting the Antichrist; Angels and Visitations (Angel Trilogy, Part I); The Double Bass Concerto Angel of Dusk (Angel Trilogy, Part II); â#x80;#x9C;His first appearanceâ#x80;#x9D.
Â#x80;#x9C;His monologueâ#x80;#x9D;â#x80;#x9C;His last appearanceâ#x80;#x9D;; Conclusion; Monologue with Angels; The Seventh Symphony â#x80;#x9C;Angel of Lightâ#x80;#x9D; (Angel Trilogy, Part III); Movement I; Movement II; Movement III; Movement IV; Playgrounds for Angels; Three Timbral Groups in Asynchronous Sections; Instrumental Interactions and Relations; Conclusion; PART III: INTERPRETATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS; Chapter 6: â#x80;#x9C;Angelicâ#x80;#x9D; Features in Rautavaaraâ#x80;#x99;s Instrumental Works; The â#x80;#x9C;Disturbanceâ#x80;#x9D; Technique; Musica Automata / Senza Espressivo; Mechanical Elements; The Signification of Musica Automata; Signification of Instruments.
WoodwindsMetallophones; Strings; Brass; The Rest of the Percussion Group; Solo Instruments; Dark versus Light; Mandala Form; Chapter 7: Musical Ekphrasis; The Angel in Rilkeâ#x80;#x99;s Duino Elegies; Rilkeâ#x80;#x99;s Duino Elegies in Rautavaaraâ#x80;#x99;s Music; Rilkeâ#x80;#x99;s Angel as a Jungian Archetype; Rilkeâ#x80;#x99;s Terrifying Angels in Rautavaaraâ#x80;#x99;s Instrumental Music; Aspects of the Uncanny in Rilkeâ#x80;#x99;s and Rautavaaraâ#x80;#x99;s Angels; Beyond Rilke: Rautavaaraâ#x80;#x99;s Musical (Self- )Ekphrasis; Conclusion; Appendix: Text of Rilkeâ#x80;#x99;s Die erste Elegie / The First Elegy; List of Illustrations; Index of Names; About the Author.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Rautavaara, Einojuhani, 1928-2016. Instrumental music.
Angels -- Songs and music -- History and criticism.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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