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160054 PS Piano music in the 19th century (ca 1830-1860) (2017S)

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max. 25 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 07.03. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-01
Tuesday 14.03. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-01
Tuesday 21.03. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-01
Tuesday 28.03. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-01
Tuesday 04.04. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-01
Tuesday 25.04. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-01
Tuesday 02.05. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-01
Tuesday 09.05. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-01
Tuesday 16.05. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-01
Tuesday 23.05. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-01
Tuesday 30.05. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-01
Tuesday 13.06. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-01
Tuesday 20.06. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-01
Tuesday 27.06. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 Musikwissenschaft UniCampus Hof 9, 3G-EG-01

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Aims, contents and method of the course

The seminar is designed as an introduction and overview of the piano music of the 19th century. The students will be confronted with the most important works of the era and questions about form, harmony and the technique of piano playing will be discussed. The virtuoso compositions of the "romantic" composers such as Schumann, Liszt and Chopin will be in the centre of the class. However, the origins of this virtuosity, represented through Kalkbrenner, Hummel and Moscheles will also be highlighted. Furthermore, composers who are not that renowned like the great Liszt-counterpart Thalberg and Clara Wieck/Schumann are being put into consideration, too.
The key issue of the seminar lies on musical analysis, especially of the sonata-form since late-Beethoven and on motivic developments and harmonic progressions, e.g. Liszt’s sonata in b minor. Apart from the sonata, new genres such as the opera-paraphrase, fantasia and cyclical compositions are treated. Finally, contemporary reception of this music shall be mentioned in order to emphasise the ramifications and the fascinating panorama of this time.

Additional to the thematic content of the class, methods of scientific practices such as quotation and research will be taught.

Assessment and permitted materials

regular and active participation, homework, presentation and seminar paper

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Voraussichtliches Repertoire:

Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Klaviersonate fis-Moll op. 81, D-Dur op. 106; Ignaz Moscheles: 24 Studien op. 70, "Alexandervariationen" op. 32
Robert Schumann: Carneval op. 9, Kreisleriana op. 16, Fantasie C-Dur op. 17, Faschingsschwank aus Wien op. 26
Clara Wieck/Schumann: Soirées musicales op. 6, Variations de concert op. 8
Frédéric Chopin: Études op. 10&25, Ballade g-Moll op. 23, Nocturnes op. 27, Préludes op. 28, Klaviersonate b-Moll op. 35, Polonaise As-Dur op. 44 & 53
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Lieder ohne Worte
Franz Liszt: Opernparaphrasen / Réminiscences, Années de Pélerinage, Études d'exécution transcendante, Ungarische Rhapsodie Nr. 14, h-Moll-Sonate, Benedictions de Dieu dans la Solitude, Deux légendes
Sigismund Thalberg: Große Sonate op. 56, Fantasien und Variationen über berühmte Opern der Zeit
Johannes Brahms: C-Dur Sonate op. 1

Reading list

Dahlhaus, Carl: Die Musik des 19. Jahrhunderts, Laaber 1996.
Geck, Martin: Robert Schumann. Mensch und Musiker der Romantik, München 2010.
Gut, Serge: Franz Liszt, Sinzig 2009.
Loos, Helmut (Hg.): Robert Schumann. Interpretation seiner Werke, 2 Bde, Laaber 2005.
Zielinski, Tadeusz: Chopin. Sein Leben, sein Werk, seine Zeit, Mainz 2008.

Association in the course directory

PRO, HIS-V2, FRE; B03, B08, B10, B17

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