Theme around three composers, and analysis of one composition of each

  1. Edgar Varèse - Ionisation
  2. Dmitri Shostakovich - Piano Quintet Op. 57
  3. Richard Strauss - Vier letzte Lieder (Im Abendrot)

Edgar Varèse (1883-1965)

Oxford Music Online (login Hanze required):

Edgar Varèse: https://doi-org.nlhhg.idm.oclc.org/10.1093/gmo/9781561592630.article.29042

United States of America (Art Music 20th century):https://doi-org.nlhhg.idm.oclc.org/10.1093/gmo/9781561592630.article.28794

Modernism (see musical characteristics): https://doi-org.nlhhg.idm.oclc.org/10.1093/gmo/9781561592630.article.40625

YouTube:

My playlist with items on Edgar Varèse: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLUmJV3lSGkGUkhQO5TzukDUlGDuVZuvZI

IMSLP:

Score of Ionisation (IMSLP) PDF

Spotify:

Complete works of Varèse conducted by Riccardo Chailly

https://open.spotify.com/album/1GVXkLXndn3JMWi9bftSZF?si=i60TRfSmRFypQkDWTVY-PA&dl_branch=1

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