By Amanda Glauert
Despite growing to be curiosity within the songs of Hugo Wolf, there's nonetheless an absence of significant severe dialogue of the character of his achievements. This publication bargains an in-depth research of his song, together with unique analyses of chosen songs. views from musical research and background are introduced jointly to teach how this composer and late-nineteenth-century tune have a much more major position in aiding us to appreciate Wagner's musical and aesthetic impact than has but been learned.
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However, the impact of the closing return to thefirstvocal phrase in bar 17 is much heightened by the new sense that the song needs to recover balance after a glimpse of tonal departure. The song's details of containment and expansion in fact work together in a process of reaction and response, the balance between them being continually redefined. From bar 17 one might expectfinalclosure to be imminent, the voice's reach to a high Ft in bar 19 stressing the weight of the closing descent to A. Yet when the voice reaches the melodic A in bar 21, rhythmic and harmonic definition momentarily dissolve beneath it; the voice's rhyming cadence-point is elided with a return to the prelude and its shifting textures and stresses.
13). 13 might seem to overflow song-bound- 29 'Wagner of the Lied'? 14 Wolf, Der Corregidor, Act III scene 4 Lukas. beivegter, dochgemessen. A - ber sei - ne i ' Frau? uch * auch sie ich hab ei-nen Bu-ckel! V f f ist ja ei - ha ha! Ja aries, suggesting that all the 'games' arefinallyover perhaps, and the Corregidor has won. 13. 14). These mediant-style progressions, while striking in themselves, direct forwards to the point of resolution in a new version of 'Lukas's motif in a way that is decisive for the scene and the opera as a whole.
It as though song criticism had still failed to move beyond the initial debates aroused by Goethe's ideas for the genre of the lyric and his uncompromising demands that song-settings follow an unchanging strophic form, simple syllabic melodies and simple chordal accompaniments, to allow the words to shine through without musical distractions. Such strictures were usually honoured in the breach, Schubert's songs establishing the status of the genre by the incursion of dramatic musical features taken from opera and cantata.
Hugo Wolf and the Wagnerian Inheritance by Amanda Glauert