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4. Money

4. Money  

D. Kern Holoman

in The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780199365869
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199760282.003.0004
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chapter
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9780199760282
In the early nineteenth century, concert finances were simple: income from the season's tickets minus production costs equals income for the musicians. These primitive but workable ... More
7. Commentary

7. Commentary  

D. Kern Holoman

in The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780199365869
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199760282.003.0007
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chapter
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9780199760282
Early music journalism was carried out in newspapers and magazines and the writers were strict professionals. ‘Commentary’ describes the process of music review and provides a history of ... More
The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction

The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction  

D. Kern Holoman

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Oct 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780199365869
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199760282.001.0001
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book
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9780199760282
The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction considers the structure, roots, and day-to-day functioning of the modern philharmonic society and explores topics ranging from the life ... More
5. Conductors

5. Conductors  

D. Kern Holoman

in The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2012
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9780199365869
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10.1093/actrade/9780199760282.003.0005
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9780199760282
The conductor's artistic duty is singular in purpose: to plan and lead concerts. He or she must also be a teacher, guardian, high priest, philanthropist, and charismatic leader. ... More
6. Repertoire

6. Repertoire  

D. Kern Holoman

in The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2012
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9780199365869
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10.1093/actrade/9780199760282.003.0006
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9780199760282
The orchestral repertoire necessarily pivots around Beethoven and Brahms, since the orchestra is defined by their work and, by contrast, their work in its pursuit of the symphonic ideal. ... More
3. Venue

3. Venue  

D. Kern Holoman

in The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365869
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199760282.003.0003
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chapter
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9780199760282
Not many of the original venues built for concert music are still used. A venue becomes well-known for its acoustics, measured in terms of audience and performer satisfaction, and more ... More
1. Philharmonia

1. Philharmonia  

D. Kern Holoman

in The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365869
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199760282.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199760282
The philharmonic society started off as a local coalition of players, listeners, and financial backers. The initial aim was to sponsor public concerts of orchestral music. It has always ... More

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