I reckon Sibelius is the greatest symphonist after Mahler, but even he was silenced by the establishment. From Wordnik.com. [Archive 2004-07-01] Reference
Their different, equally valid approaches simply communicate different things about Schumann as symphonist. From Wordnik.com. [Schumann on CD] Reference
The symphonist Harris grew up on a farm in Oklahoma and repeatedly mentions the beautiful potatoes his father grew. From Wordnik.com. [Yale Press Log:] Reference
Bursting its seams with ambition, "Omeros" nonetheless confirms Walcott as the foremost symphonist of the language he adores. From Wordnik.com. [The Man Who Loves English] Reference
I've always liked that passage in Shaw, too, except for the bit that implies Haydn was a worse symphonist- that's just silly, right?. From Wordnik.com. [Haydn and Mozart] Reference
Szymanowski, nor Karlowicz (Poland's first symphonist), nor Grazyna Bacewicz (one of the greatest woman composers of the 20th century). From Wordnik.com. [Remarks made upon receipt of the Cavalier's Cross, Order of Polonia Restituta] Reference
Dear Trevor: I don't think Shaw was implying that Haydn was a worst symphonist, merely that Mozart was quite completely in a league of his own. From Wordnik.com. [Haydn and Mozart] Reference
If you really want to take the measure of Mozart 1756-1791 as a symphonist, do not juxtapose him with Haydn, the other ne plus ultra of the time. From Wordnik.com. ['Contemporaries of Mozart Collection' offers contrasts to the master] Reference
Louis Mushro, hair collector, is selling clips from his collection, including 1/16 - long scraps from everyone's favorite happy-go-lucky proto-Romantic symphonist. From Wordnik.com. [Lather, rinse, (exposition) repeat] Reference
Before Beethoven found himself as a symphonist, the concerto was the public genre that marked the stages of his march to success and, as the nineteenth century saw it, greatness. From Wordnik.com. [Beethoven and the Big Change] Reference
Scroll down this post and you can hear No Wave cult heroines Y Pants — artists Barbara Ess, Virginia Piersol, and Gail Vachon — performing their version of the Rolling Stones '"Off the Hook," produced by guitar symphonist Glenn Branca. From Wordnik.com. [Archive 2007-08-01] Reference
Solo or in a crowd, sine wave symphonist Charles Cohen never plays it straight. by A.D. Amorosi. From Wordnik.com. [The Clog] Reference
For a great symphonist like Brahms who strove to equal Beethoven, the process could be long and grueling. From Wordnik.com. [Chicago Reader] Reference
David Cox explained to Joystiq this morning that Oscar Araujo, a Spanish symphonist, has been granted that burden. From Wordnik.com. [Joystiq] Reference
They show a young composer's melodious and harmonically attractive inclinations which will in the end culminate as a very accomplished symphonist. From Wordnik.com. [Audiophile Audition Headlines] Reference
Sure, there have been isolated cases of brilliant invention since the last major symphonist, Sibelius -- Ives, Copland, Stravinsky writing in tonal vein. From Wordnik.com. [Chicago Reader] Reference
But he was in his soul a poet, in his heart a symphonist, and intellectually (as many futile efforts proved) incapable of producing a piece for the boards. From Wordnik.com. [A Book of Operas Their Histories, Their Plots, and Their Music] Reference
Best known as a prolific symphonist, the American composer Gloria Coates is also the creator of a wealth of distinctive and darkly beautiful chamber music. From Wordnik.com. [SFGate: Top News Stories] Reference
Boito thinks like a symphonist, and his purpose is profoundly poetical, but its appreciation asks more than the ordinary opera-goer is willing or able to give. From Wordnik.com. [A Book of Operas Their Histories, Their Plots, and Their Music] Reference
This brings us to Hector Berlioz, the famous French symphonist, the exponent par excellence of programme music, that is, music intended to illustrate a special story. From Wordnik.com. [For Every Music Lover A Series of Practical Essays on Music] Reference
In a criticism of Strauss's "Symphonia Domestica" I took occasion to point out that a large latitude must be allowed to the dramatic composer which must be denied to the symphonist. From Wordnik.com. [Chapters of Opera Being historical and critical observations and records concerning the lyric drama in New York from its earliest days down to the present time] Reference
From 1957 to 1962, Tishchenko studied at the Leningrad Conservatoire, where his teachers included the distinguished symphonist Vadim Salmanov, whose more conventionally Soviet music also left its mark on him. From Wordnik.com. [The Guardian World News] Reference
As a symphonist he follows classic form, and is more successful than any other writer in the slow movements, a department in which most of the later writers are distinctly weak, since in an idealized folk song. From Wordnik.com. [A Popular History of the Art of Music From the Earliest Times Until the Present] Reference
As a symphonist he displayed fertility in picturesque sonorities, facility in tracing the outlines and filling in the details of form, keen sense of balance of orchestral tone, thorough scientific knowledge of his materials, and, as some one has said, became all but a master in the highest sense. From Wordnik.com. [For Every Music Lover A Series of Practical Essays on Music] Reference
But he was not at his best in operatic writing, ” this symphonist, this creator of great orchestral forms. From Wordnik.com. [Beethoven A Character Study]
Meyerbeer was no symphonist. From Wordnik.com. [The Perfect Wagnerite, Commentary on the Ring] Reference
A symphonist?. From Wordnik.com. [Playback:stl Syndication] Reference
At this time Beethoven was barely tolerated in Paris, and the great symphonist was ruthlessly clipped and shorn to suit the French taste, which pronounced him “bizarre, incoherent, diffuse, bustling with rough modulations and wild harmonies, destitute of melody, forced in expression, noisy, and fearfully difficult,” even as England at the same time frowned down his immortal works as “obstreperous roarings of modern frenzy.”. From Wordnik.com. [The Great Italian and French Composers]
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