The reception of Robert Burns in music

McCue, K. and Rycroft, M. (2014) The reception of Robert Burns in music. In: Pittock, M. (ed.) The Reception of Robert Burns in Europe. Series: The reception of British and Irish authors in Europe. Bloomsbury Academic: London, pp. 267-291. ISBN 9781441170316

McCue, K. and Rycroft, M. (2014) The reception of Robert Burns in music. In: Pittock, M. (ed.) The Reception of Robert Burns in Europe. Series: The reception of British and Irish authors in Europe. Bloomsbury Academic: London, pp. 267-291. ISBN 9781441170316

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Abstract

This chapter explores the many different musical responses to Burns's lyrical poetry from his own time (the settings of Haydn, Beethoven and fellow Scottish composers), through the song settings of Robert Schumann, Robert Franz in the nineteenth century and to the many orchestral, choral and vocal settings of the twentieth century, culminating in a new commission for 2009 by James MacMillan.

Item Type:Book Sections
Keywords:music, poetry
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McCue, Professor Kirsteen and Rycroft, Professor Marjorie
Authors: McCue, K., and Rycroft, M.
Subjects:M Music and Books on Music > ML Literature of music
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > Scottish Literature
College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > Music
Publisher:Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN:9781441170316

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