Le "Choral-Variationen" Bach-Stravinsky per la basilica di San Marco: simbologia e Quadrato magico

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Abstract

First performed in the Basilica of St. Mark on 13th September 1956, Stravinky’s Choral Variations on the Christmas Carol “Vom Himmel hoch...” (1955-56) are an original and creative reinvention of the Canonische Veränderungen BWV 796 by J.S. Bach, which has a deep relationship with the architectural structure and the symbols of the Basilica, and also – but more secretly – with the Magic square SATOR / AREPO / TENET / OPERA / ROTAS and with the music of Anton Webern.
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)29-52
Number of pages24
JournalDe Musica Disserenda
VolumeXVI
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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