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Broken BeautyMusical Modernism and the Representation of Disability

Broken Beauty: Musical Modernism and the Representation of Disability

Joseph Straus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190871208
eISBN:
9780190871239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190871208.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Modernist music is centrally concerned with the representation and narration of disability. The most characteristic features of musical modernism—fractured forms, immobilized harmonies, conflicting ... More

Carter

Carter

David Schiff

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190259150
eISBN:
9780190259181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259150.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book surveys the life and work of the great American composer Elliott Carter (1908–2012). It examines his formative, and often ambivalent, engagements with Charles Ives and other ... More

Consuming DanceChoreography and Advertising

Consuming Dance: Choreography and Advertising

Colleen T. Dunagan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190491369
eISBN:
9780190491406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190491369.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Consuming Dance examines dance in television and online advertising as both cultural product and cultural meaning-maker. The text interweaves semiotics, choreographic analysis, cultural studies, ... More

Drumming Asian AmericaTaiko, Performance, and Cultural Politics

Drumming Asian America: Taiko, Performance, and Cultural Politics

Angela K. Ahlgren

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199374014
eISBN:
9780199374052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199374014.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

With its dynamic choreographies and booming drumbeats, taiko has gained worldwide popularity since its emergence in 1950s Japan. Harnessed by Japanese Americans in the late 1960s, taiko’s sonic ... More

Fantasies of ImprovisationFree Playing in Nineteenth-Century Music

Fantasies of Improvisation: Free Playing in Nineteenth-Century Music

Dana Gooley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190633585
eISBN:
9780190633615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190633585.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book is the first history of keyboard improvisation in European music in the postclassical and romantic periods (c. 1815–1870). Grounded in primary sources, it documents practices of ... More

Hollywood HarmonyMusical Wonder and the Sound of Cinema

Hollywood Harmony: Musical Wonder and the Sound of Cinema

Frank Lehman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190606398
eISBN:
9780190606435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190606398.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

Film music represents one of the few remaining underexplored frontiers for the field of music theory. Discovering its inner workings from a theoretical perspective is imperative if we wish to ... More

Leipzig After BachChurch and Concert Life in a German City

Leipzig After Bach: Church and Concert Life in a German City

Jeffrey S. Sposato

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190616953
eISBN:
9780190616984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190616953.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines church music and public concert music in Leipzig, Germany, a city in Saxony, in the period between 1750 (the year Thomaskantor Johann Sebastian Bach died) and 1847 (the year that ... More

The Notebooks of Alexander Skryabin

The Notebooks of Alexander Skryabin

Simon Nicholls

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190863661
eISBN:
9780190863692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863661.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Skryabin’s life spanned the tumultuous political events and artistic developments of the end of the nineteenth century and the early years of the twentieth but was cut short before the end of the ... More

Organized TimeRhythm, Tonality, and Form

Organized Time: Rhythm, Tonality, and Form

Jason Yust

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190696481
eISBN:
9780190696511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696481.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book presents a theory of temporal structure for music, making two main arguments. The first is that a single model of temporal structure, expressible in the form of a certain type of ... More

Renegotiating French IdentityMusical Culture and Creativity in France during Vichy and the German Occupation

Renegotiating French Identity: Musical Culture and Creativity in France during Vichy and the German Occupation

Jane F. Fulcher

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190681500
eISBN:
9780190681531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681500.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

In light of the recent historiography of Vichy, which stresses its initial political concession, competing factions, and then escalating collaboration with the occupant, this book proposes new ... More

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