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Local FusionsFolk Music Experiments in Central Europe at the Millennium

Local Fusions: Folk Music Experiments in Central Europe at the Millennium

Barbara Rose Lange

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190245368
eISBN:
9780190245399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190245368.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Local Fusions: Folk Music Experiments in Central Europe at the Millennium explores musical life in Hungary, Slovakia, and Austria between the end of the Cold War and the world financial crisis of ... 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

Speaking for OurselvesConversations on Life, Music, and Autism

Speaking for Ourselves: Conversations on Life, Music, and Autism

Michael B. Bakan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190855833
eISBN:
9780190855864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855833.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Since the advent of autism as a diagnosed condition in the 1940s, the importance of music in the lives of autistic people has been widely observed and researched. Articles on musical savants, ... More

The Sound of a SuperpowerMusical Americanism and the Cold War

The Sound of a Superpower: Musical Americanism and the Cold War

Emily Abrams Ansari

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190649692
eISBN:
9780190649722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190649692.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Classical composers seeking to create an American sound enjoyed unprecedented success during the 1930s and 1940s. Aaron Copland, Roy Harris, Howard Hanson, and others brought national and ... 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

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

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

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

Sense and SadnessSyriac Chant in Aleppo

Sense and Sadness: Syriac Chant in Aleppo

Tala Jarjour

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190635251
eISBN:
9780190635299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190635251.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Sense and Sadness is a story of the living practice of Syriac chant in Aleppo, Syria. To understand and explain this oral tradition, the book puts forward the concept of the emotional economy of ... 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

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