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Alfred Schnittke's Concerto Grosso no. 1

Alfred Schnittke's Concerto Grosso no. 1

Peter J. Schmelz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190653712
eISBN:
9780190653750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653712.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book provides for the first time an accessible, comprehensive study of Alfred Schnittke’s Concerto Grosso no. 1 (1977). One of Schnittke’s best-known and most compelling works, the Concerto ... More

Class, Control, and Classical Music

Class, Control, and Classical Music

Anna Bull

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190844356
eISBN:
9780190844387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844356.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Through an ethnographic study of young people playing and singing in classical music ensembles in the south of England, this book analyses why classical music in England is predominantly practiced by ... More

Gestural ImaginariesDance and Cultural Theory in the Early Twentieth Century

Gestural Imaginaries: Dance and Cultural Theory in the Early Twentieth Century

Lucia Ruprecht

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190659370
eISBN:
9780190659417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190659370.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Gestural Imaginaries: Dance and Cultural Theory in the Early Twentieth Century offers a new interpretation of European modernist dance by addressing it as guiding medium in a vibrant field of ... More

Living in The Merry GhettoThe Music and Politics of the Czech Underground

Living in The Merry Ghetto: The Music and Politics of the Czech Underground

Trever Hagen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190263850
eISBN:
9780190263881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190263850.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Performing Practice/Studies

Living in the Merry Ghetto reframes how people use music to build resistance. To do so, Hagen addresses the social context of illegal music-making in Czechoslovakia during state socialism, asking ... More

Opera in the TropicsMusic and Theater in Early Modern Brazil

Opera in the Tropics: Music and Theater in Early Modern Brazil

Rogério Budasz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190215828
eISBN:
9780190215859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190215828.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This book is an exploration of the musico-theatrical practices in Brazil from the Jesuit morality plays of the sixteenth century to the Italian operas celebrating the new independent nation in the ... More

Postbop Jazz in the 1960sThe Compositions of Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, and Chick Corea

Postbop Jazz in the 1960s: The Compositions of Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, and Chick Corea

Keith Waters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190604578
eISBN:
9780190604608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604578.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Innovations in postbop jazz compositions of the 1960s occurred in several dimensions, including harmony, form, and melody. Postbop jazz composers such as Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, ... More

The Recordings of Andy Kirk and his Clouds of Joy

The Recordings of Andy Kirk and his Clouds of Joy

George Burrows

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199335589
eISBN:
9780190948047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199335589.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This is the first book-length study of the recordings of Andy Kirk and His Clouds of Joy. This all-black band found nationwide fame in the later 1930s and came to exemplify the Kansas City style of ... More

Singing and SurvivalThe Music of Easter Island

Singing and Survival: The Music of Easter Island

Dan Bendrups

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190297039
eISBN:
9780190297060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190297039.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book investigates the role that music has played in the development of Easter Island (Rapa Nui) cultural heritage from the late nineteenth century to the early twenty-first century. Contrary to ... More

Sound-Politics in São Paulo

Sound-Politics in São Paulo

Leonardo Cardoso

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190660093
eISBN:
9780190054953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190660093.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book is an ethnographic study of controversial sounds and noise control debates in Latin America’s most populous city. It discusses the politics of collective living by following several threads ... More

Teaching Piano PedagogyA Guidebook for Training Effective Teachers

Teaching Piano Pedagogy: A Guidebook for Training Effective Teachers

Courtney Crappell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190670528
eISBN:
9780190670566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670528.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

For teachers of piano pedagogy, this book provides tools to transform college piano students into professional piano teachers. It is not simply a book about teaching piano—instead, it is a book about ... More

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