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The Art of FugueBach Fugues for Keyboard, 1715-1750

The Art of Fugue: Bach Fugues for Keyboard, 1715-1750

Joseph Kerman

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520243583
eISBN:
9780520941397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243583.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Fugue for J. S. Bach was a natural language; he wrote fugues in organ toccatas and voluntaries, in masses and motets, in orchestral and chamber music, and even in his sonatas for violin solo. The ... More

The Art of Grafted SongCitation and Allusion in the Age of Machaut

The Art of Grafted Song: Citation and Allusion in the Age of Machaut

Yolanda Plumley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199915088
eISBN:
9780199369713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915088.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Fourteenth-century France witnessed the emergence of a new school of lyric, as the so-called formes fixes crystallized and the Ars nova revolutionized musical practice. Charting the emergence of this ... More

The Art of Making Do in Naples

The Art of Making Do in Naples

Jason Pine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816636310
eISBN:
9781452947662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816636310.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

“In Naples, there are more singers than there are unemployed people.” These words echo through the neomelodica music scene, a vast undocumented economy animated by wedding singers, pirate TV, and ... More

The Art of Performance

The Art of Performance

Heinrich Schenker

Heribert Esser (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195151510
eISBN:
9780199871582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151510.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

From early on, Heinrich Schenker was deeply interested in performance. There are many references to a planned publication on performance, there are finished segments and many miscellaneous related ... More

The Art of Re-enchantmentMaking Early Music in the Modern Age

The Art of Re-enchantment: Making Early Music in the Modern Age

Nick Wilson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199939930
eISBN:
9780199369775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939930.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, History, Western

This book tells the remarkable and inspiring story of the British early music movement (Early Music). Since the late-1960s this quietly influential cultural phenomenon has completely transformed the ... More

The Art of Tonal AnalysisTwelve Lessons in Schenkerian Theory

The Art of Tonal Analysis: Twelve Lessons in Schenkerian Theory

Carl Schachter

Joseph N. Straus (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190227395
eISBN:
9780190227425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190227395.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Carl Schachter is the world’s leading practitioner of Schenkerian theory and analysis as applied to the masterworks of the tonal tradition. Although his articles and books have been broadly ... More

Artistic CitizenshipArtistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis

Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis

David Elliott, Marissa Silverman, and Wayne Bowman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199393749
eISBN:
9780199393770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199393749.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis examines the many ways that artists (amateur and professional), community artist-facilitators, educators, and scholars in ... More

The Artistry of Afro-Cuban Batá DrummingAesthetics, Transmission, Bonding, and Creativity

The Artistry of Afro-Cuban Batá Drumming: Aesthetics, Transmission, Bonding, and Creativity

Kenneth Schweitzer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036699
eISBN:
9781621030065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036699.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

An iconic symbol and sound of the Lucumí/Santería religion, Afro-Cuban batá are talking drums that express the epic mythological narratives of the West African Yoruba deities known as orisha. By ... More

The Arts of the Prima Donna in the Long Nineteenth Century

The Arts of the Prima Donna in the Long Nineteenth Century

Rachel Cowgill and Hilary Poriss (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195365870
eISBN:
9780199932054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365870.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

The female singers who graced the nineteenth-century operatic stage were among the most celebrated women of their era, but they were also among the most transgressive. This book explores the means by ... More

AssimilateA Critical History of Industrial Music

Assimilate: A Critical History of Industrial Music

S. Alexander Reed

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199832583
eISBN:
9780190268305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199832583.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Noisy, confrontational, and controversial, industrial music first emerged in the mid-1970s around bands and performance groups who combined avant-garde electronic music with the provocative attitude ... More

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