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Bach's Works for Solo ViolinStyle, Structure, Performance

Bach's Works for Solo Violin: Style, Structure, Performance

Joel Lester

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195120974
eISBN:
9780199865406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195120974.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The structural and stylistic features of Johann Sebastian Bach's sonatas and partitas for solo violin, and the history of these works, are the focus of this book. Historical topics include Bach as a ... More

Back to the FiftiesNostalgia, Hollywood Film, and Popular Music of the Seventies and Eighties

Back to the Fifties: Nostalgia, Hollywood Film, and Popular Music of the Seventies and Eighties

Michael D. Dwyer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199356836
eISBN:
9780199356867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356836.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book examines the explosion of Fifties nostalgia in Hollywood film and popular music from the early 1970s to the late 1980s. In these years, Hollywood produced a slew of nostalgia films and ... More

Balanchine and the Lost MuseRevolution and the Making of a Choreographer

Balanchine and the Lost Muse: Revolution and the Making of a Choreographer

Elizabeth Kendall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199959341
eISBN:
9780199346028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959341.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, Western

This book is a dual biography of the early lives of two key figures in Russian ballet: famed choreographer George Balanchine and his close childhood friend and extraordinary ballerina Liidia ... More

Balanchine the TeacherFundamentals That Shaped the First Generation of New York City Ballet Dancers

Balanchine the Teacher: Fundamentals That Shaped the First Generation of New York City Ballet Dancers

Barbara Walczak and Una Kai

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813032528
eISBN:
9780813046310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032528.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Widely regarded as the foremost choreographer of contemporary ballet, George Balanchine was, and continues to be, an institution and major inspiration in the world of dance. This book provides a ... More

Ballet PedagogyThe Art of Teaching

Ballet Pedagogy: The Art of Teaching

Rory Foster

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034591
eISBN:
9780813046297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034591.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

There are many different methods for teaching classical ballet—Bournonville, Vaganova, Cecchetti—the Royal Academy of Dancing being the most widely known. All of these methods are effective tools for ... More

Bamako SoundsThe Afropolitan Ethics of Malian Music

Bamako Sounds: The Afropolitan Ethics of Malian Music

Ryan Thomas Skinner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693498
eISBN:
9781452950808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693498.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Bamako Sounds tells the story of an African city, its people, their values, and their music. Centered on the music and musicians of Bamako, Mali’s booming capital city, this book reveals a community ... More

Bartók, Hungary, and the Renewal of TraditionCase Studies in the Intersection of Modernity and Nationality

Bartók, Hungary, and the Renewal of Tradition: Case Studies in the Intersection of Modernity and Nationality

David Schneider

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245037
eISBN:
9780520932050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245037.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

It is well known that Béla Bartók had an extraordinary ability to synthesize Western art music with the folk music of Eastern Europe. What this study makes clear is that, contrary to much prevailing ... More

Bartók's Viola ConcertoThe Remarkable Story of His Swansong

Bartók's Viola Concerto: The Remarkable Story of His Swansong

Donald Maurice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195156904
eISBN:
9780199868339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156904.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

When Béla Bartók died in September of 1945, he left a partially completed viola concerto commissioned by the violist William Primrose. While no definitive version of the work exists, this concerto ... More

Beating Time and Measuring Music in the Early Modern Era

Beating Time and Measuring Music in the Early Modern Era

Roger Mathew Grant

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199367283
eISBN:
9780199367306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367283.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book chronicles the shifting relationships between theories of meter and conceptualizations of time from the age of Zarlino to the invention of the metronome. Writers on music have long grappled ... More

BebopThe Music and Its Players

Bebop: The Music and Its Players

Thomas Owens

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195106510
eISBN:
9780199853182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195106510.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Created in the jazz clubs of New York City, and initially treated by most musicians and audiences as radical, chaotic, and bewildering, bebop has become, this book states, “the lingua franca of jazz, ... More

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