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Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Indonesia

Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Indonesia

Anne Rasmussen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255487
eISBN:
9780520947429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255487.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book takes readers to the heart of religious musical praxis in Indonesia, home to the largest Muslim population in the world. The author explores a rich public soundscape, where women recite the ... More

Worship Wars in Early Lutheranism Choir, Congregation and Three Centuries of Conflict

Worship Wars in Early Lutheranism Choir, Congregation and Three Centuries of Conflict

Joseph Herl

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195365849
eISBN:
9780199864263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365849.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book draws on hundreds of liturgical documents, contemporary accounts of services, books on church music, and other sources, and rewrites the history of music and congregational song in German ... More

Writings on Music 1965–20001965-2000

Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Steve Reich

Paul Hillier (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

In the mid-1960s, Steve Reich radically renewed the musical landscape with a back-to-basics sound that came to be called minimalism. These early works, characterized by a relentless pulse and static ... More

Writings through John Cage's Music, Poetry, and Art

Writings through John Cage's Music, Poetry, and Art

David W. Bernstein and Christopher Hatch (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226044071
eISBN:
9780226044873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044873.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This volume looks at the creative work of the great avant-gardist John Cage from an exciting interdisciplinary perspective, exploring his activities as a composer, performer, thinker, and artist. The ... More

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