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The Tango MachineMusical Culture in the Age of Expediency

The Tango Machine: Musical Culture in the Age of Expediency

Morgan James Luker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226385402
eISBN:
9780226385686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226385686.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book examines the new and different ways contemporary tango music has been drawn upon and used as a resource for cultural, social, and economic development in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In doing ... More

Tango Nuevo

Tango Nuevo

Carolyn Merritt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042190
eISBN:
9780813043029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042190.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book examines a controversial topic that has yet to be addressed in the literature on Argentine tango, the most recent incarnation of tango nuevo (new tango) dance. Alternately attributed to ... More

Tap Dancing AmericaA Cultural History

Tap Dancing America: A Cultural History

Constance Valis Hill

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195390827
eISBN:
9780199863563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390827.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Dance

This is the first comprehensive, fully documented, intercultural history of tap dance, a uniquely American art form, that explores all aspects of the intricate musical and social exchange that ... More

Tchaikovsky

Tchaikovsky

Roland John Wiley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368925
eISBN:
9780199852468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368925.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A giant in the pantheon of nineteenth-century composers, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky continues to enthrall audiences today. From The Nutcracker—arguably the most popular ballet currently on the ... More

Teaching General MusicApproaches, Issues, and Viewpoints

Teaching General Music: Approaches, Issues, and Viewpoints

Carlos R. Abril and Brent M. Gault (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199328093
eISBN:
9780190464417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328093.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

A variety of approaches to teaching general music influence music teaching and learning and inform the instructional practice of music educators. Although these approaches are valuable, problems ... More

Teaching StravinskyNadia Boulanger and the Consecration of a Modernist Icon

Teaching Stravinsky: Nadia Boulanger and the Consecration of a Modernist Icon

Kimberly A. Francis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199373697
eISBN:
9780199373727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373697.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

It was her love of music—especially Stravinsky’s music—that drew them together. This book tells the story of the ever-changing nature of Boulanger and Stravinsky’s relationship from Boulanger’s ... More

Teaching the Postsecondary Music Student with Disabilities

Teaching the Postsecondary Music Student with Disabilities

Kimberly A. McCord

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190467760
eISBN:
9780190467807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467760.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Teaching the Postsecondary Music Student with Disabilities offers professors of music information and strategies for teaching the college music student with disabilities. According to the most recent ... More

Tears into WineJ. S. Bach's Cantata 21 in its Musical and Theological Contexts

Tears into Wine: J. S. Bach's Cantata 21 in its Musical and Theological Contexts

Eric Chafe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190217297
eISBN:
9780190217310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217297.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

A study of J. S. Bach’s Cantata 21, the fourth cantata composed by Bach in Weimar 1714 after his elevation to the position of concert master. Bach’s longest cantata to this point in his career, ... More

Terry Riley's in C

Terry Riley's in C

Robert Carl

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325287
eISBN:
9780199869428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325287.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This book examines Terry Riley's In C as a new paradigm of “classical” composition. In C is only one page long, consists of fifty-three compact modules, is of open instrumentation and length, and ... More

That Moaning SaxophoneThe Six Brown Brothers and the Dawning of a Musical Craze

That Moaning Saxophone: The Six Brown Brothers and the Dawning of a Musical Craze

Bruce Vermazen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195372182
eISBN:
9780199864140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372182.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book is about the Six Brown Brothers, a musical act on the burlesque, vaudeville, minstrel, and Broadway stages (1911-33) that was once reputed to have initiated the “saxophone craze” of the ... More

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