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 Anti‐Orpheus

Vanessa Agnew

in Enlightenment Orpheus: The Power of Music in Other Worlds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336665
eISBN:
9780199868544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336665.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter analyzes debates about the meaning and power of music and the constitution of English culture in the latter part of the century. These debates pitted ideas about the power of music ... More


Spectral Voices and Resonant Bodies in Fernando Guzzoni’s <i>Dogflesh (Carne de perro</i>, 2012)

Sarah Wright

in Locating the Voice in Film: Critical Approaches and Global Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190261122
eISBN:
9780190261153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261122.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Dogflesh (Guzzoni, 2012) presents the splitting of the voice (its invoking of the other as well as the self) as a means to explore the fissures, ruptures, and divisions of the contemporary Chilean ... More


Embodied Instruments

Ivan Raykoff

in Dreams of Love: Playing the Romantic Pianist

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892679
eISBN:
9780199369669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892679.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western, History, American

With its strings and action hidden within the case, the piano doesn’t allow the listener to see how its sounds are made inside the instrument. As a result, there is a tendency to imagine the piano in ... More


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