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Ways of Copying the Past

Bruce Haynes

in The End of Early Music: A Period Performer's History of Music for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195189872
eISBN:
9780199864218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189872.003.08
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Renaissance principle of imitation was two separate concepts. One was the imitation of Nature (Mimesis), the other involved imitating earlier works. The second type is generally known nowadays as ... More


The Reception of Antigone and the Aesthetics of Appropriation

Jason Geary

in The Politics of Appropriation: German Romantic Music and the Ancient Greek Legacy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199736119
eISBN:
9780199345007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736119.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

This chapter considers the immediate reception of the 1841 Antigone, which attracted widespread attention and inspired a spate of similar productions throughout Germany and abroad. It also explores ... More


Josquin Desprez – <i>Missa Pange Lingua</i>

Dennis Shrock

in Choral Monuments: Studies of Eleven Choral Masterworks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190469023
eISBN:
9780190469061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190469023.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The historical portion of this chapter presents material about Josquin’s artistic status during the Renaissance, including testimonies by Martin Luther, Hans Ott, and Heinrich Glareanus. Included ... More


Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina – <i>Missa Papae Marcelli</i>

Dennis Shrock

in Choral Monuments: Studies of Eleven Choral Masterworks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190469023
eISBN:
9780190469061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190469023.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter begins with a biographical and compositional overview, including discussions of Palestrina’s various positions in and outside of Rome; his compositional output that numbered 104 Masses, ... More


Bach’s Expressive Universe

Geoffrey Burgess

in The Pathetick Musician: Moving an Audience in the Age of Eloquence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199373734
eISBN:
9780199373772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373734.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Taking as a guiding principle the belief that in order to be an effective musical rhetorician, performers should have an understanding of the principles of rhetorical composition, Chapters 3 and 4 ... More


Imitation, Ideology, Performativity, and Carrillo’s Symphony No. 1

Alejandro L. Madrid

in In Search of Julián Carrillo and Sonido 13

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190215781
eISBN:
9780190215804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215781.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

Based on a combination of archival evidence, music analysis, and critical theory, Chapter 2 presents a detailed analysis of Carrillo’s Symphony No. 1. By interpreting the composer as an ... More


Music as Expressive Art: Rameau versus Rousseau on Expressive Means and Content

Cynthia Verba

in Music and the French Enlightenment: Rameau and the Philosophes in Dialogue

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199381029
eISBN:
9780199381043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199381029.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The disagreement between Rameau and Rousseau on harmonic versus melodic supremacy in musical expression is related to more fundamental differences in their views on what is natural in music, or how ... More


Sacred Choral Music of the Renaissance, I (1425–1525)

Chester L. Alwes

in A History of Western Choral Music, Volume 1

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195177428
eISBN:
9780199361946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177428.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the sacred choral music of the Renaissance, beginning with the origins of choral polyphony (Dunstable, DuFay) and the fifteenth-century motet. The chapter surveys two principal ... More


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