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Music, Motion, and Subjectivity

Eric F. Clarke

in Ways of Listening: An Ecological Approach to the Perception of Musical Meaning

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195151947
eISBN:
9780199870400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151947.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter discusses the ways in which sounds can specify motion, and the significance of this motion in music. Rather than considering motion in music to be metaphorical in nature, the chapter ... More


Symbolism and Expressionism in Other Early Twentieth‐Century Operas

Elliott Antokoletz

in Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartok

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195365825
eISBN:
9780199868865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365825.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Opera

In the Vienna of Sigmund Freud, Strauss's Elektra represented a move toward expressionism and the transformation of late 19th-century chromatic tonality. This trend was continued in Schoenberg's ... More


Dictionaries of American Slang

Coleman Julie

in A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries: Volume IV: 1937-1984

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199567256
eISBN:
9780191595073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567256.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Lexicography

American slang glossaries from this period celebrate novelty and inventiveness. They demonstrate an interest in the historical antecedents of contemporary slang, but are largely interested in current ... More


SFBT at 25: The Development of a Treatment Approach

Michael S. Kelly, Johnny S. Kim, and Cynthia Franklin

in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Schools: A 360-Degree View of Research and Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366297
eISBN:
9780199864010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366297.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter highlights the contributions made by solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) pioneers Insoo Kim Berg and Steve de Shazer, as well as other school-based SFBT practitioners and scholars. It ... More


Baudelaire in Song: 1880-1930

Helen Abbott

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198794691
eISBN:
9780191836169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794691.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

Exploring the work of the major nineteenth-century French poet Charles Baudelaire (1821–67), this book examines how and why Baudelaire’s poetry has inspired so many composers to set it to music in ... More


Style…

Malcolm MacDonald

in Schoenberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172010
eISBN:
9780199852000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172010.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses Schoenberg’s style in detail. More than 50 years after its composer’s death, Schoenberg’s music certainly enjoys an enormous reputation in most critical, academic and ... More


Proof through the Night: Music and the Great War

Glenn Watkins

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231580
eISBN:
9780520927896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231580.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book investigates the variable roles of the music of the Great War, primarily from the angle of the Entente nations' perceived threat of German hegemony in matters of intellectual and artistic ... More


CONTROLLING AND DEVELOPING BAGHDAD: CALIPHS, SULTANS AND THE BALANCE OF POWER IN THE ABBASID CAPITAL (MID-5TH/11TH TO LATE 6TH/12TH CENTURIES)

Vanessa Van Renterghem

in The Seljuqs: Politics, Society and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639946
eISBN:
9780748653294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639946.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Seljuq Iraq, though a central Islamic land and heart of the Abbayasid caliphate has not received the scholarly attention it deserves. Generally, descriptions of Iran under the Seljuq rule were seen ... More


The Musical Forms in My Opera Wozzeck

Bryan R. Simms

in Pro Mundo - Pro Domo: The Writings of Alban Berg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199764068
eISBN:
9780190268213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199764068.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents a translation of Berg's article, which he wrote in response to Emil Petschnig's criticism of his opera Wozzeck. Petschnig was a Viennese composer and teacher of music theory. In ... More


Introducing Ernst Krenek

Bryan R. Simms

in Pro Mundo - Pro Domo: The Writings of Alban Berg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199764068
eISBN:
9780190268213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199764068.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents the translation of Berg's introductory words for a lecture by Ernst Krenek in Vienna, organized by the Kulturbund and Verein für Neue Musik. In his address, Berg asks that ... More


The “Problem of Opera”

Bryan R. Simms

in Pro Mundo - Pro Domo: The Writings of Alban Berg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199764068
eISBN:
9780190268213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199764068.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents a translation of Berg's most often reprinted and translated article. It is a conflation of two short pieces that he wrote in 1927, both of them published in that year, which he ... More


The Voice in Opera

Bryan R. Simms

in Pro Mundo - Pro Domo: The Writings of Alban Berg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199764068
eISBN:
9780190268213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199764068.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents a translation of Berg's contribution to the 1929 yearbook of Universal Edition, which followed up on the highly successful 1926 yearbook. In his article, Berg focused on the ... More


Credo

Bryan R. Simms

in Pro Mundo - Pro Domo: The Writings of Alban Berg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199764068
eISBN:
9780190268213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199764068.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents a translation of the article that Berg wrote for the January 1930 issue of Berlin journal Die Musik, which was to be devoted to the music of J. S. Bach. In the article, Berg ... More


Commemorative Address for Emil Hertzka

Bryan R. Simms

in Pro Mundo - Pro Domo: The Writings of Alban Berg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199764068
eISBN:
9780190268213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199764068.003.0020
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents a translation of Berg's commemorative address following the death of Emil Hertzka, director of the Viennese publishing house Universal Edition. Berg's address is one of his most ... More


“The Last Days of Mankind”

Glenn Watkins

in Proof through the Night: Music and the Great War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231580
eISBN:
9780520927896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231580.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, American

In a letter to Gerty von Hofmannsthal on August 22, 1914, Richard Strauss registered pride in Germany's initial battlefield successes during the Great War. On September 12, however, it was reported ... More


A Kingdom Not of This World: Wagner, the Arts, and Utopian Visions in Fin-de-Siecle Vienna

Kevin C. Karnes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199957927
eISBN:
9780199346011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199957927.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book challenges prevalent understandings of elite artistic culture in fin-de-siècle Vienna by examining creative manifestations of utopian imaginings that ran counter and parallel to the ... More


Gustav Mahler and the Promise of Return

Kevin C. Karnes

in A Kingdom Not of This World: Wagner, the Arts, and Utopian Visions in Fin-de-Siecle Vienna

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199957927
eISBN:
9780199346011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199957927.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines musical, poetic, and philosophical affinities between Arnold Schoenberg's Gurrelieder and Gustav Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde, and suggests that their relatedness points to ... More


“The Path to the New Music”: Mödling, 1918–1925

Joseph Auner

in A Schoenberg Reader: Documents of a Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095401
eISBN:
9780300127126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095401.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Arnold Schoenberg has long been interested in reforming concert life, as seen in his activities with the Society of Creative Musicians in 1904. This interest resurfaced after World War I as part of ... More


The Nabokov Biography and the Nabokov Archive

Brain Boyd

in Stalking Nabokov

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158572
eISBN:
9780231530293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158572.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In this chapter, the author talks about the publication of the second volume of his biography on Vladimir Nabokov and the New York Public Library's acquisition of the Nabokov Archive to become part ... More


Theodor Adorno

Tyrus Miller

in Modernism and the Frankfurt School

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748640188
eISBN:
9781474400862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640188.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

After a general survey of Adorno’s wide-ranging and voluminous work, this chapter focuses on Adorno’s strongly-formulated defense of critical modernism against culture industry, especially in music, ... More


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