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London and the Continent, 1812–19

Warwick Lister

in Amico: The Life of Giovanni Battista Viotti

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372403
eISBN:
9780199870820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372403.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter continues to draw upon the Chinnery Family Papers, especially the extensive correspondence between Viotti and members of the Chinnery family. Viotti's role as a founding member, ... More


Synge, Music, and Edwardian Dublin

Harry White

in Synge and Edwardian Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609888
eISBN:
9780191731778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609888.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Synge’s formative years as a writer (1893–1901) were spent abroad, but his earliest artistic impulses and training were expressed through music. The history of late Victorian and Edwardian music in ... More


Bernard Ullman and the Business of Orchestras in Mid-Nineteenth-Century New York

Bethany S. Goldberg

in American Orchestras in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226769769
eISBN:
9780226769776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769776.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

The dispute between the Philharmonic and its landlord was about who would control orchestral music in New York City, how that music would be organized, and how it would be presented to the public. ... More


Bartók, Hungary, and the Renewal of Tradition: Case Studies in the Intersection of Modernity and Nationality

David Schneider

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245037
eISBN:
9780520932050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245037.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

It is well known that Béla Bartók had an extraordinary ability to synthesize Western art music with the folk music of Eastern Europe. What this study makes clear is that, contrary to much prevailing ... More


Electric Counterpoint (1987)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0039
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's thoughts about Electric Counterpoint, which was commissioned by the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival for the guitarist Pat Metheny. It was composed during ... More


Orchestral Programs in Boston, 1841–55, in European Perspective

William Weber

in American Orchestras in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226769769
eISBN:
9780226769776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769776.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, American

The Academy of Music, the Musical Fund Society, and the Philharmonic Society conducted orchestral programs in Boston between 1841 and 1855. Whether in Europe or in America, concert programming ... More


Recruitment, Training and the Kneller Hall Project

Trevor Herbert and Helen Barlow

in Music & the British Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199898312
eISBN:
9780199345526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898312.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter deals with the recruitment and training of military musicians in the context of wider aspects of recruitment and training for music professionals. It deals with boy musicians, their ... More


Seven Ages of Early Music

Nick Wilson

in The Art of Re-enchantment: Making Early Music in the Modern Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199939930
eISBN:
9780199369775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939930.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, History, Western

Chapter 2 provides a historical overview of the early music revival in Britain. Early Music’s pre-history (taking us to Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and France, in particular) is briefly ... More


Finding Your Own Voice: Mythologizing and Ritualizing Belonging at the Irish World Academy

Helen Phelan

in Singing the Rite to Belong: Ritual, Music, and the New Irish

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190672225
eISBN:
9780190672263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190672225.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chapter 3 introduces the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance and its emergence as a key site of cultural debate and performance in the 1990s. It explores ways in which mythology, symbol, and ... More


Introduction

Jennifer Robertson

in Takarazuka: Sexual Politics and Popular Culture in Modern Japan

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211506
eISBN:
9780520920125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211506.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

An exploration and analysis of the intricate relationships in the Takarazuka Revue forms one of the repeating, looping themes of this book, which is more than just a sustained piece of theater ... More


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