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Listen to This: Miles Davis and "Bitches Brew"

Victor Svorinich

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461947
eISBN:
9781626740891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461947.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

When Bitches Brew was released, it was not just another jazz album, but a major single event, with ramifications rippling over the next forty-plus years. Not only did Miles Davis change the face of ... More


Pieces of Tradition: An Analysis of Contemporary Tonal Music

Daniel Harrison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190244460
eISBN:
9780190244484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244460.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Tonality continued to be a viable compositional technique well after it was claimed to have been made obsolete by novel developments around the turn of the twentieth century. The attention of music ... More


Metamorphosis in Music: The Compositions of György Ligeti in the 1950s and 1960s

Benjamin R. Levy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199381999
eISBN:
9780199382019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199381999.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

In the 1950s and 1960s György Ligeti went through a remarkable transition from writing music in the style of Bartók to working at the cutting edge of the avant-garde. Through careful study of the ... More


From Acoustic to Perceived Repetition

Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis

in On Repeat: How Music Plays the Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199990825
eISBN:
9780199357871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199990825.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Superficially similar instances of repetition can be perceived dramatically differently. Chapter 2 scrutinizes this transformation from acoustic to perceived repetition. It surveys theoretical work ... More


Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Concert Music from 1960-2000

Laurel Parsons and Brenda Ravenscroft (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190236861
eISBN:
9780190236892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190236861.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This multiauthor collection, the first of an unprecedented four-volume series of analytical essays on music by women composers from Hildegard of Bingen to the twenty-first century, presents detailed ... More


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