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Sedulius

ROGER P. H. GREEN

in Latin Epics of the New Testament: Juvencus, Sedulius, Arator

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284573
eISBN:
9780191713804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284573.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Sedulius is a rather shadowy figure, though he himself describes a circle of Christian devotees, probably in Italy, to which he belongs. Almost exactly one hundred years later than Juvencus – this ... More


Tsvi Shats

Benjamin Harshav

in Language in Time of Revolution

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079588
eISBN:
9780520912960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079588.003.0035
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The only language in which genuine classical poetry is created is the language of the working people. When folk poets such as Homer walked around reciting their poetry to the people, their language ... More


Postcolonial Borges: Argument and Artistry

Robin Fiddian

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198794714
eISBN:
9780191836176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794714.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

This work considers geopolitical and postcolonial themes in a range of writings by Jorge Luis Borges, analysing the development of a postcolonial sensibility in works such as ‘Mythical Founding of ... More


How Is Legato Achieved in Singing?

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0038
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers how legato (from the Italian verb legare, meaning to bind or tie) is achieved in singing. Legato is the result of binding one sound to the next. There is a strong conviction ... More


The Gilda-in-the-Sack School of Singing

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0041
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter comments on the tendency of some singers to produce one constant volume of tone when singing, with no variation of timbre throughout an aria or an evening. “Softness,” a vocal timbre not ... More


Creative Practicing

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0057
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers creative practicing and how it can improve a singer's vocal technique and artistry. Creative practicing means creatively using the information given during voice lessons, and ... More


The Lonely Soccer Player

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0060
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter focuses on singers who dream of bowing in acknowledgment before an audience that appreciates skillful vocalism, but are unwilling to undertake the drilling tasks that would ensure ... More


Instinctive, Artistic Singing

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0080
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers the notion that singing is an instinctive and artistic endeavor that should not be influenced by factual information regarding the acoustics of the singing voice. Artistry and ... More


Let’s Build a Straw Man! (The Technique-versus-Artistry Debate)

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0081
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers the technique-versus-artistry debate in singing. The increasing interest in functional aspects of the singing voice may be expected to cause a degree of apprehension among ... More


Conclusion

Jill Timmons

in The Musician’s Journey: Crafting Your Career Vision and Plan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199861323
eISBN:
9780190268336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199861323.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This concluding chapter summarizes the primary aims of this book, which includes the following: to develop artistry in new and authentic ways; to discover innovation in bringing music to live ... More


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