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Dancing on Delos: Δαλίων θύγατρες between Myth, Ritual, and theoria

Barbara Kowalzig

in Singing for the Gods: Performances of Myth and Ritual in Archaic and Classical Greece

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199219964
eISBN:
9780191712968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219964.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter examines choral performances on Delos, a centre of theoria, the peculiar form of state-pilgrimage previously mentioned. It sets out the fundamental case of how aetiological myth is ... More


Singing for the Gods: Performances of Myth and Ritual in Archaic and Classical Greece

Barbara Kowalzig

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199219964
eISBN:
9780191712968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219964.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This book develops an integrated religious, historical, and literary approach towards an old question in the study of religion — the relationship of myth and ritual. Focusing on ancient Greek ... More


Choir

Sten Ternström and Duane Richard Karna

in The Science & Psychology of Music Performance: Creative Strategies for Teaching and Learning

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195138108
eISBN:
9780199849291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138108.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

During the past couple of decades, research into the acoustics of choir singing has uncovered numerous interesting effects that are of potential relevance to choral performance. Some concern voice ... More


Introduction

Anne Pippin Burnett

in Pindar's Songs for Young Athletes of Aigina

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199277940
eISBN:
9780191707841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277940.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book considers the eleven odes composed by Pindar for the athletes of Aigina and looks at the pleasures taken and the influences felt as a particular audience watched each performance. The odes ... More


15. Afternote: The Audience as Participant

Anne Pippin Burnett

in Pindar's Songs for Young Athletes of Aigina

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199277940
eISBN:
9780191707841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277940.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Pindar meant that his odes for the young athletes of Aigina should bring audiences into the state of healing jollity that he called Euphrosyna. As distinct from the symposium, a victory celebration ... More


Horace's "Carmen Saeculare": Ritual Magic and the Poet`s Art

Michael C. J. Putnam

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083330
eISBN:
9780300130454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083330.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This is the first book devoted to Horace's Carmen Saeculare, a poem commissioned by Roman emperor Augustus in 17 bce for choral performance at the Ludi Saeculares, the Secular Games. The poem is the ... More


Melodrama

Pier Maria Pasinetti

in Italian Tales: An Anthology of Contemporary Italian Fiction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095302
eISBN:
9780300129694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095302.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter adds an opera stage to our fictional itinerary—Pier Maria Pasinetti's prelude to his 1993 novel, aptly entitled Melodramma. This prelude raises the curtain on a gallery of effervescent ... More


M. Cherubini’s Requiem at the Invalides and M. Lesueur’s Te Deum at Notre Dame

Katherine Kolb

in Berlioz on Music: Selected Criticism 1824-1837

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199391950
eISBN:
9780199391981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391950.003.0030
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

A magnificent article, occasioned by the ceremony for the victims of Fieschi’s proto–machine gun attempt on the life of Louis-Philippe, which gives us Berlioz’s fullest single account of his ... More


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