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Genre, Experimentalism, and the Musical Frame

Joanna Demers

in Listening through the Noise: The Aesthetics of Experimental Electronic Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195387650
eISBN:
9780199863594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387650.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western, History, American

Chapter 6 takes a step back to consider the three metagenres of institutional electroacoustic, electronica, and sound art. Participants in each metagenre describe their music in terms borrowing from ... More


Introduction

Robert Carl

in Terry Riley's in C

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325287
eISBN:
9780199869428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325287.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This Introduction explains In C's uniqueness within its time. Works by Carter, Stockhausen, and Berio had pushed the limits of fixed-score complexity and were regarded as the standard for “advanced” ... More


Monk's Music: Thelonious Monk and Jazz History in the Making

Gabriel Solis

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252004
eISBN:
9780520940963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252004.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Thelonious Monk (1917–1982) was one of jazz's greatest and most enigmatic figures. As a composer, pianist, and bandleader, he both extended the piano tradition known as Harlem stride and was at the ... More


Joyce's Allmaziful Plurabilities: Polyvocal Explorations of Finnegans Wake

Kimberly J. Devlin and Christine Smedley (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061542
eISBN:
9780813051451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061542.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In seventeen new readingsof Finnegans Wake, leading Joyce experts offer diverse critical perspectives on each chapter of Joyce’s masterpiece, paying special attention to the resonances and ... More


The Democratic Constitution: Experimentalism and Interpretation

Brian E. Butler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226474502
eISBN:
9780226474649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226474649.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book takes the greatest democratic challenge for law to be the virtually unquestioned belief in the need for judicial supremacy in constitutional interpretation in order to protect society from ... More


Introduction: Looking round Corners

Rick Rylance

in Victorian Psychology and British Culture 1850–1880

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122838
eISBN:
9780191671555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122838.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

A history has to find its object. But Victorian psychology hides round corners and three particularly chunky obstacles obstruct the view. First, there is the change in the modern conception of the ... More


Circumstances and Aim

Stephen Buckle

in Hume's Enlightenment Tract: The Unity and Purpose of An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199271146
eISBN:
9780191699498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271146.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

From its opening section, the first Enquiry signals that it has a polemical purpose. It is not merely a polemic, of course, but identifying the work's apparent and real targets assists in bringing ... More


Experimentalism and Scepticism

Stephen Buckle

in Hume's Enlightenment Tract: The Unity and Purpose of An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199271146
eISBN:
9780191699498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271146.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

To cast David Hume as a player in the major drama of the new philosophy against the old may appear to make him Newtonian to a degree no longer seriously defensible. To qualify this view by adding ... More


Of Liberty and Necessity

Stephen Buckle

in Hume's Enlightenment Tract: The Unity and Purpose of An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199271146
eISBN:
9780191699498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271146.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In this section, David Hume defends a compatibilist account of the relation between human freedom and necessary laws of human nature. The compatibilism itself is entirely unremarkable for a thinker ... More


David Lynch

Justus Nieland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036934
eISBN:
9780252094057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036934.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A key figure in the ongoing legacy of modern cinema, David Lynch designs environments for spectators, transporting them to inner worlds built by mood, texture, and uneasy artifice. We enter these ... More


Introduction

Brian E. Butler

in The Democratic Constitution: Experimentalism and Interpretation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226474502
eISBN:
9780226474649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226474649.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In overview, this book constructs a picture of law as a democratic means. This is constructed in opposition to a picture of constitutional law centered upon the protection of minorities from the ... More


What Is Wrong with the Strong Programme's Case Study of the “Hobbes–Boyle Dispute”? What Is Wrong with the Strong Programme's Case Study of the “Hobbes–Boyle Dispute”? Cassandra L. Pinnick

Cassandra L. Pinnick

in A House Built on Sand: Exposing Postmodernist Myths About Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195117257
eISBN:
9780199785995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195117255.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This essay argues that Shapin and Schaffer’s reasoning in their book, Leviathan and the Air-Pump: Hobbes, Boyle, and the Experimental Life, begins from the faulty premise that Hobbes and Boyle ... More


The Governance Function of Economic and Social Rights

Katharine G. Young

in Constituting Economic and Social Rights

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641932
eISBN:
9780191746086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641932.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter draws on governance theory to examine how the discourse of economic and social rights links different governmental and non-governmental actors. A case study of the Treatment Action ... More


In Search of Julián Carrillo and Sonido 13

Alejandro Madrid

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190215781
eISBN:
9780190215804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215781.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

In the 1920s, Mexican composer Julián Carrillo (1875–1965) developed a microtonal system he metaphorically called El Sonido 13 (The 13th Sound). Although his pioneering role as one of the first ... More


Experimentalisms in Practice: Music Perspectives from Latin America

Ana R. Alonso-Minutti, Eduardo Herrera, and Alejandro L. Madrid (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190842741
eISBN:
9780190842789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842741.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book problematizes the notion of experimentalism as defined in conventional narratives about experimental musical practices. Contributors take a broad approach to a wide variety of Latin@ and ... More


Conclusion

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This concluding chapter assesses the questions with which the book's narrative starts. It analyzes the complex political, legal, and social factors that influenced the way in which early ... More


Dantes in Limbo

Daniela Caselli

in Beckett’s Dantes: Intertextuality in the Fiction and Criticism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071560
eISBN:
9781781701973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071560.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses an early Beckett essay that fashions a modernist Dante and tries to show how the idea of Dante as the quintessentially classic author has changed over time. The first part of ... More


Pragmatism, Constructivism, and the Philosophy of Technology

Larry A. Hickman

in John Dewey Between Pragmatism and Constructivism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230181
eISBN:
9780823235339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230181.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter discusses some main traits of classical Pragmatism and their potential as critical tools for contemporary discussions about Pragmatism and constructivism. It ... More


Musics of Change: Action eifter Cage (1959–1961)

Amy C. Beal

in New Music, New Allies: American Experimental Music in West Germany from the Zero Hour to Reunification

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247550
eISBN:
9780520932814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247550.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter outlines the extent of John Cage's influence in Darmstadt and elsewhere and documents how German composers, musicians, critics, and patrons reacted to American experimentalism. It ... More


Afterword: Locating Hemispheric Experimentalisms

Benjamin Piekut

in Experimentalisms in Practice: Music Perspectives from Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190842741
eISBN:
9780190842789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842741.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses how a US-focused mainstream concept of American experimental music within the art music tradition was cemented in the 1950s through the work of John Cage at a moment when he ... More


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