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Medical Ethnomusicology and the Ontology of Oneness

Benjamin D Koen

in Beyond the Roof of the World: Music, Prayer, and Healing in the Pamir Mountains

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367744
eISBN:
9780199867295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367744.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 1 sets a new paradigm of research and applied practice based on the ontology of oneness; introduces medical ethnomusicology; lays a foundation for the study of music, health, and healing ... More


Human Certainty Principle, of Science, Spirituality, and Experience

Benjamin D Koen

in Beyond the Roof of the World: Music, Prayer, and Healing in the Pamir Mountains

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367744
eISBN:
9780199867295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367744.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 7 builds upon the concepts of unity and oneness, and the dynamics of balance and vibration, to frame the roles that music, sound, prayer, breath, movement, and meditation play in ... More


Pelléas et Mélisande: Fate and the Unconscious: Transformational Function of the Dominant Ninth Chord; Symbolism of Sonority

Elliott Antokoletz

in Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartok

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195365825
eISBN:
9780199868865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365825.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter first looks at End of Act, the anticipation of meeting of Pelléas and Médlisande. Act II, Scene 1 is then examined based on the “Pelléas” and “Well” Motifs. The chapter explores the ... More


Memories of Music, Memories through Music

Rachel Harris

in Singing the Village: Music, Memory and Ritual among the Sibe of Xinjiang

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262979
eISBN:
9780191734717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262979.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the types and functions of Sibe music. It provides biographical sketches of village musicians including Ga'altu of the Anjia clan, Guo Rongxing, and a certain Shoulintai. The ... More


Clapping Music (1972)

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/9780195151152.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's account of composing Clapping Music. Clapping Music was composed out of a desire to create a piece of music that would need no instruments at all beyond the human body. ... More


Folk-Song

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0047
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Any art, if it is to have life, must be able to trace its origin to a fundamental human need. Such needs must prompt expression among people, even in their most primitive and uncultivated state. To ... More


Gustav Holst: A Great Composer

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0072
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Gustav Holst was a great composer, a great teacher, and a great friend. These are really different aspects of the same fact. It was his intense human sympathy that fostered his musical invention. In ... More


Why Classical Music Still Matters

Lawrence Kramer

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250826
eISBN:
9780520933644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250826.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

“What can be done about the state of classical music?” asks this book. Classical music, whose demise has been predicted for at least a decade, has always had its staunch advocates, but in today's ... More


Cajun National Anthem

Ryan André Brasseaux

in Cajun Breakdown: The Emergence of an American Made Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343069
eISBN:
9780199866977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343069.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents an overview of the development and architecture of the human brain, and shows what evolutionary history has to do with the nature of cognition today. Drawing on the perspectives ... More


Coda: Composing Oneself (Reprise)

Nadine Hubbs

in The Queer Composition of America's Sound: Gay Modernists, American Music, and National Identity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520241848
eISBN:
9780520937956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241848.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the history of the individual and collective achievements of U.S. gay modernist composers. It suggests that though the meanings of ... More


Meaning and the Tradition

Philip Kitcher and Richard Schacht

in Finding an Ending: Reflections on Wagner’s Ring

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183603
eISBN:
9780199850457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183603.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Opera

As the previous chapter explains how Wotan experienced a problem of finding an ending, this chapter takes a more general point of view in analyzing the larger problem. This chapter relates this ... More


Music Theater as Musiktheater

Eric Salzman and Thomas Desi

in The New Music Theater: Seeing the Voice, Hearing the Body

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195099362
eISBN:
9780199864737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099362.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Opera

Music theater is a coinage taken from the German musiktheater, originally applied to the chamber opera or zeitoper of the '20s and '30s. After World War II, new music in Germany became experimental, ... More


Conclusion

Michael V. Pisani

in Imagining Native America in Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108934
eISBN:
9780300130737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108934.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the history of the musical representation of Native America and North American Indians. It suggests that despite the stereotype depictions of ... More


Unworking Choreography: The Notion of the Work in Dance

Frédéric Pouillaude

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199314645
eISBN:
9780190649968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314645.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Philosophy of Music

There is no archive or museum of human movement where choreographies can be collected and conserved in pristine form. The central consequence of this is the incapacity of philosophy and aesthetics to ... More


A Comparative Review of Human Ability Theory: Context, Structure, and Development

Heiner Gembris

in MENC Handbook of Musical Cognition and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195304565
eISBN:
9780199850723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304565.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter places research on music perception and cognition into the larger context of research on music learning and development with its changing epistemological facets. It reviews recent trends ... More


A Way of Music Education: Classic Chinese Wisdoms

Victor Fung

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190234461
eISBN:
9780190234492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234461.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

A Way of Music Education: Classic Chinese Wisdoms presents a philosophy of music education rooted in Yijing (I-Ching or The Book of Changes), classic Confucianism, and classic Daoism, which matured ... More


Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis

David Elliott, Marissa Silverman, and Wayne Bowman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199393749
eISBN:
9780199393770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199393749.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis examines the many ways that artists (amateur and professional), community artist-facilitators, educators, and scholars in ... More


A Sermon to Vocalists

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Singers may be, and often are, much cleverer than most people in the ordinary affairs of life; it is only when they come to singing, their especial talent, that they think it necessary to put off ... More


Demonic Influences (1836–1839)

R. Larry Todd

in Fanny Hensel: The Other Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195180800
eISBN:
9780199852635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180800.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The concept of the demonic influence had figured prominently in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's works, especially in the closing sections of his autobiographical Dichtung und Wahrheit (Poetry and ... More


Listening as Poiesis: Tareq’s Story

J. Martin Daughtry

in Listening to War: Sound, Music, Trauma, and Survival in Wartime Iraq

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199361496
eISBN:
9780199361533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361496.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Here, an Iraqi civilian describes the listening game he and his mother played in order to maintain their sanity while pinned down by daily gun battles outside their house.


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