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1846–1878

Katharine Ellis

in Interpreting the Musical Past: Early Music in Nineteenth Century France

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195365856
eISBN:
9780199867738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365856.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on a period when the expansion of early music activity began to cause adverse comment: was it a reactionary threat to living composers? Developments in music publishing attest to ... More


1878–1900

Katharine Ellis

in Interpreting the Musical Past: Early Music in Nineteenth Century France

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195365856
eISBN:
9780199867738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365856.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter continues the exploration of repertorial change, beginning with an examination of the almost entirely masculine virtuoso cult of early organ music, given new impetus by Alexandre ... More


Conclusion

Katharine Ellis

in Interpreting the Musical Past: Early Music in Nineteenth Century France

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195365856
eISBN:
9780199867738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365856.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This concluding chapter takes in the entire century, highlighting continuities and disjunctions, repertorial patterns, absences, and disappearances. It addresses the ways in which early music's ... More


The Creative Development of Johann Sebastian Bach Volume 1: 1695-1717: Music to Delight the Spirit

Richard D. P. Jones

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198164401
eISBN:
9780191713781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198164401.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book gives an account of the individual works of one of the greatest composers. This first volume, the first of a two-volume study of the music of J. S. Bach, covers the earlier part of his ... More


Mozart's Piano Music

William Kinderman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195100679
eISBN:
9780199868315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100679.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Mozart's emergence as a mature artist coincides with the rise to prominence of the piano, an instrument that came alive under his fingers and served as medium for many of his finest compositions. ... More


Non-prehensile Skilled Movements

Lynette A. Jones and Susan J. Lederman

in Human Hand Function

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173154
eISBN:
9780199786749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173154.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses skilled hand movements that are non-prehensile. Such movements cover a diverse array of activities ranging from the gestures made as part of normal speech or as a substitute ... More


Clavichord and Harpsichord

Murray Campbell, Clive Greated, and Arnold Myers

in Musical Instruments: History, Technology, and Performance of Instruments of Western Music

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198165040
eISBN:
9780191713675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198165040.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter sets out the fundamental principles of stringing and compares the clavichord and harpsichord classes of instruments in terms of the ways in which the strings are excited. The resulting ... More


City Life (1995)

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/9780195151152.003.0057
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's thoughts about City Life, where not only samples of speech but also car horns, door slams, air brakes, subway chimes, pile drivers, car alarms, heartbeats, boat horns, ... More


Bach Perspectives, Volume 11: J. S. Bach and His Sons

Mary Oleskiewicz (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041488
eISBN:
9780252050084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041488.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This volume investigates topics surrounding Johann Sebastian Bach and his five musically gifted sons. Robert Marshall takes on a deeply psychological perspective by examining how each of the Bach ... More


Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Andrew Talle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252040849
eISBN:
9780252099342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252040849.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book investigates the musical life of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Germany from the perspectives of those who lived in it. The men, women, and children of the era are treated here not as extras in ... More


The Virtual Haydn: Paradox of a Twenty-First-Century Keyboardist

Tom Beghin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226156774
eISBN:
9780226195353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226195353.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Written from the perspective of Historically Informed Performance, Haydn at the Keyboard investigates various webs of communication in Joseph Haydn’s repertoire for solo keyboard. Communication ... More


Text Encoding

Susan Hockey

in Electronic Texts in the Humanities: Principles and Practice

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198711940
eISBN:
9780191694912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198711940.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at encoding schemes which are necessary to put intelligence in the text. The purpose of encoding within a text is to provide information which will assist a computer program to ... More


Reception

Russell Stinson

in Bach: The Orgelbüchlein

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780193862142
eISBN:
9780199853106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780193862142.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The reception of the Orgelbüchlein begins with Bach himself, because he was the chief catalyst in the collection's early transmission. He accomplished this role by instructing his private keyboard ... More


Conclusion

Andrew Talle

in Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252040849
eISBN:
9780252099342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252040849.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The conclusion of Beyond Bach affirms the principle that music is not an object but rather a means by which human beings relate to one another. In Bach’s Germany, those who heard keyboard ... More


Playing the Hautboy

Bruce Haynes

in The Eloquent Oboe: A History of the Hautboy from 1640 to 1760

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337259
eISBN:
9780199864225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337259.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In a period when players often moved from instrument to instrument, techniques were freely borrowed, and in a sense, individual instruments did not have their own separate techniques. How the hautboy ... More


“One Should Not Make a Rule”

Bernard D. Sherman

in Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169454
eISBN:
9780199865017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169454.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the 1950s and 1960s, a group of Dutch musicians created one of the world centers of what we now call the early music movement. Through the work of the Kuijken brothers, the recorder virtuoso Frans ... More


Fantasies of Improvisation: Free Playing in Nineteenth-Century Music

Dana Gooley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190633585
eISBN:
9780190633615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190633585.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book is the first history of keyboard improvisation in European music in the postclassical and romantic periods (c. 1815–1870). Grounded in primary sources, it documents practices of ... More


Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Secular & Sacred Music to 1900

Laurel Parsons and Brenda Ravenscroft (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190237028
eISBN:
9780190237059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190237028.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This multi-author collection, the second to be published in an unprecedented four-volume series of analytical essays on music by women composers from the twelfth to the twenty-first centuries, ... More


Soft Keyboard Performance Optimization

Xiaojun Bi, Brian Smith, Tom Ouyang, and Shumin Zhai

in Computational Interaction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198799603
eISBN:
9780191839832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799603.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Optimization techniques have played a vital role in improving the performance (i.e., input speed and accuracy) of soft keyboards. This chapter introduces the challenges, methodologies, and results of ... More


The Three- and Four-Movement Sonata Cycle

James Hepokoski and Warren Darcy

in Elements of Sonata Theory: Norms, Types, and Deformations in the Late-Eighteenth-Century Sonata

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195146400
eISBN:
9780199850983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146400.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Sense of cycling coherence is assisted by focusing on the demonstrable relationship among the movements, and some relevant factors can be dealt with apart from an examination of individual content. ... More


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