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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


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


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


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


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


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


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