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Warriors

Helena Waddy

in Oberammergau in the Nazi Era: The Fate of a Catholic Village in Hitler's Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195371277
eISBN:
9780199777341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371277.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter Seven begins with Hitler’s invasion of Poland in 1939. The First Mountain Division’s Signal Corps occupied new barracks in Oberammergau and recruited locals who served in France, on the ... More


The Clef Club Concert

Maurice Peress

in Dvorák to Duke Ellington: A Conductor Rediscovers America's Music and Its African-American Roots

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195098228
eISBN:
9780199869817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098228.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents the detailed story of another historic recreation, this time on the stage of Carnegie Hall where in 1912 the Clef Club concert took place. New challenges were met: an unusual ... More


The Classical Mandolin

Paul Sparks

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195173376
eISBN:
9780199850471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173376.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A “hidden” instrument in the classical music world, the mandolin's repertoire of original music remains largely unknown. This book examines the lives and works of the mandolin's great composers and, ... More


Practical Information for Players and Composers

Paul Sparks

in The Classical Mandolin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195173376
eISBN:
9780199850471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173376.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter provides practical information for Neopolitan mandolin players and composers. It discusses the trends in terms of instrument type, playing positions and techniques. It also describes the ... More


1815–1878

Paul Sparks

in The Classical Mandolin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195173376
eISBN:
9780199850471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173376.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the history and repertoire of the classical mandolin from 1815 to 1878. It discusses the decline of the mandoline and the mandolino as concert instruments and explores the ... More


1878–1892

Paul Sparks

in The Classical Mandolin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195173376
eISBN:
9780199850471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173376.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the history and repertoire of the classical mandolin during the period from 1878 to 1892. The Paris Exhibition of 1878 in France was instrumental in popularizing the mandolin ... More


1892–1918

Paul Sparks

in The Classical Mandolin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195173376
eISBN:
9780199850471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173376.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the history and repertoire of the classical mandolin during the period from 1892 to 1918. It explains that this period represents the development of the virtuoso era and traces ... More


1918–1945

Paul Sparks

in The Classical Mandolin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195173376
eISBN:
9780199850471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173376.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the history and repertoire of the classical mandolin during the period from 1918 to 1945. It traces the emergence of the new style of playing the mandolin in Germany and ... More


1945 to the Present Day

Paul Sparks

in The Classical Mandolin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195173376
eISBN:
9780199850471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173376.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the history and repertoire of the classical mandolin during the period from 1945 to the present. In the decades immediately following World War II, the mandolin's profile ... More


The Guitar in America: Victorian Era to Jazz Age

Jeffrey J. Noonan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110188
eISBN:
9781604733020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110188.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book offers a history of the guitar from America’s late Victorian period to the Jazz Age. The narrative traces America’s BMG (banjo, mandolin, and guitar) community, a late nineteenth-century ... More


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