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Introduction

Catherine Robson

in Heart Beats: Everyday Life and the Memorized Poem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691119366
eISBN:
9781400845156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691119366.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter briefly discusses the history of verse recitation and poetry memorization in Great Britain and the United States and how their societies have come to perceive such ... More


 With Due Respect

Kenneth Hamilton

in After the Golden Age: Romantic Pianism and Modern Performance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195178265
eISBN:
9780199870035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178265.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter traces the changing concert etiquette, affecting both performers and audiences, from the 19th- to the 20th-centuries. Particular topics discussed are fluctuating fashions in applause, in ... More


The performance of music

John A. Sloboda

in The Musical Mind: The Cognitive Psychology of Music

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521280
eISBN:
9780191706257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521280.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on non-improvisatory performance of a score. It reviews cognitive processes in sight-reading, including eye movements, errors in reading, and expressive sight-reading. These all ... More


Children and the Transmission of Religious Knowledge

Francesca Prescendi

in Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199582570
eISBN:
9780191595271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582570.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores two ways, mechanical and deliberate, of transmitting and memorizing religion. The first one is a technical knowledge: children learn the rites by imitating their parents. They ... More


Conclusion

Busse Berger Anna Maria

in Medieval Music and the Art of Memory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520240285
eISBN:
9780520930643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240285.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the memorization of medieval music. It discusses how the oral and written transmission of music interacts with the art of memory and ... More


The Breathing Library: Performing Cultural Memories

Yun Lee Too

in The Idea of the Library in the Ancient World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199577804
eISBN:
9780191722912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577804.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 3 states that the library need not be a physical collection of texts, and it explores the phenomenon of the learned literary individual who becomes a virtual library. The personified library ... More


Techniques to Develop Secure Memorization

Stewart Gordon

in Mastering the Art of Performance: A Primer for Musicians

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177435
eISBN:
9780199864690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177435.003.07
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Although we memorize constantly in daily living, four characteristics attend memorization in performance that may not ordinarily be present: complexity of material, level of precision, time pressure, ... More


Concerning Those Who Imagine That They Are Justified by Works: The Gospel According to St. Mark—the Monk

Bradley Nassif

in The Philokalia: A Classic Text of Orthodox Spirituality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195390261
eISBN:
9780199932931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390261.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores the use of Scripture in the authors of the Philokalia and dispels the notion that the Bible plays only a minor role in the sources of the spiritual life of the Eastern Orthodox ... More


Timing Is in Order: Modeling Order Effects in the Learning of Information

Philip I. Pavlik

in In Order to Learn: How the sequence of topics influences learning

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178845
eISBN:
9780199893751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178845.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Simple memorization of information, because it does not have the complexity of more conceptual learning, provides a paradigm for investigating how primitive memory processes may underlie order ... More


The Apostles' Creed

Ian Green

in The Christian's ABC: Catechisms and Catechizing in England c.1530-1740

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206170
eISBN:
9780191677007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206170.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

One of the most common sequences in which the staple items of catechizing were handled, if not the most common of all, was that of Creed, Decalogue, Lord's Prayer, and sacraments. Even the tripartite ... More


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