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Interpretation

David Wolfsdorf

in Trials of Reason: Plato and the Crafting of Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195327328
eISBN:
9780199870646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327328.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter develops a hermeneutic framework for integrating the philosophical and literary dimensions of Plato's early dialogues. Central problems treated include: the thematic versus chronological ... More


Woodwind Instruments with Reeds

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/9780198165040.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes the acoustical principles of sound generation in reed woodwinds, with particular reference to the bore profile. The way in which overblowing and side holes are used to produce ... More


Bugles and Horns

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/9780198165040.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes the basic acoustical characteristics of brass instruments, including the functions of the mouthpiece, side holes, crooks, and valves. The history and development of horns made ... More


The Clarinet in the Classical Period

Albert Rice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195342994
eISBN:
9780199865666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342994.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Beginning in 1760, the clarinet was transformed from a rarely seen baroque instrument into an essential piece of the classical ensemble. Barely half a century later, in 1812, Iwan Müller developed ... More


The Raisonneurs and the Critics

Michael Hawcroft

in Molière: Reasoning With Fools

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199228836
eISBN:
9780191711251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228836.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explains the critical history of the term raisonneurs, which has been attached to a group of problematic characters in some of Molière's plays. The character has been seen variously by ... More


Opening Moves

David Sedley

in The Midwife of Platonism: Text and Subtext in Plato's Theaetetus

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199267033
eISBN:
9780191601828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267030.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Following a survey of established interpretations of the Theaetetus, I sketch my own, incorporating elements of many of them, especially of Myles Burnyeat’s. I argue that for once Socrates is not ... More


Playing techniques

Albert R. Rice

in The Clarinet in the Classical Period

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195342994
eISBN:
9780199865666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342994.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter reviews six important classical clarinet playing techniques: compass, registers, and fingerings; embouchure and mouthpiece position; articulation; selection of a clarinet; transposition; ... More


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Dan C. Christensen

in Hans Christian Ørsted: Reading Nature's Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669264
eISBN:
9780191748745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669264.003.0043
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Grundtvig retorts on behalf of the State Church against Professor Clausen. Their dispute concerns the clerical vow. Should it be tightened, because it was too lenient, as Grundtvig believed, or ... More


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