Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 89 items

  • Keywords: musical instruments x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Musical Style and Performance in Mission Life

Craig H. Russell

in From Serra to Sancho: Music and Pageantry in the California Missions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343274
eISBN:
9780199867745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343274.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western, History, American

This chapter delves into aspects of music style and performance practice in the California missions, including canto llano (plainchant), canto figurado (accompanied homophony in a steady meter), ... More


Musical Transactions and Intercultural Exchange

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses the importation and reproduction of European music in Manila and the Philippines, examining evidence of the transmission of commodities such as music scores, music treatises, ... More


From Serra to Sancho: Music and Pageantry in the California Missions

Craig H. Russell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343274
eISBN:
9780199867745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343274.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, History, American

Music in the California missions was a pluralistic combination of voices and instruments, of liturgy and spectacle, of styles and functions—and even of cultures—in a new blend that was nonexistent ... More


When is a Room a Music Room? Sounds, Spaces, and Objects in Non-courtly Italian Interiors

FLORA DENNIS

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Although never an easy feat, tracing the connections between sounds, spaces and objects becomes easier the higher up the social scale one goes in the Early Modern period. The survival of documentary ... More


The Place of Music in the Artist’s Home

TRACY E. COOPER

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Visual representation of instruments and musical practice has long been integral to the study of the iconology and archaeology of early music. Critical to any assessment of such evidence is an ... More


The Role of Music in the Venetian Home in the Cinquecento

DEBORAH HOWARD

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter considers the role of music and dance in the definition of identity by families and individuals in Renaissance Venice, with particular reference to the use of domestic space for ... More


Spaces for Musical Performance in Seventeenth-Century Roman Residences

ARNALDO MORELLI

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0019
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter investigates the locations and modes of musical performance in the residences of the nobility in seventeenth-century Rome, indicating the differences between this period and the ... More


Seduction and Spirituality: The Ambiguous Roles of Music in Venetian Art

FORTINI BROWN PATRICIA

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the tensions between the sacred and profane in attitudes towards the art of music as manifested in Venetian Renaissance painting. Choirs of pious music-making angels playing a ... More


The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Deborah Howard and Laura Moretti (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book investigates the use of secular space for music-making in Early Modern France and Italy. This era is remarkable for the growing importance of music in domestic life, ranging from elaborate ... More


Musical Colors and Timbral Sonicism

Stephen Davies

in Musical Understandings and Other Essays on the Philosophy of Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608775
eISBN:
9780191729669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608775.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In music ontology, “pure” formalists regard musical works as “colorless” sound structures. One alternative, known as timbral sonicism, accepts that a musical work's orchestral color is a factor in ... More


Tristram: speaking about my own musical life, development, and identity

Gary E. McPherson, Jane W. Davidson, and Robert Faulkner

in Music In Our Lives: Rethinking Musical Ability, Development, and Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199579297
eISBN:
9780191738463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579297.003.0050
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents the reflective musical life-story of Tristram. His musical life seems to capture what the changing self might look or sound like musically, from his early sampling of musical ... More


Making music or playing instruments: secondary students’ use of cultural tools in aural- and notation-based instrumental learning and teaching

Cecilia Hultberg

in A Cultural Psychology of Music Education

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199214389
eISBN:
9780191594779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214389.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter discusses students' ways of using cultural tools in aural-based and notation-based instrumental music lessons. It examines two teachers' ways of working — one in a notation-based music ... More


Women on the Edge: The ‘Saletta delle Dame’ of the Palazzo Salvadego in Brescia

REBECCA NORRIS

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Form and content give rise to the question of function in the Saletta delle Dame of the Palazzo Salvadego. It is a uniquely decorated space in which frescos cover the four walls, treating the viewer ... More


The Music of Methodist Worship

Karen B. Westerfield Tucker

in American Methodist Worship

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195126983
eISBN:
9780199834754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512698X.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Singing and meditating upon hymns has been a characteristic of Methodism since its beginning. Hymnals functioned both as prayer books and as theological primers; changing patterns and emphases in the ... More


Music in the French Domestic Interior (1500–1600)

SOPHIE PICKFORD

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter considers music-making and the material culture of music in the French domestic interior (1500–1600) with the primary aims of outlining the field; discussing the context for ... More


Balance on the Lute: The Role of the Strings

MIMMO PERUFFO

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The lute was the instrument on which the luthiers and string-makers of the past expended the greatest effort in order to achieve the best possible acoustic balance between the instrument and its ... More


The saxophone in the nineteenth century

Stephen Cottrell

in The Saxophone

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100419
eISBN:
9780300190953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100419.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter takes a look at the social and political environment of the nineteenth century and how this affected the production of classical music as well as the manufacturing and sales of musical ... More


The Medium Is the Message: Period Instruments

Bruce Haynes

in The End of Early Music: A Period Performer's History of Music for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195189872
eISBN:
9780199864218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189872.003.09
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The years 1760 to 1840 are usually associated with the Industrial Revolution. They also encompassed a series of significant musical developments that led from Galant music to the Romantic/Canonic ... More


Charles Wheatstone: Musical Instrument Making, Natural Philosophy, and Acoustics in Early Nineteenth-Century London

Myles W. Jackson

in Sound Knowledge: Music and Science in London, 1789-1851

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226402079
eISBN:
9780226402109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226402109.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter argues that Wheatstone’s achievements in the fields of acoustics and long-distance communication were the direct result of his early education in musical instrument building. Jackson ... More


Engineers of Art

Carol J. Oja

in Making Music Modern: New York in the 1920s

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195058499
eISBN:
9780199865031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195058499.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

Leo Ornstein and Edgard Varèse began imagining the dimensions of American modernism during the 1910s. But on the whole, the 20th century dawned for American composers in the 1920s. This was a decade ... More


View: