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Why Musical Performance?: Views Praxial to Performative

David J. Elliott

in Praxial Music Education: Reflections and Dialogues

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195385076
eISBN:
9780199865512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385076.003.08
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Among the most conspicuous contrasts between David Elliott's praxial philosophy of music education and the version of aesthetic education best known to North American music educators is the role each ... More


On being and becoming a cathedral chorister: a cultural psychology account of the acquisition of early musical expertise

Margaret S. Barrett

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/9780199214389.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Music Psychology

The life and learning experience of a cathedral chorister is a unique one. The domain of musical practice in which the cathedral chorister participates has been shaped around the sound of the boys' ... More


Communisms, Communist Musics

Robert Adlington

in Red Strains: Music and Communism Outside the Communist Bloc

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265390
eISBN:
9780191760440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265390.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter sketches key contexts (both global-political and scholarly) for the research presented by this book. By way of introduction to the individual chapters in the book, a number of connecting ... More


Organ improvisation: Edition, extemporization, expansion, and instant composition

Karin Johansson

in Musical Imaginations: Multidisciplinary perspectives on creativity, performance and perception

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199568086
eISBN:
9780191731044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568086.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the phenomenon of Western European organ improvisation. It illustrates how organ improvisation has a historical background founded on a body of repertoire and liturgical ... More


Musical communication and children's communities of musical practice

Margaret S. Barrett

in Musical Communication

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529361
eISBN:
9780191689628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529361.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter explores the notion of a ‘community of practice’ in relation to children's music-making in informal settings. It illustrates recent research in children's communication of musical ... More


Community Music and Praxialism: Narratives and Reflections

David J. Elliott

in Praxial Music Education: Reflections and Dialogues

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195385076
eISBN:
9780199865512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385076.003.17
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

In his 1995 book Music Matters: A New Philosophy of Music Education, David Elliott targets formal music education more than nonformal music instruction, or what many people now call community music ... More


Introduction

Arved Ashby

in Absolute Music, Mechanical Reproduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520264793
eISBN:
9780520945692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264793.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This introductory chapter discusses recordings and other media in American musicology. It reveals that there is no vernacular practice for the so-called classical music, and introduces the concept of ... More


James Brown's “Superbad” and the double-voiced utterance

David Brackett

in Interpreting Popular Music

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225411
eISBN:
9780520925700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225411.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores the discursive space in which the concepts of “blackness” and African American music have been produced and analyzes how these concepts function in James Brown's 1970 recording ... More


The Acoustics and Geopolitics of Orthodox Practices in the Estonian-russian Border Region

Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz

in Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260559
eISBN:
9780520945920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260559.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

While part of a global community of Eastern Christians, Orthodox believers in Saatse and elsewhere in Setomaa maintain distinctive musical practices and oral traditions, commemorate local saints, ... More


Shakespeare and Early Modern Music

Christopher R. Wilson

in The Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635238
eISBN:
9780748652297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635238.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter pursues an archaeology of emotions, situations and materials, pinpointing when songs were sung and how, in the plays. It determines the instruments used, and the meanings attached to ... More


Conventional Wisdom: The Content of Musical Form

Susan McClary

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221062
eISBN:
9780520928084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221062.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book reexamines the concept of musical convention. Exploring the ways that shared musical practices transmit social knowledge, it offers an account of our own cultural moment in terms of two ... More


Engaging in a sound musicianship

Andrew R. Brown

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198744443
eISBN:
9780191805776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744443.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Our contemporary sound world is ever expanding, driven largely by advances in modern technologies that continue to expand a child’s ability to engage with music. This chapter explores how musical ... More


Reinscribing the Revolutionary Legacy

Jann Pasler

in Composing the Citizen: Music as Public Utility in Third Republic France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257405
eISBN:
9780520943872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257405.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter studies the origins of the republican ideology that is empowered by utility. It discusses certain qualities in music and musical practices that helped the ideals of revolutionaries ... More


Music and May '68

Eric Drott

in Music and the Elusive Revolution: Cultural Politics and Political Culture in France, 1968-1981

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268968
eISBN:
9780520950085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268968.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the curious place music and musicians occupied in the May uprising. Here as elsewhere, a principal concern is the reciprocal relation that exists between musical practices and ... More


Music and the sociological gaze

Peter J. Martin

in Music and the Sociological Gaze: Art Worlds and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072161
eISBN:
9781781701492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072161.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Sociology, like music, is a fragmented field. Just as people attach themselves to ‘old’ and ‘new’ musicological work, so there are old and new sociologies, with the latter tending to reject ... More


Transnational Dreams, Global Desires: North America as Sound

Timothy Rommen

in “Mek Some Noise”: Gospel Music and the Ethics of Style in Trinidad

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250673
eISBN:
9780520940543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250673.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter analyzes the rise of North American gospel music in Trinidad, investigating some of its connections to transnational and neo-colonial processes and cosmopolitan dreams along the way. It ... More


Reenvisioning Ethics, Revisiting Style

Timothy Rommen

in “Mek Some Noise”: Gospel Music and the Ethics of Style in Trinidad

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250673
eISBN:
9780520940543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250673.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter brings the discussion of the ethics of style full circle. It proposes several ways that musical change and musical practices themselves might be reenvisioned and rethought in light of ... More


Music Teacher Education in Transition

Michele Kaschub and Janice Smith

in Promising Practices in 21st Century Music Teacher Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199384747
eISBN:
9780199384778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384747.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

In this chapter, the changing nature of twenty-first-century teaching and learning is considered in terms of relational power structures, temporal organizations, and physical and virtual learning ... More


Found Objects in the Musical Practices of Hunter-Gatherers: Implications for the Evolution of Instrumental Music

Pedro Espi-Sanchis and Nicholas Bannan

in Music, Language, and Human Evolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199227341
eISBN:
9780191804274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199227341.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the musical practices of hunter-gatherers and the evolution of instrumental music. It analyses whether fossil and artefact record of claimed musical instruments were ... More


The Advent Project: The Later Seventh-Century Creation of the Roman Mass Proper

James McKinnon

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221987
eISBN:
9780520924338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221987.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In his final accomplishment of a distinguished career, the author considers the musical practices of the early Church in this examination of the history of Christian chant from the years ad 200 to ... More


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