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Music as Narrative and Music as Drama

Jerrold Levinson

in Contemplating Art: Essays in Aesthetics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199206179
eISBN:
9780191709982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206179.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This essay poses the question of whether music, especially as regards its succession of expressive properties or states, is fruitfully thought of as a narrative of some sort. The answer returned is ... More


Musical Enculturation: How Young Listeners Construct Musical Knowledge through Perceptual Experience

Erin E. Hannon

in Neoconstructivism: The New Science of Cognitive Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195331059
eISBN:
9780199864072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331059.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores the question of how infants and children build musical representations, with particular focus on perception, and knowledge of temporal structure in music, such as rhythm and ... More


Young children’s musical representations: windows on music cognition

Lyle Davidson and Lawrence Scripp

in Generative Processes in Music: The Psychology of Performance, Improvisation, and Composition

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508465
eISBN:
9780191687341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508465.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter presents intriguing data from children aged five to seven who were asked to notate various musical fragments without explicit instruction. What is particularly impressive about these ... More


Under the Spell of Magic: The Oriental Tale in Rimsky‐Korsakov's Sheherazade

Nasser Al‐Taee

in The Arabian Nights in Historical Context: Between East and West

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199554157
eISBN:
9780191720437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554157.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter seeks to link Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade to Antoine Galland's Les Mille et une nuits as a continuation of European fascination with the Oriental tale. It discusses issues concerning ... More


Vox Humana: The Instrumental Representation of the Human Voice

Theo van Leeuwen

in VOICE: Vocal Aesthetics in Digital Arts and Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013901
eISBN:
9780262289696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013901.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The question of authenticity is relevant to writing about instrumental representations of the human voice. This chapter examines “modality theory,” an approach that asks how “authentic” voices have ... More


Introduction: A Language for Imagining Native America

Michael V. Pisani

in Imagining Native America in Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108934
eISBN:
9780300130737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108934.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the musical representation of Native America. This volume examines the music to evoke North and South American Indians and ... More


A Melancholy Anatomy

Elisabeth Le Guin

in Boccherini's Body: An Essay in Carnal Musicology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520240179
eISBN:
9780520930629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240179.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on Luigi Boccherini's presentation of sensibilité through the body of his works. It examines the ways in which Boccherini encouraged his audience to read his consumption through ... More


Imagining Native America in Music

Michael V. Pisani

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108934
eISBN:
9780300130737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108934.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book offers a comprehensive look at musical representations of native America from the pre-colonial past through the American West and up to the present. The discussion covers a wide range of ... More


Conclusion

Michael V. Pisani

in Imagining Native America in Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108934
eISBN:
9780300130737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108934.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the history of the musical representation of Native America and North American Indians. It suggests that despite the stereotype depictions of ... More


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