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Introduction: What Is Empirical Musicology?

Nicholas Cook and Eric Clarke

in Empirical Musicology: Aims, Methods, Prospects

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195167498
eISBN:
9780199867707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167498.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This introductory chapter argues that all musicology is in some sense empirical, but that it does not always make the most of the facts available to it. Musicologists frequently work with very small ... More


Music and the Sociological Gaze: Art Worlds and Cultural Production

Peter J. Martin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072161
eISBN:
9781781701492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072161.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores the interface between musicological and sociological approaches to the analysis of music, and in doing so reveals the differing foundations of cultural studies and sociological ... More


Preface to Folksong—Plainsong

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0062
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Father George Chambers' masterly treatise ought really to be unnecessary. Hubert Parry, in his Evolution of the Art of Music, has proved conclusively that music obeys the laws of heredity, and that a ... More


John Edgar Stevens 1921–2002

Christopher Page

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 150 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VI

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264232
eISBN:
9780191734243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264232.003.0010
Subject:
History, Historiography

John Stevens had a benign and constructive presence among British musical and literary scholars for several generations, beginning in the late 1940s when he was made a Bye-Fellow of Magdalene ... More


Musicology

David Fallows

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0027
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the achievements of Great Britain in medieval musicology during the twentieth century. British universities came to musicology very late and it was only in the 1950s that ... More


Falla and the Spanish Civil War

Carol A. Hess

in Sacred Passions: The Life and Music of Manuel de Falla

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195383584
eISBN:
9780199864768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383584.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

On April 18, 1936, the third congress of the recently reconstituted International Musicological Society took place in Barcelona, Spain. Welcoming scholars to the inaugural meeting were Pablo Casals ... More


The Contradictions of Music’s Modernity: Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande

Janaki Bakhle

in Two Men and Music: Nationalism and the Making of an Indian Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195166101
eISBN:
9780199850501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166101.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter presents a biography of Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, a renowned musicologist and scholar. When Bhatkhande spoke and wrote, he did so mainly about North Indian vocal music, and within that ... More


Encounters between Jewish and Muslim Musicians throughout the Ages

Amnon Shiloah

in The Convergence of Judaism and Islam: Religious, Scientific, and Cultural Dimensions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036496
eISBN:
9780813041810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036496.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is about music and musicians. The chapter describes the collaboration of the renowned Jewish musicians and their Muslim counterparts and fleshes out important illustrations of such ... More


Introduction

Jane A. Bernstein

in Music Printing in Renaissance Venice: The Scotto Press (1539-1572)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102314
eISBN:
9780199853113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102314.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The commercial phase of music printing began at a particularly propitious moment in Venetian history, for the years from 1540 until 1570 marked an era of unbroken peace and prosperity for the Most ... More


Over the rainbow? On the quest for ‘the social’ in musical analysis

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/9780719072161.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter suggests that it is somewhat ironic that some of the ‘new’ musicologists have adopted a distinctly ‘old’ version of sociology, in which musical forms somehow articulate or represent ... More


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