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The Rude, the Vulgar, and the Polite

Peter van der Merwe

in Roots of the Classical: The Popular Origins of Western Music

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198166474
eISBN:
9780191713880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198166474.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter introduces the main concern of the book: the interaction of ‘rude’ (‘folk’), ‘vulgar’ (‘popular’), and ‘polite’ (‘art’) music, from about 1760 on. It deals, first, with the ... More


Between Idyll and Abyss: The Greek Land, as seen from the Ionian Islands

Constanze Güthenke

in Placing Modern Greece: The Dynamics of Romantic Hellenism, 1770-1840

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231850
eISBN:
9780191716188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231850.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Here I turn to the vantage point of two writers of the Ionian Islands (until the 1860s outside the territorial confines of the new Greek state). Although both are considered ‘national’ poets in the ... More


Epic: A Genre in Stasis?

Ritchie Robertson

in Mock-Epic Poetry from Pope to Heine

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199571581
eISBN:
9780191722356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571581.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 18th-century Literature

After an account of epic and mock‐epic theory within neoclassicism, referring especially to the ‘Querelle des Anciens et des Modernes’, this chapter surveys the decline of serious epic, bringing out ... More


Introduction

Tariq Banuri and Juliet B. Schor (eds)

in Financial Openness and National Autonomy: Opportunities and Constraints

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198283645
eISBN:
9780191684463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283645.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The international financial markets experienced tremendous change during the 1980s as there was significant growth in the variety, volume, and the extent of international transactions across various ... More


The Antiquity of Tragedy

Joshua Billings

in Genealogy of the Tragic: Greek Tragedy and German Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159232
eISBN:
9781400852505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159232.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines the antiquity of tragedy. Thought about tragedy feeds on ulterior discussions of ancient political systems and of ancient epic, but the most significant factor may be a change ... More


Modernist Mysteries: Perséphone

Tamara Levitz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199730162
eISBN:
9780199932467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730162.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book presents a microhistorical analysis of the premiere of the melodrama Perséphone at the Paris Opéra on 30 April 1934. The book engages deeply with the collaborative, transnational nature of ... More


The Music

Eric Salzman and Thomas Desi

in The New Music Theater: Seeing the Voice, Hearing the Body

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195099362
eISBN:
9780199864737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099362.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter discusses the following subjects in a music theater context: Verismo to expressionism to musical modernism; the development of neoclassicism, presentational theater and the new chamber ... More


Introduction: Melancholic Modernism

Tamara Levitz

in Modernist Mysteries: Perséphone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199730162
eISBN:
9780199932467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730162.003.0000
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter provides background on the collaborators involved in Perséphone by recreating from archival sources their meeting at Ida Rubinstein’s house on 20 October 1933, about six months before ... More


Igor’s Duality

Tamara Levitz

in Modernist Mysteries: Perséphone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199730162
eISBN:
9780199932467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730162.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the extreme split in Stravinsky’s music between his attempt to solidify Christian dogma on heterosexual marriage through archetypal musical dramaturgy and his hidden expressions ... More


Neoclassicism: “Orthodox Europeanism” or Empowering Internationalism?

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/9780195058499.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, American

The stylistic designation “neoclassicism” met with especially strong resistance from young composers in the United States during the 1920s. Although slippery to define, neoclassicism popped up all ... More


The Transatlantic Gaze of Aaron Copland

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/9780195058499.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, American

More than any other composer in the generation born around 1900, Aaron Copland (1900-1990) has come to be seen as championing an idiom that was identifiably American. Copland began pursuing a ... More


Virgil Thomson’s “Cocktail of Culture”

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/9780195058499.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, American

Virgil Thomson was one of the most outspoken critics of neoclassicism, at one point disparaging it as a “lingua franca” that was essentially “an indigestible mixture cocktail of culture”. Thomson's ... More


A Quartet of New World Neoclassicists

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/9780195058499.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, American

The Copland-Sessions Concerts celebrated youth, giving performance opportunities to composers who would eventually emerge as leaders in the United States. The stylistic range of music performed on ... More


Epilogue

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/9780195058499.003.0022
Subject:
Music, History, American

In many ways, New York City yielded a thriving marketplace for modernism during the 1920s. As the decade progressed, modernist music became ever more varied, and by its end, a new generation of ... More


The European Neoclassicist: Finding His Voice

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/9780195383584.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the aftermath of World War I, many composers continued to revive baroque and classical procedures: counterpoint, sonata form, reduced performing forces, and the use of generic rather than poetic ... More


A Prehistory of Cognitive Poetics: Neoclassicism and the Novel

Karin Kukkonen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190634766
eISBN:
9780190634780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190634766.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book argues that the neoclassical critical tradition of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, with its cognitive perspective on the workings of literature, constitutes a key chapter in the ... More


The Politics of Classicism in the Poetry of Phillis Wheatley

Emily Greenwood

in Ancient Slavery and Abolition: From Hobbes to Hollywood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199574674
eISBN:
9780191728723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574674.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Phyllis Wheatley’s use of Classics, which early reception often dismissed as a derivate assimilation of neoclassical conventions, raises questions about whether or not Classics is the preserve of the ... More


Debussy's Legacy and the Construction of Reputation

Marianne Wheeldon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190631222
eISBN:
9780190631253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190631222.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines the vicissitudes of Debussy’s posthumous reception in the 1920s and early 1930s and analyzes the confluence of factors that helped to overturn the initial backlash against his ... More


Continuity and Discontinuity: The Fifties

Samuel A. Floyd

in The Power of Black Music: Interpreting its History from Africa to the United States

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195109757
eISBN:
9780199853243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109757.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

The 1950s came to a close with cool jazz and hard bop vying for fame, with the end of gospel's golden age, with the New Criticism and neoclassicism continuing to influence the concert-hall activity ... More


The Making of Competition Policy: Legal and Economic Sources

Daniel A. Crane and Herbert Hovenkamp (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199782796
eISBN:
9780190261351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199782796.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This book provides edited selections of primary source material in the intellectual history of competition policy from Adam Smith to the present day. Chapters include classical theories of ... More


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