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The Other Virgil: `Pessimistic' Readings of the Aeneid in Early Modern Culture

Craig Kallendorf

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199212361
eISBN:
9780191707285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212361.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book tells the story of how a classic like the Aeneid can say different things to different people. As a school text it was generally taught to support the values and ideals of a succession of ... More


Fantasies of Improvisation: Free Playing in Nineteenth-Century Music

Dana Gooley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190633585
eISBN:
9780190633615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190633585.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book is the first history of keyboard improvisation in European music in the postclassical and romantic periods (c. 1815–1870). Grounded in primary sources, it documents practices of ... More


Introduction

Craig A. Gibson

in Interpreting a Classic: Demosthenes and His Ancient Commentators

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229563
eISBN:
9780520927308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229563.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter discusses Demosthenes, who was one of the most influential authors of Greek and Roman antiquity. It reveals that Demosthenes was one of the orators included in the canon of ... More


The Case for the Hip Hop Musical

Kimberley Monteyne

in Hip Hop on Film: Performance Culture, Urban Space, and Genre Transformation in the 1980s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039225
eISBN:
9781621039990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039225.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides a revisionist history of the postclassical musical that makes room for early hip hop-oriented cinema, and significantly alters theories about the trajectory of the generic ... More


Historical Atlases: The First Three Hundred Years, 1570-1870

Walter Goffart

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226300719
eISBN:
9780226300726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300726.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Today we can walk into any well-stocked bookstore or library and find an array of historical atlases. This book traces how these collections of “maps for history”—maps whose sole purpose was to ... More


The Kapellmeister Network and the Performance of CommunityHummel, Moscheles, and Mendelssohn

Dana Gooley

in Fantasies of Improvisation: Free Playing in Nineteenth-Century Music

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190633585
eISBN:
9780190633615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190633585.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter 2 concerns the free fantasy and its relationship to the public concert life that emerged after 1815. Its main protagonists are Johann Nepomuk Hummel, the undisputed master of improvised free ... More


Schumann and the Economization of Musical Labor

Dana Gooley

in Fantasies of Improvisation: Free Playing in Nineteenth-Century Music

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190633585
eISBN:
9780190633615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190633585.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter 4 details Robert Schumann’s evolution from an eager and fluent improviser into a composer who advocated writing music away from the piano entirely. His evolution demonstrates the growing ... More


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