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Vienna, Modernism, and Modernity

Julian Johnson

in Mahler's Voices: Expression and Irony in the Songs and Symphonies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195372397
eISBN:
9780199870844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372397.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

This chapter explores Mahler's relationship to Viennese modernism in the context of the tensions (social, political, economic, philosophical) of Viennese modernity. It examines Mahler's relationship ... More


Debuts 1950–1954

Amy C. Beal

in New Music, New Allies: American Experimental Music in West Germany from the Zero Hour to Reunification

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247550
eISBN:
9780520932814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247550.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter traces key events in the history of radio broadcasting and new music festivals up to 1954, when John Cage first visited Germany and performed with pianist David Tudor at the ... More


Calling the Tune: The Los Angeles Federal Music Project

Catherine Parsons Smith

in Making Music in Los Angeles: Transforming the Popular

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520251397
eISBN:
9780520933835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251397.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter introduces the Los Angeles Federal Music Project (FMP), which partially solved the unemployment problem of musicians in Los Angeles during the Great Depression, first describing the ... More


Inner images

Alf Gabrielsson

in Strong Experiences with Music: Music is much more than just music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695225
eISBN:
9780191729775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695225.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents selected accounts of how music can conjure up images, notions, of various sorts. These images can be of people, events, situations, or settings that have been associated with a ... More


Schopenhauer and the Synthesis of the Arts

Roger Keys

in The Reluctant Modernist: Andrei Belyi and the Development of Russian Fiction, 1902-1914

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151609
eISBN:
9780191672767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151609.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter examines the philosophy of Schopenhauer with respect to art synthesis, particularly the way in which music and poetry may interact. According to Schopenhauer, music was the highest ... More


Enacting the Vision: Creating and Sustaining Meaningful Composition Programs

Betty Anne Younker

in Composing our Future: Preparing Music Educators to Teach Composition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199832286
eISBN:
9780199979806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199832286.003.0020
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Psychology of Music

Given abundant evidence from the previous chapters to support the value of composition within school music programs and teacher education training programs, this chapter presents a charge to music ... More


What’s the Point?

Judith A. Jellison

in Including Everyone: Creating Music Classrooms Where All Children Learn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199358762
eISBN:
9780199358809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199358762.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Psychology of Music

Creating a successfully inclusive music learning environment is not about “tweaking” what we already do, but requires a fundamental revision of the goals of instruction and the methods employed in ... More


Now What?

Judith A. Jellison

in Including Everyone: Creating Music Classrooms Where All Children Learn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199358762
eISBN:
9780199358809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199358762.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Psychology of Music

All children can develop musically when a meaningful program is designed to be accessible, equitable, and flexible; instructional practices are effective; individual adaptations are used only as ... More


“Ballad for Americans”: The Music of the Popular Front

Peter Gough and Peggy Seeger

in Sounds of the New Deal: The Federal Music Project in the West

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039041
eISBN:
9780252097010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039041.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter argues that overtly political themes never dominated Federal One productions. Yet, some of the beliefs espoused by the 1930s Left took root and found appeal among subsequent generations ... More


Transparent Music and Sound-Light Analogy ca. 1800

Ellen Lockhart

in Sound Knowledge: Music and Science in London, 1789-1851

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226402079
eISBN:
9780226402109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226402109.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on London composer Nicola Sampieri and his “Concert upon an Entire New Plan,” given at the Hanover Square Rooms and elsewhere from 1798. Sampieri’s “New Plan” employed “numerous ... More


“Driven into Paradise”: Boston, New York, and Los Angeles, 1933–1943

Joseph Auner

in A Schoenberg Reader: Documents of a Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095401
eISBN:
9780300127126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095401.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

On October 16, 1933, Arnold Schoenberg wrote to Alban Berg in which he issued his most substantial statement on Jewish politics. He outlined a plan to organize assistance for the German Jews and ... More


The Programmatic Argument and Henry Sturt

Kyle Gann

in Charles Ives's Concord: Essays after a Sonata

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040856
eISBN:
9780252099366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040856.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

At the time Ives began the Concord, program music (music that implicitly referred to or musical described historical or literary narratives) was still somewhat controversial. The prologue of Essays ... More


Traditional Music for the People: Chinese Music Departments in the PRC and Taiwan

Eddie Hsu

in College Music Curricula for a New Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190658397
eISBN:
9780190658434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658397.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

In this chapter I use Chinese music departments in the PRC and Taiwan as case studies, exploring how the process of institutionalization has reshaped traditional music in the region and how Chinese ... More


Practical Suggestions: Music Education for Life

C. Victor Fung and Lisa J. Lehmberg

in Music for Life: Music Participation and Quality of Life for Senior Citizens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199371686
eISBN:
9780199371716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371686.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter offers suggestions for actions based on the new mindset presented in the previous chapter. School teachers and administrators should maintain an open mind to support innovative ... More


Early Years in Vienna and Berlin: 1874–1906

Joseph Auner

in A Schoenberg Reader: Documents of a Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095401
eISBN:
9780300127126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095401.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter provides an overall chronology of Arnold Schoenberg's life and works, along with a recollection of his childhood and musical education. It also looks at his early years in Vienna and ... More


Making the Case: Involving Children with Hearing Loss in General Music Lessons and Ensembles

Lyn E. Schraer-Joiner

in Music for Children with Hearing Loss: A Resource for Parents and Teachers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199855810
eISBN:
9780190268329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199855810.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter discusses how deaf students have the capacity to perceive musical sounds and are able to perform and respond to music. Alice-Ann Darrow states that music is more aurally accessible than ... More


Do We Hear What We Say We Hear?

Arthur Berger

in Reflections of an American Composer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232518
eISBN:
9780520928213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232518.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, American

The chapter delineates the hopelessness of seeking a one-to-one correspondence between the music and the story line. One could take the program (i.e., the plot or story) of a given work and apply it ... More


Noncanonical Pedagogies for Noncanonical Musics: Observations on Selected Programs in Folk, Traditional, World, and Popular Musics

Jack Talty

in College Music Curricula for a New Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190658397
eISBN:
9780190658434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658397.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter explores the ways in which a selection of European pedagogues and institutions involved in folk, traditional, world music, and popular music education navigate a world of music pedagogy ... More


Liszt’s “Program” Music

Mark Evan Bonds

in Absolute Music: The History of an Idea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199343638
eISBN:
9780199373437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199343638.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The identification of absolute music with a specific repertory grew stronger still in 1855 with the first appearance—and almost immediate acceptance—of Franz Liszt’s neologism to describe works of ... More


At the Crossroads: The Ark and UGMAA in the 1980s

Steven L. Isoardi

in The Dark Tree: Jazz and the Community Arts in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245914
eISBN:
9780520932241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245914.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes the status of the Underground Musicians and Artists Association (UGMAA) and Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra (PAPA) during the 1980s. It explains that the 1980s were an especially ... More


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