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The Mind's EarExercises for Improving the Musical Imagination for Performers, Composers, and Listeners

The Mind's Ear: Exercises for Improving the Musical Imagination for Performers, Composers, and Listeners

Bruce Adolphe

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197576311
eISBN:
9780197576359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197576311.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The Mind’s Ear is a unique and fun series of games, exercises, and essays designed to inspire musical creativity and spark the imagination of musicians and music students at all levels. An invaluable ... More

Composing with Constraints100 Practical Exercises in Music Composition

Composing with Constraints: 100 Practical Exercises in Music Composition

Jorge Variego

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190057237
eISBN:
9780197599068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190057237.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Designed for undergraduate and graduate music students, Composing with Constraints provides 100 self-contained exercises to help develop the craft of music composition through rigorous guidelines ... More

Honoring Trans and Gender-Expansive Students in Music Education

Honoring Trans and Gender-Expansive Students in Music Education

Matthew L. Garrett and Joshua Palkki

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197506592
eISBN:
9780197506639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197506592.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Trans and gender-expansive (TGE) youth deserve safe and empowering spaces to engage in high-quality school music experiences. Supportive music teachers ensure that all students have access to ... More

RenegadesDigital Dance Cultures from Dubsmash to TikTok

Renegades: Digital Dance Cultures from Dubsmash to TikTok

Trevor Boffone

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197577677
eISBN:
9780197577714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197577677.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Renegades: Digital Dance Cultures from Dubsmash to TikTok interrogates the roles that Dubsmash, social media, and hip hop music and dance play in youth identity formation in the United States. It ... More

Hypermetric Manipulations in Haydn and MozartChamber Music for Strings, 1787 - 1791

Hypermetric Manipulations in Haydn and Mozart: Chamber Music for Strings, 1787 - 1791

Danuta Mirka

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197548905
eISBN:
9780197548936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197548905.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book presents a systematic discussion of hypermeter and phrase structure in eighteenth-century music. It combines perspectives from historical and modern music theory with insights from the ... More

Inventing the RecordingThe Phonograph and National Culture in Spain, 1877-1914

Inventing the Recording: The Phonograph and National Culture in Spain, 1877-1914

Eva Moreda Rodríguez

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197552063
eISBN:
9780197552094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197552063.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

Inventing the Recording: The Phonograph and National Culture in Spain, 1877–1914 focuses on the decades in which the recording went from technological possibility to commercial and cultural artifact, ... More

Beethoven's String Quartet in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131

Beethoven's String Quartet in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131

Nancy November

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190059200
eISBN:
9780190059248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190059200.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Beethoven’s String Quartet in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131 (1826) is firmly a part of the modern-day canon, and also makes its presence felt in popular culture, notably in film. Yet in recent times, the ... More

The Big ParadeMeredith Willson's Musicals from The Music Man to 1491

The Big Parade: Meredith Willson's Musicals from The Music Man to 1491

Dominic McHugh

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197554739
eISBN:
9780197554760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197554739.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Meredith Willson is best remembered as the composer, lyricist, and book writer of The Music Man, one of Broadway and Hollywood’s most enduring works. But it was just one of his four stage musicals ... More

Kurt Weill's America

Kurt Weill's America

Naomi Graber

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190906580
eISBN:
9780190906610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190906580.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This book traces composer Kurt Weill’s changing relationship with the idea of “America.” His European works such as The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (1930), depict the nation as a ... More

Teaching the Whole MusicianA Guide to Wellness in the Applied Studio

Teaching the Whole Musician: A Guide to Wellness in the Applied Studio

Paola Savvidou

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190868796
eISBN:
9780190868833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868796.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This book offers applied music instructors a practical guide for supporting their students’ wellness by integrating holistic techniques into their pedagogy. The main argument in this book is that the ... More

Healing for the SoulRichard Smallwood, the Vamp, and the Gospel Imagination

Healing for the Soul: Richard Smallwood, the Vamp, and the Gospel Imagination

Braxton D. Shelley

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197566466
eISBN:
9780197566497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566466.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Between the first and last words of a Black gospel song, musical sound acquires spiritual power. During this unfolding, a variety of techniques facilitate musical and physical transformation. The ... More

Voices of the FieldPathways in Public Ethnomusicology

Voices of the Field: Pathways in Public Ethnomusicology

Leon F. García Corona and Kathleen Wiens (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197526682
eISBN:
9780197526729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526682.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Ethnomusicologists face complex and challenging professional landscapes. Graduate studies in our field do not fully equip ethnomusicologists for work outside of academia. The essays in Voices of the ... More

Africanness in ActionEssentialism and Musical Imaginations of Africa in Brazil

Africanness in Action: Essentialism and Musical Imaginations of Africa in Brazil

Juan Diego Díaz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197549551
eISBN:
9780197549599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197549551.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book discusses how musicians from Bahia, an emblematic African diasporic location in northeastern Brazil, think about, discuss, compose, rehearse, perform, and stage music inspired by what they ... More

The Logic of FilteringHow Noise Shapes the Sound of Recorded Music

The Logic of Filtering: How Noise Shapes the Sound of Recorded Music

Melle Jan Kromhout

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190070137
eISBN:
9780190070175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190070137.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book traces the profound impact of technical media on the sound of music, asking: How do media technologies shape sound? How does this affect music? And how did it change what we listen for in ... More

Roma Music and Emotion

Roma Music and Emotion

Filippo Bonini Baraldi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190096786
eISBN:
9780190096823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190096786.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

By combining long-term field research with hypotheses from the cognitive sciences, this book proposes a groundbreaking anthropological theory on the emotional power of music. It hig hlights a human ... More

Thinking In and About MusicAnalytical Reflections on Milton Babbitt's Music and Thought

Thinking In and About Music: Analytical Reflections on Milton Babbitt's Music and Thought

Zachary Bernstein

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190949235
eISBN:
9780190949266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949235.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Milton Babbitt (1916–2011) was, at once, one of the century’s foremost composers and a founder of American music theory. These two aspects of his creative life—“thinking in” and “thinking about” ... More

Vocal VirtuosityThe Origins of the Coloratura Soprano in Nineteenth-Century Opera

Vocal Virtuosity: The Origins of the Coloratura Soprano in Nineteenth-Century Opera

Sean M. Parr

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197542644
eISBN:
9780197542675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197542644.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Vocal Virtuosity is a book about the apex of operatic vocalism. Nothing strikes the ear quite like a soprano singing in the sonic stratosphere. Whether thrilling, chilling, or repellent to the ... More

Socialist LamentsMusical Mourning in the German Democratic Republic

Socialist Laments: Musical Mourning in the German Democratic Republic

Martha Sprigge

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197546321
eISBN:
9780197546352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197546321.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Antifascist and socialist monuments pervaded the landscape of the former German Democratic Republic (1949–1989), presenting a distorted vision of the national past. Official commemorative culture in ... More

Between BeatsThe Jazz Tradition and Black Vernacular Dance

Between Beats: The Jazz Tradition and Black Vernacular Dance

Christi Jay Wells

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197559277
eISBN:
9780197559314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197559277.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Between Beats: The Jazz Tradition and Black Vernacular Dance explores the complex intersections between jazz music and popular dance over the last hundred-plus years. It aims to show how popular ... More

Musical MotivesA Theory and Method for Analyzing Shape in Music

Musical Motives: A Theory and Method for Analyzing Shape in Music

Brent Auerbach

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197526026
eISBN:
9780197526057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526026.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Motives, the small, recurring shape elements primarily identified by their pitch and rhythm profiles, are near-ubiquitous in music. Yet despite their long-standing prominence in composition and in ... More

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