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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

American Gamelan and the Ethnomusicological Imagination

American Gamelan and the Ethnomusicological Imagination

Elizabeth A Clendinning

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043383
eISBN:
9780252052262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043383.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The book seeks to answer these questions: Why are there more than 150 gamelans (Indonesian percussion ensembles) in North America, and why are more than half of them associated with American colleges ... More

Arvo PärtSounding the Sacred

Arvo Pärt: Sounding the Sacred

Peter C. Bouteneff, Jeffers Engelhardt, and Robert Saler (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289752
eISBN:
9780823297108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289752.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Scholarly writing on the music of Arvo Pärt is situated primarily in the fields of musicology, cultural and media studies, and, more recently, in terms of theology/spirituality. Arvo Pärt: Sounding ... More

The Baroque Violin & ViolaA Fifty-Lesson Course Volume I

The Baroque Violin & Viola: A Fifty-Lesson Course Volume I

Walter S. Reiter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190922696
eISBN:
9780197528662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922696.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The Early Music revival has had far-reaching consequences on how music of the past is performed, both by specialists and non-specialists. This timely book is a practical step-by-step course of ... More

BeethovenA Political Artist in Revolutionary Times

Beethoven: A Political Artist in Revolutionary Times

William Kinderman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226669052
eISBN:
9780226669199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226669199.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This book explores the animating presence of the political in almost every aspect of Beethoven's life, work, and legacy. Beethoven was a civically engaged thinker confronted with severe challenges. ... 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

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

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

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

DamagedMusicality and Race in Early American Punk

Damaged: Musicality and Race in Early American Punk

Evan Rapport

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831217
eISBN:
9781496831262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831217.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

From the late 1960s to the early 1980s, American punk developed as a distinct musical style that reflected the tremendous upheaval in American society during this period. Raw and direct, punk ... More

Everyone Loves Live MusicA Theory of Performance Institutions

Everyone Loves Live Music: A Theory of Performance Institutions

Fabian Holt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226738406
eISBN:
9780226738680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226738680.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

In the early twenty-first century, the economic growth in live music and especially music festivals caused a sensation in the music industries, in pop aesthetics, and in the media. This birth of a ... More

George Frederick Bristow

George Frederick Bristow

Katherine K. Preston

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043420
eISBN:
9780252052309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043420.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

George Frederick Bristow (1825-1898), a pillar of the nineteenth-century New York musical community, was educated, lived, and worked in New York for his entire life. A skilled performer (piano, ... More

Groove TheoryThe Blues Foundation of Funk

Groove Theory: The Blues Foundation of Funk

Tony Bolden

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830524
eISBN:
9781496830593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830524.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Tony Bolden presents an innovative history of funk music focused on the performers, regarding them as intellectuals who fashioned a new aesthetic. Utilizing musicology, literary studies, performance ... More

Harmony and NormalizationUS-Cuban Musical Diplomacy

Harmony and Normalization: US-Cuban Musical Diplomacy

Timothy P. Storhoff

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830876
eISBN:
9781496830920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830876.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Harmony and Normalization explores cultural relations between Cuba and the United States during the Presidency of Barack Obama, who restored diplomatic relations with the island. Musical exchanges ... 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

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

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

Keeping the FaithA History of Northern Soul

Keeping the Faith: A History of Northern Soul

Stephen Catterall and Keith Gildart

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780719097102
eISBN:
9781526158390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526150974
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book is a social history of northern soul. It examines the origins and development of this music scene, its clubs, publications and practices, by locating it in the shifting economic and social ... 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

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