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Achieving Musical Success in the String Classroom

Achieving Musical Success in the String Classroom

Karel Butz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190602888
eISBN:
9780190052652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190602888.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Achieving Musical Success in the String Classroom describes the author’s pragmatic pedagogical approach toward developing complete musicianship in beginning through advanced-level string players by ... More

Alfred Schnittke's Concerto Grosso no. 1

Alfred Schnittke's Concerto Grosso no. 1

Peter J. Schmelz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190653712
eISBN:
9780190653750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653712.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book provides for the first time an accessible, comprehensive study of Alfred Schnittke’s Concerto Grosso no. 1 (1977). One of Schnittke’s best-known and most compelling works, the Concerto ... More

And Then Came DanceThe Women Who Led Volynsky to Ballet's Magic Kingdom

And Then Came Dance: The Women Who Led Volynsky to Ballet's Magic Kingdom

Stanley J. Rabinowitz (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190943363
eISBN:
9780190943400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190943363.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Here for the first time in English are freshly translated essays on famous women in the arts, in contemporary Russian life, and especially in the world of classical dance written by Russia’s foremost ... More

Bangkok is RingingSound, Protest, and Constraint

Bangkok is Ringing: Sound, Protest, and Constraint

Benjamin Tausig

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190847524
eISBN:
9780190847562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847524.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Bangkok Is Ringing is an on-the-ground sound studies analysis of the political protests that transformed Thailand in 2010–11. Bringing the reader through sixteen distinct “sonic niches” where ... More

Boom's BluesMusic, Journalism, and Friendship in Wartime

Boom's Blues: Music, Journalism, and Friendship in Wartime

Wim Verbei

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496805119
eISBN:
9781496812544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805119.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book stands as both a remarkable biography of J. Frank G. Boom (1920–1953) and a recovery of his incredible contribution to blues scholarship originally titled The Blues: Satirical Songs of the ... More

Class, Control, and Classical Music

Class, Control, and Classical Music

Anna Bull

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190844356
eISBN:
9780190844387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844356.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Through an ethnographic study of young people playing and singing in classical music ensembles in the south of England, this book analyses why classical music in England is predominantly practiced by ... More

Debussy's CriticsSound, Affect, and the Experience of Modernism

Debussy's Critics: Sound, Affect, and the Experience of Modernism

Alexandra Kieffer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190847241
eISBN:
9780190947224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847241.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Around the turn of the twentieth century, the work of Claude Debussy spurred a reimagining of music and musical listening in which Parisian musicians and intellectuals, informed by recent scientific ... More

Fruits of the CrossPassiontide Music Theater in Habsburg Vienna

Fruits of the Cross: Passiontide Music Theater in Habsburg Vienna

Robert L. Kendrick

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297579
eISBN:
9780520969872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297579.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

This study of some sixty-odd Italian-language music-theater pieces for Holy Week in seventeenth-century Vienna addresses the issues of Habsburg dynastic piety, memory and commemoration, Passion ... More

The Gaithers and Southern GospelHomecoming in the Twenty-First Century

The Gaithers and Southern Gospel: Homecoming in the Twenty-First Century

Ryan P. Harper

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810908
eISBN:
9781496810946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810908.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This ethnography examines songwriters Bill and Gloria Gaithers’ Homecoming video and concert series. The Homecomings re-present the “southern gospel” subgenre of gospel music—a musical style popular ... More

George P. Knauff's Virginia Reels and the History of American Fiddling

George P. Knauff's Virginia Reels and the History of American Fiddling

Chris Goertzen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814272
eISBN:
9781496814319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814272.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

George P. Knauff's Virginia Reels (1839) was the first collection of southern fiddle tunes and the only substantial one published in the nineteenth century. Knauff's activity could not anticipate our ... More

Gestural ImaginariesDance and Cultural Theory in the Early Twentieth Century

Gestural Imaginaries: Dance and Cultural Theory in the Early Twentieth Century

Lucia Ruprecht

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190659370
eISBN:
9780190659417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190659370.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Gestural Imaginaries: Dance and Cultural Theory in the Early Twentieth Century offers a new interpretation of European modernist dance by addressing it as guiding medium in a vibrant field of ... More

Hildegard of Bingen

Hildegard of Bingen

Honey Meconi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252033155
eISBN:
9780252050725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252033155.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The book provides a short but thorough introduction to twelfth-century composer and visionary St. Hildegard of Bingen, creator of seventy-seven plainchant melodies (her Symphonia armonie celestium ... More

La Traviata AffairOpera in the Age of Apartheid

La Traviata Affair: Opera in the Age of Apartheid

Hilde Roos

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299887
eISBN:
9780520971516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299887.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

Opera, race, and politics during apartheid South Africa form the foundation of this historiographic work on the Eoan Group, a so-called colored cultural organization that performed opera in the Cape. ... More

Living in The Merry GhettoThe Music and Politics of the Czech Underground

Living in The Merry Ghetto: The Music and Politics of the Czech Underground

Trever Hagen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190263850
eISBN:
9780190263881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190263850.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Performing Practice/Studies

Living in the Merry Ghetto reframes how people use music to build resistance. To do so, Hagen addresses the social context of illegal music-making in Czechoslovakia during state socialism, asking ... More

Marius PetipaThe Emperor's Ballet Master

Marius Petipa: The Emperor's Ballet Master

Nadine Meisner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190659295
eISBN:
9780190659325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190659295.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Born two hundred years ago in Marseilles, Marius Petipa spent more than sixty years in Imperial Russia as a ballet master, serving directly under the eye of the Emperor. He became the greatest ... More

Music Assessment for Better Ensembles

Music Assessment for Better Ensembles

Brian P. Shaw

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190603144
eISBN:
9780190603182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190603144.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Assessment is central to ensemble music. Yet, teachers do not always have the expertise to harness its potential to improve rehearsals and performances, and promote and document student learning. ... More

Music in Disney's Animated FeaturesSnow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The Jungle Book

Music in Disney's Animated Features: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The Jungle Book

James Bohn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812148
eISBN:
9781496812186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812148.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Music in Disney’s Animated Features: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The Jungle Book investigates how music functions in Disney Animated films. The book identifies several techniques used in a ... More

Musical VitalitiesVentures in a Biotic Aesthetics of Music

Musical Vitalities: Ventures in a Biotic Aesthetics of Music

Holly Watkins

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226594705
eISBN:
9780226594842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226594842.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Musical Vitalities charts a new path for music studies by blending the study of musical works with perspectives drawn from the life sciences. In opposition to humanist approaches that insist on a ... More

Nostalgia for the FutureLuigi Nono's Selected Writings and Interviews

Nostalgia for the Future: Luigi Nono's Selected Writings and Interviews

Luigi Nono

Angela Ida De Benedictis and Veniero Rizzardi (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520291195
eISBN:
9780520965027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291195.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This is the first collection in English of the writings and interviews of Luigi Nono (1924–1990). One of the most prominent figures in the development of new music after World War II, he is renowned ... More

On StreisandAn Opinionated Guide

On Streisand: An Opinionated Guide

Ethan Mordden

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190651763
eISBN:
9780190931322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651763.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This critical analysis of Barbra Streisand looks past the mainstream show-business principal to deconstruct an artist who is in fact a revolutionary figure. Streisand pioneered an intense and even ... More

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