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Adrian RolliniThe Life and Music of a Jazz Rambler

Adrian Rollini: The Life and Music of a Jazz Rambler

Ate van Delden

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825155
eISBN:
9781496825148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825155.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Adrian Rollini (1904-1956)was as a child prodigy, playing piano when he was four. This book describes how job opportunities came to him easily at first and that his versatility helped him when they ... More

After the Dance, the Drums Are HeavyCarnival, Politics, and Musical Engagement in Haiti

After the Dance, the Drums Are Heavy: Carnival, Politics, and Musical Engagement in Haiti

Rebecca Dirksen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190928056
eISBN:
9780190928094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190928056.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Haitian carnival offers a lens into popular power and politics. Political demonstrations in Haiti often manifest as musical performances. Studying carnival and political protest side by side brings ... More

Art & Science in the Choral Rehearsal

Art & Science in the Choral Rehearsal

Sharon J. Paul

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190863760
eISBN:
9780197530535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863760.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, History, Western

In recent decades, cognitive neuroscience research has increased our understanding of how the brain learns, retains, and recalls information. At the same time, social psychology researchers have ... More

The Art of BecomingHow Group Improvisation Works

The Art of Becoming: How Group Improvisation Works

Raymond A. R. MacDonald and Graeme B. Wilson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190840914
eISBN:
9780190840952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840914.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

With a focus on music, this book outlines what improvisation is and why it is an important creative and social activity. Drawing on the emerging psychological literature in this area, as well as ... More

The Art of EmergencyAesthetics and Aid in African Crises

The Art of Emergency: Aesthetics and Aid in African Crises

Chérie Rivers Ndaliko and Samuel Anderson (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190692322
eISBN:
9780190692360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190692322.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Across Africa, artists increasingly turn to NGO sponsorship in pursuit of greater influence and funding, while simultaneously NGOs—both international and local—commission arts projects to buttress ... More

Bach's LegacyThe Music as Heard by Later Masters

Bach's Legacy: The Music as Heard by Later Masters

Russell Stinson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190091224
eISBN:
9780190091255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091224.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines how four of the greatest composers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries—Felix Mendelssohn, Robert Schumann, Richard Wagner, and Edward Elgar—engaged with the legacy of the ... More

Ballet ClassAn American History

Ballet Class: An American History

Melissa R. Klapper

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190908683
eISBN:
9780190908713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908683.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Surveying American ballet in 1913, Willa Cather reported that few girls expressed any interest in taking ballet class and that those who did were hard-pressed to find anything other than dingy ... More

The Baroque Clarinet and Chalumeau

The Baroque Clarinet and Chalumeau

Albert R. Rice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190916695
eISBN:
9780190916732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916695.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, History, Western

The second edition of The Baroque Clarinet (1992) is a history of the clarinet and chalumeau from antiquity to 1760 in six chapters: “Origins of the Chalumeau,” “Music for the Chalumeau,” “The ... More

The Beethoven SyndromeHearing Music as Autobiography

The Beethoven Syndrome: Hearing Music as Autobiography

Mark Evan Bonds

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190068479
eISBN:
9780190068509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190068479.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The “Beethoven syndrome” is the inclination of listeners to hear music as the projection of a composer’s inner self. Beethoven’s music was a catalyst for this change, but only in retrospect, for it ... More

A Blaze of Light in Every WordAnalyzing the Popular Singing Voice

A Blaze of Light in Every Word: Analyzing the Popular Singing Voice

Victoria Malawey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190052201
eISBN:
9780190052249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052201.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

A Blaze of Light in Every Word presents a conceptual model for analyzing vocal delivery in popular song recordings focused on three overlapping areas of inquiry: pitch, prosody, and quality. The ... More

Charlie Parker, Composer

Charlie Parker, Composer

Henry Martin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190923389
eISBN:
9780190923419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923389.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Charlie Parker, Composer is the first assessment of a major jazz composer’s oeuvre in its entirety. Providing analytical discussion of each of Parker’s works, this study combines music-theoretical, ... More

Choreography InvisibleThe Disappearing Work of Dance

Choreography Invisible: The Disappearing Work of Dance

Anna Pakes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199988211
eISBN:
9780190071448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199988211.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Focusing on Western theatre dance, Choreography Invisible explores the metaphysics of dances and choreographic works. It draws on a range of resources from analytic philosophy of art to develop the ... More

Cultivated by HandAmateur Musicians in the Early American Republic

Cultivated by Hand: Amateur Musicians in the Early American Republic

Glenda Goodman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190884901
eISBN:
9780190884932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190884901.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Performing Practice/Studies

Hundreds of volumes filled with hand-copied music sit in archives and libraries across the United States. Created by amateur musicians who came of age in the years following the American Revolution. ... More

Desire in Chromatic HarmonyA Psychodynamic Exploration of Fin de Siècle Tonality

Desire in Chromatic Harmony: A Psychodynamic Exploration of Fin de Siècle Tonality

Kenneth M. Smith

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190923426
eISBN:
9780190923457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923426.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Of the many composers in the Western classical tradition who celebrated the marriage between psyche and sound, those explored in this book followed the lines diverging from Wagner in philosophizing ... More

Film, Music, Memory

Film, Music, Memory

Berthold Hoeckner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226649610
eISBN:
9780226649894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649894.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Film, Music, Memory demonstrates that cinema has shaped modern culture in part by changing its cultures of memory. Such change has rested in no small measure on the mnemonic powers of music. With the ... More

Flaming?The Peculiar Theopolitics of Fire and Desire in Black Male Gospel Performance

Flaming?: The Peculiar Theopolitics of Fire and Desire in Black Male Gospel Performance

Alisha Lola Jones

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190065416
eISBN:
9780190065454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065416.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Flaming?: The Peculiar Theopolitics of Fire and Desire in Black Male Gospel Performance examines the rituals and social interactions of African American men who use gospel music-making as a means of ... More

Georges AuricA Life in Music and Politics

Georges Auric: A Life in Music and Politics

Colin Roust

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190607777
eISBN:
9780190607807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607777.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Although Georges Auric (1899–1983) is best remembered today for his affiliation with the Groupe des Six, his musical career was long, productive, complex, and intimately attuned to the realities of ... More

A Guru's JourneyPandit Chitresh Das and Indian Classical Dance in Diaspora

A Guru's Journey: Pandit Chitresh Das and Indian Classical Dance in Diaspora

Sarah Morelli

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042867
eISBN:
9780252051722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042867.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book provides the first ethnographic examination into the life of and the community formed around Pandit Chitresh Das, one of India’s most dynamic, outspoken, and captivating dancers. Born in ... More

Interactive Visual Ideas for Musical Classroom ActivitiesTips for Music Teachers

Interactive Visual Ideas for Musical Classroom Activities: Tips for Music Teachers

Catherine Dwinal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190929855
eISBN:
9780197524657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190929855.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book is a resource on projection systems for any music teacher’s treasure chest of tools. Educators, from brand new to seasoned veterans, can discover new lessons, activities, and resources ... More

The Invention of Latin American MusicA Transnational History

The Invention of Latin American Music: A Transnational History

Pablo Palomino

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190687403
eISBN:
9780197510483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687403.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book reconstructs the transnational history of the category of Latin American music during the first half of the twentieth century, from a longer perspective that begins in the nineteenth ... More

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