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Artful NoisePercussion Literature in the Twentieth Century

Artful Noise: Percussion Literature in the Twentieth Century

Thomas Siwe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043130
eISBN:
9780252052019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043130.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

A substantial body of musical literature for solo and ensemble percussion was created in the twentieth century. This book examines percussion literature’s evolution: how it came to be and the styles ... More

At Home in Our SoundsMusic, Race, and Cultural Politics in Interwar Paris

At Home in Our Sounds: Music, Race, and Cultural Politics in Interwar Paris

Rachel Anne Gillett

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190842703
eISBN:
9780190842734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842703.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book shows how and why music became part of the social changes Europe faced in the aftermath of World War I. It focuses on the story of Black music in Paris and the people who created it, ... More

Audible InfrastructuresMusic, Sound, Media

Audible Infrastructures: Music, Sound, Media

Kyle Devine and Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190932633
eISBN:
9780190932671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932633.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Our day-to-day musical enjoyment seems so simple, so easy, so automatic. Songs instantly emanate instantaneously and almost magically from our computers and phones. The tools for playing and making ... More

Both from the Ears and MindThinking about Music in Early Modern England

Both from the Ears and Mind: Thinking about Music in Early Modern England

Linda Phyllis Austern

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226701592
eISBN:
9780226704678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226704678.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This interdisciplinary study shows the extent to which literate sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English people considered music beyond its heard and performed aspects. It explains the remarkable ... More

Brahms in the Priesthood of ArtGender and Art Religion in the Nineteenth-Century German Musical Imagination

Brahms in the Priesthood of Art: Gender and Art Religion in the Nineteenth-Century German Musical Imagination

Laurie McManus

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190083274
eISBN:
9780190083304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083274.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Brahms in the Priesthood of Art: Gender and Art Religion in the Nineteenth-Century German Musical Imagination explores the intersection of gender, art religion (Kunstreligion), and other aesthetic ... More

Catherine LittlefieldA Life in Dance

Catherine Littlefield: A Life in Dance

Sharon Skeel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190654542
eISBN:
9780190654573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190654542.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Born in Philadelphia in 1905, Catherine Littlefield first learns dancing from her mother, Caroline (called Mommie), who was an expert pianist, and from a local dancing master, C. Ellwood Carpenter. ... More

Flexible BodiesBritish South Asian Dancers in an Age of Neoliberalism

Flexible Bodies: British South Asian Dancers in an Age of Neoliberalism

Anusha Kedhar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190840136
eISBN:
9780190840174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840136.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Flexible Bodies charts the emergence of British South Asian dance as a distinctive dance genre. Analyzing dance works, dance films, rehearsals, workshops, and touring alongside immigration policy, ... More

Fugue in the Sixteenth Century

Fugue in the Sixteenth Century

Paul Walker

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190056193
eISBN:
9780190056223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056193.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book explores the roots of the classic fugue and the early history of non-canonic fugal writing through the three principal fugal genres of the sixteenth century: motet, ricercar, and canzona. ... More

Gems of Exquisite BeautyHow Hymnody Carried Classical Music to America

Gems of Exquisite Beauty: How Hymnody Carried Classical Music to America

Peter Mercer-Taylor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190842796
eISBN:
9780197537787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842796.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the decades leading up to the Civil War, many Americans first encountered European classical music through excerpts captured in the form of psalm and hymn tunes. Psalmody was the United States’ ... More

Granville Bantock (1868-1946)A Guide to Research

Granville Bantock (1868-1946): A Guide to Research

John Dressler

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781942954798
eISBN:
9781789629729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954798.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This volume is the first published study to bring together a variety of materials which represent the life and works of Sir Granville Bantock (1868-1946), British composer, arranger, editor, music ... More

Great Oboists on Music and Musicianship

Great Oboists on Music and Musicianship

Michele L. Fiala and Martin Schuring

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190915094
eISBN:
9780190915131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915094.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This volume contains interviews with twenty-six of the most prominent oboists from around the world. The chapters are in prose format and highlight different aspects of each musician’s career, ... More

IndustryBang on a Can and New Music in the Marketplace

Industry: Bang on a Can and New Music in the Marketplace

William Robin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190068653
eISBN:
9780190068684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190068653.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Amidst the heated fray of the Culture Wars emerged a scrappy festival in downtown New York City called Bang on a Can. Presenting eclectic, irreverent marathons of experimental music in crumbling ... More

The Invention of Martial ArtsPopular Culture Between Asia and America

The Invention of Martial Arts: Popular Culture Between Asia and America

Paul Bowman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197540336
eISBN:
9780197540374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197540336.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

The Invention of Martial Arts examines the media history of what we now call ‘martial arts’ and argues that martial arts is a cultural construction that was born in film, TV, and other media. It ... More

Listening to ChinaSound and the Sino-Western Encounter, 1770-1839

Listening to China: Sound and the Sino-Western Encounter, 1770-1839

Thomas Irvine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226667126
eISBN:
9780226667263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226667263.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

From bell ringing to fireworks, gongs to cannon salutes, a dazzling variety of sounds and soundscapes marked the China encountered by the West around 1800. These sounds were gathered by diplomats, ... More

Music and Social JusticeA Guide for Elementary Educators

Music and Social Justice: A Guide for Elementary Educators

Cathy Benedict

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190062125
eISBN:
9780190062163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190062125.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book challenges and reframes traditional ways of addressing many of the topics we have come to think of as social justice. Offering practical suggestions for helping both teachers and students ... More

Music Downtown EastsideHuman Rights and Capability Development through Music in Urban Poverty

Music Downtown Eastside: Human Rights and Capability Development through Music in Urban Poverty

Klisala Harrison

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197535066
eISBN:
9780197535103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535066.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Music Downtown Eastside explores how human rights are at play in the popular music practices of homeless and street-involved people who feel that music is one of the rare things that cannot be taken ... More

The Music Technology CookbookReady-Made Recipes for the Classroom

The Music Technology Cookbook: Ready-Made Recipes for the Classroom

adam patrick bell (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197523889
eISBN:
9780197523926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197523889.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The Music Technology Cookbook is a practitioner-oriented collection of lesson plans outlining step-by-step music-making activities with music technology. Featuring fifty-six lessons by forty-nine ... More

The Natural Body in Somatics Dance Training

The Natural Body in Somatics Dance Training

Doran George

Susan Leigh Foster (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197538739
eISBN:
9780197538777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538739.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

The Natural Body in Somatics Dance Training examines the development of Somatics as it has been adopted by successive generations of practitioners since its early beginnings in the 1950s. The book ... More

Peculiar AttunementsHow Affect Theory Turned Musical

Peculiar Attunements: How Affect Theory Turned Musical

Roger Mathew Grant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288069
eISBN:
9780823290413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288069.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Peculiar Attunements places the recent turn to affect into conversation with a parallel movement that took place in European music theory of the eighteenth century. During that time the affects—or ... More

Performing KnowledgeTwentieth-Century Music in Analysis and Performance

Performing Knowledge: Twentieth-Century Music in Analysis and Performance

Daphne Leong

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190653545
eISBN:
9780190653576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653545.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

This book brings a theorist and performers together to examine the interface of analysis and performance in music of the twentieth century. Nine case studies, of music by Ravel, Schoenberg, Bartók, ... More

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