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Ambient SufismRitual Niches and the Social Work of Musical Form

Ambient Sufism: Ritual Niches and the Social Work of Musical Form

Richard C. Jankowsky

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226723334
eISBN:
9780226723501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226723501.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Ambient Sufism is a study of the intertwined musical lives of several ritual communities in Tunisia that invoke the healing powers of long-deceased Muslim saints through music-driven trance ... 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

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

The Comedians of the King"Opéra Comique" and the Bourbon Monarchy on the Eve of Revolution

The Comedians of the King: "Opéra Comique" and the Bourbon Monarchy on the Eve of Revolution

Julia Doe

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226743257
eISBN:
9780226743394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226743394.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

Lyric theater in ancien régime France was an eminently political art, tied to the demands of court spectacle. Tragic opera (tragédie lyrique) was invented under the auspices of monarchy, and ... 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

Crossing Bar LinesThe Politics and Practices of Black Musical Space

Crossing Bar Lines: The Politics and Practices of Black Musical Space

James Gordon Williams

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832108
eISBN:
9781496832092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832108.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book provides an interpretive framework for understanding how African American creative improvisers think of musical space. Featuring a Foreword by eminent scholar Robin D.G. Kelley, this is the ... More

The Game Music HandbookA Practical Guide to Crafting an Unforgettable Musical Soundscape

The Game Music Handbook: A Practical Guide to Crafting an Unforgettable Musical Soundscape

Noah Kellman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190938680
eISBN:
9780197622872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938680.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Writing music for games is an art that requires conceptual forethought, specialized technical skill, and a deep understanding of how players interact with games and game audio. The Game Music ... More

Harnessing HarmonyMusic, Power, and Politics in the United States, 1788-1865

Harnessing Harmony: Music, Power, and Politics in the United States, 1788-1865

Billy Coleman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469658872
eISBN:
9781469658896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469658872.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Following the creation of the United States, profound disagreements remained over how to secure the survival of the republic and unite its diverse population. In this pathbreaking account, Billy ... 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

Improvising SaborCuban Dance Music in New York

Improvising Sabor: Cuban Dance Music in New York

Sue Miller

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832153
eISBN:
9781496832207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832153.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The term ‘salsa’ has come to stand for a particular standardized set of performance practices and the dominant narrative of its origins, particularly through the lens of the Fania Records story, has ... More

Industrial Strength BluegrassSouthwestern Ohio's Musical Legacy

Industrial Strength Bluegrass: Southwestern Ohio's Musical Legacy

Fred Bartenstein and Curtis W. Ellison (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043642
eISBN:
9780252052538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043642.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

In the twentieth century, hundreds of thousands of migrants seeking economic opportunities relocated from the Appalachian region to southwestern Ohio. They brought mountain and gospel music with ... More

Integrating STEM with MusicUnits, Lessons, and Adaptations for K-12

Integrating STEM with Music: Units, Lessons, and Adaptations for K-12

Shawna Longo and Zachary Gates

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197546772
eISBN:
9780197546819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197546772.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This book explores how science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (or STEM) initiatives are becoming more common in our educational system while depicting what it means to teach not only 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

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

New York and the International Sound of Latin Music, 1940-1990

New York and the International Sound of Latin Music, 1940-1990

Benjamin Lapidus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496831286
eISBN:
9781496831279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831286.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

New York City has long been a generative nexus for the transnational Latin music scene. Currently, there is no other place in the Americas where such large numbers of people from throughout the ... More

Pick a Pocket Or TwoA History of British Musical Theatre

Pick a Pocket Or Two: A History of British Musical Theatre

Ethan Mordden

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190877958
eISBN:
9780190877989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877958.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book tells the full history of the British musical, from The Beggar's Opera (1728) to the present, by isolating the unique qualities of the form and its influence on the American model. To place ... More

The Presence of the PastTemporal Experience and the New Hollywood Soundtrack

The Presence of the Past: Temporal Experience and the New Hollywood Soundtrack

Daniel Bishop

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190932688
eISBN:
9780190932725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932688.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

In the tumultuous era of the late sixties and early seventies, several currents of American art and culture coalesced around a broad sensibility that foregrounded and explored the immediacy of lived ... 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

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