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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

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

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

Madeleine DringLady Composer

Madeleine Dring: Lady Composer

Wanda Brister and Jay Rosenblatt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979312
eISBN:
9781800341449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979312.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book is the first scholarly biography of Madeleine Dring (1923–1977). Using diaries, letters, and extensive archival research, the narrative examines her career and explores her music. The story ... More

Nadia Boulanger and Her World

Nadia Boulanger and Her World

Jeanice Brooks (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226750682
eISBN:
9780226750859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226750859.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) was among the most iconic figures in twentieth-century music. Composer, performer, conductor, impresario, and pedagogue, she disseminated her ideas in a variety of media ... More

Printed Musical Propaganda in Early Modern England

Printed Musical Propaganda in Early Modern England

Joseph Arthur Mann

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979237
eISBN:
9781800341531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979237.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Printed Musical Propaganda in Early Modern England exposes a relationship between music and propaganda that crossed generations and genres, revealing how consistently music, in theory and practice, ... More

Socialist LamentsMusical Mourning in the German Democratic Republic

Socialist Laments: Musical Mourning in the German Democratic Republic

Martha Sprigge

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197546321
eISBN:
9780197546352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197546321.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Antifascist and socialist monuments pervaded the landscape of the former German Democratic Republic (1949–1989), presenting a distorted vision of the national past. Official commemorative culture in ... More

Vocal VirtuosityThe Origins of the Coloratura Soprano in Nineteenth-Century Opera

Vocal Virtuosity: The Origins of the Coloratura Soprano in Nineteenth-Century Opera

Sean M. Parr

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197542644
eISBN:
9780197542675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197542644.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Vocal Virtuosity is a book about the apex of operatic vocalism. Nothing strikes the ear quite like a soprano singing in the sonic stratosphere. Whether thrilling, chilling, or repellent to the ... More

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