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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 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

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

Georges Bizet's Carmen

Georges Bizet's Carmen

Nelly Furman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190059149
eISBN:
9780190059187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190059149.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Since 1875 the heroine of the most performed opera in the world, Carmen has become a universal cultural icon. She has appeared in a multitude of ballets, on stage as well as ice rinks, and in some ... More

Music and the New Global CultureFrom the Great Exhibitions to the Jazz Age

Music and the New Global Culture: From the Great Exhibitions to the Jazz Age

Harry Liebersohn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226621265
eISBN:
9780226649306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649306.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book explores music and globalization since the mid-nineteenth century. Its starting-point is the world’s fairs and other exhibitions that showed off foreign musicians and instruments to mass ... More

Musical SolidaritiesPolitical Action and Music in Late Twentieth-Century Poland

Musical Solidarities: Political Action and Music in Late Twentieth-Century Poland

Andrea F. Bohlman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190938284
eISBN:
9780190938314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938284.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book studies the relationship between music making and social movements using the Solidarity movement in 1980s Poland as a case study. Its central argument is that while music offered a means of ... More

Over Here, Over ThereTransatlantic Conversations on the Music of World War I

Over Here, Over There: Transatlantic Conversations on the Music of World War I

William Brooks, Christina Bashford, and Gayle Magee (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042706
eISBN:
9780252051562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042706.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Music in World War I played an important role in cementing the transatlantic alliance among Anglophone and Francophone allies. Chapters 1–5 consider responses to the war by five individuals from ... More

Rethinking Prokofiev

Rethinking Prokofiev

Rita McAllister and Christina Guillaumier (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190670764
eISBN:
9780190670801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670764.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

More than sixty-five years after the composer’s death and almost thirty years since the demise of the Soviet Union, it is high time not only to take a fresh, balanced look at the output of Sergei ... More

Unsettled ScoresPolitics, Hollywood, and the Film Music of Aaron Copland and Hanns Eisler

Unsettled Scores: Politics, Hollywood, and the Film Music of Aaron Copland and Hanns Eisler

Sally Bick

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042812
eISBN:
9780252051678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042812.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Unsettled Scores treats the Hollywood activities of Aaron Copland and Hanns Eisler, who were among the earliest modernist composers to negotiate the collision of the high/low dichotomy within these ... More

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