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Absolute Music, Mechanical Reproduction

Absolute Music, Mechanical Reproduction

Arved Ashby

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520264793
eISBN:
9780520945692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264793.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Recordings are now the primary way we hear classical music, especially the more abstract styles of “absolute” instrumental music. This book argues that recording technology has transformed our ... More

Achieving Musical Success in the String Classroom

Achieving Musical Success in the String Classroom

Karel Butz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190602888
eISBN:
9780190052652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190602888.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Achieving Musical Success in the String Classroom describes the author’s pragmatic pedagogical approach toward developing complete musicianship in beginning through advanced-level string players by ... More

Adaptive Strategies for Small-Handed Pianists

Adaptive Strategies for Small-Handed Pianists

Lora Deahl and Brenda Wristen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190616847
eISBN:
9780190616878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190616847.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Adaptive Strategies for Small-Handed Pianists brings together information from ergonomics, physics, biomechanics, anatomy, medicine, and piano pedagogy to focus on the subject of small-handedness. ... 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 Re-enchantmentMaking Early Music in the Modern Age

The Art of Re-enchantment: Making Early Music in the Modern Age

Nick Wilson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199939930
eISBN:
9780199369775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939930.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, History, Western

This book tells the remarkable and inspiring story of the British early music movement (Early Music). Since the late-1960s this quietly influential cultural phenomenon has completely transformed the ... More

Artistic CitizenshipArtistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis

Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis

David Elliott, Marissa Silverman, and Wayne Bowman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199393749
eISBN:
9780199393770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199393749.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis examines the many ways that artists (amateur and professional), community artist-facilitators, educators, and scholars in ... 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 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

BeethovenA Political Artist in Revolutionary Times

Beethoven: A Political Artist in Revolutionary Times

William Kinderman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226669052
eISBN:
9780226669199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226669199.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This book explores the animating presence of the political in almost every aspect of Beethoven's life, work, and legacy. Beethoven was a civically engaged thinker confronted with severe challenges. ... More

Before the SingingStructuring Children's Choirs for Success

Before the Singing: Structuring Children's Choirs for Success

Barbara Tagg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199920686
eISBN:
9780190268350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199920686.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

All children must have an opportunity to share the joy of choral music participation—whether in school, church, or community choirs. What happens before the singing begins is critical to supporting, ... More

Beyond the ScoreMusic as Performance

Beyond the Score: Music as Performance

Nicholas Cook

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199357406
eISBN:
9780199357420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357406.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

It is as performance that music is loved, understood, and consumed, yet musicologists have traditionally treated it as a kind of text. They have seen meaning as written into the music, implying that ... More

Big DealBob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical

Big Deal: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical

Kevin Winkler

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199336791
eISBN:
9780190841478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199336791.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Performing Practice/Studies

Bob Fosse’s work continues to be the most recognizable of the great choreographers of Broadway’s post–World War II golden age. This book offers deep analysis of Fosse’s development as a ... More

Brahms's Violin SonatasStyle, Structure, Performance

Brahms's Violin Sonatas: Style, Structure, Performance

Joel Lester

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190087036
eISBN:
9780190087043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087036.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, History, Western

Brahms’s Violin Sonatas: Style, Structure, and Performance is a companion volume to Joel Lester’s award-winning 1999 study Bach’s Works for Solo Violin: Style, Structure, and Performance. Using a ... More

The Classical Guitar Companion

The Classical Guitar Companion

Christopher Berg

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190051105
eISBN:
9780190051143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051105.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The Classical Guitar Companion is an anthology of exercises, études, and pieces organized according to technique or musical texture. Students are encouraged to work in multiple chapters, ... More

College Music Curricula for a New Century

College Music Curricula for a New Century

Robin D. Moore (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190658397
eISBN:
9780190658434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658397.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This volume considers what a more inclusive, dynamic, and socially engaged curriculum of musical study might look like in universities. Its goal is to create dialogue among faculty, administrators, ... More

Composing our FuturePreparing Music Educators to Teach Composition

Composing our Future: Preparing Music Educators to Teach Composition

Michele Kaschub and Janice Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199832286
eISBN:
9780199979806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199832286.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Psychology of Music

This book addresses the needs of teacher-educators seeking to include composition pedagogy in music education curricula. Though several decades of scholarship have examined the processes and products ... 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

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

Design and Analysis for Quantitative Research in Music Education

Design and Analysis for Quantitative Research in Music Education

Peter Miksza and Kenneth Elpus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199391905
eISBN:
9780199391943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391905.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

This book is an introduction to quantitative research design and data analysis presented in the context of music education scholarship. The book aims for readers to come away with a familiarity of ... More

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