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Music, Piety, and Propaganda: The Soundscapes of Counter-Reformation Bavaria

Alexander J. Fisher

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199764648
eISBN:
9780199356553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764648.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Music, Piety, and Propaganda explores the nature of sound as a powerful yet ambivalent force in the religious struggles that permeated Germany during the Counter-Reformation. Going ... More


A Music of One's Own: discipline

Judith A. Peraino

in Listening to the Sirens: Musical Technologies of Queer Identity from Homer to Hedwig

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215870
eISBN:
9780520921740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215870.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Knowledge of the “truth of God” can only be achieved through a process of thorough self- examination that leads to self: regulation of sexuality. But equally important to sexual discipline in the ... More


True Confessions: Opera’s Theater of Guilt and Remorse

Olivia Bloechl

in Opera and the Political Imaginary in Old Regime France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226522753
eISBN:
9780226522890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226522890.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses confessional scenes in eighteenth-century tragédies en musique, in which characters reflect introspectively on their own moral responsibility and guilt. It focuses on the ... More


• Felix Mendelssohn's Faith

Clive Brown

in A Portrait of Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095395
eISBN:
9780300127867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095395.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In view of her relatively recent baptism, it is not clear how deeply rooted Fanny Mendelssohn's Christian faith may have been. However, her brother Felix's Christian instruction began at an earlier ... More


Sound, Space, and Confession in Counter-Reformation Bavaria

Alexander J. Fisher

in Music, Piety, and Propaganda: The Soundscapes of Counter-Reformation Bavaria

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199764648
eISBN:
9780199356553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764648.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This introductory chapter explores some of the major themes of Music, Piety, and Propaganda from both a historical and historiographical perspective. It introduces the idea of music as articulating ... More


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