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Introduction

Inna Naroditskaya

in Bewitching Russian Opera: The Tsarina from State to Stage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195340587
eISBN:
9780199918218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340587.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The book situates its inquiry at the intersection of three inter methods—interdisciplinary, intertextual, and intergeneric. Throughout history, Russian literati have engaged in intertextual and ... More


 Music's Empire

Vanessa Agnew

in Enlightenment Orpheus: The Power of Music in Other Worlds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336665
eISBN:
9780199868544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336665.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In examining the status of music in the cross-cultural encounter, this chapter focuses on Captain Cook's second voyage (1772-5) and the role played by Burney's son James and the German naturalist ... More


Flowing Tides: History and Memory in an Irish Soundscape

Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199380084
eISBN:
9780199380114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380084.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

Despite its isolation on the western edge of Europe, Ireland occupies vast amounts of space on the music maps of the world. Deeply rooted in time and place, yet viscous and nomadic, Irish songs, ... More


Béla Bartók’s Rural Miniatures and the Case of Romanian Folk Dances

Joshua S. Walden

in Sounding Authentic: The Rural Miniature and Musical Modernism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199334667
eISBN:
9780199369409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334667.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter 6 focuses on the role of the rural miniature in the early period of Béla Bartók’s career. Bartók’s essays and letters about folk music, recording technology, and nationalism demonstrate his ... More


A Subtle and Exquisite Spirit: Maud MacCarthy and Indian Music in Britain

Nalini Ghuman

in Resonances of the Raj: India in the English Musical Imagination,1897-1947

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199314898
eISBN:
9780199372959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314898.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Prior to the early twentieth century Indian music had remained, other than the object of a few theoretical studies, little-known in Britain. This chapter examines Maud MacCarthy’s role as a pioneer ... More


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