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MUSIC PEDAGOGY, MUSICOLOGY,AND BRAHMS'S COLLECTION OF OCTAVES AND FIFTHS: HISTORICAL DECLINE, PERSONAL RENEWAL

Margaret Notley

in Lateness and Brahms: Music and Culture in the Twilight of Viennese Liberalism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195305470
eISBN:
9780199866946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305470.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Brahms voiced his sense of lateness by deploring declining music-pedagogical traditions. In a project of lifelong self-improvement, he compiled examples from other composers' music that seem to ... More


From Scratch: Writings in Music Theory

James Tenney

Larry Polansky and Lauren Pratt (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038723
eISBN:
9780252096679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038723.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

One of the twentieth century's most important musical thinkers, the author did pioneering work in multiple fields, including computer music, tuning theory, and algorithmic and computer-assisted ... More


The Ideology of the Drone: La Monte Young the Mystic

Jeremy Grimshaw

in Draw a Straight Line and Follow It: The Music and Mysticism of La Monte Young

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199740208
eISBN:
9780199918713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740208.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter examines how, in the 1960s, Young made the transformation from brash enfant terrible to musical mystic. It also explores how the development of Young’s mystical persona coincided with ... More


Space Exploration, Part 2: Mormon Cosmology and The Well-Tuned Piano

Jeremy Grimshaw

in Draw a Straight Line and Follow It: The Music and Mysticism of La Monte Young

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199740208
eISBN:
9780199918713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740208.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter uses one of Young’s most important formative influences, namely, the Mormon faith in which he was raised, to explore one of his most important works, The Well-Tuned Piano. This ... More


There Is No Such Thing as a Norm

Bernard D. Sherman

in Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169454
eISBN:
9780199865017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169454.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The mainstream repertory is so heavily Germanic that a novice of an earlier generation might easily have imagined that classical music had always been Teutonic territory. But in the art music of the ... More


Playing the Hautboy

Bruce Haynes

in The Eloquent Oboe: A History of the Hautboy from 1640 to 1760

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337259
eISBN:
9780199864225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337259.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In a period when players often moved from instrument to instrument, techniques were freely borrowed, and in a sense, individual instruments did not have their own separate techniques. How the hautboy ... More


General design and construction characteristics

Albert R. Rice

in The Clarinet in the Classical Period

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195342994
eISBN:
9780199865666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342994.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes the design and characteristics of the classical clarinet. These instruments were constructed with four keys, to as many as thirteen keys. The type of wood and materials used ... More


Intonation

Steven J. Morrison and Janina Fyk

in The Science & Psychology of Music Performance: Creative Strategies for Teaching and Learning

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195138108
eISBN:
9780199849291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138108.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Rather than an isolated ability, intonation is an amalgam of several sub-skills including pitch discrimination, pitch matching, and instrument tuning. Success at these skills depends on many factors ... More


The Bow

Karel Butz

in Achieving Musical Success in the String Classroom

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190602888
eISBN:
9780190052652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190602888.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter discusses how beginning bow balance exercises allow the mastery of the three fundamental bowings: martelé, détaché, and legato. Other related bowings that serve as an extension of these ... More


Intermediate-Advanced Level: Part 1

Karel Butz

in Achieving Musical Success in the String Classroom

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190602888
eISBN:
9780190052652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190602888.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The chapter provides several exercises that aim to refine left-hand technique in the intermediate-advanced levels of string playing. These techniques include building better pitch accuracy, tuning ... More


Pitch in electronic music

Curtis Roads

in Composing Electronic Music: A New Aesthetic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780195373233
eISBN:
9780190232900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373233.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Pitch is an intrinsically fascinating phenomenon. The current musical situation prompts a reconsideration of the aesthetics of pitch. At least two developments motivate this. First, the inherent ... More


The Materials and Technologies of Musik Kontemporer

Andrew Clay MCGraw

in Radical Traditions: Reimagining Culture in Balinese Contemporary Music

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199941407
eISBN:
9780199345908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941407.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Musik kontemporer emerged through the confluence of new technologies and new materials. The first half of this chapter considers the technologies of musik kontemporer. The ... More


Reading Carrillo: The Future That Never Was

Alejandro L. Madrid

in In Search of Julián Carrillo and Sonido 13

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190215781
eISBN:
9780190215804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215781.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

By exploring a number of musical polemics at the inception of Sonido 13 as well as Carrillo’s rhetoric about it, this chapter offers insight into the nuts and bolts of Sonido 13 as a musical system ... More


Yankelevich’s Methodological System

Vladimir Grigoryev

in The Russian Violin School: The Legacy of Yuri Yankelevich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199917600
eISBN:
9780190607821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917600.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Vladimir Grigoryev (1927-1997) generalizes material from Yankelevich’s seminars and lessons that he was able to record over the course of more than fifteen years. He outlines key aspects of ... More


From World War II to the “War on Terror”: An Examination of Steve Reich’s “Docu-Music” Approach in WTC 9/11

Celia Casey

in Rethinking Reich

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190605285
eISBN:
9780190605315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190605285.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter investigates aspects of the creative process behind Reich’s “docu-music” work, WTC 9/11 (2010), which constitutes the composer’s response to the terrorist attacks in the United States of ... More


High School Woodwinds and Brass

Andrew Goodrich

in Teaching School Jazz: Perspectives, Principles, and Strategies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190462574
eISBN:
9780190462611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462574.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

When rehearsing the high school jazz ensemble, it is important to guide high school students toward becoming musicians who can make independent musical decisions. Doing so will ultimately make the ... More


Jazz Vocal

Catherine Gale

in Teaching School Jazz: Perspectives, Principles, and Strategies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190462574
eISBN:
9780190462611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462574.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, American

Vocal techniques in classical and jazz have much in common; however, even experienced vocalists need to learn the aspects of jazz singing that make it unique. This chapter aims to dispel the myth ... More


Jazz Trombone

Christopher Buckholz

in Teaching School Jazz: Perspectives, Principles, and Strategies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190462574
eISBN:
9780190462611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462574.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, American

Regardless of the genre, there are numerous shared aspects of trombone playing: beautiful, stylistic sound quality; technical solidity; accurate, flexible intonation; and the ability to demonstrate ... More


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