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Harmony and Discord: Music and the Transformation of Russian Cultural Life

Lynn M. Sargeant

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735266
eISBN:
9780199894505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735266.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This book explores the complex development of Russian musical life during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It focuses on the Russian Musical Society, which was both unique as a driving ... More


Military Culture, the Music Profession and the Question of Status

Trevor Herbert and Helen Barlow

in Music & the British Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199898312
eISBN:
9780199345526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898312.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter deals with the relationship between the mainstream music profession and military music in the later nineteenth century. It examines controversies over the standardisation of pitch and ... More


Transitions: Clothing Ceremonies, Professions, Consecrations, and Funerals

Jonathan E. Glixon

in Mirrors of Heaven or Worldly Theaters?: Venetian Nunneries and Their Music

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190259129
eISBN:
9780190259143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259129.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter investigates the rituals of transition in the lives of Venetian nuns: the clothing ceremony (or vestizione), the profession, and the consecration, as well as those for the election of an ... More


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