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Regulations, Reforms, and Controversies

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines six areas of musical performance that were governed or influenced by ecclesiastical decrees or governmental legislation: Asian musics, vernacular‐language vocal music in sacred ... More


Orientalists and a Crusader

W. Anthony Sheppard

in Revealing Masks: Exotic Influences and Ritualized Performance in Modernist Music Theater

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223028
eISBN:
9780520924741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223028.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The idea that the world contained undiscovered “musical resources” waiting to be exploited by the composer through encounters with the exotic was central to much twentieth-century American music. ... More


Jazz/Not Jazz: The Music and Its Boundaries

David Ake

Charles Hiroshi Garrett and Daniel Goldmark (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271036
eISBN:
9780520951358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271036.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Jazz/Not Jazz explores some of the musicians who (and concepts, places, and practices that), though deeply connected to established jazz institutions and aesthetics, have rarely, if ever, appeared in ... More


Writing the History of Unwritten Music: On the Treatise of Darwesh ‘Ali Changi (17th Century)

Sławomiira Żerańska-Kominek

in The Music Road: Coherence and Diversity in Music from the Mediterranean to India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780197266564
eISBN:
9780191889394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266564.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The chapter deals with the representation of memory about the musical past as represented in the Risalei musiqi by Darweh ‘Ali Changi, music master from Transoxiana (b. c.1547, d. after 1611). This ... More


Eros and Orientalism In Britten's Operas

Philip Brett

in Music and Sexuality in Britten: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520246096
eISBN:
9780520939127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246096.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter represents a reverse project in that, instead of deconstructing Western narrative to understand oriental culture, it deconstructs the same to understand Western culture itself. Needless ... More


Thought and Play in Musical Rhythm

Richard Wolf, Stephen Blum, and Christopher Hasty (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190841485
eISBN:
9780190841522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841485.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Thought and Play in Musical Rhythm seeks to explore representations and implicit as well as explicit theorizing of rhythm in relation to aspects of performance that resist objectification and/or are ... More


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