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Avoiding Götterdämmerung, 1945

Neville Wylie

in Barbed Wire Diplomacy: Britain, Germany, and the Politics of Prisoners of War 1939-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199547593
eISBN:
9780191720581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547593.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The final chapter examines the various strategies adopted by the Allied authorities in 1945 to influence German behaviour towards Allied POWs. Face‐to‐face meetings with the Swiss authorities in ... More


Dresden and Bautzen in the Late 1980s: Performing Perestroika

Laura Bradley

in Cooperation and Conflict: GDR Theatre Censorship, 1961-1989

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589630
eISBN:
9780191595479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589630.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Drama, European Literature

As Mikhail Gorbachev's policies of perestroika and glasnost aroused hopes for change in the GDR, the Culture Ministry came under mounting pressure to reform theatre censorship. Irina Liebmann ... More


The Comtesse De Boufflers

Ernest Campbell Mossner

in The Life of David Hume

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243365
eISBN:
9780191697241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243365.003.0032
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Whether called ‘Divine Comtesse’ in affection, or ‘Idol of the Temple’ in derision, Madame de Boufflers was something of an enigma to everyone. That she was exceedingly attractive – if not beautiful ... More


Robert Schumann

Russell Stinson

in The Reception of Bach's Organ Works from Mendelssohn to Brahms

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195171099
eISBN:
9780199865239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171099.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter begins by discussing how Schumann was introduced to Bach's organ works probably by his childhood teacher. It primarily tells of Schumann's admiration of Bach. It notes that he regarded ... More


Bach Perspectives, Volume 10: Bach and the Organ

Matthew Dirst (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040191
eISBN:
9780252098413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040191.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

A publication of the American Bach Society, this book pioneers new areas of research into the life, times, and music of the master composer. This volume is a collection of groundbreaking essays ... More


The Influence of Sir Charles Hanbury Williams

Butterwick Richard

in Poland’s Last King and English Culture

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207016
eISBN:
9780191677441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207016.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the most fundamental way, the efforts of Stanislaw August to ‘create anew the Polish world’ were made possible by Sir Charles Hanbury Williams. Williams was deeply impressed by Stanislaw's ... More


Crossing Confessional Boundaries: The Patronage of Italian Sacred Music in Seventeenth-Century Dresden

Mary Frandsen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195178319
eISBN:
9780199850808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178319.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book is an examination of the uneasy alliance of two confessions, Lutheran and Catholic, at the prominent seventeenth-century Germany court of Dresden. It examines the implications of this ... More


Regulating Land, Labor, and Bodies: Mexican Married Women, Peones, and the Remains of Feudalism

MaríA E. Montoya

in Translating Property: The Maxwell Land Grant and the Conflict over Land in the American West, 1840-1900

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227446
eISBN:
9780520926486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227446.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Col. Stephen Watts Kearny was not merely conquering a Mexican province for the U.S. government when he primed the U.S. Army of the West into Santa Fe in 1846. The U.S. supporters of the war with ... More


Roma trapiantata: The New Sacred Concerto in Dresden

Mary E. Frandsen

in Crossing Confessional Boundaries: The Patronage of Italian Sacred Music in Seventeenth-Century Dresden

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195178319
eISBN:
9780199850808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178319.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Albrici and Peranda, during their tenure in the Saxon Residenzstadt, took the repertoire of the Dresden court musical ensemble in a distinctly new musical direction. Calling upon their training and ... More


Musik im Gottesdienst: The Liturgical Year at the Dresden Court

Mary E. Frandsen

in Crossing Confessional Boundaries: The Patronage of Italian Sacred Music in Seventeenth-Century Dresden

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195178319
eISBN:
9780199850808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178319.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The orders of worship in the court diaries demonstrate that from 1662, the form of the worship services adhered strictly to the models given in the elector's Kirchen-Ordnung. As a result, one sees ... More


A Neighborhood That Never Changes: Gentrification, Social Preservation, and the Search for Authenticity

Japonica Brown-Saracino

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076621
eISBN:
9780226076645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076645.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Newcomers to older neighborhoods are usually perceived as destructive, tearing down everything that made the place special and attractive. But as this book demonstrates, many gentrifiers seek to ... More


Art and Identity after the ‘Confessional Age’

Bridget Heal

in A Magnificent Faith: Art and Identity in Lutheran Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198737575
eISBN:
9780191800993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737575.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The final chapter of the book focuses on the early eighteenth century, a period during which baroque visual culture was well established in both Electoral Saxony and Brandenburg-Prussia. It argues ... More


The Genesis of the Music

William Kinderman

in Wagner's Parsifal

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195366921
eISBN:
9780199344864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366921.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

Pre-existing musical motives absorbed into Parsifal include the “Dresden Amen” formula associated with J.G. Naumann, and the “Excelsior!” motive Wagner assimilated from Longfellow and Liszt. Wagner’s ... More


Dresden

Neil James Mitchell

in Democracy's Blameless Leaders: From Dresden to Abu Ghraib, How Leaders Evade Accountability for Abuse, Atrocity, and Killing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814761441
eISBN:
9780814763377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814761441.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the mass killing in Dresden. On the night of February 13, 1945, the incendiary and other bombs dropped from about eight hundred Lancaster and Halifax bombers of the Royal Air ... More


Regional Expressions of the Postclassic Effigy Censer System in the Chetumal Bay Area

Susan Milbrath and Debra S. Walker

in Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062792
eISBN:
9780813051758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062792.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter describes the remains of Late Postclassic to Contact period pottery censers from Cerro Maya, Belize. Trace element studies reveal that these vessels were made nearby at the Late ... More


Bach’s Choral-Buch?: The Significance of a Manuscript in the Sibley Library

Robin A. Leaver

in Bach Perspectives, Volume 10: Bach and the Organ

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040191
eISBN:
9780252098413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040191.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter examines a collection of Bach chorale harmonizations copied in Dresden sometime during the 1730s, with the goal of clarifying both its likely provenance and purpose. “Sebastian Bach’s ... More


Spatial Stories: Narrative and Representation

in Ciaran Carson: Space, Place, Writing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314780
eISBN:
9781846316203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316203.006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines Ciaran Carson's interests in and experiments with narrative, particularly his adaptations of procedures and formulas employed in traditional Irish storytelling. It suggests that ... More


Music and the Praise of God

Eric Chafe

in Tears into Wine: J. S. Bach's Cantata 21 in its Musical and Theological Contexts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190217297
eISBN:
9780190217310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217297.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter considers how the theological concept of the foretaste of eternity was applied to music in the seventeenth century, with particular emphasis on Heinrich Müller, whose treatise Geistliche ... More


Rebalancing the Picture-Sound Relationship: The Audiovisual Compositions of Lis Rhodes

Aimee Mollaghan

in The Music and Sound of Experimental Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190469894
eISBN:
9780190469931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190469894.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores how experimental filmmaker Lis Rhodes subverts the hegemonic relationship between sound and image across her body of moving image work in order to highlight and address ... More


The Years in Dresden

Eric Frederick Jensen

in Schumann

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199737352
eISBN:
9780190268145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199737352.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes the life of Robert Schumann in Dresden. During his years in Dresden, his primary concern was his nervous debility. Dr. Carl Gustav Carus and Dr. Carl G. Helbig attempted to ... More


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