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Conclusion

Katharine Ellis

in Interpreting the Musical Past: Early Music in Nineteenth Century France

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195365856
eISBN:
9780199867738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365856.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This concluding chapter takes in the entire century, highlighting continuities and disjunctions, repertorial patterns, absences, and disappearances. It addresses the ways in which early music's ... More


Regenerating National Pride: Musical Progress and International Glory

Jann Pasler

in Composing the Citizen: Music as Public Utility in Third Republic France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257405
eISBN:
9780520943872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257405.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter discusses efforts to get people to identify with the artistic achievements of France. It reveals that international politics was a possible reason for the improved receptivity to French ... More


At Home with the Idiom

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/9780195169454.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

According to The New York Times, William Christie is chiefly responsible for reviving interest in French Baroque music. After studying the harpsichord with Ralph Kirkpatrick at Yale University, ... More


New Alliances and New Music

Jann Pasler

in Composing the Citizen: Music as Public Utility in Third Republic France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257405
eISBN:
9780520943872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257405.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter determines why the 1890s were one of the most exciting, richest, and most productive periods in French music history. It studies other powerful cultural forces that came before the ... More


An Ideology of Diversity, Eclecticism, and Pleasure

Jann Pasler

in Composing the Citizen: Music as Public Utility in Third Republic France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257405
eISBN:
9780520943872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257405.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter examines the aesthetic pleasure that became linked to serious art music. It focuses on charm and pleasure, which led to a revival of interest in feminine values and new debates over what ... More


The Color of Music

Sara Le Menestrel

in Negotiating Difference in French Louisiana Music: Categories, Stereotypes, and Identifications

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461459
eISBN:
9781626740785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461459.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter seeks to demonstrate how music categories, tastes, and representations are ingrained in the racial imagination. It situates musical forms and conventions across the color line and ... More


Acquiring a Mixed Taste: Telemann as “Great Partisan of French Music”

Steven Zohn

in Music for a Mixed Taste: Style, Genre, and Meaning in Telemann’s Instrumental Works

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169775
eISBN:
9780199865536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169775.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on Telemann’s interest in the French style, starting from his teens through old age—an interest reflected in numerous suites, sonatas, concertos, cantatas, and operas. Telemann’s ... More


Authenticity and appropriation: a discursive history of French popular music

David Looseley

in Imagining the popular in contemporary French culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078163
eISBN:
9781781705056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078163.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter combines a brief history of French popular music with an account of those discourses that have defined and constructed the meanings of ‘pop’ for France. One element of French ... More


Introduction

Eric Drott

in Music and the Elusive Revolution: Cultural Politics and Political Culture in France, 1968-1981

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268968
eISBN:
9780520950085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268968.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This introductory chapter begins with a description of three episodes that took place during the tumultuous months of May and June 1968, when the combined pressure of student demonstrations and a ... More


Further Creole Migration and Bridging to Other Social Networks

Mark F. DeWitt

in Cajun and Zydeco Dance Music in Northern California: Modern Pleasures in a Postmodern World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730906
eISBN:
9781604733372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730906.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Creole migration to California continued through the postwar periods of the 1940s, as social inequality in the South and differential economic opportunities made California attractive as a place to ... More


Negotiating Difference in French Louisiana Music: Categories, Stereotypes, and Identifications

Sara Le Menestrel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461459
eISBN:
9781626740785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461459.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book explores the role of music in negotiating difference. It brings to light processes of differentiation and social stereotypes and hierarchies at at work in the evolving French Louisiana ... More


Folk Revival Connection: The Musicians

Mark F. DeWitt

in Cajun and Zydeco Dance Music in Northern California: Modern Pleasures in a Postmodern World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730906
eISBN:
9781604733372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730906.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The American folk music revival of the 1950s and 1960s stimulated outsider interest in Louisiana French music and culture. This chapter discusses how some revivalists from a hotbed of old-time ... More


The Persistence of Memory

Glenn Watkins

in Proof through the Night: Music and the Great War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231580
eISBN:
9780520927896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231580.003.0023
Subject:
Music, History, American

In October 1916, Maurice Ravel wrote a friend that he had just read Alain-Fournier's novel Le grand Meaulnes (1911), and later spoke of composing a concerto either for piano or cello based upon it. ... More


Cajun and Zydeco Dance Music in Northern California: Modern Pleasures in a Postmodern World

Mark F. DeWitt

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730906
eISBN:
9781604733372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730906.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Queen Ida. Danny Poullard. Documentary filmmaker Les Blank. Chris Strachwitz and Arhoolie Records. These are names that are familiar to many fans of Cajun music and zydeco, and they have one other ... More


“Monsieur Prokofieff”: Prokofiev in the French Context

Marina Frolova-Walker

in Rethinking Prokofiev

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190670764
eISBN:
9780190670801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670764.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Composers’ national identities, as we perceive them, tend to act as a constraint on the type of questions we ask about them. Prokofiev research is a clear example of this, since it has been focused ... More


Coda: Sounds French

Jonathyne Briggs

in Sounds French: Globalization, Cultural Communities, and Pop Music in France, 1958–1980

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199377060
eISBN:
9780199377091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199377060.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

The final chapter details two musical genres that emerged in France after 1980: rap and electronic music. Audiences and critics have praised rap and electronic music as two examples of the vitality ... More


Nadia Boulanger and Her World

Jeanice Brooks (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226750682
eISBN:
9780226750859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226750859.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) was among the most iconic figures in twentieth-century music. Composer, performer, conductor, impresario, and pedagogue, she disseminated her ideas in a variety of media ... More


Conclusion

David Looseley

in Édith Piaf: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382578
eISBN:
9781786945280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382578.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter pulls together threads running through the book. Piaf’s talent alone does not explain her persistent position in global memory. Hence the need for a cultural history investigating what ... More


Singing the mélodie

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0029
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter explains how the mélodie should be sung. When it comes to singing French music, some non-French singers misjudge both the French people and their song literature. There seems to be a ... More


An Eternal Smile

D. Kern Holoman

in Charles Munch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199772704
eISBN:
9780190268220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199772704.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter considers Charles Munch's legacy as the French's orchestral patriarch. Not only did his legacy stay alive through the commemorative performances of his best concertos, compilations of ... More


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