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Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Andrew Talle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252040849
eISBN:
9780252099342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252040849.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book investigates the musical life of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Germany from the perspectives of those who lived in it. The men, women, and children of the era are treated here not as extras in ... More


Conclusion

Andrew Talle

in Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252040849
eISBN:
9780252099342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252040849.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The conclusion of Beyond Bach affirms the principle that music is not an object but rather a means by which human beings relate to one another. In Bach’s Germany, those who heard keyboard ... More


Soft Keyboard Performance Optimization

Xiaojun Bi, Brian Smith, Tom Ouyang, and Shumin Zhai

in Computational Interaction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198799603
eISBN:
9780191839832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799603.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Optimization techniques have played a vital role in improving the performance (i.e., input speed and accuracy) of soft keyboards. This chapter introduces the challenges, methodologies, and results of ... More


A Crystal Flying Like a Bullet

Karol Berger

in Bach's Cycle, Mozart's Arrow: An Essay on the Origins of Musical Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250918
eISBN:
9780520933699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250918.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter offers a close reading of an instrumental composition: the first fugue from the first volume of the Well-Tempered Keyboard. It shows that what is of interest in a piece of this sort is ... More


Intavolature and the Techniques of Instruments

Robert O. Gjerdingen

in Child Composers in the Old Conservatories: How Orphans Became Elite Musicians

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190653590
eISBN:
9780190653620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653590.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The notion of multiple voices coming together in harmony was deeply engrained in European ideas of fine music. For little hands playing a harpsichord, to capture the effect of multiple voices ... More


A Marriage Rooted in Reason

Andrew Talle

in Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252040849
eISBN:
9780252099342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252040849.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter six presents a case study of one of the most famous and influential academic couples of the era: Johann Christoph and Luise Adelgunde Viktorie Gottsched. In addition to Frau Gottsched’s ... More


Transformations (1979–1984)

Amanda Sewell

in Wendy Carlos: A Biography

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190053468
eISBN:
9780190053499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053468.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter addresses the first few years after Carlos returned to the public eye, which included high-profile projects such as the soundtracks to the films The Shining and TRON. She also gave ... More


Development of Fixed Frequency Keyboards

Peter Townsend

in The Evolution of Music through Culture and Science

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198848400
eISBN:
9780191882968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848400.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The role of science has been to structure a variety of ever more powerful keyboard instruments. The mechanics of their actions are sketched from clavichords to modern pianos. The benefits of more ... More


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