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The Sense of Sound: Musical Meaning in France, 1260-1330

Emma Dillon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732951
eISBN:
9780199932061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732951.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Among the most memorable innovations of music and poetry in thirteenth-century France was a genre that seemed to privilege sound over sense. The polytextual motet is especially well-known to scholars ... More


Devotional Listening and the Montpellier Codex

Emma Dillon

in The Sense of Sound: Musical Meaning in France, 1260-1330

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732951
eISBN:
9780199932061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732951.003.0096
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores the supermusical effect of the repertory of devotional motets in light of the evidence for sound in prayer. It illustrates the close affinity between the sounds associated with ... More


Human and Animal Appetite in Natural History and Physiology

Elizabeth A. Williams

in Appetite and Its Discontents: Science, Medicine, and the Urge to Eat, 1750-1950

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226692999
eISBN:
9780226693187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226693187.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 3 explores the systematic observation and experimental manipulation of animal eating that got underway in eighteenth-century natural history and physiology. Naturalists such as Georges-Louis ... More


Toward New Goals for Medical Education, 1830-1850

Thomas Neville Bonner

in Becoming a Physician: Medical Education in Great Britain, France, Germany, and the United States, 1750-1945

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062984
eISBN:
9780197560174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062984.003.0011
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The years around 1830, as just described, were a turning point in the movement to create a more systematic and uniform approach to the training of doctors. For the ... More


Between Clinic and Laboratory: Students and Teaching at Midcentury

Thomas Neville Bonner

in Becoming a Physician: Medical Education in Great Britain, France, Germany, and the United States, 1750-1945

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062984
eISBN:
9780197560174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062984.003.0012
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Despite the gathering momentum for a single standard of medical education, the portals of access to medicine remained remarkably open at the middle of the nineteenth ... More


Toward a University Standard of Medical Education, 1890-1920

Thomas Neville Bonner

in Becoming a Physician: Medical Education in Great Britain, France, Germany, and the United States, 1750-1945

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062984
eISBN:
9780197560174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062984.003.0015
Subject:
Education, History of Education

In the waning years of the nineteenth century, despite (or perhaps because of) the inroads of laboratory science, uncertainty still hung heavy over the future shape ... More


Childhood in Lodève and Montpellier

Colin Roust

in Georges Auric: A Life in Music and Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190607777
eISBN:
9780190607807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607777.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Georges Auric was born in 1899 in Lodève, France, to a family of hoteliers. Three years later, his family moved to nearby Montpellier, the principal city of the Languedoc region in southern France. ... More


Old Orders in New Times: The Convents of Montpellier

Barbara B. Diefendorf

in Planting the Cross: Catholic Reform and Renewal in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century France

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190887025
eISBN:
9780190887056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887025.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Early Modern History

This chapter traces the story of three convents caught up in the religious wars that devastated Montpellier in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The southern city fell into Protestant hands on ... More


Social Class: Artisans, Artistes, and a Continuing Schism

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/9780190653590.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Distinctions of social class were very strong in the Europe of earlier centuries. Musicians were considered to be in the lower classes of people who worked with their hands (or voices). People in ... More


Observers of Locomotion: Theories of Walking in the French Science de l’homme

Andreas Mayer

in The Science of Walking: Investigations into Locomotion in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226328355
eISBN:
9780226352480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226352480.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter details the predicament of observation as it became most acute in the ambitious program of the French “science of man” derived from Montpellier vitalism (Barthez) and its further ... More


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