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Pieces of Tradition: An Analysis of Contemporary Tonal Music

Daniel Harrison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190244460
eISBN:
9780190244484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244460.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Tonality continued to be a viable compositional technique well after it was claimed to have been made obsolete by novel developments around the turn of the twentieth century. The attention of music ... More


On Repeat: How Music Plays the Mind

Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199990825
eISBN:
9780199357871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199990825.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Repetition is stunningly pervasive in music from all over the world. People often place their music players “on repeat”—relistening to the same recordings again and again. The prevalence of this ... More


Another Adorno

Shannon L. Mariotti

in Adorno and Democracy: The American Years

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167336
eISBN:
9780813167411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167336.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter lays out the argument of the book, discusses the largely unexplored English-language compositions it analyzes, and demonstrates its unique contributions to existing ... More


Seeing Small-Scale Resistance: Turning Countertendencies into Vaccines to Strengthen Democratic Practice

Shannon L. Mariotti

in Adorno and Democracy: The American Years

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167336
eISBN:
9780813167411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167336.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter shows how Adorno identifies small-scale, modest, less visible “substantive democratic forms” in the United States that act as countertendencies that might be drawn out as a vaccine ... More


Male Amateur Keyboardists

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/9780252040849.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter seven discusses the place of music in the education and leisure time of boys and men who had no intention of pursuing musical careers. Unlike their female counterparts, male amateur musicians ... More


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