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Foreword to Eight Concerts of Henry Purcell’s Music

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0071
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Henry Purcell's songs appear in vocal recitals. This chapter mentions only the better-known music, but there are equal treasures that until quite lately have lain hidden in manuscripts. The Purcell ... More


MICROCAVITIES WITH QUANTUM DOTS: WEAK AND STRONG COUPLING REGIMES

Vladimir D. Kulakovskii and Alfred Forchel

in Problems of Condensed Matter Physics: Quantum coherence phenomena in electron-hole and coupled matter-light systems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199238873
eISBN:
9780191716652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238873.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

In connection with the cavity quantum electrodynamics, this chapter reviews the optical properties of a few mode semiconductor microcavity with embedded quantum dots. Both the weak (Purcell effect) ... More


WEAK-COUPLING MICROCATITIES

Alexey V. Kavokin and Jeremy J. Baumberg

in Microcavities

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199228942
eISBN:
9780191711190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228942.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter describes the optical properties of planar microcavities in the weak coupling regime, and reviews the emission of light from microcavities in the linear regime. The derivation of the ... More


‘Scarce a good One Play'd’: Tragedy, 1695–1700  

Derek Hughes

in English Drama 1660–1700

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119746
eISBN:
9780191671203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119746.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The comic revival of the late 1690s had no counterpart in tragedy, which continued its general decline into cliched political complacency and aimless sensationalism. As in the earlier part of the ... More


Slavery Divides the Church

William B. Kurtz

in Excommunicated From the Union: How the Civil War Created a Separate Catholic America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267538
eISBN:
9780823272372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267538.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Although many Catholics in the North disliked slavery during the antebellum period, they disliked abolitionism even more as a radical extremist movement threatening to tear the nation apart. With the ... More


DANIEL FELSENFELD (b. 1970)Annus Mirabilis (2007): Text by Philip Larkin

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 2: Works Written From 2000 Onwards

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780199390960
eISBN:
9780199391011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390960.003.0025
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter looks at American composer Daniel Felsenfeld’s Annus Mirabilis (2007). From a wide choice of Felsenfeld’s varied works, this short, witty, and oddly poignant setting of the well-known ... More


Schools for Scandal: A Response to Michael Purcell

Kevin L. Hughes

in The Experience of God: A Postmodern Response

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225187
eISBN:
9780823237135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225187.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Michael Purcell argues that “Human life is meaningful… we are entered into a world in which there is already meaning”. This same life, he says, can seem evacuated of meaning. ... More


The Function of Allegory in Baroque Tragic Drama: What Benjamin Got Wrong

Blair Hoxby

in Thinking Allegory Otherwise

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763806
eISBN:
9780804773508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763806.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter proposes a revised theory of allegory in baroque tragic drama. It rejects Walter Benjamin's contention in The Origin of German Tragic Drama (1928) that the Trauerspiel or “tragic drama” ... More


Shakespeare and Classical Music

Julie Sanders

in The Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635238
eISBN:
9780748652297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635238.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter states that orchestral or symphonic music occupies a no less charged place in the history of Shakespearean transmission and reception. It alternates between figures as seemingly removed ... More


Theatrical Entertainments Outside the London Commercial Playhouses: Smock Alley, Strollers, School Plays, and Private Performances

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645-1714: The Later Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198183112
eISBN:
9780191847158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198183112.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In addition to London commercial theatres, audiences enjoyed dramatic performances performed by strolling companies at local fairs, provincial inns, and in private performance. Dublin’s theatre at ... More


Anglicanism and Music

Nicholas Temperley

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume II: Establishment and Empire, 1662 -1829

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199644636
eISBN:
9780191838941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199644636.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The Restoration brought a determination to revive the Elizabethan choral tradition of the cathedrals. There followed a second ‘golden age’ culminating in the work of Henry Purcell. The characteristic ... More


Peter Grimes and the “Tuneful Air”

Arved Ashby

in Rethinking Britten

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199794805
eISBN:
9780199345243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794805.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores the “paradox” and “difference” of text setting in Peter Grimes. It argues that any of Britten's incongruities of textual-vocal manner in the 1940s are in fact remnants of ... More


Opera at School: Mapping the Cultural Geography of Schoolgirl Performance

Amanda Eubanks Winkler

in Operatic Geographies: The Place of Opera and the Opera House

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226595962
eISBN:
9780226596150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226596150.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Opera

Discovery of a letter about “Harry’s” music “made” for a ball at Josias Priest’s Chelsea boarding school has reopened questions about the relationship of Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas to Priest’s ... More


An Awakening for Whom?: Tensions in Ohio

David Komline

in The Common School Awakening: Religion and the Transatlantic Roots of American Public Education

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190085155
eISBN:
9780190085186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190085155.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

In the 1830s, the population of Ohio was much more diverse than was that of Massachusetts. For the most part, school reformers in both states came from a white, Protestant, English-speaking majority ... More


‘Armed winter, and inverted day’: the politics of cold in Dryden and Purcell’s King Arthur

Anne Cotterill

in Texts and readers in the Age of Marvell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526113894
eISBN:
9781526138897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113894.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Led by the perspectives of eco-criticism and climate science, this chapter approaches King Arthur through its famous masque, the Frost Scene, which the evil Saxon wizard Osmond conjures in the war ... More


Epic Opera

Anthony Welch

in The Renaissance Epic and the Oral Past

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178869
eISBN:
9780300188998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178869.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter shows how one early European opera, Nahum Tate's and Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, reflects the period's growing discomfort over epic mythmaking. Taking up the chaste Dido tradition, ... More


Quantum Electromagnetics

Duncan G. Steel

in Introduction to Quantum Nanotechnology: A Problem Focused Approach

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192895073
eISBN:
9780191924149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895073.003.0017
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Chapter 15 derived the fundamental theory and eigenstates for the quantized radiation field and then showed how the quantum vacuum gives rise to spontaneous emission. This chapter now goes more ... More


Absorption and Emission of Light in III–V Semiconductors

Igor Vurgaftman, Matthew P. Lumb, and Jerry R. Meyer

in Bands and Photons in III-V Semiconductor Quantum Structures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198767275
eISBN:
9780191821431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767275.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Previous chapters discussed the crystal structure and bandstructure of III–V semiconductors. This chapter shifts to the book’s second major topic: electronic interactions with light. It introduces ... More


Cavity quantum physics

Ian R. Kenyon

in Quantum 20/20: Fundamentals, Entanglement, Gauge Fields, Condensates and Topology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198808350
eISBN:
9780191846052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808350.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The model of a cavity-enclosed 2-state atom with transition frequency near resonant with a cavity mode is introduced. For conditions where their coupling dominates the Jaynes–Cummings model is ... More


A Renewed Account of Unequal Triple Meter

Roger Mathew Grant

in Beating Time and Measuring Music in the Early Modern Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199367283
eISBN:
9780199367306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367283.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

From its earliest formulations in writings on music, triple meter has held a special position. Conceptions of triple meter as the perfect mode of temporal division gave way during the sixteenth ... More


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