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Vermont Counterpoint (1982)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0028
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's thoughts about Vermont Counterpoint, which was commissioned by Ransom Wilson and is dedicated to Betty Freeman. It is scored for three alto flutes, three flutes, three ... More


New York Counterpoint (1985)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0033
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's thoughts about New York Counterpoint. He says that New York Counterpoint is a continuation of ideas found in Vermont Counterpoint (1982), in which a soloist plays ... More


Electric Counterpoint (1987)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0039
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's thoughts about Electric Counterpoint, which was commissioned by the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival for the guitarist Pat Metheny. It was composed during ... More


Making and Breaking the Revolutionary Covenant

John Saillant

in Black Puritan, Black Republican: The Life and Thought of Lemuel Haynes, 1753-1833

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157178
eISBN:
9780199834617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157176.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Support of the Federalist Party and opposition to the Democratic‐Republicans afforded Lemuel Haynes his first engagement with a public sphere beyond church congregations and revival audiences. He ... More


American Genesis, American Captivity

John Saillant

in Black Puritan, Black Republican: The Life and Thought of Lemuel Haynes, 1753-1833

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157178
eISBN:
9780199834617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157176.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

A new racism arose in the early American republic that set aside the antislavery arguments of men and women who were, like Lemuel Haynes, rooted in eighteenth‐century modes of thought like Edwardsean ... More


Before the War, and After the Union: An Autobiography by Sam Aleckson (Samuel Williams)

Samuel "Aleckson" Williams

Susanna Ashton (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781949979831
eISBN:
9781800852136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979831.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Sam Aleckson was the pen name for Samuel Williams, a man born into slavery in Charleston, South Carolina, who wrote a memoir about his life and the world around him during and after his bondage. It ... More


Juries, Juries Everywhere (But Not Inside the Courts)

Albert W. Dzur

in Punishment, Participatory Democracy, and the Jury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199874095
eISBN:
9780199980024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199874095.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter turns from the normative to the practical case for more participatory democracy in criminal justice by examining the contemporary use of jury-like procedures in municipal policymaking ... More


In the Land of the Puritans

Sam Aleckson

in Before the War, and After the Union: An Autobiography by Sam Aleckson (Samuel Williams)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781949979831
eISBN:
9781800852136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979831.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Williams leaves South Carolina for Vermont and discusses the abundance of pie there. Analysis of the character of northern citizens.


Wrong Impressions

Sam Aleckson

in Before the War, and After the Union: An Autobiography by Sam Aleckson (Samuel Williams)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781949979831
eISBN:
9781800852136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979831.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Williams analyses misunderstandings between Northerns and Southerns and points out the Northerners frequently think things are worse than they are for Black people in the South, and as an example he ... More


Epilogue

Sharon Mirchandani

in Marga Richter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037313
eISBN:
9780252094491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037313.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This epilogue reflects on Marga Richter's music, suggesting that her zest for living, coupled with her dedication to her art, makes her a role model for younger composers and performers. As she takes ... More


Coleridge and Vermont Transcendentalism

Samantha C. Harvey

in Transatlantic Transcendentalism: Coleridge, Emerson, and Nature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748681365
eISBN:
9780748693887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681365.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter 8, reveals that, in addition to Coleridge's enormous impact on Emerson and Boston Transcendentalism, his influence extended even further into the nineteenth and early twentieth century via a ... More


Introduction

Stephen Lehmann and Marion Faber

in Rudolf Serkin: A Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130461
eISBN:
9780199849499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130461.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The book revolves around the life of musician Rudolf Serkin, who was a prominent figure in American culture in the twentieth century. The great man's naturally reticent personality, combined with a ... More


The Novels of Mari Tomasi

Carol Bonomo Jennngs and Christine Palamidessi Moore

in American Woman, Italian Style: Italian Americana's Best Writings on Women

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231751
eISBN:
9780823241286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231751.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Mari Tomasi was born February 1, 1909, in Montpelier, Vermont. She wanted to study medicine; her sister was a nurse, and her brother and four of her cousins practiced medicine in Vermont. But when ... More


John Dewey: His Life and Work

Larry A. Hickman

in John Dewey Between Pragmatism and Constructivism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230181
eISBN:
9780823235339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230181.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents an overview of John Dewey's life and work. John Dewey was born in Burlington, Vermont, the third of four sons of Archibald Sprague Dewey and Lucina ... More


Adamant Food Co-operative and Putney Food Co-operative

Anne Meis Knupfer

in Food Co-ops in America: Communities, Consumption, and Economic Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451140
eISBN:
9780801467714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451140.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at the Green Mountains of Vermont, where the oldest and third oldest food co-ops in the United States are located. The Adamant Food Co-operative (started in 1935) is the oldest ... More


The Vermont MIDI Project: Fostering Mentorships in Multiple Environments

Sandi MacLeod

in Composing our Future: Preparing Music Educators to Teach Composition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199832286
eISBN:
9780199979806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199832286.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Psychology of Music

Drawing on lessons learned through the formation and implementation of the Vermont MIDI Project, this chapter uses one of the longest running student composition projects in the United States as a ... More


Composition in International Settings: Broadening Pre-Service Perceptions

Patricia Riley

in Composing our Future: Preparing Music Educators to Teach Composition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199832286
eISBN:
9780199979806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199832286.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Psychology of Music

This chapter explores videoconferencing as a tool for providing access to varied populations as well as for developing a “world view” of educational practices within music through virtually-direct ... More


The Other Grant: Lewis A. Grant and the Vermont Brigade in the Battle of the Wilderness

Carol Reardon

in The Wilderness Campaign

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807823347
eISBN:
9781469602394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807835890_gallagher.10
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on how Lewis A. Grant and the Vermont Brigade's contributions to the Wilderness campaign went relatively unnoticed within the army and among Vermonters back home. Grant's ... More


The Many Fates of the Fort Jackson Garrison

Gary W. Gallagher

in Mutiny at Fort Jackson: The Untold Story of the Fall of New Orleans

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832288
eISBN:
9781469606187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887028_pierson.9
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter illustrates how very little is known about Thomas Graham's life before he enlisted in Company B of the 1st Louisiana Heavy Artillery on February 28, 1861. Graham was then 22 years old, ... More


The Town of Springlake

Sam Aleckson

in Before the War, and After the Union: An Autobiography by Sam Aleckson (Samuel Williams)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781949979831
eISBN:
9781800852136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979831.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Williams’ family moves to Springlake and they are assisted by his employer. Neighbors teach them about pie and expectations for meals. Neighbors bring them food. Discussion of the snow and sketches ... More


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