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Playing Along: Digital Games, YouTube, and Virtual Performance

Kiri Miller

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753451
eISBN:
9780199932979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753451.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book is about play, performance, and participatory culture in the digital age. It shows how music, video games, and social media are bridging virtual and visceral experience, creating dispersed ... More


Expert Amateurs: Raising and Treating Children with Autism

Chloe Silverman

in Understanding Autism: Parents, Doctors, and the History of a Disorder

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150468
eISBN:
9781400840397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150468.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on parents emerging from the experience of wide-ranging psychogenic theorizing about autism during the 1950s and 1960s, of which Bruno Bettelheim's work was but one well-known ... More


PRELUDE: The New World Beckons

R. Allen Lott

in From Paris to Peoria: How European Piano Virtuosos Brought Classical Music to the American Heartland

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195148831
eISBN:
9780199869695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148831.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Several developments coalesced in the mid-1840s that encouraged a new influx of European musical performers to tour America, who were usually of a higher rank than those previously heard. These ... More


A Refined Parisian Pianist

R. Allen Lott

in From Paris to Peoria: How European Piano Virtuosos Brought Classical Music to the American Heartland

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195148831
eISBN:
9780199869695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148831.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Unlike the obscure newcomer De Meyer, Henri Herz (1803-88) already had a well-established reputation as pianist, composer, teacher, and piano manufacturer when he arrived in America in 1846. Because ... More


The Repertory

Floyd Grave and Margaret Grave

in The String Quartets of Joseph Haydn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195173574
eISBN:
9780199872152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173574.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Haydn's first quartet, apparently composed during a period of work for Baron Carl Joseph Fürnberg in the mid-1750s, was soon followed by others of its type. Ten in all, the earliest quartets were ... More


music in salons

Halina Goldberg

in Music in Chopin's Warsaw

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195130737
eISBN:
9780199867424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130737.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Warsaw's salons, especially those principally dedicated to musical gatherings, provided the most interesting venue for serious music making. This chapter discusses the professional and amateur ... More


From Amateur-Activist to Electoral-Professional Party

James Mitchell, Lynn Bennie, and Rob Johns

in The Scottish National Party: Transition to Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580002
eISBN:
9780191731099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580002.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter charts the organizational changes in the SNP after devolution, drawing on the wider literature on political parties. Reforms introduced by John Swinney, as party leader, are outlined and ... More


Making Your Own 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/9780195182392.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Self-made music of the forefathers would mean that they probably could not read or write, certainly could not write down music, that they had nothing to guide them but their own intuition, no one to ... More


Trajectories in Science

Geoffrey Cantor

in Quakers, Jews, and Science: Religious Responses to Modernity and the Sciences in Britain, 1650-1900

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276684
eISBN:
9780191603389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276684.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter looks at nine different modes of scientific activity pursued by Quakers and Jews. These range from the wealthy amateur — including several Jews who pursued science in an upper-class, ... More


British Women Amateur Filmmakers: National Memories and Global Identities

Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes and Heather Norris Nicholson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420730
eISBN:
9781474453530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420730.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the rapidly growing study of amateur film, this groundbreaking book addresses the development of British women's amateur visual practice. Drawing upon social and visual anthropology, imperial and ... More


Disorder on the Court: Soft Men, Hard Women, and Steamy Tennis

Erik N. Jensen

in Body by Weimar: Athletes, Gender, and German Modernity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395648
eISBN:
9780199866564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395648.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

Tennis players in the 1920s expressed an unabashed sexuality and visible pursuit of fine living that appeared liberating to many Germans after the years of wartime and postwar austerity. Male players ... More


Bloomer Girls: Women Baseball Pioneers

Debra A. Shattuck

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040375
eISBN:
9780252098796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040375.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book is the first to document the transformation of America’s national pastime from a gender-neutral sport into a highly-gendered “man’s game.” For decades, most modern scholars of sport have ... More


Amateurs and Professionals

Asa Briggs

in The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Volume I: The Birth of Broadcasting

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129260
eISBN:
9780191670008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129260.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the emergence of wireless amateurs and broadcasting professionals in Great Britain in 1920. It argues that the enthusiasm of the amateurs filed the gap between the cessation ... More


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


Littoral Rites: Military Theatre and Empire

GILLIAN RUSSELL

in The Theatres of War: Performance, Politics, and Society 1793-1815

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122630
eISBN:
9780191671500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122630.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Although Tate Wilkinson was found to be one of the most respected and successful people in provincial theatre, his thoughts regarding the performance of The Fair Penitent demonstrate that he had to ... More


History and Its Objects: Antiquarianism and Material Culture since 1500

Peter N. Miller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780801453700
eISBN:
9781501708244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453700.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Cultural history is increasingly informed by the history of material culture—the ways in which individuals or entire societies create and relate to objects both mundane and extraordinary—rather than ... More


Reader's Digestion: The Compensations of Literature

Josephine Mcdonagh

in De Quincey's Disciplines

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112853
eISBN:
9780191670862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112853.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

De Quincey, as he expressed in ‘Letters to a Young Man whose Education has been Neglected’, experiences a certain degree of discomfort when he enters a library. He felt misery upon realizing that he ... More


The Realist Interpretation of the Atmosphere

Aitor Anduaga

in Wireless and Empire: Geopolitics, Radio Industry, and Ionosphere in the British Empire, 1918-1939

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562725
eISBN:
9780191721755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562725.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The discovery of a clearly stratified structure of layers in the upper atmosphere has been—and still is—invoked too often as the great paradigm of atmospheric sciences in the 20th century. Behind ... More


Rehearsal in Betterton’s Theatre

Tiffany Stern

in Rehearsal from Shakespeare to Sheridan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199229727
eISBN:
9780191696367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229727.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter focuses on the years 1640–1710 — the ‘Restoration period’. Buckingham's play The Rehearsal provides an initial focus, distanced as it is from actual English rehearsal by its author's ... More


Resisting Colonial Gendering while Domesticating the Empire

Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes and Heather Norris Nicholson

in British Women Amateur Filmmakers: National Memories and Global Identities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420730
eISBN:
9781474453530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420730.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how colonial women amateur filmmakers often documented in detail their early and mid-twentieth century overseas travel and settlement experiences, jobs, sports and private and ... More


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