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PATHS TOWARD UTOPIA

Philip V. Bohlman

in Jewish Music and Modernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195178326
eISBN:
9780199869992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178326.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The ontologies of Jewish music changed to reflect a transformation of the past into a utopian future at the end of the long nineteenth century, especially as World War I brought about the end of much ... More


“In Imitation of My Negro Mammy”: Alma Gluck and the American Prima Donna 1

Susan C. Cook

in The Arts of the Prima Donna in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195365870
eISBN:
9780199932054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365870.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

This chapter looks at the dialogics between opera, art song and parlor ballads, blackface minstrelsy, spirituals, and crooning in the art and identity of the early twentieth-century prima donna. ... More


INTRODUCTION: POP SONG AND ART SONG

LLOYD WHITESELL

in The Music of Joni Mitchell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195307993
eISBN:
9780199864003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307993.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This introductory chapter discusses the hierarchies of prestige affecting the reception of Mitchell's music, including distinctions of gender, and between high and low culture. It enumerates ... More


“Composer by Divine Right”: “The American Coleridge-Taylor”

Jean E. Snyder

in Harry T. Burleigh: From the Spiritual to the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039942
eISBN:
9780252098109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039942.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines a selection of art songs that won Harry T. Burleigh renown through their performance by an impressive roster of American and European opera and recital singers, making him one ... More


A Singer-Composer Learns His Craft: “Passionate sincerity and harmonic richness”

Jean E. Snyder

in Harry T. Burleigh: From the Spiritual to the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039942
eISBN:
9780252098109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039942.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines Harry T. Burleigh's work as a composer during the period 1896–1913. Burleigh's 200-plus vocal and instrumental works brought him national and international renown in the first ... More


Bringing Spirituals to the Concert Stage: “A music of the future out of the music of the past”

Jean E. Snyder

in Harry T. Burleigh: From the Spiritual to the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039942
eISBN:
9780252098109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039942.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the popularity of Harry T. Burleigh's spirituals in recitals and other concerts. Burleigh published his first solo arrangement of spirituals from 1911 to 1916, at a time when ... More


Milii Balakirev, His Orient, and the Mighty Five

Adalyat Issiyeva

in Representing Russia's Orient: From Ethnography to Art Song

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190051365
eISBN:
9780190051396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051365.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on Milii Balakirev’s role in the formation of the Russian musical Orient. It discusses how the leader of the Mighty Five and other members of his circle approached and ... More


Strains of Japonisme in Tin Pan Alley, on Broadway, and in the Parlor

W. Anthony Sheppard

in Extreme Exoticism: Japan in the American Musical Imagination

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190072704
eISBN:
9780190072735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072704.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the representation of Japan and the Japanese in American popular song and musical theater from 1860 to 1930. The representation of African Americans and of European immigrants ... More


Tonal structure and children’s early learning of music

W. Jay Dowling

in Generative Processes in Music: The Psychology of Performance, Improvisation, and Composition

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508465
eISBN:
9780191687341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508465.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter explores the strong links between perception and production in the development of musical competence in young children. It reviews the literature on developmental aspects of song ... More


Alexander Aliab’ev, Decembrism, and Russia’s Orient

Adalyat Issiyeva

in Representing Russia's Orient: From Ethnography to Art Song

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190051365
eISBN:
9780190051396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051365.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter considers the formation of an early-nineteenth-century Russian discourse about Russia’s own Orient. It focuses on how the Decembrist movement, with its particularly favorable perception ... More


The Legacy of Richard Dyer-Bennet

Paul O. Jenkins

in Richard Dyer-Bennet: The Last Minstrel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604733600
eISBN:
9781604733617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604733600.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter focuses on the legacy of Richard Dyer-Bennet as a minstrel or folk singer. It explains that Dyer-Bennet never considered himself as a folk singer. Some of his contemporaries described ... More


Loyalties: The Prolific 1960s

Philip Lambert

in Alec Wilder

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037603
eISBN:
9780252094842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037603.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter studies Wilder's music in the 1960s. Continuing to follow trends he had begun at the end of the preceding decade, he wrote volumes of concert music for groups of all sizes in the 1960s, ... More


Representing Russia's Orient: From Ethnography to Art Song

Adalyat Issiyeva

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190051365
eISBN:
9780190051396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051365.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book examines the musical ramifications of Russia’s nineteenth-century expansion to the east and south and explores the formation and development of Russian musical discourse on Russia’s own ... More


JOCELYN MORLOCK (b. 1969)Involuntary Love Songs (2008): Texts by Alan Ashton

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/9780199390960.003.0049
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter explores Canadian composer Jocelyn Morlock’s Involuntary Love Songs (2008). Morlock’s lively, distinctive voice and clear vision are immediately evident in this trio of satisfying, ... More


The Impact of a Life: “I Know the Lord Has Laid His Hands on Me”

Jean E. Snyder

in Harry T. Burleigh: From the Spiritual to the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039942
eISBN:
9780252098109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039942.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines Harry T. Burleigh's legacy in African American music. Burleigh retired in 1946 from his position as baritone soloist at St. George's Protestant Episcopal Church, marking the end ... More


ROB KEELEY (b. 1960)Five Songs on Poems by Stevie Smith (2000): Texts by Stevie Smith

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/9780199390960.003.0039
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter explores British composer and pianist Robert Keeley’s Five Songs on Poems by Stevie Smith (2000). The distinctive flavour of Stevie Smith’s poems—wistful, fey, and mordantly perceptive ... More


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

Jane Manning

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780199390960
eISBN:
9780199391011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390960.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

In this new follow-up to her highly regarded New Vocal Repertory, volumes 1 and 2, English concert and opera soprano Jane Manning provides a seasoned expert’s guidance and insight into the vocal ... More


On the Recital and Concert Stage

Donald George and Lucy Mauro

in Master Singers: Advice from the Stage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199324170
eISBN:
9780199397280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324170.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter focuses on the different demands of the recital and concert stages. Questions on working with a pianist, planning a recital, and performing for HD global broadcasts or TV are included.


LORI LAITMAN (b. 1955)Men with Small Heads (2000): Texts by Thomas Lux

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/9780199390960.003.0040
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter studies Lori Laitman’s Men with Small Heads (2000). From a large and tempting selection of song cycles, this one is especially to be prized, since the counter-tenor repertoire is in need ... More


“You too may change”: Tonal Pairing of the Tonic and Subdominant in Two Songs by Fanny Hensel

Tyler Osborne

in The Songs of Fanny Hensel

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190919566
eISBN:
9780190919597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190919566.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

By and large, discussions on tonal pairing have been limited to works of the late nineteenth century whose competing key centers are a third apart. Even when we find tonal pairing earlier in the ... More


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