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Introduction

Bruce Haynes

in The Eloquent Oboe: A History of the Hautboy from 1640 to 1760

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337259
eISBN:
9780199864225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337259.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the Baroque period, the standard English name for the oboe was the “Hautboy” (pronounced “O-Boy”, or in the international phonetic alphabet, [oboi]). The name for the shawm in French is Hautbois; ... More


1700–1730: The International Hautboy

Bruce Haynes

in The Eloquent Oboe: A History of the Hautboy from 1640 to 1760

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337259
eISBN:
9780199864225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337259.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

By 1700, the hautboy had been adopted everywhere in Europe. If surviving repertoire is an indication, 1700-1730 was the hautboy's Golden Age; the greatest quantity of solo and chamber music comes ... More


Introduction

in Sceptres and Sciences in the Spains: Four Humanists and the New Philosophy, c 1680-1740

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235866
eISBN:
9781846314001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235866.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the work of four humanists in Spain during the Late Baroque Period from 1680 to 1740. The book explores the works and views ... More


The Renaissance and Beyond: Technology 1500–1750

Joel Mokyr

in The Lever of Riches: Technological Creativity and Economic Progress

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195074772
eISBN:
9780199854981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195074772.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the Renaissance, the period from 1500–1750 that is better known for its scientific achievements than its technological breakthroughs. It notes that many scientists made their ... More


Baroque Science

Ofer Gal and Raz Chen-Morris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923987
eISBN:
9780226923994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923994.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book presents a radically new perspective on the study of early modern science. Instead of the triumph of reason and rationality and the celebration of the discoveries and breakthroughs of the ... More


The Eloquent Oboe: A History of the Hautboy from 1640 to 1760

Bruce Haynes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337259
eISBN:
9780199864225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337259.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A history of the hautboy, the oboe of the Baroque period, this book reflects recent interest in the instrument. The first of the woodwind instruments to join with strings in creating the new ... More


Introduction

Ofer Gal and Raz Chen-Morris

in Baroque Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923987
eISBN:
9780226923994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923994.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume, which is about the tensions and inversions at the New Science during the baroque period. This volume is divided into three sections. The ... More


Conclusion

in Sceptres and Sciences in the Spains: Four Humanists and the New Philosophy, c 1680-1740

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235866
eISBN:
9781846314001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235866.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter, which sums up the key findings of this study on humanism and new philosophy in Spain during the Late Baroque Period from 1680 to 1740, discusses resistance to Gothicism in the ... More


Bach, Counterpoint, and Chorales

Barbara Owen

in The Organ Music of Johannes Brahms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195311075
eISBN:
9780199865314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311075.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter shows that Brahms's interest in playing the organ seems to have burned out rather quickly after only two or three years in the 1850s, never to revive. With the exception of his ... More


Chapter Three The Torah Wrapper and the Torah Binder

Bracha Yaniv

in Ceremonial Synagogue Textiles: From Ashkenazi, Sephardi, and Italian Communities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764180
eISBN:
9781800343320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764180.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the Torah wrapper and the Torah binder. The wrapper, the piece of fabric rolled up with the parchment scroll, is an item used in the wrapping of the Torah scroll in Italy and ... More


Handel

Donald Burrows

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199737369
eISBN:
9780190268152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199737369.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Handel's compositions form one of the peaks of creative achievement in the Baroque period, and cover a remarkable range. His compositional processes were often complex, but could result in accessible ... More


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