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Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900

Clive Brown

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198161653
eISBN:
9780191716263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198161653.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Despite the continuing interest in historically informed vocal and instrumental performance practice, the relationship between a composer's notation and the sounds it was intended to elicit remains ... More


String Bowing

Clive Brown

in Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198161653
eISBN:
9780191716263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198161653.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Knowledge of bowing techniques and the ways in which they were used casts valuable light on attitudes towards articulation in general. This chapter discusses changing designs of bow and the ... More


An Accidental Homer: Accidents of Homeric Reception in the Modern Caribbean

Emily Greenwood

in Afro-Greeks: Dialogues between Anglophone Caribbean Literature and Classics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199575244
eISBN:
9780191722189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575244.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The starting point for this chapter is Antonio Benítez‐Rojo's concept of the ‘path of words’ to explain the repetition of motifs in travel writers who undertake the same journeys. This repetitive ... More


The Means of Violence

Barbara Donagan

in War in England 1642-1649

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199285181
eISBN:
9780191713668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285181.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses weapons used in the English civil war. Civil war armies used a transitional mixture of firearms and ‘muscle-powered weapons’ ranging from heavy artillery to clubs. Even the bow ... More


De Bow's Review: The Antebellum Vision of a New South

John F. Kvach

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144207
eISBN:
9780813144481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144207.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Between 1846 and 1867 J. D. B. De Bow, the editor of De Bow’s Review, promoted agricultural reform, urbanization, industrialization, and commercial development in the nineteenth-century American ... More


Achieving Musical Success in the String Classroom

Karel Butz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190602888
eISBN:
9780190052652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190602888.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Achieving Musical Success in the String Classroom describes the author’s pragmatic pedagogical approach toward developing complete musicianship in beginning through advanced-level string players by ... More


The First English Detectives: The Bow Street Runners and the Policing of London, 1750-1840

J. M. Beattie

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695164
eISBN:
9780191738746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695164.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This is the first intensive study of the Bow Street runners, a group of men established by Henry Fielding, in the middle of the eighteenth century with the financial support of the government to ... More


Henry Fielding at Bow Street

J. M. Beattie

in The First English Detectives: The Bow Street Runners and the Policing of London, 1750-1840

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695164
eISBN:
9780191738746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695164.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Examines the crime wave after the conclusion of a war in 1748, particularly the extent of violent offences on the streets of the capital and on the highways on the outskirts. The chapter goes on to ... More


Detection: The Runners at Work, 1765–1792

J. M. Beattie

in The First English Detectives: The Bow Street Runners and the Policing of London, 1750-1840

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695164
eISBN:
9780191738746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695164.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter begins with an analysis of the financial support provided by the government for the policing work of the runners. The accounts of the office show the runners earning enough to provide ... More


The Rainbow

Christopher Pincock

in Mathematics and Scientific Representation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199757107
eISBN:
9780199932313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757107.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Batterman has emphasized the importance of asymptotic explanation where the explanation involves taking limits. This chapter presents a detailed reconstruction of one such explanation. It involves ... More


Epic Weapons on the Tragic Stage

Melissa Mueller

in Objects As Actors: Props and the Poetics of Performance in Greek Tragedy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226312958
eISBN:
9780226313009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226313009.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 1 considers the uncanny agency of weapons in Sophocles’ Ajax, Sophocles’ Philoctetes, and Euripides’ Heracles. On stage, the sword cues audience awareness of the intertextual factors ... More


Fingering and bowing in violinists: a motor control approach

Mario Wiesendanger, Andreas Baader, and Oleg Kazennikov

in Music, Motor Control and the Brain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199298723
eISBN:
9780191700903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298723.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

Playing the violin requires exceptional skills in bowing and fingering and execution implies an exquisite temporal and ordinal precision of finger and bow movements, together with a fine-grained ... More


Defending the American Bases of Hegemony

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 13 examines how the Eisenhower administration handled U.S. foreign policy in east Asia following events such as Black Friday and the Girard case. Eisenhower recognized the need to placate ... More


Conservative Factions, Tendencies, and Ideology

PHILIP MURPHY

in Party Politics and Decolonization: The Conservative Party and British Colonial Policy in Tropical Africa 1951-1964

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205050
eISBN:
9780191676475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205050.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter demonstrates that, from the beginning of 1961, the supporters of the Central African Federation within the Conservative Party were able to coordinate action amongst themselves and remain ... More


The Russian Violin School: The Legacy of Yuri Yankelevich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199917600
eISBN:
9780190607821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917600.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Yuri Yankelevich (1909–1973) was one of the most important and influential Russian violin teachers in the twentieth century. He taught at the Moscow Conservatory from 1936 to 1973 and produced an ... More


String Instruments

Knut Guettler and Susan Hallam

in The Science & Psychology of Music Performance: Creative Strategies for Teaching and Learning

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195138108
eISBN:
9780199849291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138108.003.0019
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Research on the physics of bowed stringed instruments can help the string teacher to explain the underlying acoustical phenomena and to develop corresponding pedagogical strategies. The first part of ... More


Passing Fair

Donna T. Andrew and Randall McGowen

in The Perreaus and Mrs. Rudd: Forgery and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century London

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220621
eISBN:
9780520923706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220621.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides the biographies of the central characters: Daniel and Robert Perreau and Mrs. Rudd. It notes that during and immediately after their trials, the Perreaus and their witnesses ... More


Introduction: An Old Foundation for a New South

John F. Kvach

in De Bow's Review: The Antebellum Vision of a New South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144207
eISBN:
9780813144481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144207.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the historical and historiographic legacy of J. D. B. De Bow and De Bow’s Review. De Bow’s antebellum editorial contributions created the foundation for a “New South” that ... More


Stars Born and Lost, 1932–1937

J.E. Smyth

in Reconstructing American Historical Cinema: From Cimarron to Citizen Kane

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124063
eISBN:
9780813134765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124063.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the historical films produced by David O. Selznick in the U.S. during the period from 1932 to 1937 that focused on Hollywood actors and actress. Selznick worked for MGM, ... More


The East Wind

Andrew Glazzard

in The Case of Sherlock Holmes: Secrets and Lies in Conan Doyle's Detective Fiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474431293
eISBN:
9781474453769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474431293.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Holmes’s words to Watson at the end of ‘His Last Bow’ (1917) express an idea of warfare that sits uneasily with our contemporary perception of the First World War. Today we are accustomed to ... More


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