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Baroque Choral Music: The Popular and the Profound

Katharine Ellis

in Interpreting the Musical Past: Early Music in Nineteenth Century France

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195365856
eISBN:
9780199867738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365856.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines how the politicized nature of Handel's reception in the late 1860s caused enthusiasm for his choral music to reach a nationalist peak at Bach's expense shortly after war ended. ... More


Enactment in Music

David Brown

in God and Mystery in Words: Experience through Metaphor and Drama

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231836
eISBN:
9780191716201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231836.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores the tradition of liturgical and choral music. It begins by considering the medieval situation and the ideals on which it operated. It then examines the attempt to reform the ... More


‘A Great National Heritage’: The Early Twentieth-Century Tudor Church Music Revival

SUZANNE COLE

in Tudorism: Historical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264942
eISBN:
9780191754111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264942.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the revival of interest in early English choral music that took place in the first quarter of the twentieth century. It pays particular attention to the religious agendas ... More


What Choirs Also Sang: Aspects of Provincial Music Publishing in Late-nineteenth-century England

Judith Blezzard

in The Business of Music

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235286
eISBN:
9781846312717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235286.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines choral music and aspects of provincial music publishing in the North of England (mostly east of the Pennines) in the late nineteenth century. It shows how local publishers ... More


Ten. Populism, Progressivism, and Politics

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Schuman's music in the late 1930s and early 1940s was unabashedly populist in its orientation. Part of this came from his close association with his Sarah Lawrence colleague Genevieve Taggard, who ... More


Triple Counterpoint

Bernard D. Sherman

in Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169454
eISBN:
9780199865017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169454.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Small choruses may command the scene today, but Johann Sebastian Bach’s choral music remains in some respects embattled terrain: the arguments keep circling back to Bach. For some listeners, ... More


Guiding Composition in Choral Settings

Katherine Strand

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/9780199832286.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Psychology of Music

This chapter presents guidelines and suggestions for the inclusion of composition activities in choral music methods and literature classes. These activities provide critical personal experiences ... More


Twenty. With an Eye on the Marketplace

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0021
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Schuman's decision to leave Schirmer and to join Theodore Presser meant that his new publisher had very little of his music. Schuman set out to correct this situation by writing a number of shorter ... More


Seven. Sarah Lawrence and the Beginning of the Decade of War

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Schuman's early years as an instructor at Sarah Lawrence College found him allying himself with progressive elements on the campus, especially in light of the Spanish Civil War. Schuman's views on ... More


Other Kinds of Beauty

Bernard D. Sherman

in Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169454
eISBN:
9780199865017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169454.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

One could locate an endless number of beginning points for the early-music revival, from late 18th-century Handel-reverence to early 20th-century clavichord making. Wherever the revival first ... More


Growth of Liturgical Music in the Iakovian Era1

Frank Desby

in Greek Music in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Little has been written about the considerable changes in Greek Orthodox sacred music in America. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the two most common types of Greek music ... More


Thirty-Three. Triplets

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0034
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Though Schuman routinely recycled his music, American Hymn stands out. Derived from a movement from an earlier withdrawn brass quintet, Schuman created three distinct versions of American Hymn, ... More


Music for the classical clarinet

Albert R. Rice

in The Clarinet in the Classical Period

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195342994
eISBN:
9780199865666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342994.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines a selection of music written for the classical clarinet, organized by the following genres: opera and concert arias; choral music; concertos; orchestral music; and chamber ... More


Sequential Instruction for Older Beginners in Vocal and General Music

Joy Anderson and Evan Bruno

in Winding It Back: Teaching to Individual Differences in Music Classroom and Ensemble Settings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190201616
eISBN:
9780190201654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201616.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter will focus on older beginners in the upper elementary and secondary general music classroom and choral rehearsal. Older beginners are defined as students whose musical skill levels are ... More


Choral Music

Malcolm MacDonald

in Schoenberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172010
eISBN:
9780199852000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172010.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

Schoenberg’s output defies easy categorization. Throughout his career he sought to blend characteristics of various traditional forms into new ones. This chapter places all the music which employs a ... More


Emerging Considerations

Bridget Sweet

in Thinking Outside the Voice Box: Adolescent Voice Change in Music Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190916374
eISBN:
9780190067069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916374.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The chapter discusses emerging considerations of adolescent voice change beyond classification systems and provides new food for thought about working with the adolescent changing voice. A section of ... More


A History of Western Choral Music, Volume 1

Chester L. Alwes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195177428
eISBN:
9780199361946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177428.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines the development of choral music from the beginnings of choral polyphony in the fifteenth century through the Renaissance and Baroque eras into the sacred works of the ... More


A History of Western Choral Music, Volume 2

Chester L. Alwes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199376995
eISBN:
9780199377022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376995.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This volume picks up the survey of genres of choral music in the nineteenth century that concluded volume 1, surveying oratorio, part song, dramatic music (opera chorus and concert works based on ... More


Making the Case: Involving Children with Hearing Loss in General Music Lessons and Ensembles

Lyn E. Schraer-Joiner

in Music for Children with Hearing Loss: A Resource for Parents and Teachers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199855810
eISBN:
9780190268329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199855810.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter discusses how deaf students have the capacity to perceive musical sounds and are able to perform and respond to music. Alice-Ann Darrow states that music is more aurally accessible than ... More


Exploring Eminent Perspectives

Bridget Sweet

in Thinking Outside the Voice Box: Adolescent Voice Change in Music Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190916374
eISBN:
9780190067069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916374.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

To better understand the larger scope of voice classification systems and other foundational ideas in choral music education, the chapter explores some of the most eminent works in the profession by ... More


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