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Composing for Chorus

Bonnie C. Wade

in Composing Japanese Musical Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226085210
eISBN:
9780226085494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226085494.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter Six, with Chapter Five, focuses on opportunities for composers in the environment of Japanese modernity characterized by the presence of European spheres of musical participation. Chapter Six ... More


Choral Singing

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/9780195182392.003.0021
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The formula in choral singing is strongly is emphasized in the village choral festivals, wherein each choir singing by itself sounds feeble and tentative, but when combined in one big choir suddenly ... More


Singing Communities: The World of Community Choirs

Caroline Bithell

in A Different Voice, A Different Song: Reclaiming Community through the Natural Voice and World Song

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199354542
eISBN:
9780199354580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354542.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 7 investigates the world of natural-voice-style community choirs, set within the broader context of amateur choirs and choral singing, both contemporary and historical, and of more generic ... More


In the Words of Others

Barbara M. Tagg

in Before the Singing: Structuring Children's Choirs for Success

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199920686
eISBN:
9780190268350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199920686.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter features essays written by composers, conductors, symphony orchestra conductors, an organizational consultant, and leaders in the choral field regarding children’s choirs. Two topics are ... More


I Belong to This Band, Hallelujah!: Community, Spirituality, and Tradition among Sacred Harp Singers

Laura Clawson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226109589
eISBN:
9780226109633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109633.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

The Sacred Harp choral singing tradition originated in the American South in the mid-nineteenth century, spread widely across the country, and continues to thrive today. Sacred Harp is not performed ... More


Before the Singing: Structuring Children's Choirs for Success

Barbara Tagg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199920686
eISBN:
9780190268350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199920686.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

All children must have an opportunity to share the joy of choral music participation—whether in school, church, or community choirs. What happens before the singing begins is critical to supporting, ... More


Weeping and Wailing in Chinese History: The Lament Cycle of Pan Cailian

Anne E. McLaren

in Performing Grief: Bridal Laments in Rural China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832322
eISBN:
9780824869366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832322.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that the lament form known today in south and coastal China originated from the conflation of two ancient traditions: on the one hand, performances of weeping and wailing known as ... More


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