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Musical Thinking

Jerrold Levinson

in Contemplating Art: Essays in Aesthetics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199206179
eISBN:
9780191709982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206179.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This essay, which begins with a commentary on Wittgenstein's scattered remarks on musical understanding, poses the question of whether there is a distinctive, non-verbal form of thinking that music, ... More


Chapter Four Thinking with the Ear: Strayhorn’s Musical Fingerprints

Walter van de Leur

in Something to Live For: The Music of Billy Strayhorn

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195124484
eISBN:
9780199868711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124484.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter brings up the various distinctive techniques in Strayhorn’s composing and arranging. These include through-composed forms with developmental sections and integrated introductions, ... More


Music and mind in everyday life

Eric Clarke, Nicola Dibben, and Stephanie Pitts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525578
eISBN:
9780191689352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525578.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

Music pervades everyday life. In so many ways, music marks and orchestrates the ways in which people experience the world together. What is it that makes people want to live their lives to the sound ... More


Rubinstein's “Magnificent Faultiness”

R. Allen Lott

in From Paris to Peoria: How European Piano Virtuosos Brought Classical Music to the American Heartland

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195148831
eISBN:
9780199869695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148831.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Although Anton Rubinstein's performances were generally praised, there were occasional comments that he had technical flaws and memory lapses, partly attributable to his greater commitment to ... More


Composed musics

Pamela Burnard

in Musical Creativities in Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583942
eISBN:
9780191740671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583942.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the musical creativities of three modern composers who explore the many ways of musical composition for opera houses, concert halls, music theatres, and popular music venues. It ... More


Nonfinite Clauses

Chris Collins and Paul M. Postal

in Classical NEG Raising: An Essay on the Syntax of Negation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027311
eISBN:
9780262323840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027311.003.0019
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter considers the role of nonfinite clauses in the distribution of Classical NEG Raising (NR). It first considers the literature bias toward finite hosts in standard Classical NR cases, ... More


From formalism to experience:: a Jamesian perspective on music, computing, and consciousness

Meurig Beynon

in Music and Consciousness: Philosophical, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199553792
eISBN:
9780191728617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553792.003.0051
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In his essay ‘Does consciousness exist?’ William James identifies a commonly held (mis)conception: that consciousness is ‘one element, moment, factor — call it what you like — of an experience of ... More


Eisler in America: The Film Music Project and Composing for the Films

Sally Bick

in Unsettled Scores: Politics, Hollywood, and the Film Music of Aaron Copland and Hanns Eisler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042812
eISBN:
9780252051678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042812.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Eisler’s writings on Hollywood film music are interpreted from three different vantages: initially from afar as a committed Marxist in Europe; later as an émigré in New York at the New School for ... More


Eisler in Hollywood: Hangmen Also Die!

Sally Bick

in Unsettled Scores: Politics, Hollywood, and the Film Music of Aaron Copland and Hanns Eisler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042812
eISBN:
9780252051678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042812.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter 5 offers a close political reading of Eisler’s first Hollywood score, for Fritz Lang’s propaganda film Hangmen Also Die!, excerpts of which were discussed in Composing for the Films. The ... More


“Speed the Plough” and “Money Musk”: Knauff and the Dance Music Component of Early American Popular Music

Chris Goertzen

in George P. Knauff's Virginia Reels and the History of American Fiddling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814272
eISBN:
9781496814319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814272.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses George P. Knauff's music business. When versatile musician and entrepreneur Knauff heard a fiddler playing the Virginia Reels melodies for dancing at social events held at the ... More


Creating Music

William I. Bauer

in Music Learning Today: Digital Pedagogy for Creating, Performing, and Responding to Music

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197503706
eISBN:
9780197503744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197503706.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Grounded in the research and promising practices literature, Chapter 3 discusses concepts and skills, pedagogies, and technology related to musical creativity. Creativity is usually an assumed part ... More


Singing and Vocal Development

Graham F. Welch

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530329
eISBN:
9780191689765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530329.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

Singing in one form or another is an essential feature of musical development and behaviour. In each age phase (infancy, early childhood, older ... More


Designing Contour in Music with Minecraft (Intermediate)

Daniel Abrahams

in The Music Technology Cookbook: Ready-Made Recipes for the Classroom

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197523889
eISBN:
9780197523926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197523889.003.0056
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

In what ways do composers generate ideas for creating music? Melodies are a succession of tones that move in purposeful ways by step and by leap. In this activity we will investigate how contour ... More


Improvising and composing

Eric Clarke, Nicola Dibben, and Stephanie Pitts

in Music and mind in everyday life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525578
eISBN:
9780191689352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525578.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter defines improvisation as the art of making up something as the musician goes along with the music — an instant composition — and ‘the most widely practised of all musical activities and ... More


Lesson Design in Technology-Based Music Instruction

Jay Dorfman

in Theory and Practice of Technology-Based Music Instruction

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199795581
eISBN:
9780197563175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199795581.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Equipment and Technology

The content of individual lessons and units in TBMI classrooms falls somewhere on a spectrum of content, as seen in Figure 6.1. At the left end of the spectrum fall ... More


Recollection

Dirk Van Hulle

in Manuscript Genetics, Joyce's Know-How, Beckett's Nohow

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032009
eISBN:
9780813039657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032009.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the recollection of both personal reminiscences and intertextual memories. It reveals that the moment of the “necessity” has been one of Beckett's major preoccupations ... More


Classical NEG Raising: An Essay on the Syntax of Negation

Chris Collins and Paul M. Postal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027311
eISBN:
9780262323840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027311.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book considers examples such as the one below on the interpretation where Nancy thinks that this course is not interesting: Nancy doesn't think this course is interesting. It argues that such ... More


Creating Music

William I. Bauer

in Music Learning Today: Digital Pedagogy for Creating, Performing, and Responding to Music

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199890590
eISBN:
9780199366033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890590.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American, Philosophy of Music

Grounded in the research and best practice literature, chapter 3 discusses concepts and skills, pedagogies, and technology related to musical creativity. Creativity is usually an assumed part of ... More


Projectors

Catherine Dwinal

in Interactive Visual Ideas for Musical Classroom Activities: Tips for Music Teachers

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190929855
eISBN:
9780197524657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190929855.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter includes activities using the projector, a standard tool found in most classrooms that has more possibilities beyond first glance. The projector can bring students together to sing ... More


Interactive Boards and TVs

Catherine Dwinal

in Interactive Visual Ideas for Musical Classroom Activities: Tips for Music Teachers

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190929855
eISBN:
9780197524657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190929855.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

Take interactivity to a new level with interactive boards and TVs. These devices go beyond what the standard projector can do and add a new level of engagement through interactive activities. This ... More


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