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Brahms: Metric Cycles and Performative Time

Yonatan Malin

in Songs in Motion: Rhythm and Meter in the German Lied

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195340051
eISBN:
9780199863785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340051.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Brahms's songs belong to a late period of cultural history, with the beginnings of canonization—in the Lied as in other genres—and more frequent public performances. Brahms likewise approached poetic ... More


Wolf: Syncopation and the Rhythms of Speech

Yonatan Malin

in Songs in Motion: Rhythm and Meter in the German Lied

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195340051
eISBN:
9780199863785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340051.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The rhythmic flexibility and syncopation of Wolf's vocal lines convey feelings of speech rhythm. Declamation on its own, however, does not fully explain the expressive effects. There is also a logic ... More


Seneca and Pantomime

Bernhard Zimmermann

in New Directions in Ancient Pantomime

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232536
eISBN:
9780191716003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232536.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter offers a challenge to the classification of Seneca's tragedies as ‘rhetorical tragedies’ or declamations. Although the idea that Seneca's tragedies might have been partially danced had ... More


Teaching

Malcolm Heath

in Menander: A Rhetor in Context

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259205
eISBN:
9780191717932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259205.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the practice of rhetorical education in the Greek-speaking parts of the Roman Empire as well as Menander’s commentary on Demosthenes, drawing on the evidence of Quintilian and ... More


The Relevance of Rhetoric

Malcolm Heath

in Menander: A Rhetor in Context

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259205
eISBN:
9780191717932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259205.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter addresses the social functions of rhetoric in late antiquity. Although it is widely believed that oratory in this period was primarily epideictic, the dominant focus of rhetorical theory ... More


Both Sides Now

Neil Rhodes

in Shakespeare and the Origins of English

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199245727
eISBN:
9780191715259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245727.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter discusses drama as ‘speech-writing’. It identifies the dramatic construction of moral ambiguity, which led to the concept of the ‘problem play’ as a major strand in 20th-century ... More


Ethics, Identity, and Community in Later Roman Declamation

Neil W. Bernstein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199964116
eISBN:
9780199346042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964116.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Major Declamations are a collection of nineteen full-length Latin speeches attributed in antiquity to the rhetorician Quintilian, but most likely composed by a group of authors in the second and ... More


Papers on Quintilian and Ancient Declamation

Michael Winterbottom

Antonio Stramaglia, Francesca Romana Nocchi, and Giuseppe Russo (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836056
eISBN:
9780191873423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836056.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Declamation—the practice of training young men to speak in public by setting them to compose and deliver speeches on fictional legal cases—was central to the Greek and Roman educational systems over ... More


Educating the Orator

Christopher Reid

in Imprison'd Wranglers: The Rhetorical Culture of the House of Commons 1760-1800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199581092
eISBN:
9780191745621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581092.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, European Literature

This chapter looks at the education of the eighteenth-century parliamentary elite and considers how school and university prepared them for a role in public life. It begins with the idea of liberal ... More


Schumann's Melodramatic Afterlife

Ivan Raykoff

in Rethinking Schumann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393859
eISBN:
9780199894406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393859.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Schumann's declamation ballades, published in 1853, provide a starting point to explore the declamatory or rhetorical gestures in his piano music as well as the larger historical context of melodrama ... More


L. A. Sussman (ed., tr., comm.), The Declamations of Calpurnius Flaccus, Brill (Leiden, New York, and Cologne, 1994)

Michael Winterbottom

Antonio Stramaglia, Francesca Romana Nocchi, and Giuseppe Russo (eds)

in Papers on Quintilian and Ancient Declamation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836056
eISBN:
9780191873423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836056.003.0034
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This review of L. A. Sussman’s The Declamations of Calpurnius Flaccus (1994) appeared in the following year. It compliments the author for his sterling service to the study of Roman declamation, not ... More


Reading Roman Declamation: Seneca the Elder

Martin T. Dinter, Charles Guérin, and Marcos Martinho dos Santos (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198746010
eISBN:
9780191808722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746010.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Situated at the crossroads of rhetoric and fiction, the genre of declamatio offers its practitioners the freedom to experiment with new forms of discourse. This volume places the literariness of ... More


Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas

Ellen T. Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190271664
eISBN:
9780190271695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271664.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas stands as the greatest operatic achievement of seventeenth-century England, and yet the work remains cloaked in mystery. The date and place of its first performance cannot ... More


KENNETH HESKETH (b. 1968)Chronicles of the Time (Lamentations from ‘Macbeth’) (2012): Text by William Shakespeare

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 2: Works Written From 2000 Onwards

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780199390960
eISBN:
9780199391011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390960.003.0032
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter discusses British composer Kenneth Hesketh’s Chronicles of the Time (Lamentations from ‘Macbeth’) (2012). This work, showing Hesketh’s understanding of the voice, is an exciting and ... More


Musical Declamation

Ellen T. Harris

in Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190271664
eISBN:
9780190271695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271664.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

As happens in many other aspects of Dido and Aeneas, Purcell forges his style of musical declamation on the base of seventeenth-century tradition. Many before him espoused theories about English ... More


Greek Declaimers, Roman Context: (De)constructing Cultural Identity in Seneca the Elder

Charles Guérin

in Reading Roman Declamation: Seneca the Elder

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198746010
eISBN:
9780191808722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746010.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter compares the two main groups of declaimers in the Controversiae and Suasoriae: the oft-maligned ‘Greeks’ and the ‘Latins’, whom Seneca favours. By analysing how these factions competed ... More


Imaginary Orations

Robert J. Penella

in Man and the Word: The Orations of Himerius

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520250932
eISBN:
9780520933712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250932.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter presents one part of the ancient rhetorical curriculum which is the melet. It is a declamation—an imaginary deliberative or judicial oration in which the speaker impersonated a mythical, ... More


Rhetorical Habitus

W. Martin Bloomer

in The School of Rome: Latin Studies and the Origins of Liberal Education

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255760
eISBN:
9780520948402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255760.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter presents a positive picture of the methods and effects of declamatory training. It first considers the intellectual debts of declamation, its continuity with ancient rhetorical teaching ... More


L. Håkanson, Textkritische Studien zu den grösseren pseudoquintilianischen Deklamationen, Gleerup (Lund, 1974)

Michael Winterbottom

Antonio Stramaglia, Francesca Romana Nocchi, and Giuseppe Russo (eds)

in Papers on Quintilian and Ancient Declamation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836056
eISBN:
9780191873423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836056.003.0025
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This review of L. Håkanson, Textkritische Studien zu den grösseren pseudoquintilianischen Deklamationen (1974), published two years after the book, describes the then current edition of the Major ... More


S. F. Bonner, Education in Ancient Rome:From the Elder Cato to the Younger Pliny, Methuen & Co. (London, 1977)

Michael Winterbottom

Antonio Stramaglia, Francesca Romana Nocchi, and Giuseppe Russo (eds)

in Papers on Quintilian and Ancient Declamation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836056
eISBN:
9780191873423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836056.003.0029
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This review of S. F. Bonner’s Education in Ancient Rome: From the Elder Cato to the Younger Pliny (1977) appeared two years later. Bonner was well known for his standard work Roman Declamation, ... More


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