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Reanimating Musical Organicism

Holly Watkins

in Musical Vitalities: Ventures in a Biotic Aesthetics of Music

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226594705
eISBN:
9780226594842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226594842.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Chapter 1, “Reanimating Musical Organicism,” revisits the legacy of organicism to discover fresh critical potential in a discourse currently maligned as a relic of Austro-German aesthetic values. ... More


Back to Whom?: Neoclassicism as Ideology

Richard Taruskin

in The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.003.0039
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter appraises the origins, the styles, and the ideologies related to neoclassicism in music. Retrospectivism and stylistic allusion—in particular, pastiche or parody of eighteenth-century ... More


Conventional Wisdom: The Content of Musical Form

Susan McClary

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221062
eISBN:
9780520928084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221062.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book reexamines the concept of musical convention. Exploring the ways that shared musical practices transmit social knowledge, it offers an account of our own cultural moment in terms of two ... More


Military Music in the Provinces 1770–1840

Trevor Herbert and Helen Barlow

in Music & the British Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199898312
eISBN:
9780199345526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898312.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter explains how an aristocratic officer class, as the commanding officers of militia regiments, established a network of musical units throughout Britain and Ireland. It focuses on the role ... More


Music & the British Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Trevor Herbert and Helen Barlow

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199898312
eISBN:
9780199345526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898312.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The book is the first to examine the relationship between the British military as a sponsor of music and musicians within wider aspects of music history during the long nineteenth century. While the ... More


Staccato Dots and the Other Usual Suspects

Donna Louise Gunn

in Discoveries from the Fortepiano: A Manual for Beginners and Seasoned Performers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199396634
eISBN:
9780199396672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199396634.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The chapter provides historical perspective on duration indications in music scores. The evolution from interchangeable markings that are associated with the same meaning to specific markings ... More


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