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Getting Down To Essentials?

Efrossini Spentzou

in Readers and Writers in Ovid's Heroides: Transgressions of Genre and Gender

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199255689
eISBN:
9780191719608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255689.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins with a brief description of the recent increase in studies on Ovid's Heroides. It then discusses the main goal of the book, which is to characterize the feminine voice in the ... More


Letters of Petition

James Daybell

in Women Letter-Writers in Tudor England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259915
eISBN:
9780191717437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259915.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter, based on over 1,000 letters of petition or suitors' letters, outlines the range of patronage suits made by women, contributing to the re-examination of women's political roles in early ... More


Girl Talk: The Postmodern Female Voice in Chick Flicks

Heidi Wilkins

in Talkies, Road Movies and Chick Flicks: Gender, Genre and Film Sound in American Cinema

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474406895
eISBN:
9781474418492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406895.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this final chapter, I revisit my discussion of the female voice in mainstream cinema to explore the aural representation of women in contemporary chick flicks. In examining this category of films, ... More


. Women’s Voices and the Fundamental Bass

David Lewin

in Studies in Music with Text

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182088
eISBN:
9780199850594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182088.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Lawrence Kramer has recently offered a striking Freudian trope for discussing musical form and sexuality in Wagnerian and post-Wagnerian music. Analyzing Isolde's Transfiguration in particular, he ... 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


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


“Her speech is nothing”: Mad Speech and the Female Musician

Joseph M. Ortiz

in Broken Harmony: Shakespeare and the Politics of Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449314
eISBN:
9780801460920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449314.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter focuses on the convergence between attacks on music and early modern representations of women. Renaissance writers often associated music and women as producers of unintelligible sound, ... More


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

Bridget Sweet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190916374
eISBN:
9780190067069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916374.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Thinking Outside the Voice Box: Adolescent Voice Change in Music Education is different from other books on voice change in that it encourages new and holistic ways of thinking about the female and ... More


Teaching Voices of the Opposite Gender

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0079
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers whether a voice teacher can be equally successful in teaching both male and female students. Some female teachers of singing are most comfortable teaching only female voices, ... More


Mismatched Women: The Siren's Song Through the Machine

Jennifer Fleeger

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199936892
eISBN:
9780199389971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936892.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Whether they are fictional creations in books or films or actual performers on television and radio, singers with voices that do not match their bodies are essential to the success of technologies ... More


A Female Voice: Mary in Bach’s Magnificat Settings BWV 243 and 10

Markus Rathey

in Bach's Major Vocal Works: Music, Drama, Liturgy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300217209
eISBN:
9780300219517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217209.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on two settings of the Magnificat, the praise of Mary, a festive, Latin Magnificat, and a German chorale cantata based on the same text. The Magnificat is a piece about Christ’s ... More


Anatomy and Physiology

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/9780190916374.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The chapter describes how an understanding of the way the voice operates can empower both female and male adolescent singers as well as the teachers assisting them through the voice change process. ... More


Discourses of Sundanese Dance

in Erotic Triangles: Sundanese Dance and Masculinity in West Java

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226769585
eISBN:
9780226769608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769608.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book develops the argument that men's dancing persists in myriad forms in West Java because it satisfies a crucial need: through dancing, participants explore and enact the contradictions ... More


Rebalancing the Picture-Sound Relationship: The Audiovisual Compositions of Lis Rhodes

Aimee Mollaghan

in The Music and Sound of Experimental Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190469894
eISBN:
9780190469931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190469894.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores how experimental filmmaker Lis Rhodes subverts the hegemonic relationship between sound and image across her body of moving image work in order to highlight and address ... More


Conclusion

Heidi Wilkins

in Talkies, Road Movies and Chick Flicks: Gender, Genre and Film Sound in American Cinema

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474406895
eISBN:
9781474418492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406895.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Representations of gender have varied greatly during this sustained period of film. Furthermore, it seems that while stable, hegemonic – or stereotypical – notions of gender have arguably always been ... More


Voice and Motion

Barbara Lounsberry

in Virginia Woolf's Modernist Path: Her Middle Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062952
eISBN:
9780813051833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062952.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Virginia Woolf moves toward her distinctive voice and finds her rhythmic movement in her 1922 and 1923 diary books. Her 1922 diary stands out as one of her most resilient diaries. Across the year, ... More


Introduction

Laurel Parsons and Brenda Ravenscroft

in Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Concert Music from 1960-2000

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190236861
eISBN:
9780190236892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190236861.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The collection’s introductory chapter situates the eight composers featured in this volume and their music in the twentieth-century environment of the female composer. The authors contrast the ... More


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