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The pedagogy of improvisation I: Improvisation treatises of the mid-eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries

Aaron L. Berkowitz

in The Improvising Mind: Cognition and Creativity in the Musical Moment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199590957
eISBN:
9780191594595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590957.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter explores what the authors of 18th and 19th century treatises on keyboard improvisation put forth as core elements of the knowledge base in this style. Treatises selected for the present ... More


The Improvising Mind: Cognition and Creativity in the Musical Moment

Aaron Berkowitz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199590957
eISBN:
9780191594595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590957.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Music Psychology

The ability to improvise represents one of the highest levels of musical achievement. An improviser must master a musical language to such a degree as to be able spontaneously to invent stylistically ... More


Character and History in the Lives of the Biblical Forefathers

Maren R. Niehoff

in Philo of Alexandria: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300175233
eISBN:
9780300231304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175233.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter looks at the tree extant Lives of Moses, Joseph, and Abraham, also taking into account what Philo says about the lost Lives of Isaac and Jacob. Philo's biographical interests are ... More


William Morris and the Idea of Community: Romance, History and Propaganda, 1880-1914

Anna Vaninskaya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641499
eISBN:
9780748651672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641499.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The great polymath William Morris and his contemporaries and followers — from H. Rider Haggard to H. G. Wells — are the focus of this study, which draws upon a wide array of primary sources, from ... More


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