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Music and the Sociological Gaze: Art Worlds and Cultural Production

Peter J. Martin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072161
eISBN:
9781781701492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072161.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores the interface between musicological and sociological approaches to the analysis of music, and in doing so reveals the differing foundations of cultural studies and sociological ... 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


Jacques Offenbach II: (Ecole buissonnière, Pierre Lafitte, 1913, 301–307)

Roger Nichols

in Camille Saint-Saëns: On Music and Musicians

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195320169
eISBN:
9780199852086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320169.003.0022
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In speaking of Offenbach, the author did justice to his marvelous natural gifts and deplored the way he had squandered them. He was proven wrong as Offenbach came back into fashion. As the public ... More


Paris, 1782–92: Performer, Composer, Teacher

Warwick Lister

in Amico: The Life of Giovanni Battista Viotti

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372403
eISBN:
9780199870820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372403.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes Viotti's becoming the most acclaimed violinist of his time after his sensational debut at the Concert spirituel in Paris. After only two seasons Viotti renounced public ... More


Musical Creativities in Practice

Pamela Burnard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583942
eISBN:
9780191740671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583942.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This book explores the social and the cultural contexts in which creativity in music occurs. It begins by considering what constitutes creativity — taking a cross cultural view of music, while ... More


Improvised 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/9780199583942.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses improvised musics that are embedded in real time. It shows that this topic is relevant in questioning the narrowness of the customary concept of musical creativity. It studies ... More


Sight-Reading

Andreas C. Lehmann and Victoria McArthur

in The Science & Psychology of Music Performance: Creative Strategies for Teaching and Learning

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195138108
eISBN:
9780199849291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138108.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

From a psychological viewpoint, sight-reading involves perception (decoding note patterns), kinesthetics (executing motor programs), memory (recognizing patterns), and problem-solving skills ... 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


Alphabet Soup (Beginner)

Richard Marsella

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/9780197523889.003.0025
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The activity described in this chapter is one of many that can help inspire students to compose. Done collectively with a group of people of any age in a community or school context, the facilitator ... More


An Improvising State: Market Reforms, Neoliberal Governmentality, Gender, and Caste in Gujarat, India

Dolly Daftary

in Feminists Rethink the Neoliberal State: Inequality, Exclusion, and Change

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479800155
eISBN:
9781479813100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800155.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

State-led neoliberalization is discussed through the case of rural development in Gujarat, India’s flagship state of market reforms. The essay takes neoliberalization not as given or self-evident, ... More


A Record-Breaking Month

Mark de Rond

in Doctors at War: Life and Death in a Field Hospital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705489
eISBN:
9781501707940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705489.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The author says the last month was a record-breaking one for the field hospital in terms of blood use. Because the numbers of casualties were not significantly different from previous months, this ... More


Out There

Sherre DeLys

in Reality Radio, Second Edition: Telling True Stories in Sound

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469633138
eISBN:
9781469633152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633138.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Sherre DeLys makes a point of bringing no consistent bag of tricks to her projects. She approaches each as an “improvised, open-ended dialogue with [her] subject.” You never know what approach she’ll ... More


Post-Traumatic Stress (Disorder) in the Post-9/11 World

Lawrence Tritle

in Landpower in the Long War: Projecting Force After 9/11

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177571
eISBN:
9780813177588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177571.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter investigates the issue of landpower from a demographic perspective, exploring the realities of military manpower in a time when fewer than 1 percent of the American people serve in ... More


Tristano-ites

Larry Kart

in Jazz in Search of Itself

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104202
eISBN:
9780300128192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104202.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter discusses the music of the men surrounding pianist Lennie Tristano in the mid-1940s. Their music is usually regarded as crucial to the development of the jazz avant-garde because ... More


Encoding Liveness: Performance and Real-Time Rendering in Machinima

David Cameron and John Carroll

in The Machinima Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015332
eISBN:
9780262295369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015332.003.0009
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This chapter positions machinima within current discussions of liveness in performance studies. It shows that within the incorporeal species that make up the evolving ecology of machinima exists a ... More


Knowledge Production as Recasting Experience

Karen M. Inouye (ed.)

in The Long Afterlife of Nikkei Wartime Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804795746
eISBN:
9781503600560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795746.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter One examines the life and work of former inmate and sociologist Tamotsu Shibutani, and how the afterlife of a historical event can develop from a generalized sense of injustice and its costs ... 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


Social order in a network society

Hans Boutellier

in A Criminology of Moral Order

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529203752
eISBN:
9781529203943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203752.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter first looks at the information age and its networking mindset. It then examines three tenets from the study of complex systems: structure, synchrony, and stability. It describes the ... More


“Monsters of Talent”: Fame and Reputation of Women Improvisers in Arcadia

Paola Giuli

in Italy's Eighteenth Century: Gender and Culture in the Age of the Grand Tour

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759045
eISBN:
9780804787543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759045.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the second half of the eighteenth century, women became most acclaimed and prominent improvisers in Italy. Women improvisers such as Maria Maddalena Morelli, Teresa Bandettini, and Fortunata ... More


Improvising Work, Civic Engagement, Retirement

Phyllis Moen

in Encore Adulthood: Boomers on the Edge of Risk, Renewal, and Purpose

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199357277
eISBN:
9780199357314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357277.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter documents how individuals and couples are improvising, responding to the challenges, risks, and opportunities of life today, and in so doing helping to define the contours of an evolving ... More


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