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Bands of Music

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/9780199898312.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter deals with the formation of military bands of music in the later eighteenth and the nineteenth centuries, their sponsorship by the aristocratic officer class, their repertoire and ... More


wMusical Identities and Infrastructures 1770–1857

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/9780199898312.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter deals with the instruments, instrumentations and repertoires of military bands before the mid-nineteenth century. It also deals with the issues relating to the invention of new musical ... 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


The Clarinet in the Classical Period

Albert Rice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195342994
eISBN:
9780199865666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342994.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Beginning in 1760, the clarinet was transformed from a rarely seen baroque instrument into an essential piece of the classical ensemble. Barely half a century later, in 1812, Iwan Müller developed ... More


Contagious Immunity: Race, Sexuality, and the Black Venereal Body Abroad

Khary Oronde Polk

in Contagions of Empire: Scientific Racism, Sexuality, and Black Military Workers Abroad, 1898-1948

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655505
eISBN:
9781469655529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655505.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how anxieties around race and sexuality during World War I produced overlapping projects of black masculine perfectibility and restraint within the U.S. military’s campaigns ... More


A Capital Boyhood

Patrick Warfield

in Making the March King: John Philip Sousa's Washington Years, 1854-1893

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037795
eISBN:
9780252095078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037795.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter looks at John Philip Sousa's early education in Washington and his training as a member of the United States Marine Band. Looking back over his childhood, the March King remembered the ... More


The Saxophone

Stephen Cottrell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100419
eISBN:
9780300190953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100419.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the first fully comprehensive study of one of the world's most iconic musical instruments, this book examines the saxophone's various social, historical, and cultural trajectories, and illustrates ... More


Early days: the Amalgamated Musicians’ Union, 1893–1918

John Williamson and Martin Cloonan

in Players' work time: A history of the British Musicians' Union, 1893â2013

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784991326
eISBN:
9781526120786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991326.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter outlines the early history of the Amalgamated Musicians’ Union (AMU) and the work of its first General Secretary, Joseph Bevir (“Joe”) Williams. It illustrates the types of work ... More


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