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Aesthetic Agency, Self-Determination, and the Spiritual Quest

INGRID MONSON

in Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call Out to Jazz and Africa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195128253
eISBN:
9780199864492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128253.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

The commitment to an intellectual engagement with the materials of music, that is, to theorizing improvisation, seems to have been a central preoccupation of many of the key innovators in jazz. There ... More


Analytical Strategies

Davis Quintet

in The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965–68

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195393835
eISBN:
9780190268046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195393835.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter provides some general analytical frameworks relevant to the Davis quintet studio recordings. It defines terms such as “modal jazz”, and provides overviews of strategies used by the group ... More


Postbop

Keith Waters

in Postbop Jazz in the 1960s: The Compositions of Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, and Chick Corea

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190604578
eISBN:
9780190604608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604578.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Innovations in postbop jazz compositions of the 1960s occurred in several dimensions, in the areas of harmony, form, melody, and cadence. Postbop composers abandoned or muted many techniques of tonal ... More


So What?

Gregory Clark

in Civic Jazz: American Music and Kenneth Burke on the Art of Getting Along

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226218182
eISBN:
9780226218359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226218359.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This chapter returns to the civic resonance of Kenneth Burke’s experiential conception of aesthetic form to use jazz to explain ways that individuals and individualists find themselves in situations ... More


Re-Imagining Westphalia: Electroacoustic Reminders

M.I. Franklin

in Sampling Politics: Music and the Geocultural

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190855475
eISBN:
9780190855512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855475.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 focuses on a work from Karlheinz Stockhausen entitled Hymnen (Anthems). Stockhausen’s influence on the electronic music avant-garde, in classical and popular music domains, on those from ... More


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