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Man and the Word: The Orations of Himerius

Himerius

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520250932
eISBN:
9780520933712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250932.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This annotated book offers an English translation of the orations of Himerius of Athens, a prominent teacher of rhetoric in the fourth century A.D. It contains 79 surviving orations and fragments of ... More


Pastoral and the Painful Schoolmaster

Andrew Wallace

in Virgil's Schoolboys: The Poetics of Pedagogy in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199591244
eISBN:
9780191595561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591244.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that early modern pedagogical authorities and commentators find in Virgil's Eclogues several close engagements with the vocabulary of teaching. These authorities and commentators, ... More


Between Youth and Age: Coleridge's ‘Monody on the Death of Chatterton’, 1790–6

David Fairer

in Organising Poetry: The Coleridge Circle, 1790-1798

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199296163
eISBN:
9780191712289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296163.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter looks at how Coleridge repeatedly reorganised his early ‘Monody’, in 1790, 1794, and 1796, in the context of the many poetic representations of Chatterton written during the thirty years ... More


LOWELL LIEBERMANN (b. 1961)Six Songs on Poems of Raymond Carver (2002): Texts by Raymond Carver

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 2: Works Written From 2000 Onwards

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780199390960
eISBN:
9780199391011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390960.003.0043
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter examines Lowell Liebermann’s Six Songs on Poems of Raymond Carver (2002). This exciting cycle requires a proficient and polished singer/pianist team. Vocal technique and musicianship ... More


La questione della lingua: Transmission and Translation of Musical Style

Megan Kaes Long

in Hearing Homophony: Tonal Expectation at the Turn of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190851903
eISBN:
9780190851934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851903.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

In 1591, Giovanni Giacomo Gastoldi published a modest collection of light homophonic partsongs with fa la refrains: Balletti a cinque voci. Gastoldi’s collection brings together three important ... More


From Choreia to Monody in Iphigenia in Aulis

Naomi A. Weiss

in Music of Tragedy: Performance and Imagination in Euripidean Theater

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295902
eISBN:
9780520968493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295902.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explores the dynamics of choral song and monody in Iphigenia in Aulis, which was produced a year after Euripides’s death. The transition from the dominance of the chorus in the first ... More


Accompanied Solfeggio

Nicholas Baragwanath

in The Solfeggio Tradition: A Forgotten Art of Melody in the Long Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197514085
eISBN:
9780197514115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514085.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter provides a survey of the history of accompanied solfeggio from its origins in late sixteenth-century monody and basso continuo to flamboyant rococo arias and nineteenth-century exercises ... More


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