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Russian Music since 1917: Reappraisal and Rediscovery

Patrick Zuk and Marina Frolova-Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266151
eISBN:
9780191860034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266151.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This volume of essays provides an overview of the transformation that the study of Russian music since 1917 has undergone since glasnost’, both in Russia itself and outside it. Prior to this, ... More


Orpheus in the city

Daniel Karlin

in Street Songs: Writers and urban songs and cries, 1800-1925

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198792352
eISBN:
9780191834363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792352.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, World Literature

Chapter 1 begins with a primal myth transposed to the city. William Wordsworth’s ‘Power of Music’ represents street music as an unqualified blessing: in proclaiming his fiddler ‘An Orpheus!’, the ... More


Grading in the Ensemble Classroom

Brian P. Shaw

in Music Assessment for Better Ensembles

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190603144
eISBN:
9780190603182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190603144.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter is an application of grading fundamentals to the ensemble music setting. Music grades have evolved to include many conventions that do not conform to the advice of many grading experts. ... More


Polytechnical Society: Awards Ceremony

Katherine Kolb

in Berlioz on Music: Selected Criticism 1824-1837

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199391950
eISBN:
9780199391981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391950.003.0043
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Much sooner than Berlioz had predicted, the workers’ chorus founded a year earlier has given its first concert. In reviewing it, he falls into some of the quasi-religious rhetoric of the ... More


Disintegration and Collapse

George Michael

in Theology of Hate: A History of the World Church of the Creator

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033501
eISBN:
9780813038698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033501.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Although it experienced moderate growth, by the early 1990s the church was in disarray and nearly collapsed after the death of Ben Klassen in 1993. This chapter covers these events. In the final ... More


The Progress of Musical Education in France: M. Joseph Mainzer and M. Aubéry du Boulley

Katherine Kolb

in Berlioz on Music: Selected Criticism 1824-1837

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199391950
eISBN:
9780199391981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391950.003.0042
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Berlioz’s dreams of making music on a grand scale, as in the great festivals of the Revolution of 1789, faced one great obstacle: the institutions undergirding those festivals, notably the church ... More


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