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‘With tempered notes, in the green hills and among rivers’: Music, Learning, and the Symbolic Space of Recreation in the Manuscript Modena, Biblioteca Estense Universitaria, α.F.9.9

GIOVANNI ZANOVELLO

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

How did the frottola inhabit Renaissance palazzi? One almost recoils from placing this unsophisticated music within the system of austere symbols that aristocratic interiors had to convey. This ... More


Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Steve Swayne

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

The musical landscape of New York City and the United States of America would look quite different had it not been for William Schuman. This book, the first objective and comprehensive biography of ... More


George Gershwin: “Making Music” (1930)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0038
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of George Gershwin's essay about making music, which was published in the May 1930 issue of New York World Sunday Review. In this essay, Gershwin discusses the larger ... More


Embracing Composition in Music Teacher Education

Michele Kaschub and Janice P. Smith

in Composing our Future: Preparing Music Educators to Teach Composition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199832286
eISBN:
9780199979806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199832286.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Psychology of Music

This chapter asserts that music teacher-educators must consider the inclusion of composition pedagogy in teacher training programs a powerful response to evident cultural shifts that include rapidly ... More


Composition in International Settings: Broadening Pre-Service Perceptions

Patricia Riley

in Composing our Future: Preparing Music Educators to Teach Composition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199832286
eISBN:
9780199979806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199832286.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Psychology of Music

This chapter explores videoconferencing as a tool for providing access to varied populations as well as for developing a “world view” of educational practices within music through virtually-direct ... More


Prodigies of music composition: Cognitive abilities and developmental antecedents

Lena Quinto, Paolo Ammirante, Michael H. Connors, and William Forde Thompson

in Musical Prodigies: Interpretations from Psychology, Education, Musicology, and Ethnomusicology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199685851
eISBN:
9780191806049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685851.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Prodigies of music composition exhibit a range of cognitive skills that differentiate them from other prodigies. However, there is little understanding of the nature of these skills, how they are ... More


Epilogue: On Affirmation

Sander van Maas

in The Reinvention of Religious Music: Olivier Messiaen's Breakthrough Toward the Beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230570
eISBN:
9780823236695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230570.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This epilogue sums up the key findings about the religious music composition of Olivier Messiaen. It suggests that Messiaen's is far from exemplifying a Christian music of ... More


Introduction

Maud Hickey

in Music Outside the Lines: Ideas for Composing in K-12 Music Classrooms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199826773
eISBN:
9780190268282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199826773.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This introductory chapter discusses how music composition could be taught to students in such a way that they will find pleasure in music making. Music teachers, as regulated by National Standards ... More


The Gift of Dazzlement

Sander van Maas

in The Reinvention of Religious Music: Olivier Messiaen's Breakthrough Toward the Beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230570
eISBN:
9780823236695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230570.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the music of dazzlement in Olivier Messiaen's religious music composition based on the phenomenology of Jean-Luc Marion. It explains that Marion ... More


George Gershwin: Letter to Mabel Schirmer (1928)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0032
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of George Gershwin's letter to one of his best friends, Mabel Schirmer, dated February 28, 1928. In this letter, he details his upcoming trip to Europe which resulted ... More


Music Outside the Lines: Ideas for Composing in K-12 Music Classrooms

Maud Hickey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199826773
eISBN:
9780190268282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199826773.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book is an informative and practical resource for all who are invested in making music composition an integral part of curriculum. The book addresses the practical needs of music educators by ... More


Define, Listen, and Explore

Maud Hickey

in Music Outside the Lines: Ideas for Composing in K-12 Music Classrooms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199826773
eISBN:
9780190268282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199826773.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter presents the first three stages of music composition. These include distinguishing music and music composition, providing listening activities, and focusing on music exploration. Music ... More


Compositional Prompts: Inspiration and Identity

Maud Hickey

in Music Outside the Lines: Ideas for Composing in K-12 Music Classrooms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199826773
eISBN:
9780190268282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199826773.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter describes the significance of authentic inspiration and compositional identity in music composition. Inspirations may come from real-life emotions such as love, happiness, or sadness; ... More


Composing Electronic Music: A New Aesthetic

Curtis Roads

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780195373233
eISBN:
9780190232900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373233.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Electronic music evokes new sensations, feelings, and thoughts in both composers and listeners. This book outlines a new theory of composition based on the toolkit of electronic music techniques. The ... More


A Spectrum of Forms: The Aesthetic Logic of Original Sound-File Ringtone Composition

Sumanth Gopinath

in The Ringtone Dialectic: Economy and Cultural Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019156
eISBN:
9780262315081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019156.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

What does it mean to compose a ringtone? This chapter explores this question and argues that the earlier form of the ringtone provided the most distinctive sonic material that artists and composers ... More


The Technics of Breakthrough

Sander van Maas

in The Reinvention of Religious Music: Olivier Messiaen's Breakthrough Toward the Beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230570
eISBN:
9780823236695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230570.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the conflict between Olivier Messiaen's testimony on the hyperreligious qualities and the technicity in his music. It proposes a concept of technics that ... More


Musical Elements

Maud Hickey

in Music Outside the Lines: Ideas for Composing in K-12 Music Classrooms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199826773
eISBN:
9780190268282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199826773.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter describes the technical principles of music composition. These include not only basic musical elements such as pitch, rhythm, timbre, texture, and density, but also chords and beats. The ... More


iAssess: Using Mobile Technology for Student Self-Assessment in a K-5 Music Composition Curriculum

Elissa Johnson-Green

in Creative Music Making at Your Fingertips: A Mobile Technology Guide for Music Educators

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190078119
eISBN:
9780190078157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078119.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

For many music teachers, assessment of student work holds several challenges: How to employ a concrete grading system for an inherently subjective, artistic experience; how to organize and present ... More


The Circumcision of the Ear

Sander van Maas

in The Reinvention of Religious Music: Olivier Messiaen's Breakthrough Toward the Beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230570
eISBN:
9780823236695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230570.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines an aspect of breakthrough in Olivier Messiaen's religious music composition concerning listening “here” and listening in the “beyond”. It analyzes the ... More


Sacred Entertainments

Richard Taruskin

in The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.003.0035
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter deals with classical music and its popularity over the years. After the 1960s the audiences of classical music felt undermined by the precipitate decline in public music education and ... More


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