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Musical Itinerancy in a World of Nations: Germany, its Music, and its Musicians

Celia Applegate

in Cultures in Motion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159096
eISBN:
9781400849895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159096.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the world of the traveling musicians who produced European musical culture and haunted its literary imagination. Focusing on the history of musical itinerancy and travel, mainly ... More


Musical enculturation: sociocultural influences and meanings of children’s experiences in and through music

Patricia Shehan Campbell

in A Cultural Psychology of Music Education

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199214389
eISBN:
9780191594779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214389.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter investigates the ways in which children become attuned to a collective musical culture. Using the concept of ‘musical enculturation’, it traces the musical pathways traversed by children ... More


Introduction

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter proposes counterpoint as a metaphor for the historical critique of colonial musical cultures in the early modern world. It explains how Edward W. Said's technique of “contrapuntal ... More


Tudorism in English Music, 1837–1953

STEPHEN BANFIELD

in Tudorism: Historical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264942
eISBN:
9780191754111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264942.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Between the early nineteenth and mid-twentieth centuries, a cultivated relationship with the music of a favoured period in the distant national past was a pervasive aspect of high, and sometimes ... More


Culture

Roger Scruton

in The Aesthetics of Music

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198167273
eISBN:
9780191598371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019816727X.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Musical understanding, as described in preceding chapters, is clearly dependent on a musical culture. What exactly do we mean by culture? Ch. 15 develops a theory of culture as rooted in the ... More


Culture and gender in a cathedral music context: an activity theory exploration

Graham F. Welch

in A Cultural Psychology of Music Education

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199214389
eISBN:
9780191594779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214389.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter uses cultural-historical activity theory as a lens to explore the antecedents to the successful introduction of female choristers into English cathedrals in the late 20th century in ... More


Themes and Debates

Born Georgina

in Rationalizing Culture: IRCAM, Boulez, and the Institutionalization of the Musical Avant-Garde

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520202160
eISBN:
9780520916845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520202160.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the key areas of debate concerning the sociology and anthropology of culture, art, and music, which include the development of a sociocultural analysis of music, and the ... More


Melodies for the Forgetful: Eliot, Wagner, and Duration (Elongated Form)

Nicholas Dames

in The Physiology of the Novel: Reading, Neural Science, and the Form of Victorian Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199208968
eISBN:
9780191695759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208968.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores the problem of elongated artistic forms — forms whose length makes continuous, heightened attention impossible and acts of recollection difficult — by triangulating Richard ... More


The Old, The New, and The Contemporary

Julian Johnson

in Who Needs Classical Music?: Cultural Choice and Musical Values

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195146813
eISBN:
9780199849246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146813.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Classical music is generally considered old music. This is essential for those who value it highly and those who consider it largely irrelevant today. This music contains a common argument and it is ... More


The Phenomenon of ‘Translation’ in Russian Musical Culture of the 1920s and Early 1930s: The Quest for a Soviet Musical Identity

Marina Raku

in Russian Music since 1917: Reappraisal and Rediscovery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266151
eISBN:
9780191860034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266151.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the problematic attempts to evolve a new Soviet musical culture on the basis of extant musical traditions, and the debates concerning how musical material of earlier periods ... More


The Musical Cultures of Eighteenth-Century Germany: Interludium Secundum

Kerala J. Snyder

in The Organ as A Mirror of Its Time

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144154
eISBN:
9780199849369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144154.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores the musical cultures of 18th-century Germany. The cultural life was dominated by countless large and small courts. The most marked alteration to the landscape of central Europe ... More


Cross-Cultural Understanding

in The Music between Us: Is Music a Universal Language?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226333281
eISBN:
9780226333274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226333274.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Several features of musical perception appear to be characteristic of humans, and thus can be expected to affect the way music is organized despite their inadequacy to dictate musical structure in ... More


From a Musical Holiday to the Tchaikovsky Competition: Moscow as a Global Center of Musical Culture

Kiril Tomoff

in Virtuosi Abroad: Soviet Music and Imperial Competition during the Early Cold War, 1945-1958

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453120
eISBN:
9781501701825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453120.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter looks at the long-term initiative to establish the ultimate international music competition in Moscow. It narrates the tale of an ill-fated Moscow Musical Holiday, proposed in the late ... More


Sounds of Paradise: Hawaiʻi and the American Musical Imagination

Charles Hiroshi Garrett

in Struggling to Define a Nation: American Music and the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254862
eISBN:
9780520942820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254862.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter reviews the project of musical nation building and racial representation during the early twentieth century, centering on the craze for the Hawaiian and Hawaiian-themed music that ... More


Transcultural childhoods

Alexandra Kertz-Welzel

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198744443
eISBN:
9780191805776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744443.003.0031
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In their daily lives, children experience many different musical cultures. By balancing and merging these many varied traditions, children create their own transcultural musical identities. This ... More


Spontaneity and organisation

Peter J. Martin

in Music and the Sociological Gaze: Art Worlds and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072161
eISBN:
9781781701492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072161.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers the relevance of the art world perspective to an understanding of jazz improvisation. It draws on Paul Berliner's authoritative research, and uses the career of Charlie Parker ... More


Songs of the Factory: Pop Music, Culture, and Resistance

Marek Korczynski

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451546
eISBN:
9780801454813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451546.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book examines the role that popular music plays in workers' culture on the factory floor. It shows how workers make often grueling assembly-line work tolerable by permeating their workday with ... More


The Perception of Emotion in Music

Emery Schubert and Gary E. McPherson

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530329
eISBN:
9780191689765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530329.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

At what age can children perceive emotion in music? How might this evolve as they mature? These two questions form the focus of this chapter which ... More


The Organ, Jewish Music, and Identity: Preliminary Remarks

Tina Frühauf

in The Organ and its Music in German-Jewish Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195337068
eISBN:
9780199852260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337068.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The organ was not officially admitted for use in the worship service of many Western European churches until the mid-fifteenth century, despite being an intrinsic part of the sacred architecture and ... More


“As My Works Show Me to Be”: Biographical

Elisabeth Le Guin

in Boccherini's Body: An Essay in Carnal Musicology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520240179
eISBN:
9780520930629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240179.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents a biography of Luigi Boccherini, focusing on his years in Spain. It describes the Spanish musical culture and notes that Boccherini spent thirty-six years in Spain. It provides ... More


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