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Musical Creativities in Practice

Pamela Burnard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583942
eISBN:
9780191740671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583942.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This book explores the social and the cultural contexts in which creativity in music occurs. It begins by considering what constitutes creativity — taking a cross cultural view of music, while ... More


Music In Our Lives: Rethinking Musical Ability, Development, and Identity

Gary E. McPherson, Jane W. Davidson, and Robert Faulkner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199579297
eISBN:
9780191738463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579297.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Why do some children take up music, while others don't? Why do some excel, whilst others give up? Why do some children favour classical music, whilst others prefer rock? These are questions that have ... More


Exposure to Music: The Truth about the Consequences

E. Glenn Schellenberg

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/9780198530329.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter examines claims about non-musical consequences of exposure to music. Over the past ten years, the possibility that music makes one ... More


Intuitive parenting: a hidden source of musical stimulation in infancy

Mechthild Papoušek

in Musical Beginnings: Origins and Development of Musical Competence

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523321
eISBN:
9780191688881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523321.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

Formal musical training is given even to children as young as two years of age and has proven to be quite effective with the majority. Training at an early age has also been said to be helpful in the ... More


Godowski, Et Al.

Kathryn Talalay

in Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Philippa began her singing and composition classes during the summer of 1937 at the Covenant School, at this time she also had her first normal interaction with other children her own age. She also ... More


Musical Ability

John Sloboda

in Exploring the Musical Mind: Cognition, emotion, ability, function

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530121
eISBN:
9780191689741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530121.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

The available evidence points to the conclusion that the vast majority of the population has acquired a common receptive musical ability, clearly evident through experimental demonstration, ... More


Introduction

Emma Sutton

in Virginia Woolf and Classical Music: Politics, Aesthetics, Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748637874
eISBN:
9780748695270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637874.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The Introduction provides a summary of Woolf’s musical education, and of her adult musical activities, including her frequent attendance at Covent Garden and private concerts, her membership of the ... More


Opportunity and Interaction: The Gamelan from Java to Wesleyan

Sumarsam

in Performing Ethnomusicology: Teaching and Representation in World Music Ensembles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238749
eISBN:
9780520937178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238749.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter highlights various facts about gamelan that prevails in the modern era. Interest in studying gamelan performance remains strong in American colleges and universities where discussion of ... More


Soldiers and Musicians

Trevor Herbert and Helen Barlow

in Music & the British Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199898312
eISBN:
9780199345526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898312.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter deals with the recruitment of soldiers to be trained as musicians, and their roles in times of peace and war. It provides primary source evidence for the means of recruiting soldiers from ... More


Memories of Childhood: (“Souvenirs d’enfance”, Ecole buissonnière, Pierre Lafitte, 1913, 1–10)

Roger Nichols

in Camille Saint-Saëns: On Music and Musicians

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195320169
eISBN:
9780199852086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320169.003.0023
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter provides some details about Camille Saint–Saëns’ childhood memories. He had two mothers, the one who gave birth to him, and his maternal great-aunt, Madame Charlotte Masson. At two and a ... More


• Emil Naumann

Clive Brown

in A Portrait of Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095395
eISBN:
9780300127867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095395.003.0032
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Aside from Charles Edward Horsley, Felix Mendessohn was also approached by Emil Naumann's parents to supervise directly their son's studies. At that time, however, Naumann was only twelve years old, ... 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


Perfection and the Psychophysical Process of Habituation

Mariska Leunissen

in From Natural Character to Moral Virtue in Aristotle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190602215
eISBN:
9780190602239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190602215.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, General

Chapter 5 offers a psychophysical account of how habituation changes the bodies and souls of men and makes them virtuous, by building on Aristotle’s discussion of habituation as a form of perfection ... More


M. Cherubini’s Requiem at the Invalides and M. Lesueur’s Te Deum at Notre Dame

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/9780199391950.003.0030
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

A magnificent article, occasioned by the ceremony for the victims of Fieschi’s proto–machine gun attempt on the life of Louis-Philippe, which gives us Berlioz’s fullest single account of his ... 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


Music Review

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/9780199391950.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Berlioz uses Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Beethoven’s late quartets to measure progress in the Parisian public’s musical education. At the Théâtre-Italien, he finds some improved audience behavior: ... More


Heir Apparent

Steven C. Smith

in Music by Max Steiner: The Epic Life of Hollywood's Most Influential Composer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190623272
eISBN:
9780190623302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623272.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Max Steiner’s musical education, both formal (at the Imperial Academy) and informal (through acquaintanceships with Johann Strauss Jr., Richard Strauss, and Gustav Mahler). ... More


Mozart’s Don Juan

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/9780199391950.003.0033
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Mozart’s Don Giovanni, long in the repertoire of the Théâtre-Italien, has now arrived at the Opéra—in French, as required by that theater. The box-office success of a work so “expressive, dramatic, ... More


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