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Studying Jazz

Travis A. Jackson

in Blowin’ the Blues Away: Performance and Meaning on the New York Jazz Scene

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270442
eISBN:
9780520951921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270442.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents a background of the current study. Jazz has become a facile metaphor for American democratic ideals, a paradigmatic instance of racial/cultural integration, and/or the most ... More


In the Studio and on Stage

Travis A. Jackson

in Blowin’ the Blues Away: Performance and Meaning on the New York Jazz Scene

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270442
eISBN:
9780520951921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270442.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

The framings discussed in the previous chapters foreground the importance of attending to the details of a specific musical event via its nesting in successive frames—a scene, a blues aesthetic, ... More


Toward a Blues Aesthetic

Travis A. Jackson

in Blowin’ the Blues Away: Performance and Meaning on the New York Jazz Scene

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270442
eISBN:
9780520951921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270442.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines some of the meanings that emerge from jazz performance based on statements by musicians regarding their approaches to musical events and their interpretation and evaluation. ... More


Hands off the Third

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0027
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Music as a revelation and as an education was frowned upon, and was only to be used as an accompaniment to conversation. However, in the last 50 years there has been a great change. The answer came ... More


Memory in Musical Form: From Bach to Ives

David Michael Hertz

in The Memory Process: Neuroscientific and Humanistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014571
eISBN:
9780262289672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014571.003.0018
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter illustrates the impossibility of musical cognition without memory. Cognition in music depends on the psychological process of preparing for what is to come by remembering what has ... More


True Relations

John Minton

in 78 Blues: Folksongs and Phonographs in the American South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110195
eISBN:
9781604733273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110195.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter analyzes how Southerners experienced old-time records as musical events, especially compared to the folksongs that previously defined their musical lives. To address this question, ... More


Foundations of Yijing: An Organismic Worldview

C. Victor Fung

in A Way of Music Education: Classic Chinese Wisdoms

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190234461
eISBN:
9780190234492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234461.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Yijing lays a foundation for classic Confucianism and classic Daoism. It presents the central concepts of yin and yang, an organismic worldview, change, unchanging principles, easy concepts, and ... More


The Value of a Psychological Approach

Patrik N. Juslin

in Musical Emotions Explained: Unlocking the Secrets of Musical Affect

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198753421
eISBN:
9780191842689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753421.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Psychology is commonly defined as the study of mental processes and behaviour. The main focus is on describing and explaining how people sense the world (perception), how they think (cognition), feel ... More


The Spatialization of Time and the Eternal “Now Moment”

Christopher Hasty

in Meter as Rhythm: 20th Anniversary Edition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190886912
eISBN:
9780197506561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886912.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This concluding chapter assesses the attribution of spatiality and timelessness to musical events. The novel experiences offered by the New and post-New Music have been the subject of considerable ... More


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