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Strategies for sight-reading and improvising music

AARON WILLIAMON

in Musical Excellence: Strategies and Techniques to Enhance Performance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525356
eISBN:
9780191689345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525356.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter focuses on strategies for sight-reading and improvising music. The abilities to read fluently at sight and improvise convincingly hold a curious and somewhat paradoxical status. On one ... More


‘Hear me talkin”: art worlds, improvisation and the language of jazz

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/9780719072161.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter develops the idea that musical improvisation within stylistic contexts can be understood as a kind of natural language — but as such must be seen in social, rather than in individual, ... More


Women at the Pedals: Female Cinema Musicians during the Great War

Kendra Preston Leonard

in Over Here, Over There: Transatlantic Conversations on the Music of World War I

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042706
eISBN:
9780252051562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042706.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Women played many musical roles in the film industry. They accompanied silent films at the organ with existing repertoire, made new compositions of incidental music and songs, and improvised ... More


“In the Crack” to “Totally Outside”: Avant-Garde Bands

Alex Stewart

in Making the Scene: Contemporary New York City Big Band Jazz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249530
eISBN:
9780520940161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249530.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses the avant-garde or experimental bands studied. In these types of bands, Andrew Hill and William Parker deconstruct boundaries between composition and improvisation, further ... More


Strange loops of attention, awareness, action, and affect in musical improvisation

David Borgo

in Music and Consciousness 2: Worlds, Practices, Modalities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198804352
eISBN:
9780191842672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804352.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter champions the notion of ‘strange’, paradoxical, level-crossing feedback loops as a means to address the shortcomings of information-processing approaches to cognition, especially as ... More


Trouble with Titles and Directors: Benjamin Britten and William Plomer’s Curlew River and Samuel Beckett’s Footfalls/Pas

Carrie J. Preston

in Learning to Kneel: Noh, Modernism, and Journeys in Teaching

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231166508
eISBN:
9780231541541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166508.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Britten and Plomer put the noh play Sumidagawa through multiple stages of adaptation and revision over a period of years to create their queer drag “parable for church performance,” Curlew River. The ... More


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