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Music in our lives: a developmental explanation

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

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199579297
eISBN:
9780191738463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579297.003.0052
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

One of the distinctive features of the current longitudinal study is a tracing of many points along musical lifelines from childhood to early adulthood. This has allowed researchers to identify ... More


From childhood participation to adulthood involvement and experiences

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

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199579297
eISBN:
9780191738463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579297.003.0038
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reflects upon the young musicians initially surveyed and the research evidence discussed along the way. It examines these early theorizations and predictions in light of the current ... More


Stylistic Turbulence: The Experience of the Rimsky-Korsakov School

Lidia Ader

in Rimsky-Korsakov and His World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182711
eISBN:
9780691185514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182711.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter explores the legacy of Rimsky-Korsakov's pedagogical work, a legacy that bore greatest fruit in the Soviet Union of the 1920s and 1930s, well after his death, when musical life was ... More


Tristram: speaking about my own musical life, development, and identity

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

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199579297
eISBN:
9780191738463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579297.003.0050
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents the reflective musical life-story of Tristram. His musical life seems to capture what the changing self might look or sound like musically, from his early sampling of musical ... More


Sarah: speaking about my own musical life, development, and identity

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

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199579297
eISBN:
9780191738463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579297.003.0051
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents the reflective musical life-story of Sarah, who developed exceptional musical theatre skills at an early age. She played the French horn for five years and later started playing ... 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


Jewish Music Organizations in Interwar Galicia

Sylwia Jakubczyk-ŚlĘczka

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 32: Jews and Music-Making in the Polish Lands

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781906764739
eISBN:
9781800343306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764739.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter provides a comprehensive account of Jewish musical organizations in interwar Galicia. It investigates the various types of Jewish musical organizations and how they implemented their ... More


Findings and Conclusions

Vibert C. Cambridge

in Musical Life in Guyana: History and Politics of Controlling Creativity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628460117
eISBN:
9781626746480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460117.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This concluding chapter illustrates how Guyana, in its three eras of governance (matured colonialism, internal self-government, post-colonial era), has faced a range of persistent problems which ... More


From Enlightened to Sublime: Musical Life under Stalin, 1930–1948

Pauline Fairclough

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/9780197266151.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The years 1937–53 are generally thought of as stagnant ones for Soviet concert repertoire. This view, however, is predicated on a number of assumptions: first, that the drop in Western modernism in ... More


Preface [Celebrating the Foundation of the Folk Song Society]

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/9780195182392.003.0054
Subject:
Music, History, Western

It seems but yesterday that those pioneers founded the Folk Song Society; and yet, in those 50 years, a silent revolution has transformed England's musical life. Nevertheless, members of the English ... More


‘Foreign’ versus ‘Russian’ in Soviet and Post-Soviet Musicology and Music Education

Olga Manulkina

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/9780197266151.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The standard term used in Russian to refer to ‘foreign music’, zarubezhnaya muzïka, has an interesting history, as zarubezhnaya literally means ‘music from outside the border’—the border in question ... More


Aftermah

Leta E. Miller

in Music and Politics in San Francisco: From the 1906 Quake to the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268913
eISBN:
9780520950092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268913.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

The complexity of the economic, social, political, and cultural factors buffeting the musical life of San Francisco in the first half of the twentieth century elucidates the conflicting pressures on ... More


New Imperialism and Domestic Agitations

Vibert C. Cambridge

in Musical Life in Guyana: History and Politics of Controlling Creativity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628460117
eISBN:
9781626746480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460117.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explains how five governors ruled British Guiana between 1900 and 1920, and how the responses of these proconsuls to the colony's complex set of challenges influenced Guyana's economic, ... More


Revelry and Revolution: The Paradox of the 1950s

Robin D. Moore

in Music and Revolution: Cultural Change in Socialist Cuba

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247109
eISBN:
9780520939462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247109.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter describes the musical life of the 1950s, examining the political climate of the late Batista era, along with its social problems and cultural expression. It focuses on how a country with ... More


The transition from adolescent to adult music learner

Jane W. Davidson and Robert Faulkner

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/9780198744443.003.0034
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The transition through adolescence to adulthood has been characterized by Erik Erikson as a period of psychosocial crisis of identity and role confusion: individuals cast off or take on particular ... More


Introduction

François Guesnet, Benjamin Matis, and Antony Polonsky

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 32: Jews and Music-Making in the Polish Lands

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781906764739
eISBN:
9781800343306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764739.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Jewish musicians and Jewish music-making in the Polish lands. It examines the astounding variety of music of all genres and styles produced by musicians of Jewish heritage in ... More


A Nineteenth-Century Musical Career

Patrick Warfield

in Making the March King: John Philip Sousa's Washington Years, 1854-1893

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037795
eISBN:
9780252095078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037795.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines two Washington-based figures who provided John Philip Sousa with examples of just how expansive a nineteenth-century musical career could become. Indeed, the most important ... 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


Otello and the Confrontation of Tragedy

Richard Osborne

in Rossini: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181296
eISBN:
9780199851416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181296.003.0027
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The cult of the “unhappy ending”, of operas which end in suicide or death, began to take a tentative hold on European musical life in Italy in the late 1780s. Why the phenomenon manifested itself in ... More


Conclusion

Alejandro Vera

in The Sweet Penance of Music: Musical Life in Colonial Santiago de Chile

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190940218
eISBN:
9780190940249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190940218.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The Conclusion summarizes the main contents and ideas of the book. Some of these are that Santiago was musically and culturally related to other cities of the Spanish empire (particularly Lima) and ... More


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