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Orientalists and a Crusader

W. Anthony Sheppard

in Revealing Masks: Exotic Influences and Ritualized Performance in Modernist Music Theater

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223028
eISBN:
9780520924741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223028.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The idea that the world contained undiscovered “musical resources” waiting to be exploited by the composer through encounters with the exotic was central to much twentieth-century American music. ... More


Yair Dalal

Benjamin Brinner

in Playing across a Divide: Israeli-Palestinian Musical Encounters

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195395945
eISBN:
9780199852666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395945.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Yair Dalal occupies an intermediate position in the constellation of musical possibilities that encompasses Alei Hazayit and Bustan Abraham. With an international reputation for performing music that ... More


New Musical Resources

Joel Sachs

in Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195108958
eISBN:
9780190268015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195108958.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Henry Cowell's treatise called New Musical Resources. After his book was rejected by Macmillan, Henry wrote up more of his ideas for Modern Music as “New Terms for New Music” ... More


Arriving and Adjusting: The First Summer

Joel Sachs

in Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195108958
eISBN:
9780190268015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195108958.003.0033
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Henry Cowell's first summer in California's San Quentin Prison, where he was sentenced to one to fifteen years in 1936 due to a morals charge involving a young man. Henry's ... More


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