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Music Trajectories

Jennifer C. Lena

in Banding Together: How Communities Create Genres in Popular Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150765
eISBN:
9781400840458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150765.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter explores the trajectories of musical styles across genre forms by engaging in what are called “parallel comparisons,” in order to show how several musical styles follow (or do not) the ... More


Sibe Music

Rachel Harris

in Singing the Village: Music, Memory and Ritual among the Sibe of Xinjiang

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262979
eISBN:
9780191734717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262979.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the styles of song, instrumental music, and opera of the Sibe people in demonstrate aspects of change and continuity in Sibe music during their 240-year residence in Xinjiang, ... More


The Government-purposed Genre

Jennifer C. Lena

in Banding Together: How Communities Create Genres in Popular Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150765
eISBN:
9781400840458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150765.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter expands our view to include music produced in other countries. A preliminary survey of the popular music of countries with widely differing political economies, music cultures, and ... More


Musical Form and Style in Murriny Patha Djanba Songs at Wadeye (Northern Territory, Australia)

Linda Barwick

in Analytical and Cross-Cultural Studies in World Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195384581
eISBN:
9780199918331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384581.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter concerns the musical form and social history of djanba songs—public dance-songs in Murriny Patha language from Wadeye, in Australia’s northwest Northern Territory—and how they fit within ... More


Music in Chopin's Warsaw

Halina Goldberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195130737
eISBN:
9780199867424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130737.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines the rich musical environment of Fryderyk Chopin's youth and places Chopin's early works in this milieu. It provides a historiographic perspective that allows a better understanding ... More


The Many Meters Hypothesis

Justin London

in Hearing in Time: Psychological Aspects of Musical Meter

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195160819
eISBN:
9780199786763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160819.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

It has long been known that music played by human performers involve subtle expressive variations in timing and dynamics. It is based on experience with such expressively-performed music that we ... More


The Many Meters Hypothesis

Justin London

in Hearing in Time: Psychological Aspects of Musical Meter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199744374
eISBN:
9780199949632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744374.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

It has long been known that music played by human performers involve subtle expressive variations in timing and dynamics. It is based on experience with such expressively-performed music that we ... More


The Music: A General Overview

Britta Sweers

in Electric Folk: The Changing Face of English Traditional Music

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195174786
eISBN:
9780199864348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174786.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter provides a broader overview of the different musical elements that form the hybrid genre electric folk. This includes adaptations from the tradition (e.g. Child Ballads, broadsides, ... More


Postlude

Edward Macan

in Rocking the Classics: English Progressive Rock and the Counterculture

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195098884
eISBN:
9780199853236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098884.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular

In studying the rise of musical styles it is also important to remember that composers or elite musicians do not create musical styles; people do. No matter how musically promising a style may ... More


Issues of Style, Genre, and Value in Mumbai Film Music

Gregory D. Booth

in Behind the Curtain: Making Music in Mumbai's Film Studios

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327632
eISBN:
9780199852055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327632.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the issues on value, genre and style in the film-music industry in Mumbai, India. It considers the distinctive notions and patterns of style and genre construction in film music ... More


When You Say Something Differently, You Say Something Different

Bruce Haynes

in The End of Early Music: A Period Performer's History of Music for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195189872
eISBN:
9780199864218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189872.003.01
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Music has different styles: on the conservative end are wedding, funeral, and most religious repertoire, in the middle is the relatively unchanging “canonic” music, and on the informal side is ... More


Mind the Gap: Current Styles

Bruce Haynes

in The End of Early Music: A Period Performer's History of Music for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195189872
eISBN:
9780199864218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189872.003.02
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Two styles of performing music are Period style and Modern style. The other one, Romantic style, was in full sway at the beginning of the 20th century but is heard now only on recordings. Romantic ... More


Constraints and freedom: Improvisation in music, language, and nature

Aaron L. Berkowitz

in The Improvising Mind: Cognition and Creativity in the Musical Moment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199590957
eISBN:
9780191594595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590957.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Music Psychology

This concluding section explores the interactions of constraints, freedom, and style in improvisation, drawing on all of the materials discussed in previous chapters. These ideas are presented in ... More


“Mek Some Noise”: Gospel Music and the Ethics of Style in Trinidad

Timothy Rommen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250673
eISBN:
9780520940543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250673.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This ethnographic study of Trinidadian gospel music engages the multiple musical styles circulating in the nation's Full Gospel community and illustrates the carefully negotiated and contested spaces ... More


Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Indonesia

Anne Rasmussen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255487
eISBN:
9780520947429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255487.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book takes readers to the heart of religious musical praxis in Indonesia, home to the largest Muslim population in the world. The author explores a rich public soundscape, where women recite the ... More


Worship Wars in Early Lutheranism Choir, Congregation and Three Centuries of Conflict

Joseph Herl

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195365849
eISBN:
9780199864263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365849.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book draws on hundreds of liturgical documents, contemporary accounts of services, books on church music, and other sources, and rewrites the history of music and congregational song in German ... More


The Musical Topic of the Mass in B Minor

Daniel R. Melamed

in Listening to Bach: The Mass in B Minor and the Christmas Oratorio

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190881054
eISBN:
9780190882570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881054.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

If there is a fundamental musical subject of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Mass in B Minor, a compositional problem the work explores, it is the tension between two styles cultivated in church music of ... More


Redefining the “Progressive” Style in Responses to Beethoven’s Late Quartets

Marie Sumner Lott

in The Social Worlds of Nineteenth-Century Chamber Music: Composers, Consumers, Communities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039225
eISBN:
9780252097270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039225.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter shows how composers who considered themselves progressive in different ways shared a single goal of fostering musical progress in the string quartet genre and how they communicated that ... More


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


Late Styles

Scott Burnham

in Rethinking Schumann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393859
eISBN:
9780199894406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393859.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The title and content of this chapter are by way of tribute to John Daverio's striking sense of Robert Schumann's various “late styles,” but should function also as an invitation to consider the ... More


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