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Rimsky-Korsakov and His World

Marina Frolova-Walker (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182711
eISBN:
9780691185514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182711.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

During his lifetime, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844–1908) was a composer whose work had great influence not only in his native Russia but also internationally. While he remains well-known in ... More


Elgar Today

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/9780195182392.003.0076
Subject:
Music, History, Western

An early performance of the [Enigma] Variations was quite new without being eccentric, universal and yet absolutely personal, and something that could only emanate from this country. This chapter ... More


Tuba Concerto

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/9780195182392.003.0091
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The form of the Tuba Concerto is nearer to the form of Johann Sebastian Bach than to that of the Viennese School, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Ludwig van Beethoven, though the first and last ... More


Revisions: The Revisions of Atar Arad, Csaba Erdélyi,Peter Bartók, and Donald Maurice

Donald Maurice

in Bartók's Viola Concerto: The Remarkable Story of His Swansong

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195156904
eISBN:
9780199868339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156904.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines in depth the revisions of Atar Arad, Csaba Erd'lyi, Peter Bartók, and Donald Maurice with reference to the overall chronology of the revisions, the degree of revision, and ... More


Compositional Interpretation: Focus on Structure, Melody, Pitch Organization, Rhythm, and Orchestration and Texture

Donald Maurice

in Bartók's Viola Concerto: The Remarkable Story of His Swansong

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195156904
eISBN:
9780199868339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156904.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on those aspects of the work that a revisionist must consider when transforming the manuscript into a performable work. Under the subheadings of structure, melody, pitch ... More


The Piano Concertos

William Kinderman

in Mozart's Piano Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195100679
eISBN:
9780199868315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100679.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses Mozart's rich legacy of concertos in detail, with special attention given to the “Jenamy” Concerto, K. 271. The social and political context of the Viennese concertos is ... More


Documentary Traces

Donald Bloxham

in The Final Solution: A Genocide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199550333
eISBN:
9780191701535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550333.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Anti-semitism, expansion and orchestration are the recurring themes that dominate the events related to the Second World War. Documentary evidence is provided on certain accounts of these said ... More


Wonderful Design: Glamour in the Hollywood Musical

Lloyd Whitesell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190843816
eISBN:
9780190843854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843816.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Glamour is an elusive aspect of cinematic style. This book critically examines previous scholarship on glamour; defines the concept as a compound of artifice, allure, and magic; and examines the ... More


“Orchestrating Normal”: The Conduct of Midwifery in the United States

Holly Powell Kennedy

in Birth Models That Work

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248632
eISBN:
9780520943339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248632.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter provides a lens to examine the midwifery model of care in the United States through a synthesis of research programs about the work of midwives. The model described is meant to stimulate ... More


Berlioz II: (Portraits et souvenirs, Société d’edition artistique, 1899, 2–14)

Roger Nichols

in Camille Saint-Saëns: On Music and Musicians

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195320169
eISBN:
9780199852086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320169.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes Berlioz as a paradox made flesh. If there is one quality that cannot be denied in his works, and which his most determined enemies have never contested, it is the brilliance, ... More


After the Fall

C. Daniel Batson

in A Scientific Search for Altruism: Do We Only Care About Ourselves?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190651374
eISBN:
9780190651404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651374.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Like Milton’s couple at the end of Paradise Lost, we find ourselves banished from the Eden of Egoism and needing to reassess what it means to be human. Evidence for empathy-induced altruism, ... More


Corporate Water Stewardship: Lessons for Goal-based Hybrid Governance

Takahiro Yamada

in Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter analyses the way in which the UN Global Compact Office (UNGCO) has attempted to mobilize the private sector to contribute to the attainment of MDG 7 through its initiative, the CEO Water ... More


The United Nations and the Governance of Sustainable Development Goals

Steven Bernstein

in Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The United Nations – with the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development playing a leadership role – is a central and necessary governance node to make progress on the Sustainable ... More


The Sustainable Development Goals and Multilateral Agreements

Arild Underdal and Rakhyun E. Kim

in Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter explores goal setting, as exemplified by the Sustainable Development Goals, as a governance strategy for reforming or rearranging existing international agreements and organizations so ... More


Grateful That We’re Far from There: Irving Berlin, Kate Smith, and the Forging of an Interventionist Anthem

Sheryl Kaskowitz

in God Bless America: The Surprising History of an Iconic Song

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199919772
eISBN:
9780199345595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919772.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

Chapter 2 turns to the early compositional and interpretive decisions by Irving Berlin and Kate Smith that shaped the song into the anthem we know today. The changes that Berlin made in 1938 served ... More


Gong

Gundula Kreuzer

in Curtain, Gong, Steam: Wagnerian Technologies of Nineteenth-Century Opera

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520279681
eISBN:
9780520966550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279681.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Opera

First imported to Europe in the 1780s, Chinese gongs (or tam-tams) are shown in this chapter to have migrated between commerce, science, theater, orchestra, technology, and stage prop. Their novel ... More


Transition from District to Province: September 1968

David Millie

in Team 19 in Vietnam: An Australian Soldier at War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813143262
eISBN:
9780813144283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813143262.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter abstract The chapter bridges the activities carried out during a month of settling-in by the author into the position of sector planning and operations officer, and relates personal ... More


Episode and Interlude: Broadway Modernism

John Wriggle

in Blue Rhythm Fantasy: Big Band Jazz Arranging in the Swing Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040405
eISBN:
9780252098826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040405.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the influence of theatrical orchestration on Swing Era dance bands. One of the most lucrative employment opportunities for Swing Era arrangers arose when big bands were hired to ... More


Apparitions and Atmosphères (1958–61)

Benjamin R. Levy

in Metamorphosis in Music: The Compositions of György Ligeti in the 1950s and 1960s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199381999
eISBN:
9780199382019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199381999.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter examines Ligeti’s breakthrough orchestral works Apparitions and Atmosphères. These successful compositions translate some of the ideas developed in the electronic music studio into ... More


Hearing Luxe Pop: Jay-Z, Isaac Hayes, and the Six Degrees of Symphonic Soul

John Howland

in The Relentless Pursuit of Tone: Timbre in Popular Music

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780199985227
eISBN:
9780190908027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199985227.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the concept of the “luxe pop” production practices and their evolution over the last several decades. It traces the connection between modern luxe pop, 1970s symphonic soul, and ... More


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