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The Medium Is the Message: Period Instruments

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/9780195189872.003.09
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The years 1760 to 1840 are usually associated with the Industrial Revolution. They also encompassed a series of significant musical developments that led from Galant music to the Romantic/Canonic ... 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


Reviving Idiosyncrasies

Bernard D. Sherman

in Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169454
eISBN:
9780199865017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169454.003.0020
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Since the 1960s, John Eliot Gardiner has spent much of his career conducting two groups he founded in his native England, the English Baroque Soloists and the Monteverdi Chorus. It has become ... More


Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

Bernard D. Sherman

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169454
eISBN:
9780199865017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169454.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The attempt to play music with the styles and instruments of its era—commonly referred to as the early music movement—has become immensely popular in recent years. For instance, Billboard’s “Top ... More


Introduction: An Atmosphere of Controversy

Bernard D. Sherman

in Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169454
eISBN:
9780199865017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169454.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A music performance can try both to reconstruct early practice and to give pleasure or dramatic effect. The results can be surprisingly vital, but the tension between the goals may explain part of ... More


The Colonizing Ear

Bernard D. Sherman

in Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169454
eISBN:
9780199865017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169454.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Christopher Page first ruffled the early-music world in the late 1970s, when he (and, independently, the American scholar Craig Wright) put forward a radical hypothesis. It held that the instruments ... More


Omar Zoboli

Michele Fiala

in Great Oboists on Music and Musicianship

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190915094
eISBN:
9780190915131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915094.003.0026
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Omar Zoboli is professor at the Musikhochschule Basel, Switzerland. He won first prize at the International Competition of Ancona and at the Italian Television (RAI) Competition for Young Performers ... More


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