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Modernity'S Ear: Listening to Race and Gender in World Music

Roshanak Kheshti

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479867011
eISBN:
9781479861125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867011.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Fearing the rapid disappearance of indigenous cultures, twentieth-century American ethnographers turned to the phonograph to salvage native languages and musical practices. Prominent among these ... More


Learning and Remembering Musical Works

Robert H. Woody

in Psychology for Musicians: Understanding and Acquiring the Skills

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197546598
eISBN:
9780197546635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197546598.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Learning pre-existing pieces of music is a very common learning goal, both among vernacular musicians, who learn from recordings, and among those who are formally educated and work from published ... More


The potential impact of autism on musical development

Adam Ockelford

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/9780198744443.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores the relationship between autism and musical development. It is suggested that autism creates an “exceptional early cognitive environment,” which presents challenges for ... More


Nurturing Spontaneity Ornamentation, Module One

Walter S. Reiter

in The Baroque Violin & Viola: A Fifty-Lesson Course Volume I

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190922696
eISBN:
9780197528662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922696.003.0021
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The lesson begins with a brief overview of the importance of improvisation and ornamentation in Baroque music, acknowledging that past writers maintained that so practical a skill cannot be learned ... More


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