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 Music's Empire

Vanessa Agnew

in Enlightenment Orpheus: The Power of Music in Other Worlds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336665
eISBN:
9780199868544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336665.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In examining the status of music in the cross-cultural encounter, this chapter focuses on Captain Cook's second voyage (1772-5) and the role played by Burney's son James and the German naturalist ... More


Conclusion

Carol A. Newsom

in The Book of Job: A Contest of Moral Imaginations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195396287
eISBN:
9780199852420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396287.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It argues that a polyphonic reading of the book of Job attends with particular care to issues of genre and verbal texture, as well as ... More


Frederick Douglass's “Glib-tongue”: African American Rhetoric and the Language of National Belonging

Ivy G. Wilson

in Specters of Democracy: Blackness and the Aesthetics of Politics in the Antebellum U.S.

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195337372
eISBN:
9780199896929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337372.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter outlines how Frederick Douglass deploys a series of speech acts in his 1852 “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?” address and 1852 novella The Heroic Slave to manipulate the ... More


Afterword

Yair Mintzker

in The Many Deaths of Jew Süss: The Notorious Trial and Execution of an Eighteenth-Century Court Jew

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691172323
eISBN:
9781400887804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172323.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This concluding chapter explains how the polyphonic nature of the book is essential in understanding the historical figure of Jew Süss. By exploring in quick succession the lives and works of Jäger, ... More


Visualization and the Composition of Polyphonic Music

Busse Berger Anna Maria

in Medieval Music and the Art of Memory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520240285
eISBN:
9780520930643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240285.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter is concerned with the impact of the art of memory on polyphonic music that was not improvised but written down. It attempts to explain how polyphonic compositions, in particular ... More


Conclusion

in Polyphonic Federalism: Toward the Protection of Fundamental Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226736624
eISBN:
9780226736648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736648.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Federalism played a crucial part in the constitutional history of the United States. A federal system of government allowed suspicious states to come together in a union, and it provided the ... More


A Little Close Harmony: A Medley of Nineteenth-Century Harmony

Gage Averill

in Four Parts, No Waiting: A Social History of American Barbershop Harmony

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195116724
eISBN:
9780199849550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116724.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Vocal harmonies dominated most of America during the early nineteenth century as homespun harmonies of singing schools coexisted with the schooled harmonies of the Handel Society and Boston's Haydn. ... More


Singers and Repertoires

Lewis Lockwood

in Music in Renaissance Ferrara 1400–1505: The Creation of a Musical Center in the Fifteenth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195378276
eISBN:
9780199852376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378276.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter suggests that the music assembled in Manuscript Mod B was accumulated primarily from sources outside Ferrara, not written there, nor written specifically for Leonello’s chapel. The ... More


The Organ in Seventeenth-Century Cosmology

Kerala J. Snyder

in The Organ as A Mirror of Its Time

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144154
eISBN:
9780199849369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144154.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

At the beginning of the 17th century, the idea that the universe worked like a clockwork machine pervaded society. This clockwork universe was almost universally called the macrocosm. At this same ... More


Masses by Martini and Other Composers

Lewis Lockwood

in Music in Renaissance Ferrara 1400–1505: The Creation of a Musical Center in the Fifteenth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195378276
eISBN:
9780199852376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378276.003.0023
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Mod D and the fragmentary Mod E show what the chapel’s repertoire of polyphonic Masses looked like prior to 1481. At least seven Masses by Martini were composed by then, and possibly several of the ... More


Medieval Music and the Art of Memory

Anna Maria Busse Berger

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520240285
eISBN:
9780520930643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240285.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book challenges conventional notions about medieval music, disputes the assumption of pure literacy, and replaces it with a more complex picture of a world in which literacy and morality ... More


Modal Subjectivities: Self-Fashioning in the Italian Madrigal

Susan McClary

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234932
eISBN:
9780520929159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234932.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book presents a cultural interpretation of the Italian madrigal, one of the most influential repertories of the Renaissance. A genre that sought to produce simulations in sound of complex ... More


Ringtones and the Deskilling of Mobile-Musical Labor: A Preliminary Investigation

Sumanth Gopinath

in The Ringtone Dialectic: Economy and Cultural Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019156
eISBN:
9780262315081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019156.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The purpose of this chapter is to offer an account of the types of musical labor in the ringtone industry, and discrepancies in payment and prestige of its participants, and the work that musicians ... More


Left Behind: Case Studies of Decline and Recapitulation in the Ringtone as Representation

Sumanth Gopinath

in The Ringtone Dialectic: Economy and Cultural Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019156
eISBN:
9780262315081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019156.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

What happens when to an older technological form that is supplanted when a newer one is incorporated into everyday social life in its place? This chapter addresses that question, and in the case of ... More


The Ringtone and Its Aesthetic Subgenres in Contemporary Classical Music and Media Performance/Installation Art

Sumanth Gopinath

in The Ringtone Dialectic: Economy and Cultural Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019156
eISBN:
9780262315081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019156.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The central goal of this chapter is to track the emergence of new genres of contemporary music and art enabled by the monophonic and polyphonic ringtone. It highlights the medley composition, the ... More


Experimental Song-Writing in the Roman de Fauvel

Yolanda Plumley

in The Art of Grafted Song: Citation and Allusion in the Age of Machaut

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199915088
eISBN:
9780199369713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915088.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This examines different types of vernacular songs and lyrics in the celebrated interpolated Roman de Fauvel created by Chaillou de Pesstain and others at the royal court in Paris in the late 1310s. ... More


The Polyphonic Ethics of the Apostle Paul

Wayne A. Meeks

in In Search of the Early Christians: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091427
eISBN:
9780300130102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091427.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter is concerned with polyphonic ethics, as seen in Paul's moral argument. It first uses Mikhail Bakhtin's insights on the manyness of voices, which is considered relevant in Paul's chosen ... More


Polyphonic Federalism: Toward the Protection of Fundamental Rights

Robert A. Schapiro

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226736624
eISBN:
9780226736648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736648.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The relationship between the states and the national government is among the most contested issues in the United States. And questions about where power should reside, how decisions should be made, ... More


Theology as a Genre of the Blues

Vincent Colapietro

in Theopoetic Folds: Philosophizing Multifariousness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251551
eISBN:
9780823252985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251551.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter articulates theopoetics as a genre of the blues, citing the ability of the blues to invoke a response that issues into a call-and-response exchange between music and listener. The ... More


Customary International Law in State and Federal Courts

in Polyphonic Federalism: Toward the Protection of Fundamental Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226736624
eISBN:
9780226736648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736648.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter addresses the implications of polyphonic federalism for incorporating foreign law into state and federal legal systems. The polyphonic approach to federalism offers an especially useful ... More


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