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The Idea of Iambos

Andrea Rotstein

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286270
eISBN:
9780191713330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286270.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This study of the genre of Greek iambic poetry, from the perspective provided by ancient testimonies, places research on iambos in the framework of a new methodological approach to ancient genres ... More


Op. 71/74 ([?1792‐] 1793)

Floyd Grave and Margaret Grave

in The String Quartets of Joseph Haydn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195173574
eISBN:
9780199872152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173574.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Dedicated to Count Apponyi and initially reserved for his private use, Op. 71/74 was eventually published by Corri, Dussek & Co. in London, and Artaria in Vienna. Conceived following the success of ... More


Oral Power and Europhone Glory: Orature, Literature, and Stolen Legacies

Ngũgĩ Wa Thiongʼo

in Penpoints, Gunpoints, and Dreams: Towards a Critical Theory of the Arts and the State in Africa

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183907
eISBN:
9780191674136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183907.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the three traditions in imaginative verbal production in Africa. The first tradition is that of the linguistic agent, the one who, no matter what the standpoint of his ... More


Performing Ethnomusicology: Teaching and Representation in World Music Ensembles

Ted Solis (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238749
eISBN:
9780520937178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238749.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book deals with creating, teaching, and contextualizing academic world music performing ensembles. Considering the formidable theoretical, ethical, and practical issues that confront ... More


Introduction: The Performance of Reading

in Reading in the Wilderness: Private Devotion and Public Performance in Late Medieval England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226071329
eISBN:
9780226071343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071343.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the late medieval habits of thought that link reading with performance. This connection private reading and public ... More


Copyright on the Air

Michael D Birnhack

in Colonial Copyright: Intellectual Property in Mandate Palestine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661138
eISBN:
9780191746147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661138.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Chapter 8 discusses the copyright issues related to the establishing of the governmental radio station in Palestine, the Palestine Broadcasting Service (PBS), which started broadcasting in late March ... More


Nationalism goes public

Carrie Hamilton

in Women and ETA: The Gender Politics of Radical Basque Nationalism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075452
eISBN:
9781781700754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075452.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the ways in which Euskadi ta Askatasuna (ETA) emerged into open conflict with the Spanish state at the end of that decade. It argues that nationalist movements are constructed ... More


Performing Sacred Kingship

Kevin Sharpe

in Image Wars: Kings and Commonwealths in England, 1603-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162004
eISBN:
9780300164909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162004.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter elaborates the different aspects of the sacred kingship performed by Charles I. Charles placed the greatest importance on rituals and public performances as the outward signs of divine ... More


Trends and Patterns in Industrial Growth: A Review of Evidence and Explanations

R. Nagaraj

in Economics: Volume 1: Indian Industrialization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458936
eISBN:
9780199086887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458936.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter describes the main trends in India’s industrial output growth since 1950, and the patterns in (i) small-scale sector’s performance, (ii) industrial competition and economic concentration, ... More


Ann Schein: An American Concert Pianist in Today’s World

Cecelia Hopkins Porter

in Five Lives in Music: Women Performers, Composers, and Impresarios from the Baroque to the Present

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037016
eISBN:
9780252094132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037016.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses Ann Schein (November 10, 1939–) in contrast to the other women previously mentioned. She is here as someone at the living edge of the continuum in Western society, a ... More


Lyric Cousins: Poetry and Musical Form

Fiona Sampson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402927
eISBN:
9781474426862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402927.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Today, poetry and art music occupy similar cultural positions: each has a tendency to be regarded as problematic, ‘difficult’, and therefore ‘elitist’. Despite this, the audiences and numbers of ... More


The Audience: Performing Public Leadership

Henriette Müller

in Political Leadership and the European Commission Presidency

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198842002
eISBN:
9780191878053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842002.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Politics is not a business exclusively conducted “behind closed doors,” so any comprehensive analysis of political leadership needs to take into account leaders’ public performance. This chapter ... More


Guiding Composition in Choral Settings

Katherine Strand

in Composing our Future: Preparing Music Educators to Teach Composition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199832286
eISBN:
9780199979806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199832286.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Psychology of Music

This chapter presents guidelines and suggestions for the inclusion of composition activities in choral music methods and literature classes. These activities provide critical personal experiences ... More


The Carmen Saeculare and Carmina

Michael C. J. Putnam

in Horace's "Carmen Saeculare": Ritual Magic and the Poet`s Art

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083330
eISBN:
9780300130454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083330.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines Horace's Carmen Seculare in the context of carmens during his time. It analyzes the meaning and usage of the term carmen and the situations where carmina were sung as part of ... More


The musical child prodigy (wunderkind) in music history: a historiometric analysis

Reinhard Kopiez

in Music and the Mind: Essays in honour of John Sloboda

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199581566
eISBN:
9780191804502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199581566.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This historiometric study on the musical child prodigy (wunderkind) is based on a sample of 213 European-wide reports in Allgemeine Musikalische Zeitung (the most important music journal in the first ... More


Fragmented Memories and Activist Archives

Michael C. Heller

in Loft Jazz: Improvising New York in the 1970s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520285408
eISBN:
9780520960893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285408.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This introductory chapter provides an overview of New York's so-called “loft jazz era,” one of the least-understood periods in jazz history. Spanning from the mid-1960s until about 1980, the jazz ... More


Palermo’s past public executions and their lingering memory1

Maria Pia Di Bella

in The Hurt(ful) Body: Performing and Beholding Pain, 1600-1800

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784995164
eISBN:
9781526128249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995164.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

European penal law’s practice has often been characterized by close relations with Christian notions of repentance and redemption. One impressive example of such a relation is the case of the ... More


Milton and the Idea of the University

Sarah Knight

in Young Milton: The Emerging Author, 1620-1642

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199698707
eISBN:
9780191740756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698707.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This study of Milton's representation of academic experience looks particularly at his Latin Prolusions, orations delivered while a student at Cambridge during the late 1620s and early 1630s. The ... More


Conclusion: Faces of the Gods

Avron Boretz

in Gods, Ghosts, and Gangsters: Ritual Violence, Martial Arts, and Masculinity on the Margins of Chinese Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833770
eISBN:
9780824870539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833770.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter returns to the initial question: What is actually happening in the act of martial ritual performance? It concludes that wu masculinity can be explained as a mode of cultural production, ... More


The Making of Cage's One11

Lohner Henning (ed.)

in Writings through John Cage's Music, Poetry, and Art

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226044071
eISBN:
9780226044873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044873.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This chapter lists some moments in the making of the film One11, which has been created by John Cage. This chapter focuses on the idea that because the making of the film is written out beforehand in ... More


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