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Introduction: Outline of the Special Problems Associated with This Work

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/9780195156904.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This introductory chapter highlights the special problems associated with this work including the inaccessibility of the manuscript for five decades, the incompleteness of the sketches, and the ... More


The Eisenstein Films

Simon Morrison

in The People's Artist: Prokofiev's Soviet Years

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195181678
eISBN:
9780199870806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181678.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on Prokofiev's collaboration with Sergey Eisenstein on the cinematic masterworks Alexander Nevsky and Ivan the Terrible. Beyond documenting the genesis of these films from sketch ... More


Imagining Things: Mind Into Music (And Back Again)

NICHOLAS COOK

in Imaginative Minds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264195
eISBN:
9780191734540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264195.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the inherent limits of all the imaginative models for music, from analyses to sketches to scores, and the gap that opens up between them and the real-time experience of the ... More


‘Loyal and Anti-Radical Female’ 1816–1833

Anne Stott

in Hannah More: The First Victorian

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274888
eISBN:
9780191714962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274888.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter deals with Hannah More's last years, a period of bereavement, increasing frailty, and reactionary politics. In response to the post-1815 radical publications, she published Cheap ... More


Beethoven's Diabelli Variations

William Kinderman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195342369
eISBN:
9780199851744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342369.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Thirty-three Variations on a Waltz by Diabelli, Op. 120, represent Beethoven's most extraordinary achievement in the art of variation-writing. In their originality and power of invention, they ... More


You’ve Got to Be Carefully Rewritten: The Distillation of Racial Intolerance

Jim Lovensheimer

in South Pacific: Paradise Rewritten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195377026
eISBN:
9780199864560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377026.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

After a preliminary discussion of race and World War II that draws from historian Micahel Bess’s work on the subject, this chapter demonstrates how Hammerstein repeatedly subdued South Pacific’s ... More


Metrical Revisions

Harald Krebs

in Fantasy Pieces: Metrical Dissonance in the Music of Robert Schumann

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195116236
eISBN:
9780199871308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116236.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter, based on research undertaken in numerous libraries and archives in Europe, gives examples of Schumann's intensive compositional work on metrical dissonance. There are occasions when ... More


Composition and improvisation

John A. Sloboda

in The Musical Mind: The Cognitive Psychology of Music

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521280
eISBN:
9780191706257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521280.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter applies a ‘mental representation’ approach to understanding composition, and reviews four sources of evidence about the compositional process: sketches and notebooks; composers' own ... More


Introducing the history of epidemiology

Rodolfo Saracci

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a guide for the preparation of an 8 to 10 hour teaching module on the history of epidemiology within a Master's or PhD curriculum. The text can also be of help for preparing a ... More


Thinking with Sketches

Barbara Tversky and Masaki Suwa

in Tools for Innovation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195381634
eISBN:
9780199870264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381634.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Sketches serve to externalize ideas, render fleeting ideas permanent, confer coherence on scattered concepts, and turn internal thoughts public. They can be created and recreated, examined and ... More


Knowing the Score

Dominic McHugh

in Loverly: The Life and Times of My Fair Lady

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827305
eISBN:
9780199950225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827305.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter provides an introduction to the autograph musical sources for My Fair Lady, including Frederick Loewe’s melodic sketches and Alan Jay Lerner’s lyric sketches. It examines some of the ... More


Carl Stumpf’s publications

Uwe Wolfradt and David Trippett

in The Origins of Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695737
eISBN:
9780191742286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695737.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents a bibliography of Carl Stumpf's publications on philosophy (epistemology, philosophy of music, mathematics); psychology (theoretical psychology, studies in the psychology of ... More


Thomas Gainsborough: Life in a Sketch, Sketch of a Life

Karen Junod

in ‘Writing the Lives of Painters’: Biography and Artistic Identity in Britain 1760-1810

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199597000
eISBN:
9780191725357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199597000.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses the development of the sketch in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-entury Britain. By focusing on a wide variety of different narratives, including Philip Thicknesse's Sketch of ... More


An Ideal Husband

Sos Eltis

in Revising Wilde: Society and Subversion in the Plays of Oscar Wilde

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121831
eISBN:
9780191671340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121831.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Drama

Interviewed by a reporter from the Sketch a week after An Ideal Husband opened at the Haymarket, Oscar Wilde provocatively dismissed the role of the public in judging the success of his play. In a ... More


The Man from Nowhere

Andrew Sanders

in Dickens and the Spirit of the Age

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183549
eISBN:
9780191674068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183549.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Dickens struck most of his first readers as someone which blazed on to the early-Victorian literary firmament like a meteor. The ambitious but still tentative writer who signed himself with the ... More


Introduction The First Acquaintance of the Poets, 1793–7

Lucy Newlyn

in Coleridge, Wordsworth and the Language of Allusion

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242597
eISBN:
9780191697142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242597.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Coleridge describes in literary terms, that the basis of his original attraction to Wordsworth was of a different kind. When he first encountered Descriptive Sketches at Cambridge in 1793, the ... More


Blake's Poetry and the Auspices of Shakespeare

Jonathan Bate

in Shakespeare and the English Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129943
eISBN:
9780191671883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129943.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In Poetical Sketches, Blake's first collection, Blake attempted to search for a perspective through imitating several different models across both the 18th century and the Elizabethan era. In this ... More


Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888)

Louis P. Masur (ed.)

in “… The Real War Will Never Get in the Books”: Selections from Writers During the Civil War

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195098372
eISBN:
9780199853908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098372.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Louisa May Alcott craved action. The Civil War gave her a chance, and she took it. In the Fall of 1862 she applied to serve as a nurse in Washington. On December 11th of that yaer, she received ... More


Fourier transforms and convolutions

Dennis Sherwood and Jon Cooper

in Crystals, X-rays and Proteins: Comprehensive Protein Crystallography

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199559046
eISBN:
9780191595028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559046.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

This chapter revisits the essential mathematics of integral calculus and introduces the important concept of the Fourier transform, the properties of which are elegantly demonstrated by sketching the ... More


The Theory of Co-operative Utilitarianism

Donald H. Regan

in Utilitarianism and Co-operation

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246091
eISBN:
9780191680922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246091.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses what the discussion of P tells people about CU. This is done by recalling where the discussion of CU stopped at the end of Chapter 8. It also provides a more detailed five-step ... More


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