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The Metamorphosis of Pantomime: Apuleius' Judgement of Paris (Met. 10.30–34) *

Regine May

in New Directions in Ancient Pantomime

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232536
eISBN:
9780191716003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232536.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the value of the description of the ‘Judgement of Paris' pantomime in book 10 of Apuleius’ Metamorphoses, as evidence for pantomime. The performance, which takes place in the ... More


BRAHMS, THE SCHUMANN CIRCLE, AND THE STYLE HONGROIS: CONTEXTS FOR THE “DOUBLE” CONCERTO, OP. 102

John Daverio

in Crossing Paths: Schubert, Schumann, and Brahms

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195132960
eISBN:
9780199867059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195132960.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on Brahms' Concerto in A minor for Violin, Cello, and Orchestra, Op. 102. It sketches a musical family tree for the “Double” Concerto — a network of models in which Robert ... More


“Professor” (1929–43)

Salvatore Basile

in Fifth Avenue Famous: The Extraordinary Story of Music at St. Patrick's Cathedral

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231874
eISBN:
9780823234929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231874.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

In giving Pietro Yon authority over the music at St. Patrick's, the Cathedral was committing to a very grand experiment. He would receive a lavish budget and whatever ... More


Vocal Forces in Bach’s Passions: What vocal forces did Bach use for his passion performances, and does that matter today?

Daniel R. Melamed

in Hearing Bach's Passions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169331
eISBN:
9780199865376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169331.003.01
Subject:
Music, History, Western

What vocal forces did Bach use for his passion performances, and does that matter today? Few issues in 18th-century music have attracted as much attention as the size and composition of Bach's vocal ... More


Nine Permanent Emotions and Sixteen Dances: Drama in Cunningham

Carrie Noland

in Merce Cunningham: After the Arbitrary

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226541105
eISBN:
9780226541389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226541389.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

Here I look more closely at the theatrical influences on Cunningham, including the rasa theory of classical Hindu drama and the Stanislavsky method.I show that even in his least explicitly narrative ... More


The Classical Mandolin

Paul Sparks

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195173376
eISBN:
9780199850471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173376.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A “hidden” instrument in the classical music world, the mandolin's repertoire of original music remains largely unknown. This book examines the lives and works of the mandolin's great composers and, ... More


The Type 5 Sonata: Mozart's Concertos (Solo and Larger Expositions: Solo 1 + Ritornello 2)

James Hepokoski and Warren Darcy

in Elements of Sonata Theory: Norms, Types, and Deformations in the Late-Eighteenth-Century Sonata

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195146400
eISBN:
9780199850983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146400.003.0021
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

In a Type 5 sonata the initial solo entry is a dramatically charged moment: the orchestra hands over the beginning of the task to the soloist, who will be spotlighted in most of what follows; and the ... More


The Type 5 Sonata: Mozart's Concertos (Development and Recapitulation: From Solo 2 through Ritornello 4)

James Hepokoski and Warren Darcy

in Elements of Sonata Theory: Norms, Types, and Deformations in the Late-Eighteenth-Century Sonata

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195146400
eISBN:
9780199850983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146400.003.0022
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Mozart began an S2 by having the soloist seize upon the final figure of R2, reiterate it as a germinal idea, and lead it into new modular directions. While many concerto developments are chiefly ... More


The Music of 1871–1877

Roland John Wiley

in Tchaikovsky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368925
eISBN:
9780199852468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368925.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The focal point of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's composition at the outset of this period was his benefit concert on March 16, 1871, at which two new works were performed. Written for voice students of ... More


What is Schizophrenia?

Stephen J. Glatt, Stephen V. Faraone, and Ming T. Tsuang

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198813774
eISBN:
9780191917233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813774.003.0006
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Many who pick up this book will be learning about schizophrenia for the first time, either because someone they care about has recently been diagnosed, or purely out of academic interest. As such, ... More


Un délassement honnête et instructif—Music Drama in Restoration Paris

Mark Everist

in Music Drama at the Paris Odéon, 1824–1828

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234451
eISBN:
9780520928909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234451.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the operatic activities at the Odéon through its physical and material environment and the general characteristics of music drama during the Bourbon Restoration. Although by the ... More


Cet ensemble si harmonieux et si parfait—The Odéon's Personnel

Mark Everist

in Music Drama at the Paris Odéon, 1824–1828

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234451
eISBN:
9780520928909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234451.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents information on soloists and orchestra, who had significant roles in the culture that supported the Odéon and in the theater itself. Soloists at the Odéon included those at the ... More


The Guitar in the BMG Movement 1880–1900

Jeffrey J. Noonan

in The Guitar in America: Victorian Era to Jazz Age

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110188
eISBN:
9781604733020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110188.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the role of the guitar in the banjo, mandolin, and guitar (BMG) movement in America during the period from 1880 to 1900, and explains that the BMG movement, instigated by S. S. ... More


“Popolo di Pekino”: Musorgsky's Muscovy in Early Twentieth-Century Europe

Boris Gasparov

in Five Operas and a Symphony: Word and Music in Russian Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106503
eISBN:
9780300133165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106503.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines Modest Mussorgsky's opera Boris Godunov. It discusses how the opera became a tangible presence in the culture of European modernism. It also explains that it took time for ... More


Neil Black

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/9780190915094.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Neil Black was an internationally known oboist and a professor at London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Black attended Oxford University and earned a degree in history. Three years after ... More


Nicholas Daniel

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/9780190915094.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Nicholas Daniel became known as an oboe soloist after winning the BBC Young Musician of the Year award at the age of eighteen. He has performed and conducted around the world and was awarded the ... More


Humbert Lucarelli

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/9780190915094.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Humbert Lucarelli has appeared as soloist with orchestras and chamber music groups throughout the United States, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Among his recordings is the Concerto for ... More


Cruisin’ with Cab 1941–1948

Alyn Shipton

in Hi-de-ho: The Life of Cab Calloway

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195141535
eISBN:
9780190268398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195141535.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter describes the situation with the Cotton Club Dance Orchestra after the death of Chu Berry, and the introduction of a male voice close-harmony group to the band. Everyone in the band was ... More


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