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music in salons

Halina Goldberg

in Music in Chopin's Warsaw

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195130737
eISBN:
9780199867424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130737.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Warsaw's salons, especially those principally dedicated to musical gatherings, provided the most interesting venue for serious music making. This chapter discusses the professional and amateur ... More


Vocal music

Daniel R. Melamed and Michael Marissen

in An Introduction to Bach Studies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195304923
eISBN:
9780199865468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304923.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents original text sources for Bach’s vocal music, literature on librettists and their connections to Bach, and writings on vocal texts. It also describes resources for overviews of ... More


Designs À La Grecque

Peter Kivy

in Antithetical Arts: On the Ancient Quarrel Between Literature and Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562800
eISBN:
9780191721298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562800.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In the 18th century, when music was under discussion it was vocal music that was almost always was talked about by philosophers and other ‘theorists’ of the arts. There wasn't any real problem with ... More


Emotional Logic

Bernard D. Sherman

in Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169454
eISBN:
9780199865017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169454.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Conventional wisdom holds that during the Renaissance period, instrumental music was a sideshow. Vocal music, such as that discussed by Peter Phillips and Paul Hillier, had such prestige that only ... More


Parody and Reconstruction: The St. Mark Passion BWV 247: Can the eighteenth-century practice of reusing vocal music help us recover a lost passion setting by Bach?

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/9780195169331.003.06
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Can the 18th-century practice of reusing vocal music help us recover a lost passion setting by Bach? There have been many attempts to reconstruct Bach's lost St. Mark Passion by drawing on the ... More


The Contradictions of Music’s Modernity: Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande

Janaki Bakhle

in Two Men and Music: Nationalism and the Making of an Indian Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195166101
eISBN:
9780199850501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166101.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter presents a biography of Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, a renowned musicologist and scholar. When Bhatkhande spoke and wrote, he did so mainly about North Indian vocal music, and within that ... More


‘Singing in the (b)rain’: cerebral correlates of vocal music performance in humans

H. Ackermann, D. Wildgruber, and A. Riecker

in Music, Motor Control and the Brain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199298723
eISBN:
9780191700903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298723.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter discusses the motor domain of vocal music performance and explains whether the neural substrates of human singing capabilities show opposite lateralization effects compared with speech ... More


Fresh yet Familiar: Music

Xing Fan

in Staging Revolution: Artistry and Aesthetics in Model Beijing Opera during the Cultural Revolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888455812
eISBN:
9789888455164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455812.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 7 examines music in model jingju, the dimension that has been generally acknowledged as the most successful among these productions’ artistic aspects. The author approaches music in model ... More


Rhetoric and Music: The Influence of a Linguistic Art

Jasmin Cameron

in Words and Music

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236191
eISBN:
9781846314445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236191.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the relationship between rhetoric and music, with an emphasis on the role of rhetoric in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century culture and how it was absorbed into the musical ... More


Vocal Traditions of the World: Towards an Evolutionary Account of Voice Production in Music

Trân Quang Hai and Nicholas Bannan

in Music, Language, and Human Evolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199227341
eISBN:
9780191804274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199227341.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter provides an evolutionary account of the development of voice production in music. It provides an historical background to voice theory, evolution, and culture and discusses the use of ... More


Artistry, Expediency or Irrelevance? English Choral Translators and their Work

Judith Blezzard

in Words and Music

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236191
eISBN:
9781846314445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236191.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In the nineteenth century, publishers in England and elsewhere addressed the English-speaking public's desire for English translations of vocal music by equipping foreign-language vocal texts with ... More


Introduction

Rebecca Cypess

in Curious and Modern Inventions: Instrumental Music as Discovery in Galileo's Italy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226319445
eISBN:
9780226319582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319582.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

A need exists for a thorough reassessment of the revolutionary instrumental repertoire of early 17th-century Italy. Rather than considering instrumental music on its own or in relation only to vocal ... More


‘Breaking up is hard to do’: Issues of Coherence and Fragmentation in post-1950 Vocal Music

James Wishart

in Words and Music

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236191
eISBN:
9781846314445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236191.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Many scholars and composers tackle issues of intelligibility or coherence in the relationship between words and music. The notion of florid contrapuntal vocal textures may affect the accuracy and ... More


To Do This, You Must Know How: Music Pedagogy in the Black Gospel Quartet Tradition

Lynn Abbot and Doug Seroff

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036750
eISBN:
9781621039150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036750.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book traces black vocal music instruction and inspiration from the halls of Fisk University to the mining camps of Birmingham and Bessemer, Alabama, and on to Chicago and New Orleans. In the ... More


Musical Trends: (“Le mouvement musical”, Letter to the Editor of La revue de l’art, Paris, 12 November 1897, Portraits et souvenirs, Société d’édition artistique, 1899, 221–229)

Roger Nichols

in Camille Saint-Saëns: On Music and Musicians

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195320169
eISBN:
9780199852086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320169.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

One important factor dominates the modern musical world: the emancipation of instrumental music, hitherto an underling of vocal music, and now suddenly taking flight, revealing a new world and ... More


(Likeness to) Voices

You Nakai

in Reminded by the Instruments: David Tudor's Music

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190686765
eISBN:
9780190686796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686765.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

The voice became a central concern for Tudor from the late 1970s onward. However, he appears to have understood this instrument as having a paradoxical nature in which appearance matters more than ... More


Caribbean Music and Albums

Bruce Bastin and Kip Lornell

in The Melody Man: Joe Davis and the New York Music Scene, 1916-1978

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032769
eISBN:
9781617032776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032769.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the shift in Joe Davis’s business focus in the 1946. It explains that the rapidly dwindling sales of November and December 1945 continued into 1946, and that Davis made a failed ... More


The Choral Conductor as Teacher of Vocal Technique

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0019
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers how the choral conductor should teach vocal technique. Choral music is vocal music. The most efficient vocalism, whether from the solo singer or from the chorister, produces ... More


Prelude

Markus Rathey

in Bach's Major Vocal Works: Music, Drama, Liturgy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300217209
eISBN:
9780300219517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217209.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book contains introductions to six of Johann Sebastian Bach’s major vocal works: Magnificat, Christmas Oratorio, St John Passion, St Matthew Passion, B Minor Mass, Ascension Oratorio, and Easter ... More


Musical Practice and Memory on the Edge of Two Worlds: Kalymnian Tsambóuna and Song Repertoire in the Family of Nikitas Tsimouris

Anna Lomax Wood

in The Florida Folklife Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031403
eISBN:
9781617031427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031403.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

The tsambóuna, a small bagpipe of Greek origin, has made Nikitas Tsimouris (1924–2001) a living treasure of his adopted home, the state of Florida. Born in the village of Khora on the island of ... More


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