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When Men DanceChoreographing Masculinities Across Borders

When Men Dance: Choreographing Masculinities Across Borders

Jennifer Fisher and Anthony Shay (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195386691
eISBN:
9780199863600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386691.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

When Men Dance explores the intersection of dance and perceptions of male gender and sexuality across history and in different cultural contexts. In many societies, the public ... More

Who Needs Classical Music?Cultural Choice and Musical Values

Who Needs Classical Music?: Cultural Choice and Musical Values

Julian Johnson

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195146813
eISBN:
9780199849246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146813.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

In the last decades most cultural critics have come to agree that the division between “high” and “low” art is an artificial one, that Beethoven's Ninth and Blue Suede Shoes are equally valuable as ... More

Who Should Sing Ol' Man River?The Lives of an American Song

Who Should Sing Ol' Man River?: The Lives of an American Song

Todd Decker

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199389186
eISBN:
9780199389223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199389186.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This book tells the almost eighty-year performance history of a great popular song. Examining more than two hundred recorded and filmed versions of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II’s classic ... More

Whose Spain?Negotiating Spanish Music in Paris, 1908-1929

Whose Spain?: Negotiating Spanish Music in Paris, 1908-1929

Samuel Llano

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199858460
eISBN:
9780199979905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858460.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

This book studies the process through which the concept of “Spanish music” was negotiated in Paris between 1908 and 1929, and analyses the contributions of French and Spanish musicologists, music ... More

Why Classical Music Still Matters

Why Classical Music Still Matters

Lawrence Kramer

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250826
eISBN:
9780520933644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250826.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

“What can be done about the state of classical music?” asks this book. Classical music, whose demise has been predicted for at least a decade, has always had its staunch advocates, but in today's ... More

William Byrd and His ContemporariesEssays and a Monograph

William Byrd and His Contemporaries: Essays and a Monograph

Philip Brett

Joseph Kerman and Davitt Moroney (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247581
eISBN:
9780520932838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247581.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book features chapters on the music of the Tudor period, the work of William Byrd (c.1540–1623), and other composers of the period, including John Taverner, Thomas Tallis, Orlando Gibbons, and ... More

William Grant StillA Study in Contradictions

William Grant Still: A Study in Contradictions

Catherine Parsons Smith

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215429
eISBN:
9780520921573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215429.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

During the 1930s and 1940s William Grant Still (1895–1978) was known as the “Dean of Afro-American Composers.” He worked as an arranger for early radio, on Broadway, and in Hollywood; major symphony ... More

Winding It BackTeaching to Individual Differences in Music Classroom and Ensemble Settings

Winding It Back: Teaching to Individual Differences in Music Classroom and Ensemble Settings

Alice M. Hammel, Roberta Y. Hickox, and Ryan M. Hourigan (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190201616
eISBN:
9780190201654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201616.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Winding It Back: Teaching to Individual Differences in Music Classroom and Ensemble Settings is a collaborative effort by practicing music educators, teacher educators, pedagogy experts, researchers, ... More

With Passionate VoiceRe-Creative Singing in 16th-Century England and Italy

With Passionate Voice: Re-Creative Singing in 16th-Century England and Italy

Robert Toft

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199382026
eISBN:
9780199382064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199382026.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The sixteenth century was an age of rhetorical persuasion, and singers delivered solo and part songs through a dramatic display of passion that inflamed the hearts and minds of listeners. Composers ... More

With Voice and PenComing to Know Medieval Song and How it Was Made

With Voice and Pen: Coming to Know Medieval Song and How it Was Made

Leo Treitler

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199214761
eISBN:
9780191713897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214761.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book contains seventeen essays, in the form of chapters, which trace the creation and spread of song (cantus), sacred and secular, through oral tradition and writing in the European Middle Ages. ... More

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