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Wagner Beyond Good and Evil

Wagner Beyond Good and Evil

John Deathridge

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254534
eISBN:
9780520934610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254534.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book presents a different and critical view of Richard Wagner based on recent research that does not shy away from some unpalatable truths about this most controversial of composers in the canon ... More

Wagner, Schumann, and the Lessons of Beethoven's Ninth

Wagner, Schumann, and the Lessons of Beethoven's Ninth

Christopher Alan Reynolds

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520285569
eISBN:
9780520960978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285569.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

During 1845–1846 Schumann and Wagner developed more contrapuntal approaches to composition. The extent to which their compositional styles changed in a common direction—toward a style that was both ... More

Wagner's Parsifal

Wagner's Parsifal

William Kinderman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195366921
eISBN:
9780199344864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366921.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

This detailed study of Parsifal, a work described by the composer as his "last card," explores the evolution of the text and music of this inexhaustible yet highly controversial music drama across ... More

Watching JazzEncounters with Jazz Performance on Screen

Watching Jazz: Encounters with Jazz Performance on Screen

Björn Heile, Peter Elsdon, and Jenny Doctor (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199347650
eISBN:
9780199347698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347650.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Watching Jazz: Encounters with Jazz Performance on Screen is the first systematic study of jazz on screen media. Where earlier studies have focused almost entirely on the role and portrayal of jazz ... More

Watching Weimar Dance

Watching Weimar Dance

Kate Elswit

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199844814
eISBN:
9780199376056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844814.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book asks what audiences saw in the peculiarly turbulent and febrile moment of the Weimar Republic. It closely analyses the reception of various performances, from cabaret to concert dance and ... More

Water MusicMaking Music in the Spas of Europe and North America

Water Music: Making Music in the Spas of Europe and North America

Ian Bradley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327342
eISBN:
9780199852727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327342.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Many of the most famous composers in classical music spent time in spa towns. At Baden bei Wein, Mozart wrote his Ave Verum Corpus, and Beethoven sketched out his Ninth Symphony. Johannes Brahms ... More

Ways of ListeningAn Ecological Approach to the Perception of Musical Meaning

Ways of Listening: An Ecological Approach to the Perception of Musical Meaning

Eric F. Clarke

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195151947
eISBN:
9780199870400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151947.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Theories of musical meaning and psychological research on music have tended to treat music as a special domain, removed from the practical realities of everyday life. This book takes a different ... More

We'll Meet AgainMusical Design in the Films of Stanley Kubrick

We'll Meet Again: Musical Design in the Films of Stanley Kubrick

Kate McQuiston

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199767656
eISBN:
9780199369492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199767656.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Though the films of Stanley Kubrick have long been recognized for their innovation, visual impact, and challenging subject matter, they also feature unique and provocative uses of music that define ... More

We’ll Have ManhattanThe Early Work of Rodgers & Hart

We’ll Have Manhattan: The Early Work of Rodgers & Hart

Dominic Symonds

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199929481
eISBN:
9780190216870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929481.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart collaborated on more than forty shows before Hart’s death, contributing dozens of classic song hits to the Great American Songbook. This book focuses on the early ... More

West African Drumming and Dance in North American UniversitiesAn Ethnomusicological Perspective

West African Drumming and Dance in North American Universities: An Ethnomusicological Perspective

George Worlasi Kwasi Dor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039140
eISBN:
9781621039952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039140.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

More than twenty universities and twenty other colleges in North America (USA and Canada) offer performance courses on West African ethnic dance drumming. Since its inception in 1964 at both UCLA and ... More

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