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Categorizing SoundGenre and Twentieth-Century Popular Music

Categorizing Sound: Genre and Twentieth-Century Popular Music

David Brackett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520248717
eISBN:
9780520965317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248717.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Categorizing Sound addresses the relationship between categories of music and categories of people: in other words, how do particular ways of organizing sound become integral parts of whom we ... More

Cherubino's LeapIn Search of the Enlightenment Moment

Cherubino's Leap: In Search of the Enlightenment Moment

Richard Kramer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226377896
eISBN:
9780226384085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226384085.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

For the Enlightenment mind, from Moses Mendelssohn's focus on the moment of surprise at the heart of the work of art to Herder's imagining of the seismic moment at which language was discovered, it ... More

Choral MonumentsStudies of Eleven Choral Masterworks

Choral Monuments: Studies of Eleven Choral Masterworks

Dennis Shrock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190469023
eISBN:
9780190469061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190469023.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book provides extensive and in-depth material about eleven epoch-making choral masterworks that span the history of Western culture from the Renaissance to the modern era. Included are Missa ... More

College Music Curricula for a New Century

College Music Curricula for a New Century

Robin D. Moore (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190658397
eISBN:
9780190658434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658397.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This volume considers what a more inclusive, dynamic, and socially engaged curriculum of musical study might look like in universities. Its goal is to create dialogue among faculty, administrators, ... More

Everyday CreativitySinging Goddesses in the Himalayan Foothills

Everyday Creativity: Singing Goddesses in the Himalayan Foothills

Kirin Narayan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226407425
eISBN:
9780226407739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226407739.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book's author's imagination was captured the very first time that, as a girl visiting the Himalayas, she heard Kangra women join their voices together in song. Returning as an anthropologist, ... More

Foundations of Musical Grammar

Foundations of Musical Grammar

Lawrence M. Zbikowski

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190653637
eISBN:
9780190653668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653637.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This volume makes a unique contribution to music theory by building on recent research in cognitive science and theoretical perspectives adopted from cognitive linguistics to present an account of ... More

Haydn's Sunrise, Beethoven's ShadowAudiovisual Culture and the Emergence of Musical Romanticism

Haydn's Sunrise, Beethoven's Shadow: Audiovisual Culture and the Emergence of Musical Romanticism

Deirdre Loughridge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226337098
eISBN:
9780226337128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226337128.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This book is about the changing audiovisual culture of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, and its significance for the emergence of musical romanticism. The period from Haydn’s early ... More

Honest BodiesRevolutionary Modernism in the Dances of Anna Sokolow

Honest Bodies: Revolutionary Modernism in the Dances of Anna Sokolow

Hannah Kosstrin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199396924
eISBN:
9780199396979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199396924.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

Honest Bodies: Revolutionary Modernism in the Dances of Anna Sokolow argues that Sokolow’s choreography circulated American modernism among Jewish and communist channels of the international Left ... More

Making New Music in Cold War PolandThe Warsaw Autumn Festival, 1956-1968

Making New Music in Cold War Poland: The Warsaw Autumn Festival, 1956-1968

Lisa Jakelski

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292543
eISBN:
9780520966031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292543.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book presents a social analysis of new music dissemination at the Warsaw Autumn International Festival of Contemporary Music, one of the first and most important venues for East-West cultural ... More

Melancholic ModalitiesAffect, Islam, and Turkish Classical Musicians

Melancholic Modalities: Affect, Islam, and Turkish Classical Musicians

Denise Gill

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190495008
eISBN:
9780190495039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190495008.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Typically dismissed as the remnants of Ottoman nostalgia, the melancholies intentionally cultivated by contemporary Turkish classical musicians are a fundamental aspect of their subjectivity. ... More

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