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Urban Music EducationA Practical Guide for Teachers

Urban Music Education: A Practical Guide for Teachers

Kate Fitzpatrick-Harnish

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199778560
eISBN:
9780190238872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778560.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

The prevailing discourse surrounding urban music education suggests the deficit-laden notion that urban school settings are “less than” rather than “different from” their counterparts. Through the ... More

Vanishing SensibilitiesSchubert, Beethoven, Schumann

Vanishing Sensibilities: Schubert, Beethoven, Schumann

Kristina Muxfeldt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199782420
eISBN:
9780199919154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782420.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

This book examines once passionate cultural concerns that shaped music of Schubert, Beethoven, Schumann, and works of their contemporaries in drama or poetry. Music, especially music with text, was a ... More

Vaughan Williams on Music

Vaughan Williams on Music

David Manning (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Almost 50 years since his passing, the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams continues to captivate audiences around the world, evoking the sound and spirit of folksong and the image of rural landscape. In ... More

Victory through HarmonyThe BBC and Popular Music in World War II

Victory through Harmony: The BBC and Popular Music in World War II

Christina L. Baade

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195372014
eISBN:
9780199918287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372014.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

This book examines how the British Broadcasting Corporation mobilized popular music to support the war effort on the home front and among the forces overseas. To an unprecedented degree, the wartime ... More

The Viennese Minor-Key Symphony in the Age of Haydn and Mozart

The Viennese Minor-Key Symphony in the Age of Haydn and Mozart

Matthew Riley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199349678
eISBN:
9780199349692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199349678.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

A very small proportion of eighteenth-century symphonies are in minor keys, yet they include some of the most dramatic and best-known works of the symphonic repertoire, such as Haydn’s “Farewell” ... More

Voice LessonsFrench Mélodie in the Belle Epoque

Voice Lessons: French Mélodie in the Belle Epoque

Katherine Bergeron

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195337051
eISBN:
9780199864201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337051.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines the modern musical art known as la mélodie française, and its emergence in France the last decades of the 19th century. It was a time when the state had begun pouring resources ... More

Voices from the CanefieldsFolksongs from Japanese Immigrant Workers in Hawai'i

Voices from the Canefields: Folksongs from Japanese Immigrant Workers in Hawai'i

Franklin Odo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199813032
eISBN:
9780199345328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199813032.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

Japanese immigrant workers constituted the bulk of Hawaii’s sugar plantation labor force between the 1880s and the 1940s. They became the single largest ethnic group in a multi-racial society and ... 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

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