Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

View:

This Life of SoundsEvenings for New Music in Buffalo

This Life of Sounds: Evenings for New Music in Buffalo

Renee Levine Packer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199730773
eISBN:
9780199863532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730773.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This book portrays an important and previously unexplored corner of the history of new music in America: the Center of the Creative and Performing Arts in the State University of New York at Buffalo. ... More

Time in Indian MusicRhythm, Metre, and Form in North Indian Rag Performance

Time in Indian Music: Rhythm, Metre, and Form in North Indian Rag Performance

Martin Clayton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195339680
eISBN:
9780199851935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339680.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book is a study of rhythm, metre, and form in North Indian rāg, or classical, music. The author presents a theoretical model for the organization of time in this repertory, a model which is ... More

Time in the Blues

Time in the Blues

Julia Simon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190666552
eISBN:
9780190666583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190666552.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music, Popular

Time in the Blues presents an interdisciplinary analysis of the specific forms of temporality produced by and reflected in the blues. Often described as immediate, spontaneous, and intense, the blues ... More

Tin Pan OperaOperatic Novelty Songs in the Ragtime Era

Tin Pan Opera: Operatic Novelty Songs in the Ragtime Era

Larry Hamberlin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195338928
eISBN:
9780199855865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338928.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera, Popular

The years between 1900 and 1920 mark a moment of change in the relations between opera and popular music in the United States, a midpoint between the intimate connection of the nineteenth century and ... More

To Broadway, To Life!The Musical Theater of Bock and Harnick

To Broadway, To Life!: The Musical Theater of Bock and Harnick

Philip Lambert

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195390070
eISBN:
9780199863570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390070.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

In fourteen years of collaboration beginning in 1957, composer Jerry Bock and lyricist Sheldon Harnick wrote seven Broadway musicals together: The Body Beautiful (opened in 1958), Fiorello! (1959), ... More

Tonal Pitch Space

Tonal Pitch Space

Fred Lerdahl

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195178296
eISBN:
9780199870370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178296.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book builds on and in many ways completes the project of Fred Lerdahl and Ray Jackendoff's influential A Generative Theory of Tonal Music. Like the earlier volume, this book is both a ... More

Tonality and Transformation

Tonality and Transformation

Steven Rings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195384277
eISBN:
9780199897001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384277.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

This book employs transformational theory to illuminate the experience of tonal music. In addition to providing an accessible primer on transformational theory, the book introduces new theoretical ... More

Tracing TanguerosArgentine Tango Instrumental Music

Tracing Tangueros: Argentine Tango Instrumental Music

Kacey Link and Kristin Wendland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199348220
eISBN:
9780199348268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348220.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book offers an inside view of Argentine tango music in the context of the growth and development of the art form’s instrumental and stylistic innovations. It trace tango’s historical and ... More

The Tragic and the Ecstatic:The Musical Revolution of Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde

The Tragic and the Ecstatic:: The Musical Revolution of Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde

Chafe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195343007
eISBN:
9780199851928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343007.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

During the years preceding the composition of Tristan and Isolde, Wagner’s aesthetics underwent a momentous turnaround, principally as a result of his discovery of Schopenhauer. Many of ... More

The Transformation of Black MusicThe rhythms, the songs, and the ships of the African Diaspora

The Transformation of Black Music: The rhythms, the songs, and the ships of the African Diaspora

Sam Floyd, Melanie Zeck, and Guthrie Ramsey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780195307245
eISBN:
9780190651305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307245.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The Transformation of Black Music situates black musics within the broader cultural, political, social, and historical frameworks of the last millennium. It focuses on the dynamic musical practices ... More

View: