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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

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

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