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Choreographies of 21st Century Wars

Choreographies of 21st Century Wars

Gay Morris and Jens Richard Giersdorf (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190201661
eISBN:
9780190201692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201661.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book addresses the interface between choreography and war in this century. The book challenges concepts of choreography as solely a structuring mechanism and an aesthetics of politics that is ... More

Choreographing CopyrightRace, Gender, and Intellectual Property Rights in American Dance

Choreographing Copyright: Race, Gender, and Intellectual Property Rights in American Dance

Anthea Kraut

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199360369
eISBN:
9780199360390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199360369.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book provides a historical and cultural analysis of US–based dance-makers’ investment in intellectual property rights. Although federal copyright law in the United States did not recognize ... More

The Clarinet in the Classical Period

The Clarinet in the Classical Period

Albert Rice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195342994
eISBN:
9780199865666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342994.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Beginning in 1760, the clarinet was transformed from a rarely seen baroque instrument into an essential piece of the classical ensemble. Barely half a century later, in 1812, Iwan Müller developed ... More

Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900

Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900

Clive Brown

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198161653
eISBN:
9780191716263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198161653.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Despite the continuing interest in historically informed vocal and instrumental performance practice, the relationship between a composer's notation and the sounds it was intended to elicit remains ... More

The Classical Mandolin

The Classical Mandolin

Paul Sparks

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195173376
eISBN:
9780199850471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173376.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A “hidden” instrument in the classical music world, the mandolin's repertoire of original music remains largely unknown. This book examines the lives and works of the mandolin's great composers and, ... More

Clifford BrownThe Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

Clifford Brown: The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

Nick Catalano

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144000
eISBN:
9780199849017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144000.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Although he died in a tragic car accident at the age of twenty-five, Clifford Brown is widely considered one of the most important figures in the history of jazz, a trumpet player who ranks with ... More

Colonial CounterpointMusic in Early Modern Manila

Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

D. R. M. Irving

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book reconnects the Philippines to current musicological discourse on the early modern Hispanic world. For two and a half centuries, the Philippine Islands were linked to Latin America and Spain ... More

Coming up RosesThe Broadway Musical in the 1950s

Coming up Roses: The Broadway Musical in the 1950s

Ethan Mordden

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140583
eISBN:
9780199848867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140583.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The 1950s saw an explosion in the American musical theater. The Broadway show, catapulted into the limelight in the 1920s and solidified during the 1940s thanks to Rodgers and Hammerstein, now ... More

Community MusicIn Theory and In Practice

Community Music: In Theory and In Practice

Lee Higgins

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199777839
eISBN:
9780199950218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777839.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Psychology of Music

This book draws upon his extensive experience to investigate an interventional approach to music making outside of formal teaching and learning situations. Working with historical, ethnographic, and ... More

Composing DissentAvant-garde Music in 1960s Amsterdam

Composing Dissent: Avant-garde Music in 1960s Amsterdam

Robert Adlington

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199981014
eISBN:
9780199346202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981014.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The 1960s saw the emergence in the Netherlands of a generation of avant-garde musicians (including Louis Andriessen, Willem Breuker, Reinbert de Leeuw, and Misha Mengelberg) who were to gain ... More

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