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Making Ballet AmericanModernism Before and Beyond Balanchine

Making Ballet American: Modernism Before and Beyond Balanchine

Andrea Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199342235
eISBN:
9780190265816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199342235.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

George Balanchine’s arrival in the United States in 1933, it is widely thought, changed the course of ballet history by creating a bold and original neoclassical style that is celebrated as the first ... More

Singing Across DividesMusic and Intimate Politics in Nepal

Singing Across Divides: Music and Intimate Politics in Nepal

Anna Marie Stirr

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190631970
eISBN:
9780190632014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190631970.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

An ethnographic study of music, performance, migration, and circulation, this book examines how forms of love and intimacy are linked to changing conceptions of political solidarity and forms of ... More

Posthuman Rap

Posthuman Rap

Justin Adams Burton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190235451
eISBN:
9780190235499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190235451.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Posthuman Rap listens for the ways contemporary rap maps an existence outside the traditional boundaries of what it means to be human. Contemporary humanity is shaped in neoliberal terms, where being ... More

Mirrors of Heaven or Worldly Theaters?Venetian Nunneries and Their Music

Mirrors of Heaven or Worldly Theaters?: Venetian Nunneries and Their Music

Jonathan E. Glixon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190259129
eISBN:
9780190259143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259129.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book explores the musical world of the nuns of Venice and its lagoon, concentrating on the period from the sixteenth century to the fall of Venice around 1800. It looks at sacred music performed ... 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

Metamorphosis in MusicThe Compositions of György Ligeti in the 1950s and 1960s

Metamorphosis in Music: The Compositions of György Ligeti in the 1950s and 1960s

Benjamin R. Levy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199381999
eISBN:
9780199382019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199381999.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

In the 1950s and 1960s György Ligeti went through a remarkable transition from writing music in the style of Bartók to working at the cutting edge of the avant-garde. Through careful study of the ... More

Rethinking Mahler

Rethinking Mahler

Jeremy Barham (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199316090
eISBN:
9780190665975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199316090.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Gustav Mahler’s anniversary years (2010–11) have provided an opportunity to rethink the composer’s position within the musical, cultural and multi-disciplinary landscapes of the twenty-first century, ... More

Performing Queer Modernism

Performing Queer Modernism

Penny Farfan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190679699
eISBN:
9780190679736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190679699.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Focusing on some of the best-known stage plays and dance performances of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this interdisciplinary study demonstrates that queer performance was ... More

The Music and Sound of Experimental Film

The Music and Sound of Experimental Film

Holly Rogers and Jeremy Barham (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190469894
eISBN:
9780190469931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190469894.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book explores music- and sound-image relationships in non-mainstream screen repertoire from the earliest examples of experimental audiovisuality to the most recent forms of expanded and digital ... More

Beethoven & Freedom

Beethoven & Freedom

Daniel K L Chua

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199769322
eISBN:
9780190657253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769322.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Beethoven’s music is often associated with freedom. Chua explores the nature of this relationship through an investigation of the philosophical context of Beethoven’s reception and hermeneutic ... More

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