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Charlie Parker, Composer

Charlie Parker, Composer

Henry Martin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190923389
eISBN:
9780190923419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923389.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Charlie Parker, Composer is the first assessment of a major jazz composer’s oeuvre in its entirety. Providing analytical discussion of each of Parker’s works, this study combines music-theoretical, ... More

Jean Sibelius's Violin Concerto

Jean Sibelius's Violin Concerto

Tina K. Ramnarine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190611538
eISBN:
9780190611576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611538.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book highlights the unique insights that Jean Sibelius’s Violin Concerto in D Minor (op. 47) offers into the composer’s musical imagination, violin virtuosity, and connections between ... More

A Blaze of Light in Every WordAnalyzing the Popular Singing Voice

A Blaze of Light in Every Word: Analyzing the Popular Singing Voice

Victoria Malawey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190052201
eISBN:
9780190052249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052201.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

A Blaze of Light in Every Word presents a conceptual model for analyzing vocal delivery in popular song recordings focused on three overlapping areas of inquiry: pitch, prosody, and quality. The ... More

Interactive Visual Ideas for Musical Classroom ActivitiesTips for Music Teachers

Interactive Visual Ideas for Musical Classroom Activities: Tips for Music Teachers

Catherine Dwinal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190929855
eISBN:
9780197524657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190929855.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book is a resource on projection systems for any music teacher’s treasure chest of tools. Educators, from brand new to seasoned veterans, can discover new lessons, activities, and resources ... More

John Cage's Concert for Piano and Orchestra

John Cage's Concert for Piano and Orchestra

Martin Iddon and Philip Thomas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190938475
eISBN:
9780190938505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938475.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The book is a comprehensive examination of John Cage’s seminal Concert for Piano and Orchestra. It places the piece into its many contexts, examining its relationship with Cage’s compositional ... More

Sounding FeminineWomen's Voices in British Musical Culture, 1780-1850

Sounding Feminine: Women's Voices in British Musical Culture, 1780-1850

David Kennerley

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190097561
eISBN:
9780190097592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190097561.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines the uses and meanings of women’s voices in British society and musical culture between 1780 and 1850. As previous scholars have argued, during these decades patriarchal power ... More

Bach's LegacyThe Music as Heard by Later Masters

Bach's Legacy: The Music as Heard by Later Masters

Russell Stinson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190091224
eISBN:
9780190091255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091224.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines how four of the greatest composers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries—Felix Mendelssohn, Robert Schumann, Richard Wagner, and Edward Elgar—engaged with the legacy of the ... More

World Music and the Black Atlantic

World Music and the Black Atlantic

Aleysia K. Whitmore

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190083946
eISBN:
9780190083984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083946.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In the mid-twentieth century, African musicians took up Cuban music as their own. They claimed it as a marker of black Atlantic connections and of cosmopolitanism untethered from European colonial ... More

Yoga in the Music Studio

Yoga in the Music Studio

Lesley S. McAllister

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190915001
eISBN:
9780197544020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915001.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The ancient practice of yoga, which has exploded in popularity in the United States over the past two decades, has the potential to help music students learn to practice more mindfully and reach peak ... More

Moving ModernismThe Urge to Abstraction in Painting, Dance, Cinema

Moving Modernism: The Urge to Abstraction in Painting, Dance, Cinema

Nell Andrew

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190057275
eISBN:
9780190057312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190057275.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book reenacts the simultaneous eruption of three spectacular revolutions—the development of pictorial abstraction, the first modern dance, and the birth of cinema—which together changed the ... More

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