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Cherubino's LeapIn Search of the Enlightenment Moment

Cherubino's Leap: In Search of the Enlightenment Moment

Richard Kramer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226377896
eISBN:
9780226384085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226384085.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

For the Enlightenment mind, from Moses Mendelssohn's focus on the moment of surprise at the heart of the work of art to Herder's imagining of the seismic moment at which language was discovered, it ... More

Everyday CreativitySinging Goddesses in the Himalayan Foothills

Everyday Creativity: Singing Goddesses in the Himalayan Foothills

Kirin Narayan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226407425
eISBN:
9780226407739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226407739.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book's author's imagination was captured the very first time that, as a girl visiting the Himalayas, she heard Kangra women join their voices together in song. Returning as an anthropologist, ... More

Haydn's Sunrise, Beethoven's ShadowAudiovisual Culture and the Emergence of Musical Romanticism

Haydn's Sunrise, Beethoven's Shadow: Audiovisual Culture and the Emergence of Musical Romanticism

Deirdre Loughridge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226337098
eISBN:
9780226337128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226337128.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This book is about the changing audiovisual culture of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, and its significance for the emergence of musical romanticism. The period from Haydn’s early ... More

The Political OrchestraThe Vienna and Berlin Philharmonics During the Third Reich

The Political Orchestra: The Vienna and Berlin Philharmonics During the Third Reich

Fritz Trümpi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226251394
eISBN:
9780226251424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251424.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Through a comparison of the Vienna and Berlin Philharmonics in the Third Reich, Fritz Trümpi offers a richly detailed study of National Socialist musical politics. The politicization of the competing ... More

Seventeenth-Century Opera and the Sound of the Commedia Dell'Arte

Seventeenth-Century Opera and the Sound of the Commedia Dell'Arte

Emily Wilbourne

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226401577
eISBN:
9780226401607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226401607.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

This book considers the relationship between commedia dell’arte and early operatic forms, from the court operas of the first years of the seventeenth century, through semi-private productions in ... More

The Tango MachineMusical Culture in the Age of Expediency

The Tango Machine: Musical Culture in the Age of Expediency

Morgan James Luker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226385402
eISBN:
9780226385686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226385686.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book examines the new and different ways contemporary tango music has been drawn upon and used as a resource for cultural, social, and economic development in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In doing ... More

Tigers of a Different StripePerforming Gender in Dominican Music

Tigers of a Different Stripe: Performing Gender in Dominican Music

Sydney Hutchinson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226405322
eISBN:
9780226405636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226405636.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This feminist-oriented ethnography of Dominican gender performance focuses on masculinity and femininity in accordion-based merengue típico while also touching on cross-dressing and queer performance ... More

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