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Fruits of the CrossPassiontide Music Theater in Habsburg Vienna

Fruits of the Cross: Passiontide Music Theater in Habsburg Vienna

Robert L. Kendrick

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297579
eISBN:
9780520969872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297579.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

This study of some sixty-odd Italian-language music-theater pieces for Holy Week in seventeenth-century Vienna addresses the issues of Habsburg dynastic piety, memory and commemoration, Passion ... More

La Traviata AffairOpera in the Age of Apartheid

La Traviata Affair: Opera in the Age of Apartheid

Hilde Roos

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299887
eISBN:
9780520971516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299887.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

Opera, race, and politics during apartheid South Africa form the foundation of this historiographic work on the Eoan Group, a so-called colored cultural organization that performed opera in the Cape. ... More

Nostalgia for the FutureLuigi Nono's Selected Writings and Interviews

Nostalgia for the Future: Luigi Nono's Selected Writings and Interviews

Luigi Nono

Angela Ida De Benedictis and Veniero Rizzardi (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520291195
eISBN:
9780520965027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291195.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This is the first collection in English of the writings and interviews of Luigi Nono (1924–1990). One of the most prominent figures in the development of new music after World War II, he is renowned ... More

The Doctor Faustus DossierArnold Schoenberg, Thomas Mann, and Their Contemporaries, 1930-1951

The Doctor Faustus Dossier: Arnold Schoenberg, Thomas Mann, and Their Contemporaries, 1930-1951

E. Randol Schoenberg (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520296824
eISBN:
9780520969155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296824.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Arnold Schoenberg and Thomas Mann, two towering figures of twentieth-century music and literature, both found refuge in the German-exile community in Los Angeles during the Nazi era. This complete ... More

Curtain, Gong, SteamWagnerian Technologies of Nineteenth-Century Opera

Curtain, Gong, Steam: Wagnerian Technologies of Nineteenth-Century Opera

Gundula Kreuzer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520279681
eISBN:
9780520966550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279681.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

Exploring opera from the perspectives of media studies and technology studies, this pioneering book examines how composers since the late eighteenth century have increasingly integrated specific ... More

Jazz BubbleNeoclassical Jazz in Neoliberal Culture

Jazz Bubble: Neoclassical Jazz in Neoliberal Culture

Dale Chapman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520279377
eISBN:
9780520968219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279377.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Hailed by corporate, philanthropic, and governmental organizations as a metaphor for democratic interaction and business dynamics, contemporary jazz culture has a story to tell about the relationship ... More

Animation, Plasticity, and Music in Italy, 1770-1830

Animation, Plasticity, and Music in Italy, 1770-1830

Ellen Lockhart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520284432
eISBN:
9780520960060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284432.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This path-breaking study of Italian stage works reconsiders a crucial period of music history. Through an interdisciplinary examination of the statue animated by music, Ellen Lockhart deftly shows ... More

Listening for the SecretThe Grateful Dead and the Politics of Improvisation

Listening for the Secret: The Grateful Dead and the Politics of Improvisation

Ulf Olsson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520286641
eISBN:
9780520961760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286641.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

During their thirty years of existence, the Grateful Dead produced a musical as well as a cultural heritage that invites and rewards exploration and evaluation. This book engages critical theory in ... More

Music after the FallModern Composition and Culture since 1989

Music after the Fall: Modern Composition and Culture since 1989

Tim Rutherford-Johnson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520283145
eISBN:
9780520959040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283145.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

By the start of the 21st century many of the foundations of postwar culture had disappeared: Europe had been rebuilt and, as the EU, had become one of the world’s largest economies; the United ... More

Song Loves the MassesHerder on Music and Nationalism

Song Loves the Masses: Herder on Music and Nationalism

Johann Gottfried Herder and Philip V. Bohlman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520234949
eISBN:
9780520966444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234949.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Had Johann Gottfried Herder (1744–1803) written a book on music, it would have been Song Loves the Masses. One of the great polymaths of modern intellectual history, Herder wrote influential ... More

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