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Katherine DunhamDance and the African Diaspora

Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora

Joanna Dee Das

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190264871
eISBN:
9780190264901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264871.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

Katherine Dunham (1909–2006) was one of the twentieth century’s most important dance artists. As an African American woman, she broke several barriers of race and gender, most notably as the founder ... More

Modeling Ethnomusicology

Modeling Ethnomusicology

Timothy Rice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190616885
eISBN:
9780190696979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190616885.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book collects eight essays, plus a new introduction, about the field of ethnomusicology. The book proposes a variety of models that illuminate the nature of ethnomusicology. Some of these models ... More

Queer Dance

Queer Dance

Clare Croft (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199377329
eISBN:
9780199377350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199377329.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Queer Dance argues that dance has a particular charge in the larger field of queer activism and study because it emphasizes and offers language for how public, physical action can be a force of ... More

The Transformation of Black MusicThe rhythms, the songs, and the ships of the African Diaspora

The Transformation of Black Music: The rhythms, the songs, and the ships of the African Diaspora

Sam Floyd, Melanie Zeck, and Guthrie Ramsey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780195307245
eISBN:
9780190651305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307245.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The Transformation of Black Music situates black musics within the broader cultural, political, social, and historical frameworks of the last millennium. It focuses on the dynamic musical practices ... More

When Broadway Went to Hollywood

When Broadway Went to Hollywood

Ethan Mordden

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199395408
eISBN:
9780199395439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199395408.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

As historians have begun to consider the movie musical along with the stage musical, this book explores just how influential such writers as Irving Berlin, George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, ... More

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