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Adaptive Strategies for Small-Handed Pianists

Adaptive Strategies for Small-Handed Pianists

Lora Deahl and Brenda Wristen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190616847
eISBN:
9780190616878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190616847.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Adaptive Strategies for Small-Handed Pianists brings together information from ergonomics, physics, biomechanics, anatomy, medicine, and piano pedagogy to focus on the subject of small-handedness. ... More

The Ballad of John LatoucheAn American Lyricist's Life and Work

The Ballad of John Latouche: An American Lyricist's Life and Work

Howard Pollack

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190458294
eISBN:
9780190458324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458294.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Born into a poor Virginian family, John Treville Latouche (1914–1956), in his short life, made a profound mark on America’s musical theater as a lyricist and librettist. The wit and skill of his ... More

Making Music in Selznick's Hollywood

Making Music in Selznick's Hollywood

Nathan Platte

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199371112
eISBN:
9780199371136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199371112.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Making Music in Selznick’s Hollywood explores the network of musicians and filmmakers whose work defined the sound of Hollywood’s golden age (c. 1920s–1950s). The book’s central character is producer ... More

Opera for the PeopleEnglish-Language Opera and Women Managers in Late 19th-Century America

Opera for the People: English-Language Opera and Women Managers in Late 19th-Century America

Katherine Preston

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199371655
eISBN:
9780199371679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199371655.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

Opera for the People is an in-depth examination of a completely forgotten chapter in American social and cultural history: the love affair that middle-class Americans had with continental opera ... More

Singing the ResurrectionBody, Community, and Belief in Reformation Europe

Singing the Resurrection: Body, Community, and Belief in Reformation Europe

Erin Lambert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190661649
eISBN:
9780190661670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190661649.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book explores the lived experience of belief in Reformation Europe through two distinct yet deeply connected themes: the resurrection of the body and the act of singing. In late medieval Europe, ... More

Unfinished BusinessMichael Jackson, Detroit, and the Figural Economy of American Deindustrialization

Unfinished Business: Michael Jackson, Detroit, and the Figural Economy of American Deindustrialization

Judith Hamera

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199348589
eISBN:
9780199348619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199348589.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, Dance

Unfinished Business argues that Michael Jackson and Detroit, both as material entities with specific histories and as representations with uncanny persistence, have something valuable to teach us ... More

What Will I BeAmerican Music and Cold War Identity

What Will I Be: American Music and Cold War Identity

Philip M. Gentry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190299590
eISBN:
9780190299620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190299590.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

In the wake of World War II, the cultural life of the United States underwent a massive transformation. Central to the era was the rise of the concept of identity, and with it a reformulation of the ... More

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