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Entertaining LisbonMusic, Theater, and Modern Life in the Late 19th Century

Entertaining Lisbon: Music, Theater, and Modern Life in the Late 19th Century

João Silva

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190215705
eISBN:
9780190215729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215705.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

This book studies popular entertainment in Portugal and its connections with modern life and nation-building between 1867 and 1910. There was an intense discussion concerning Portugal, that was ... More

Everything in its Right PlaceAnalyzing Radiohead

Everything in its Right Place: Analyzing Radiohead

Brad Osborn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190629229
eISBN:
9780190629267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190629229.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

Analyzing Radiohead advances the claim that, more than any rock artist since The Beatles, Radiohead’s music between 1997 and 2011 inhabits the sweet spot between two extremes: on the one hand, music ... More

Extraordinary MeasuresDisability in Music

Extraordinary Measures: Disability in Music

Joseph N. Straus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199766451
eISBN:
9780199895007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766451.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, Philosophy of Music

This book studies the impact of disability and concepts of disability on composers, performers, and listeners with disabilities, as well as on discourse about music and works of music themselves. ... More

An Eye for MusicPopular Music and the Audiovisual Surreal

An Eye for Music: Popular Music and the Audiovisual Surreal

John Richardson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195367362
eISBN:
9780199918249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367362.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book discusses tendencies in popular audiovisual expression since the 1990s that resemble those found in historical surrealism. A variety of current theories are applied to emerging audiovisual ... More

The George Gershwin Reader

The George Gershwin Reader

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

George Gershwin is one of the giants of American music, unique in that he was both a brilliant writer of popular songs and of more serious music. This book offers a collection of writings by ... More

Gestures of Music TheaterThe Performativity of Song and Dance

Gestures of Music Theater: The Performativity of Song and Dance

Dominic Symonds and Millie Taylor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199997152
eISBN:
9780199348572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997152.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, Dance

This book focuses on Song and Dance as performative gestures that not only entertain but also act on audiences and performers. The chapters range across musical theatre, opera, theatre and other ... More

Gilbert and SullivanA Dual Biography

Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

Michael Ainger

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147698
eISBN:
9780199849437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147698.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

“A Gilbert is of no use without a Sullivan”—with those words, W. S. Gilbert summed up his reasons for persisting in his collaboration with Arthur Sullivan despite the combative nature of their ... More

God Bless AmericaThe Surprising History of an Iconic Song

God Bless America: The Surprising History of an Iconic Song

Sheryl Kaskowitz

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199919772
eISBN:
9780199345595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919772.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This book tells the surprising story of “God Bless America.” It begins with the song’s early history, from its composition in 1918 by Irving Berlin and its premiere performance by Kate Smith in 1938, ... More

Hard TimesThe Adult Musical in 1970s New York City

Hard Times: The Adult Musical in 1970s New York City

Elizabeth L. Wollman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199747481
eISBN:
9780199979417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747481.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

One legacy of the 1960s sexual revolution was the “adult” musical of the 1970s. Influenced by the overwhelming success in 1968 of Hair, as well as by a series of rulings on the nature of obscenity, ... More

The Hearing EyeJazz & Blues Influences in African American Visual Art

The Hearing Eye: Jazz & Blues Influences in African American Visual Art

Graham Lock and David Murray (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195340501
eISBN:
9780199852215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340501.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The widespread presence of jazz and blues in African American visual art has long been overlooked. This book makes the case for recognizing the music's importance, both as formal template and as ... More

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