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Hermes PanThe Man Who Danced with Fred Astaire

Hermes Pan: The Man Who Danced with Fred Astaire

John Franceschina

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199754298
eISBN:
9780199949878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754298.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

This book tells the story of a boy from Tennessee who, armed with only an 8th grade education, an inexhaustible imagination, and an innate talent for dancing becomes the most prolific and popular ... More

Hi-de-hoThe Life of Cab Calloway

Hi-de-ho: The Life of Cab Calloway

Alyn Shipton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195141535
eISBN:
9780190268398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195141535.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book sheds new light on Cab Calloway's life and career, explaining how he traversed racial and social boundaries to become one of the country's most beloved entertainers. Drawing on first-hand ... More

The Hip Hop & Obama Reader

The Hip Hop & Obama Reader

Travis L. Gosa and Erik Nielson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199341801
eISBN:
9780199355662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341801.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book offers the first systematic, scholarly analysis of the complex relationship between hip hop and politics in the era of Barack Obama. It invites readers to reassess how the historical ... More

Ira GershwinThe Art of the Lyricist

Ira Gershwin: The Art of the Lyricist

Philip Furia

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195115703
eISBN:
9780199853144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115703.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

In this book, the older and less flamboyant of the Gershwin brothers at last steps out of the shadows to claim his due as one of American songwriting's most important and enduring innovators. The ... More

Irving Berlin's American Musical Theater

Irving Berlin's American Musical Theater

Jeffrey Magee

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195398267
eISBN:
9780199933358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398267.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

“The mob is always right” was the idea that charged Irving Berlin’s career in American popular music. Taking off from that claim, this book represents a wide-ranging exploration of America’s greatest ... More

The James Bond SongsPop Anthems of Late Capitalism

The James Bond Songs: Pop Anthems of Late Capitalism

Adrian Daub and Charles Kronengold

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190234522
eISBN:
9780190234553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190234522.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Starting with the 1963 film From Russia With Love, every James Bond film has followed the same ritual. After an exciting action sequence, the screen goes black and we spend three minutes with ... More

Jazz Changes

Jazz Changes

Martin Williams

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This collection of record notes, interviews, portraits, and reviews recalls the Charlie Parker-Dizzy Gillespie Dial Record sessions, Langston Hughes reading poetry to the sound of jazz, and Thelonius ... More

Keith Jarrett's The Koln Concert

Keith Jarrett's The Koln Concert

Peter Elsdon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199779253
eISBN:
9780190268244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199779253.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Keith Jarrett ranks among the most accomplished and influential pianists in jazz history. His Köln Concert stands among the most important jazz recordings of the past four decades, not only because ... More

Lorenz HartA Poet on Broadway

Lorenz Hart: A Poet on Broadway

Frederick Nolan

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102895
eISBN:
9780199853212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102895.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book presents the public triumphs and personal tragedies of Lorenz Hart, a true genius of the American musical theatre. It is based on many years of research, and interviews with Hart's friends ... More

LoverlyThe Life and Times of My Fair Lady

Loverly: The Life and Times of My Fair Lady

Dominic McHugh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827305
eISBN:
9780199950225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827305.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This book provides a comprehensive discussion of the genesis and performance history of Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Using more than 500 previously unpublished letters from the papers of the ... More

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