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Watching JazzEncounters with Jazz Performance on Screen

Watching Jazz: Encounters with Jazz Performance on Screen

Björn Heile, Peter Elsdon, and Jenny Doctor (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199347650
eISBN:
9780199347698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347650.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Watching Jazz: Encounters with Jazz Performance on Screen is the first systematic study of jazz on screen media. Where earlier studies have focused almost entirely on the role and portrayal of jazz ... More

Watching Weimar Dance

Watching Weimar Dance

Kate Elswit

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199844814
eISBN:
9780199376056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844814.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book asks what audiences saw in the peculiarly turbulent and febrile moment of the Weimar Republic. It closely analyses the reception of various performances, from cabaret to concert dance and ... More

Water MusicMaking Music in the Spas of Europe and North America

Water Music: Making Music in the Spas of Europe and North America

Ian Bradley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327342
eISBN:
9780199852727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327342.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Many of the most famous composers in classical music spent time in spa towns. At Baden bei Wein, Mozart wrote his Ave Verum Corpus, and Beethoven sketched out his Ninth Symphony. Johannes Brahms ... More

Ways of ListeningAn Ecological Approach to the Perception of Musical Meaning

Ways of Listening: An Ecological Approach to the Perception of Musical Meaning

Eric F. Clarke

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195151947
eISBN:
9780199870400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151947.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Theories of musical meaning and psychological research on music have tended to treat music as a special domain, removed from the practical realities of everyday life. This book takes a different ... More

We'll Meet AgainMusical Design in the Films of Stanley Kubrick

We'll Meet Again: Musical Design in the Films of Stanley Kubrick

Kate McQuiston

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199767656
eISBN:
9780199369492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199767656.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Though the films of Stanley Kubrick have long been recognized for their innovation, visual impact, and challenging subject matter, they also feature unique and provocative uses of music that define ... More

We’ll Have ManhattanThe Early Work of Rodgers & Hart

We’ll Have Manhattan: The Early Work of Rodgers & Hart

Dominic Symonds

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199929481
eISBN:
9780190216870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929481.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart collaborated on more than forty shows before Hart’s death, contributing dozens of classic song hits to the Great American Songbook. This book focuses on the early ... More

When Men DanceChoreographing Masculinities Across Borders

When Men Dance: Choreographing Masculinities Across Borders

Jennifer Fisher and Anthony Shay (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195386691
eISBN:
9780199863600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386691.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

When Men Dance explores the intersection of dance and perceptions of male gender and sexuality across history and in different cultural contexts. In many societies, the public ... More

Who Needs Classical Music?Cultural Choice and Musical Values

Who Needs Classical Music?: Cultural Choice and Musical Values

Julian Johnson

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195146813
eISBN:
9780199849246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146813.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

In the last decades most cultural critics have come to agree that the division between “high” and “low” art is an artificial one, that Beethoven's Ninth and Blue Suede Shoes are equally valuable as ... More

Who Should Sing Ol' Man River?The Lives of an American Song

Who Should Sing Ol' Man River?: The Lives of an American Song

Todd Decker

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199389186
eISBN:
9780199389223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199389186.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This book tells the almost eighty-year performance history of a great popular song. Examining more than two hundred recorded and filmed versions of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II’s classic ... More

Whose Spain?Negotiating Spanish Music in Paris, 1908-1929

Whose Spain?: Negotiating Spanish Music in Paris, 1908-1929

Samuel Llano

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199858460
eISBN:
9780199979905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858460.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

This book studies the process through which the concept of “Spanish music” was negotiated in Paris between 1908 and 1929, and analyses the contributions of French and Spanish musicologists, music ... More

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