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Benny Goodman's Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert

Benny Goodman's Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert

Catherine Tackley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195398304
eISBN:
9780190268077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195398304.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

On January 16, 1938 Benny Goodman brought his swing orchestra to America’s venerated home of European classical music, Carnegie Hall. The resulting concert—widely considered one of the most ... More

Berlioz on MusicSelected Criticism 1824-1837

Berlioz on Music: Selected Criticism 1824-1837

Katherine Kolb (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199391950
eISBN:
9780199391981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391950.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Berlioz the composer was also a writer and critic. His Memoirs and Evenings with the Orchestra are well-known and well-loved. This book offers a selection of his day-to-day criticism in English, ... More

Bernstein Meets BroadwayCollaborative Art in a Time of War

Bernstein Meets Broadway: Collaborative Art in a Time of War

Carol Oja

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199862092
eISBN:
9780199379989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862092.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Dance

This book constructs a wide-ranging cultural history to explore the earliest stage works of Leonard Bernstein, written during World War II: the Broadway musical On the Town, the ballet Fancy Free, ... More

Bewitching Russian OperaThe Tsarina from State to Stage

Bewitching Russian Opera: The Tsarina from State to Stage

Inna Naroditskaya

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195340587
eISBN:
9780199918218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340587.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Woven into history and opera, the story of Russia’s “women’s kingdom” and a nationalist male narrative dialogued across two centuries. Russian eighteenth century female tsars endorsed opera; ... More

Beyond A Love SupremeJohn Coltrane and the Legacy of an Album

Beyond A Love Supreme: John Coltrane and the Legacy of an Album

Tony Whyton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199733231
eISBN:
9780190268121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733231.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Recorded by his quartet in a single session in 1964, John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme is widely considered one of the greatest jazz albums of all time. A significant record of Coltrane’s transition ... More

Beyond the Roof of the WorldMusic, Prayer, and Healing in the Pamir Mountains

Beyond the Roof of the World: Music, Prayer, and Healing in the Pamir Mountains

Benjamin D. Koen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367744
eISBN:
9780199867295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367744.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Western medicine has conventionally separated music, science, and religion into distinct entities, yet traditional cultures throughout the world have always viewed music as a bridge that connects and ... More

Beyond the ScoreMusic as Performance

Beyond the Score: Music as Performance

Nicholas Cook

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199357406
eISBN:
9780199357420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357406.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

It is as performance that music is loved, understood, and consumed, yet musicologists have traditionally treated it as a kind of text. They have seen meaning as written into the music, implying that ... More

Body KnowledgePerformance, Intermediality, and American Entertainment at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Body Knowledge: Performance, Intermediality, and American Entertainment at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Mary Simonson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199898015
eISBN:
9780199369683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898015.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

In the early twentieth century, female performers regularly appeared on the stages and screens of American cities. Though advertised as dancers, mimics, singers, or actresses, they often exceeded ... More

Bollywood SoundsThe Cosmopolitan Mediations of Hindi Film Song

Bollywood Sounds: The Cosmopolitan Mediations of Hindi Film Song

Jayson Beaster-Jones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199993468
eISBN:
9780190200701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993468.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

This book surveys the music of seventy years of Hindi films and provides a long-term investigation of film songs and their musical and cinematic conventions. Focusing on the music of Hindi language ... More

Brahms Among FriendsListening, Performance, and the Rhetoric of Allusion

Brahms Among Friends: Listening, Performance, and the Rhetoric of Allusion

Paul Berry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199982646
eISBN:
9780199365050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982646.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Brahms Among Friends identifies patterns of listening, performance, and composition among close friends of Johannes Brahms and explores how those patterns informed the creation and reception of his ... More

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