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This Life of SoundsEvenings for New Music in Buffalo

This Life of Sounds: Evenings for New Music in Buffalo

Renee Levine Packer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199730773
eISBN:
9780199863532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730773.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This book portrays an important and previously unexplored corner of the history of new music in America: the Center of the Creative and Performing Arts in the State University of New York at Buffalo. ... More

Time in the Blues

Time in the Blues

Julia Simon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190666552
eISBN:
9780190666583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190666552.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music, Popular

Time in the Blues presents an interdisciplinary analysis of the specific forms of temporality produced by and reflected in the blues. Often described as immediate, spontaneous, and intense, the blues ... More

Tin Pan OperaOperatic Novelty Songs in the Ragtime Era

Tin Pan Opera: Operatic Novelty Songs in the Ragtime Era

Larry Hamberlin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195338928
eISBN:
9780199855865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338928.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera, Popular

The years between 1900 and 1920 mark a moment of change in the relations between opera and popular music in the United States, a midpoint between the intimate connection of the nineteenth century and ... More

To Broadway, To Life!The Musical Theater of Bock and Harnick

To Broadway, To Life!: The Musical Theater of Bock and Harnick

Philip Lambert

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195390070
eISBN:
9780199863570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390070.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

In fourteen years of collaboration beginning in 1957, composer Jerry Bock and lyricist Sheldon Harnick wrote seven Broadway musicals together: The Body Beautiful (opened in 1958), Fiorello! (1959), ... More

The Transformation of Black MusicThe rhythms, the songs, and the ships of the African Diaspora

The Transformation of Black Music: The rhythms, the songs, and the ships of the African Diaspora

Sam Floyd, Melanie Zeck, and Guthrie Ramsey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780195307245
eISBN:
9780190651305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307245.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The Transformation of Black Music situates black musics within the broader cultural, political, social, and historical frameworks of the last millennium. It focuses on the dynamic musical practices ... More

Tuning InAmerican Narrative Television Music

Tuning In: American Narrative Television Music

Ronald Rodman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195340242
eISBN:
9780199863778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340242.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Tuning In: American Narrative Television Music examines how music functioned as a narrative agent during the first 50 years of American television broadcasting. While television has ... More

The Uncrowned King of SwingFletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz

The Uncrowned King of Swing: Fletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz

Jeffrey Magee

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195090222
eISBN:
9780199871469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090222.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

If Benny Goodman was the “King of Swing”, then Fletcher Henderson might be considered the power behind the throne. Not only did Henderson arrange the music that fueled Goodman's success, he also ... More

Understanding Sound Tracks Through Film Theory

Understanding Sound Tracks Through Film Theory

Elsie Walker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199896301
eISBN:
9780190217433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199896301.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Until recently, there was a lack of scholarly attention to the power of hearing cinema as well as seeing it. This book breaks new ground by redirecting the arguments of foundational texts within film ... More

Unruly MediaYouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Carol Vernallis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766994
eISBN:
9780199369010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766994.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This book argues that we’re on the crest of a new international, intermedial style in which sonic and visual parameters become heightened and accelerated. This audiovisual turn, driven by digital ... More

Victory through HarmonyThe BBC and Popular Music in World War II

Victory through Harmony: The BBC and Popular Music in World War II

Christina L. Baade

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195372014
eISBN:
9780199918287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372014.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

This book examines how the British Broadcasting Corporation mobilized popular music to support the war effort on the home front and among the forces overseas. To an unprecedented degree, the wartime ... More

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