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What Will I BeAmerican Music and Cold War Identity

What Will I Be: American Music and Cold War Identity

Philip M. Gentry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190299590
eISBN:
9780190299620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190299590.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

In the wake of World War II, the cultural life of the United States underwent a massive transformation. Central to the era was the rise of the concept of identity, and with it a reformulation of the ... More

Unfinished BusinessMichael Jackson, Detroit, and the Figural Economy of American Deindustrialization

Unfinished Business: Michael Jackson, Detroit, and the Figural Economy of American Deindustrialization

Judith Hamera

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199348589
eISBN:
9780199348619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199348589.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, Dance

Unfinished Business argues that Michael Jackson and Detroit, both as material entities with specific histories and as representations with uncanny persistence, have something valuable to teach us ... More

Singing the ResurrectionBody, Community, and Belief in Reformation Europe

Singing the Resurrection: Body, Community, and Belief in Reformation Europe

Erin Lambert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190661649
eISBN:
9780190661670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190661649.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book explores the lived experience of belief in Reformation Europe through two distinct yet deeply connected themes: the resurrection of the body and the act of singing. In late medieval Europe, ... More

Opera for the PeopleEnglish-Language Opera and Women Managers in Late 19th-Century America

Opera for the People: English-Language Opera and Women Managers in Late 19th-Century America

Katherine Preston

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199371655
eISBN:
9780199371679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199371655.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

Opera for the People is an in-depth examination of a completely forgotten chapter in American social and cultural history: the love affair that middle-class Americans had with continental opera ... More

Making Music in Selznick's Hollywood

Making Music in Selznick's Hollywood

Nathan Platte

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199371112
eISBN:
9780199371136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199371112.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Making Music in Selznick’s Hollywood explores the network of musicians and filmmakers whose work defined the sound of Hollywood’s golden age (c. 1920s–1950s). The book’s central character is producer ... More

Making Ballet AmericanModernism Before and Beyond Balanchine

Making Ballet American: Modernism Before and Beyond Balanchine

Andrea Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199342235
eISBN:
9780190265816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199342235.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

George Balanchine’s arrival in the United States in 1933, it is widely thought, changed the course of ballet history by creating a bold and original neoclassical style that is celebrated as the first ... More

Adaptive Strategies for Small-Handed Pianists

Adaptive Strategies for Small-Handed Pianists

Lora Deahl and Brenda Wristen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190616847
eISBN:
9780190616878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190616847.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Adaptive Strategies for Small-Handed Pianists brings together information from ergonomics, physics, biomechanics, anatomy, medicine, and piano pedagogy to focus on the subject of small-handedness. ... More

Singing Across DividesMusic and Intimate Politics in Nepal

Singing Across Divides: Music and Intimate Politics in Nepal

Anna Marie Stirr

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190631970
eISBN:
9780190632014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190631970.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

An ethnographic study of music, performance, migration, and circulation, this book examines how forms of love and intimacy are linked to changing conceptions of political solidarity and forms of ... More

Posthuman Rap

Posthuman Rap

Justin Adams Burton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190235451
eISBN:
9780190235499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190235451.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Posthuman Rap listens for the ways contemporary rap maps an existence outside the traditional boundaries of what it means to be human. Contemporary humanity is shaped in neoliberal terms, where being ... More

Mirrors of Heaven or Worldly Theaters?Venetian Nunneries and Their Music

Mirrors of Heaven or Worldly Theaters?: Venetian Nunneries and Their Music

Jonathan E. Glixon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190259129
eISBN:
9780190259143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259129.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book explores the musical world of the nuns of Venice and its lagoon, concentrating on the period from the sixteenth century to the fall of Venice around 1800. It looks at sacred music performed ... More

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