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Katherine DunhamDance and the African Diaspora

Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora

Joanna Dee Das

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190264871
eISBN:
9780190264901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264871.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

Katherine Dunham (1909–2006) was one of the twentieth century’s most important dance artists. As an African American woman, she broke several barriers of race and gender, most notably as the founder ... More

Melancholic ModalitiesAffect, Islam, and Turkish Classical Musicians

Melancholic Modalities: Affect, Islam, and Turkish Classical Musicians

Denise Gill

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190495008
eISBN:
9780190495039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190495008.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Typically dismissed as the remnants of Ottoman nostalgia, the melancholies intentionally cultivated by contemporary Turkish classical musicians are a fundamental aspect of their subjectivity. ... More

Schooling New MediaMusic, Language, and Technology in Children's Culture

Schooling New Media: Music, Language, and Technology in Children's Culture

Tyler Bickford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190654146
eISBN:
9780190654184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190654146.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Schooling New Media is an ethnography of children’s music and media consumption practices at a small elementary and middle school in Vermont. It examines how transformations in music technologies ... More

Queer Dance

Queer Dance

Clare Croft (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199377329
eISBN:
9780199377350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199377329.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Queer Dance argues that dance has a particular charge in the larger field of queer activism and study because it emphasizes and offers language for how public, physical action can be a force of ... More

Policy and the Political Life of Music Education

Policy and the Political Life of Music Education

Patrick Schmidt and Richard Colwell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190246143
eISBN:
9780190246174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190246143.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

As policy participation remains largely underexplored in music education, the book helps to clarify to teachers how policy thinking shapes educational action and directly influences the nature, ... More

Playable BodiesDance Games and Intimate Media

Playable Bodies: Dance Games and Intimate Media

Kiri Miller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190257835
eISBN:
9780190257880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190257835.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Playable Bodies investigates what happens when machines teach humans to dance. Dance videogames work as engines of humor, shame, trust, and intimacy, urging players to dance like nobody’s ... More

Modeling Ethnomusicology

Modeling Ethnomusicology

Timothy Rice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190616885
eISBN:
9780190696979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190616885.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book collects eight essays, plus a new introduction, about the field of ethnomusicology. The book proposes a variety of models that illuminate the nature of ethnomusicology. Some of these models ... More

An Orientation to Musical PedagogyBecoming a Musician-Educator

An Orientation to Musical Pedagogy: Becoming a Musician-Educator

Birch P. Browning

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199928200
eISBN:
9780190668693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928200.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Novice music educators often experience conflict between their roles as teachers and their roles as musicians. The broad purpose of this text is to assist pre-service music teachers as they begin the ... More

College Music Curricula for a New Century

College Music Curricula for a New Century

Robin D. Moore (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190658397
eISBN:
9780190658434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658397.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This volume considers what a more inclusive, dynamic, and socially engaged curriculum of musical study might look like in universities. Its goal is to create dialogue among faculty, administrators, ... More

Unworking ChoreographyThe Notion of the Work in Dance

Unworking Choreography: The Notion of the Work in Dance

Frédéric Pouillaude

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199314645
eISBN:
9780190649968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314645.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Philosophy of Music

There is no archive or museum of human movement where choreographies can be collected and conserved in pristine form. The central consequence of this is the incapacity of philosophy and aesthetics to ... More

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