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The Case of the Sexy JewessDance, Gender and Jewish Joke-work in US Pop Culture

The Case of the Sexy Jewess: Dance, Gender and Jewish Joke-work in US Pop Culture

Hannah Schwadron

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190624194
eISBN:
9780190624231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624194.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book documents the unorthodox case of the Sexy Jewess, a distinctive figure of twenty-first-century American Jewishness. Versions of her image proliferate in US popular culture among ... More

ChoreomaniaDance and Disorder

Choreomania: Dance and Disorder

Kélina Gotman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190840419
eISBN:
9780190840457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840419.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book traces the emergence and spread of the choreomania concept through colonial medical and ethnographic circles, showing how fantasies of instability—and of the Oriental other—haunted ... More

Distributed CreativityCollaboration and Improvisation in Contemporary Music

Distributed Creativity: Collaboration and Improvisation in Contemporary Music

Eric F. Clarke and Mark Doffman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199355914
eISBN:
9780199355945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199355914.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Creative practice in music takes place in a distributed and interactive manner embracing the activities of composers, performers and improvisers—despite the sharp division of labour between these ... More

Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas

Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas

Ellen T. Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190271664
eISBN:
9780190271695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271664.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas stands as the greatest operatic achievement of seventeenth-century England, and yet the work remains cloaked in mystery. The date and place of its first performance cannot ... More

Music and Shape

Music and Shape

Daniel Leech-Wilkinson and Helen M. Prior (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199351411
eISBN:
9780199351442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199351411.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Shape is a concept that is widely used in talk about music. Musicians in wide-ranging genres of music use it to help them rehearse, teach and think about what they do. Yet why is a word that seems to ... More

Musical PortraitsThe Composition of Identity in Contemporary and Experimental Music

Musical Portraits: The Composition of Identity in Contemporary and Experimental Music

Joshua S. Walden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190653507
eISBN:
9780190653538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653507.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

This book explores the wide-ranging but underexamined genre of musical portraiture. It focuses in particular on contemporary and experimental music created between 1945 and the present day, an era in ... More

Musicians in the MakingPathways to Creative Performance

Musicians in the Making: Pathways to Creative Performance

John Rink, Helena Gaunt, and Aaron Williamon (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199346677
eISBN:
9780199346707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199346677.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Musicians are continually ‘in the making’, tapping into their own creative resources while deriving inspiration from teachers, friends, family members and listeners. Amateur and professional ... More

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