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Adapting The Wizard of OzMusical Versions from Baum to MGM and Beyond

Adapting The Wizard of Oz: Musical Versions from Baum to MGM and Beyond

Danielle Birkett and Dominic McHugh (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190663179
eISBN:
9780190663216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663179.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This new multiauthor volume will examine The Wizard of Oz and its surrounding culture, centering on three areas of study: early adaptations of Baum’s novels, insights into the MGM film, and the ... More

Bits and PiecesA History of Chiptunes

Bits and Pieces: A History of Chiptunes

Kenneth B. McAlpine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190496098
eISBN:
9780190496135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190496098.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

This book explores the development of and the social, cultural, and historical context of chiptune, a form of electronic music that emerged from the first generation of video game consoles and home ... More

Broadway to Main StreetHow Show Tunes Enchanted America

Broadway to Main Street: How Show Tunes Enchanted America

Laurence Maslon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780199832538
eISBN:
9780190620424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199832538.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The crossroads where the music of Broadway met popular culture was an expansive and pervasive juncture throughout most of the twentieth century and continues to influence the cultural discourse of ... More

French Musical Culture and the Coming of Sound Cinema

French Musical Culture and the Coming of Sound Cinema

Hannah Lewis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190635978
eISBN:
9780190636012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190635978.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, Theory, Analysis, Composition

French Musical Culture and the Coming of Sound Cinema examines film music practices in France during a period of widespread artistic and creative experimentation: the transition from silent to ... More

In Hip Hop Time

In Hip Hop Time

Catherine M. Appert

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190913489
eISBN:
9780190913526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913489.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

In Hip Hop Time goes beyond popular narratives of hip hop resistance to address Senegalese hip hop—Rap Galsen—as a musical movement deeply tied to indigenous performance practices and changing social ... More

Mahalia Jackson and the Black Gospel Field

Mahalia Jackson and the Black Gospel Field

Mark Burford

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190634902
eISBN:
9780190634933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634902.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Drawing on and piecing together a trove of previously unexamined sources, this book is the first critical study of the renowned African American gospel singer Mahalia Jackson (1911–1972). Beginning ... More

Motor City MusicA Detroiter Looks Back

Motor City Music: A Detroiter Looks Back

Mark Slobin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190882082
eISBN:
9780190882112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882082.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

The book combines memoir, interview, and archival sources to survey the musical life of the author’s hometown, Detroit, in his youth during the city’s heyday, 1940s–1960s. After an opening chapter on ... More

Punk CrisisThe Global Punk Rock Revolution

Punk Crisis: The Global Punk Rock Revolution

Raymond A. Patton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190872359
eISBN:
9780190872397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872359.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

This book tells the story of punk rock as a global movement that spanned the boundaries of the Cold War world, focusing on examples in Poland and elsewhere in Eastern and Central Europe, the United ... More

The Relentless Pursuit of ToneTimbre in Popular Music

The Relentless Pursuit of Tone: Timbre in Popular Music

Robert Fink, Melinda Latour, and Zachary Wallmark (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780199985227
eISBN:
9780190908027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199985227.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The Relentless Pursuit of Tone: Timbre in Popular Music assembles a wide spectrum of contemporary perspectives on how sound functions in an equally wide array of popular music. With subjects ranging ... More

Stephen Sondheim and the Reinvention of the American Musical

Stephen Sondheim and the Reinvention of the American Musical

Robert L. McLaughlin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496808554
eISBN:
9781496808592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808554.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

From West Side Story in 1957 to Road Show in 2008, the musicals of Stephen Sondheim and his collaborators have challenged the conventions of the American musical theater and expanded the ... More

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