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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

Making RadioEarly Radio Production and the Rise of Modern Sound Culture

Making Radio: Early Radio Production and the Rise of Modern Sound Culture

Shawn VanCour

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190497118
eISBN:
9780190497149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190497118.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

The opening decades of the twentieth century witnessed a profound transformation in the history of modern sound media, with workers in US film, radio, and record industries developing pioneering ... 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

Wonderful DesignGlamour in the Hollywood Musical

Wonderful Design: Glamour in the Hollywood Musical

Lloyd Whitesell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190843816
eISBN:
9780190843854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843816.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Glamour is an elusive aspect of cinematic style. This book critically examines previous scholarship on glamour; defines the concept as a compound of artifice, allure, and magic; and examines the ... More

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