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Two Men and MusicNationalism and the Making of an Indian Classical Tradition

Two Men and Music: Nationalism and the Making of an Indian Classical Tradition

Janaki Bakhle

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195166101
eISBN:
9780199850501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166101.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book is a provocative account of the development of modern national culture in India using classical music as a case study. The author demonstrates how the emergence of an “Indian” cultural ... More

Ubiquitous Listening"Affect, Attention, and Distributed Subjectivity"

Ubiquitous Listening: "Affect, Attention, and Distributed Subjectivity"

Anahid Kassabian

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520275157
eISBN:
9780520954861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275157.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

In this book, the author argues that the ubiquity of music in contemporary life has led to a different kind of listening, in which a range of listenings, across ranges of attention and affect, lead ... More

The Uncrowned King of SwingFletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz

The Uncrowned King of Swing: Fletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz

Jeffrey Magee

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195090222
eISBN:
9780199871469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090222.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

If Benny Goodman was the “King of Swing”, then Fletcher Henderson might be considered the power behind the throne. Not only did Henderson arrange the music that fueled Goodman's success, he also ... More

Understanding Italian Opera

Understanding Italian Opera

Tim Carter

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190247942
eISBN:
9780190247973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247942.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Ever since its invention in Florence around 1600, opera has exerted a peculiar fascination for creative artists and audiences alike. It is often regarded as the pinnacle of high art, where music and ... More

Understanding Sound Tracks Through Film Theory

Understanding Sound Tracks Through Film Theory

Elsie Walker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199896301
eISBN:
9780190217433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199896301.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Until recently, there was a lack of scholarly attention to the power of hearing cinema as well as seeing it. This book breaks new ground by redirecting the arguments of foundational texts within film ... More

Understanding the Women of Mozart's Operas

Understanding the Women of Mozart's Operas

Kristi Brown-Montesano

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248021
eISBN:
9780520932968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248021.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book offers a detailed exploration of the female roles in Mozart's four most frequently performed operas: Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, and Die Zauberflöte. Each chapter ... More

Ungoverning DanceContemporary European Theatre Dance and the Commons

Ungoverning Dance: Contemporary European Theatre Dance and the Commons

Ramsay Burt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199321926
eISBN:
9780190456627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199321926.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Ungoverning Dance examines the work of progressive contemporary dance artists in continental Europe from the mid-1990s to 2015. Placing this work within its historical and political context—that of ... More

Unruly MediaYouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Carol Vernallis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766994
eISBN:
9780199369010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766994.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This book argues that we’re on the crest of a new international, intermedial style in which sonic and visual parameters become heightened and accelerated. This audiovisual turn, driven by digital ... 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

Up Yon Wide and Lonely GlenTravellers' Songs, Stories and Tunes of the Fetterangus Stewarts

Up Yon Wide and Lonely Glen: Travellers' Songs, Stories and Tunes of the Fetterangus Stewarts

Elizabeth Stewart

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033087
eISBN:
9781617033094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033087.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Elizabeth Stewart is a highly acclaimed singer, pianist, and accordionist whose reputation has spread widely not only as an outstanding musician but as the principal inheritor and advocate of her ... More

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