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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

Becoming CreativeInsights from Musicians in a Diverse World

Becoming Creative: Insights from Musicians in a Diverse World

Juniper Hill

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199365173
eISBN:
9780190874438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199365173.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Psychology of Music

How are an individual’s ability and motivation to be creative shaped by the world around her? Why does creativity seem to flourish in some environments, while in others it is stifled? Many societies ... More

Black OperaHistory, Power, Engagement

Black Opera: History, Power, Engagement

Naomi André

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041921
eISBN:
9780252050619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041921.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

This is a book about thinking, interpreting, and writing about music in performance that incorporates how race, gender, sexuality, and nation help shape the analysis of opera today. Case-study operas ... More

Curtain, Gong, SteamWagnerian Technologies of Nineteenth-Century Opera

Curtain, Gong, Steam: Wagnerian Technologies of Nineteenth-Century Opera

Gundula Kreuzer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520279681
eISBN:
9780520966550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279681.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

Exploring opera from the perspectives of media studies and technology studies, this pioneering book examines how composers since the late eighteenth century have increasingly integrated specific ... More

Do You Remember House?Chicago's Queer of Color Undergrounds

Do You Remember House?: Chicago's Queer of Color Undergrounds

Micah Salkind

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190698416
eISBN:
9780190698454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698416.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This interdisciplinary study historicizes house music, the rhythmically focused electronic dance sound born in the post-industrial maroon spaces of Chicago’s queer, black, and Latino social dancers. ... More

The Doctor Faustus DossierArnold Schoenberg, Thomas Mann, and Their Contemporaries, 1930-1951

The Doctor Faustus Dossier: Arnold Schoenberg, Thomas Mann, and Their Contemporaries, 1930-1951

E. Randol Schoenberg (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520296824
eISBN:
9780520969155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296824.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Arnold Schoenberg and Thomas Mann, two towering figures of twentieth-century music and literature, both found refuge in the German-exile community in Los Angeles during the Nazi era. This complete ... More

Electronic InspirationsTechnologies of the Cold War Musical Avant-Garde

Electronic Inspirations: Technologies of the Cold War Musical Avant-Garde

Jennifer Iverson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190868192
eISBN:
9780190929138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868192.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Cold War electronic music—made with sine tone and white-noise generators, filters, and magnetic tape—was the driving force behind the evolution of both electronic and acoustic music in the second ... More

Hearing the Crimean WarWartime Sound and the Unmaking of Sense

Hearing the Crimean War: Wartime Sound and the Unmaking of Sense

Gavin Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190916749
eISBN:
9780190916787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916749.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book addresses the sounds of the Crimean War, along with the many ways nineteenth-century wartime is aurally constructed. It examines wide-ranging experiences of listeners in Britain, France, ... More

How to LandFinding Ground in an Unstable World

How to Land: Finding Ground in an Unstable World

Ann Cooper Albright

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190873677
eISBN:
9780190873714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873677.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

How to Land: Finding Ground in an Unstable World is based on a conviction that there is a deep interconnectedness between how we think about the world and how we move through it. This book is ... 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

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