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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

Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Secular & Sacred Music to 1900

Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Secular & Sacred Music to 1900

Laurel Parsons and Brenda Ravenscroft (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190237028
eISBN:
9780190237059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190237028.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This multi-author collection, the second to be published in an unprecedented four-volume series of analytical essays on music by women composers from the twelfth to the twenty-first centuries, ... More

Balanchine and Kirstein's American Enterprise

Balanchine and Kirstein's American Enterprise

James Steichen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190607418
eISBN:
9780190607449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607418.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

George Balanchine is today one of the most celebrated figures in twentieth-century ballet and is closely identified with the two institutions he helped found in collaboration with Lincoln Kirstein: ... 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

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

Brian Eno's Ambient 1: Music for Airports

Brian Eno's Ambient 1: Music for Airports

John T. Lysaker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190497293
eISBN:
9780190497330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190497293.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This study situates Eno’s ambient masterpiece, Music For Airports, within various avant-garde trends in order to underscore its multiple dimensions. In the manner of Satie, it aims to tint living ... More

Cabals and SatiresMozart's Comic Operas in Vienna

Cabals and Satires: Mozart's Comic Operas in Vienna

Ian Woodfield

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190692636
eISBN:
9780190692667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190692636.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

This is a study of the political context in which Mozart wrote his three Italian comedies, Figaro, Don Giovanni, and Così fan tutte. Joseph II’s decision to place his opera buffa troupe in ... More

Carmen and the Staging of SpainRecasting Bizet's Opera in the Belle Epoque

Carmen and the Staging of Spain: Recasting Bizet's Opera in the Belle Epoque

Michael Christoforidis and Elizabeth Kertesz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780195384567
eISBN:
9780190883508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195384567.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Carmen and the Staging of Spain explores the Belle Époque fascination with Spanish entertainment that refashioned Bizet’s opera and gave rise to an international “Carmen industry.” Authors Michael ... 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

Discordant NotesMarginality and Social Control in Madrid, 1850-1930

Discordant Notes: Marginality and Social Control in Madrid, 1850-1930

Samuel Llano

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780199392469
eISBN:
9780199392490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199392469.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

Scholarship on urban culture and the senses has traditionally focused on the study of literature and the visual arts. Recent decades have seen a surge of interest in the effects of sound on the urban ... 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

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

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

Los RomerosRoyal Family of the Spanish Guitar

Los Romeros: Royal Family of the Spanish Guitar

Walter Aaron Clark

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041907
eISBN:
9780252050596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041907.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Spanish émigré guitarist Celedonio Romero gave his American debut performance on a June evening in 1958. In the sixty years since, the Romero family—Celedonio, his wife Angelita, sons Celín, Pepe, ... 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

Make Arts for a Better LifeA Guide for Working with Communities

Make Arts for a Better Life: A Guide for Working with Communities

Kathleen Van Buren and Brian Shrag

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190878276
eISBN:
9780190878313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878276.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Make Arts for a Better Life: A Guide for Working with Communities provides a groundbreaking model for arts advocacy. Drawing upon methods and theories from disciplines such as ethnomusicology, ... More

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