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Guys and Dolls

Ethan Mordden

in Coming up Roses: The Broadway Musical in the 1950s

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140583
eISBN:
9780199848867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140583.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

Damon Runyon, a sportswriter, all-around journalist, and short-fiction retailer of the gamblers, girlfriends, crooks, freaks, and other denizens of the Broadway Tenderloin, became one of the leading ... More


Where There’s Money, There’s the Camorra

Jason Pine

in The Art of Making Do in Naples

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816636310
eISBN:
9781452947662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816636310.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses the implications of the saying, “Where there’s money, there’s the camorra.” The sentence is less a statement of fact than it is a nebulous observation concerning the states of ... More


Making Do with Art: Counterfeit Music, Pirate TV, and Crime Clan Weddings

Jason Pine

in The Art of Making Do in Naples

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816636310
eISBN:
9781452947662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816636310.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses the persistent tensions and interrelations between the neomelodica music scene and organized crime. Neomelodica is perceived as an entrepreneurial art of l’arte di arrangiarsi ... More


Living with It

Joel Sachs

in Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195108958
eISBN:
9780190268015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195108958.003.0035
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Henry Cowell's life in California's San Quentin Prison, where he was sentenced to fifteen years beginning in 1936 due to a morals charge involving a young man. The San ... More


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