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The Sound Barrier

Richard Barrios

in A Song in the Dark: The Birth of the Musical Film

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195377347
eISBN:
9780199864577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377347.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

1928 was the year when sound film was genuinely established. As the early part-talking films were produced, the studios scramble to mount the sound-film bandwagon while audiences were compelled to ... More


Conclusion

Christina L. Baade

in Victory through Harmony: The BBC and Popular Music in World War II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195372014
eISBN:
9780199918287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372014.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

The book concludes with a consideration of VE-Day and the initial shape of the better postwar future promised by the People's War. Near the end of the war, BBC Listener Research began to recognize ... More


Music While You Work: Discipline, Dance Music, and Workers in Wartime

Christina L. Baade

in Victory through Harmony: The BBC and Popular Music in World War II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195372014
eISBN:
9780199918287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372014.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

Chapter 3 examines Music While You Work (MWYW), created by the BBC in response to the production drives spurred by the retreat at Dunkirk in June 1940. The half-hour program united ideologies of ... More


The Making of Cabaret

Keith Garebian

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732494
eISBN:
9780199894482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732494.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book is the most detailed production history to date of the original Broadway version of Cabaret, showing primarily how the show evolved from Christopher Isherwood's Berlin stories (especially ... More


Curtain of Light, Tilted Mirror

Keith Garebian

in The Making of Cabaret

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732494
eISBN:
9780199894482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732494.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

Because of an epiphany he experienced in Moscow's Taganka Theater, Harold Prince was able to find his central metaphor that was appropriate not only to German society in the Third Reich but to ... More


A Most Ingenious Paradox: The Art of Gilbert and Sullivan

Gayden Wren

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195301724
eISBN:
9780199850655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301724.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Written more than a century ago and initially regarded even by their creators as nothing more than light entertainment, the fourteen operas of Gilbert and Sullivan emerged over the course of the 20th ... More


Ira Gershwin: The Art of the Lyricist

Philip Furia

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195115703
eISBN:
9780199853144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115703.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

In this book, the older and less flamboyant of the Gershwin brothers at last steps out of the shadows to claim his due as one of American songwriting's most important and enduring innovators. The ... More


The Mastodon of Musical Extravaganza: Song, Dance, and Scenic Effects

Jonas Westover

in The Shuberts and Their Passing Shows: The Untold Tale of Ziegfeld's Rivals

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190219239
eISBN:
9780190219260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190219239.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter covers three areas largely ignored by scholars concerning revues: music, dance styles, and scenic effects. The role of the music coordinator and lead composer for each Passing Show (a ... More


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