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“Hello Out There in TV Land”: Musical Agency in the Early Television Anthology Drama

Ron Rodman

in Tuning In: American Narrative Television Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195340242
eISBN:
9780199863778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340242.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter examines the function of music as a veritable navigator through television “flow,” a term coined by Raymond Williams to describe the chain of texts (programs, commercials, station ... More


Ellington's Queenie Pie

Maurice Peress

in Dvorák to Duke Ellington: A Conductor Rediscovers America's Music and Its African-American Roots

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195098228
eISBN:
9780199869817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098228.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes the story of Queenie Pie, Ellington's last theater work as told by the author of this book, who worked as an assistant to Ellington when it was a yet-to-be produced one-hour ... More


The Particular Case of Children

Colin Shaw

in Deciding What We Watch: Taste, Decency and Media Ethics in the UK and the USA

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159377
eISBN:
9780191673603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159377.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Children watch three distinct kinds of television programmes, even though the words ‘Children's Television’ may be used interchangeably to describe programmes made in order to instruct children, ... More


The New World of Television

Asa Briggs

in The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom: Volume II: The Golden Age of Wireless

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192129307
eISBN:
9780191670015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129307.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

The chapter provides a brief history of television and its growth in its earliest phases. Television Limited was formed in June 1925 before the BBC. John Logie Baird was its first sponsor. His first ... More


Twenty-Eight. The Administrator Reinvents Himself

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0029
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

For the first time in more than 30 years, Schuman had no institutional affiliation. At first, he filled his days with much-needed rest. Soon, however, he was eager to get involved in new projects. ... More


Introduction

Biswarup Sen and Abhijit Roy

in Channeling Cultures: Television Studies from India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198092056
eISBN:
9780199082889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092056.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Starting with a reference to the recent instances of confrontation between the Indian state and an agitated “civil society”, the Introduction draws our attention to the roles Indian television plays ... More


Paris and Musique Concrète

Peter Manning

in Electronic and Computer Music

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746392
eISBN:
9780199332496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746392.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

The arts revival following World War II increased institutional support for the development of electronic music. In Europe two broadcasting networks, Radiodiffusion Télévision Française (RTF) in ... More


Conclusion

Sunetra Sen Narayan

in Globalization and Television: A Study of the Indian Experience, 1990-2010

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198092360
eISBN:
9780199082711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092360.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This study concludes by considering the contribution made to the larger debate about global/local dimensions of television and the role of the Indian State in this regard. The processes of ... More


Epilogue

Jacalyn Duffin

in Medical Saints: Cosmas and Damian in a Postmodern World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199743179
eISBN:
9780199345045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743179.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The 2010 canonization of the second Canadian-born saint, Brother André, and of Australia’s first saint, Mother Mary MacKillop, resulted in massive media attention to saint making and the role of ... More


Rethinking Britten

Philip Rupprecht (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199794805
eISBN:
9780199345243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794805.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book offers a fresh portrait of one of the most widely performed composers of the twentieth century. This book explores a significant portion of Benjamin Britten's extensive oeuvre across a ... More


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