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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


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


The Rise of Cantopop: The Mid- to Late 1970s

Yiu-Wai Chu

in Hong Kong Cantopop: A Concise History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390571
eISBN:
9789888390298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390571.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

The rise of Cantopop can be attributed to the huge growth in local audiences in Hong Kong in the 1970s, when local Cantonese cultural industries became profitable business. The radical transformation ... 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


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


Dancing in and out of the Box: Franck II Louise’s Drop It! and Compagnie Choream’s Epsilon

Felicia McCarren

in French Moves: The Cultural Politics of le hip hop

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199939954
eISBN:
9780199347353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939954.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

French hip hop choreographies discussed in this book respond to a range of discourses about dance, from the “primitivism” projected onto it as a physical form to a means to represent a futuristic, ... More


Breaking History: Hélène Cixous’ L’histoire terrible mais inachevée de Norodom Sihanouk, Roi du Cambodge and Yiphun Chiem’s Apsara

Felicia McCarren

in French Moves: The Cultural Politics of le hip hop

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199939954
eISBN:
9780199347353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939954.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Yiphun Chiem’s solo Apsara pairs breakdance with Cambodian traditional dance to describe the layering of identity in the migrant experience, and suggests the impact of both live performance and ... More


Renaissance of the Holehole Bushi

Franklin Odo

in Voices from the Canefields: Folksongs from Japanese Immigrant Workers in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199813032
eISBN:
9780199345328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199813032.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

The holehole bushi were fully expected to disappear with the Japanese immigrant generation. But there were tiny slivers of life through the decades until Harry Urata recovered many authentic versions ... More


Jazz Dance, Pop Culture, and the Music Video Era

Melanie George

in Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.003.0023
Subject:
Music, Dance

More than any other dance form, jazz dance is most closely aligned with trends and contemporary popular music. In part, this is what makes jazz dance so difficult to define. Because it is always ... More


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