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Some Kind of Advance Guard

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0055
Subject:
Music, Popular

The track “Sun Ra and His Arkestra—Sun Song” is perhaps a pretentious, or at least curious, billing for a jazz LP, particularly when one is reminded that it was initially recorded around ten years ... More


The Transition (TR)

James Hepokoski and Warren Darcy

in Elements of Sonata Theory: Norms, Types, and Deformations in the Late-Eighteenth-Century Sonata

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195146400
eISBN:
9780199850983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146400.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The standard designation for transition or bridge is problematic and at times misleading, because it can be particularly deceptive within analytical contexts that assume as a first principle that ... More


Retelling the “Unfinished”

Joseph Kerman

in Returning Cycles: Contexts for the Interpretation of Schubert's Impromptus and Last Sonatas

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225640
eISBN:
9780520925786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225640.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter begins the discussion of the “Unfinished” Symphony with the transition between the two thematic groups of the Andante and with the crisis in the first movement's development that this ... More


Development

Victor Svorinich

in Listen to This: Miles Davis and "Bitches Brew"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461947
eISBN:
9781626740891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461947.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

To many critics and fans, Bitches Brew appeared to have come out of nowhere. His transition from being a “jazz” artist to a “popular” artist parallels the drastic transition Bob Dylan made from being ... More


Saying It With Songs: Popular Music and the Coming of Sound to Hollywood Cinema

Katherine Spring

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199842216
eISBN:
9780199369584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842216.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

In the late 1920s, Hollywood's conversion from silent to synchronized-sound film production not only instigated the convergence of the film and music industries but also gave rise to an extraordinary ... More


Introduction

Katherine Spring

in Saying It With Songs: Popular Music and the Coming of Sound to Hollywood Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199842216
eISBN:
9780199369584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842216.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

The Introduction posits the book's guiding question: How did popular songs influence the industrial organization and narrative form of Hollywood cinema during the conversion to sound, from 1927 ... More


The Secret of Music-Dramatic Form: Music Drama as Opera

Karol Berger

in Beyond Reason: Wagner contra Nietzsche

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292758
eISBN:
9780520966130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292758.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Opera

Carl Dahlhaus’s voluminous writings on Wagner from the 1960s though the 1980s provide the most important attempt to understand the form of the music dramas since Alfred Lorenz’s studies of the 1920s ... More


Gestures of Music Theater: The Performativity of Song and Dance

Dominic Symonds and Millie Taylor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199997152
eISBN:
9780199348572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997152.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, Dance

This book focuses on Song and Dance as performative gestures that not only entertain but also act on audiences and performers. The chapters range across musical theatre, opera, theatre and other ... More


Sound Montage

K. J. Donnelly

in Occult Aesthetics: Synchronization in Sound Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199773497
eISBN:
9780199358816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773497.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Montage theory remains at the heart of filmmaking and film studies, although many of its original concerns and insights have perhaps receded from view. Sound montage, theorized with the arrival of ... More


Resounding Transcendence: Transitions in Music, Religion, and Ritual

Jeffers Engelhardt and Philip Bohlman (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199737642
eISBN:
9780190490133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737642.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The chapters in Resounding Transcendence are unified by a common concern for the ways sacred music effects cultural, political, and religious transitions in the contemporary world. Together, the ... More


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