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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


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


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


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