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Dances with Power: Michael Jackson, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and the Ambiguities of Race

Veit Erlmann

in Music, Modernity, and the Global Imagination: South Africa and the West

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195123678
eISBN:
9780199868797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123678.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses the collaboration between Michael Jackson and Ladysmith Black Mambazo on the music video “Moonwalker”. In comparing Jackson's dance style with that of the South Africans, ... More


Beyond Structural Listening?: Postmodern Modes of Hearing

Andrew Dell'Antonio (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520237575
eISBN:
9780520937024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237575.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

In a highly influential essay, Rose Rosengard Subotnik critiques “structural listening” as an attempt to situate musical meaning solely within the unfolding of the musical structure itself. The ... More


Musical Images and Imaginations: Tanzanian Music Videos

Kelly M. Askew

in Media and Identity in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635221
eISBN:
9780748653010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635221.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

In Tanzania, multiple musical and cultural trajectories creatively coexist in music videos to form this decade-old popular art form. Music videos, also called ‘music television’, have typically been ... More


Romantic Overtures: Music in Chungking Express

Gary Bettinson

in The Sensuous Cinema of Wong Kar-wai: Film Poetics and the Aesthetic of Disturbance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888139293
eISBN:
9789888313082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139293.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines Wong’s engagement with musical style, considering the functions and effects of music in Chungking Express in particular. It explores Wong’s selection and deployment of highly ... 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


Mimesis and Authenticity: The Case of "Thanda Thanda Pani" and Questions of Versioning in North Indian Popular Music

Peter Kvetko

in More Than Bollywood: Studies in Indian Popular Music

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199928835
eISBN:
9780199369751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928835.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

This chapter uses the case of Baba Sehgal, India’s first rap star, and his song “Thanda Thanda Pani” as a means to explore the complexities of the relationships between early Indipop, Western popular ... More


Music Video’s Second Aesthetic?

Carol Vernallis

in Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766994
eISBN:
9780199369010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766994.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

MTV’s first broadcast happened in 1982. Music video has since undergone shifts in technologies and platforms, financial booms and busts, and changing levels of audience engagement. While music videos ... More


The Beat Comes to India: The Incorporation of Rock Music into the Indian Soundscape

Gregory D. Booth

in More Than Bollywood: Studies in Indian Popular Music

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199928835
eISBN:
9780199369751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928835.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

In the later 1960s, rock music became India’s first “youth music.” For the first time in independent India, a popular musical repertoire, being played (and in some cases created) by Indians, was part ... More


Music Video into Post-Classical Cinema

Carol Vernallis

in Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766994
eISBN:
9780199369010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766994.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter argues that music video has shaped today’s digital cinema and YouTube. While critics and scholars have long noted and even complained about “the new MTV style,” there hasn’t been much ... More


Consumption, Corporatization, and Youth in the 1980s

Timothy D. Taylor

in The Sounds of Capitalism: Advertising, Music, and the Conquest of Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226791159
eISBN:
9780226791142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226791142.003.0126
Subject:
Music, Popular

Market segmentation in the 1980s was assisted by the advent of cable television. One of the earliest and most successful of all the early cable channels was Music Television (MTV), a cable television ... More


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