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This Life of Sounds: Evenings for New Music in Buffalo

Renee Levine Packer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199730773
eISBN:
9780199863532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730773.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This book portrays an important and previously unexplored corner of the history of new music in America: the Center of the Creative and Performing Arts in the State University of New York at Buffalo. ... More


The Professors: Bradley and Burgum

Phillip Deery

in Red Apple: Communism and McCarthyism in Cold War New York

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823253685
eISBN:
9780823261246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253685.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the context, course and consequences of the dismissal by New York University of two of its respected academics, Lyman Bradley and Edwin Burgum. It argues that the University, ... More


Ornette Coleman's Crisis

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/9780195083491.003.0036
Subject:
Music, Popular

Music from this record came from a concert conducted at New York University; it proved to be a revealing and important reunion for the musicians. Bassist Charlie Haden had teamed up with Ornette ... More


Amheida I: Ostraka from Trimithis, Volume 1

Roger S. Bagnall and Giovanni R. Ruffini

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814745267
eISBN:
9780814771327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814745267.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book presents 455 inscribed pottery fragments, or ostraka, found during New York University's excavations at Amheida in the western desert of Egypt. The majority date to the Late Roman period ... More


Concert with High Moments

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/9780195083491.003.0053
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter describes a concert at the Loeb Student Center of New York University by the Ornette Coleman Quintet, featuring Coleman on alto and violin; Don Cherry on trumpet, cornet, and an Indian ... More


The Dual Logics of International Education in the Global University: The Case of Middle East Studies at New York University

Jonathan Z. Friedman and Cynthia Miller-Idriss

in Middle East Studies for the New Milleniu: Infrastructures of Knowledge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479827787
eISBN:
9781479850662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479827787.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter analyzes the position of the “area studies center” as a major institutional form in the context of a US university that seeks to transform itself into a global institution. It looks at ... More


The Wastelands of New York

Aaron Shkuda

in The Lofts of SoHo: "Gentrification, Art, and Industry in New York, 1950-1980"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226334189
eISBN:
9780226334219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226334219.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

SoHo evolved from farmland to an exclusive shopping district to an industrial area during the 18th and 19th centuries. In the mid-1900s, the area gained its distinctive architectural form, the ... More


Four. A Flash in Tin Pan Alley

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/9780195388527.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

This chapter traces the end of Schuman's high school career, his ill-fated studies at New York University's School of Commerce, and his discovery of classical music at Carnegie Hall in 1930. From the ... More


The Capstones of a Career, 1830–1849

Nicholas Dungan

in Gallatin: America's Swiss Founding Father

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814721117
eISBN:
9780814785393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814721117.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on Albert Gallatin's years in New York from 1830 to 1849. These years were the last and among the happiest of his life: he was settled and surrounded by his family, and he earned ... More


New York Scientific: A Culture of Inquiry, Knowledge, and Learning

István Hargittai and Magdolna Hargittai

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198769873
eISBN:
9780191822681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769873.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This book introduces the reader to the visible memorabilia of science and scientists in all the five boroughs of New York City—statues, busts, plaques, buildings, and other artifacts. In addition, it ... More


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