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CULTURAL KNOWLEDGE AND MUSICAL ONTOLOGY

Lawrence M. Zbikowski

in Conceptualizing Music: Cognitive Structure, Theory, and Analysis

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195140231
eISBN:
9780199871278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140231.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter addresses the problem of what counts as a work of music. This problem, usually called the problem of musical ontology, is viewed as one of cultural knowledge. It is shown that as opposed ... More


Playing in the Mud

Jeffrey Magee

in The Uncrowned King of Swing: Fletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195090222
eISBN:
9780199871469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090222.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

Trombonist Dicky Wells used the phrase “playing in the mud” to describe performing Henderson's arrangements in the early 1930s. In this period, Henderson created much of the band's music as head ... More


Art Pepper: “Gettin” Tongether

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/9780195083491.003.0035
Subject:
Music, Popular

The album is sort of a sequel to the earlier “Art Pepper Meets Rhythm Section”, one of the greatest in contemporary jazz. It was made in 1957 and the rhythm section was one of the best Miles Davis ... More


Radio Rhythm Club: Race, Authenticity, and the British Swing Boom

Christina L. Baade

in Victory through Harmony: The BBC and Popular Music in World War II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195372014
eISBN:
9780199918287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372014.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

Chapter 5 focuses on the program Radio Rhythm Club (RRC) and its participation in discourses surrounding race and authenticity in jazz, as well as its role in popularizing swing in Britain. First ... More


The Family of Jazz Dance

Bob Boross

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/9780813049298.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

Since jazz dance is a shared creation of countless individual contributions, there can be no definitive answer to the question “what is jazz dance?” Yes, the initial manifestation of jazz dance was a ... More


Temporality and Film Analysis

Matlida Mroz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748643462
eISBN:
9780748676514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643462.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Temporality and Film Analysis is an invaluable contribution to scholarship on cinema and time. Matilda Mroz argues that cinema provides an ideal opportunity to engage with ideas of temporal flow and ... More


Multicultural Immunisation: Liberalism and Esposito

Alexej Ulbricht

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748695393
eISBN:
9781474408707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695393.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Multiculturalism has recently been declared dead; at the same time, the value of diversity is still emphasised. How can we explain this? This book sets out to completely reassess liberal theories of ... More


Discrowning the Writer: Konstantin Vaginov

David Shepherd

in Beyond Metafiction: Self-Consciousness in Soviet Literature

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198156666
eISBN:
9780191673221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198156666.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the metafictions of Soviet writer Konstantin Vaginov. The position of Vaginov in relation to the dominant literary trends in the 1920s is as marginal as Leonid Leonov's or ... More


Cathenne Parsons Smith: From William Grant Still: A Study in Contradictions (2000)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0043
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents an excerpt from Catherine Parsons Smith's 2000 book William Grant Still: A Study in Contradictions focusing on the George Gershwin's composition I Got Rhythm. Smith analyzes the ... More


Richard Crawford “George Gershwin’s ‘I Got Rhythm’ (1930)” (1993)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0044
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of Richard Crawford's commentaries on George Gershwin's I Got Rhythm, which was published in 1930 in The American Musical Landscape. Crawford notes that this ... More


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