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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


Carter

David Schiff

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190259150
eISBN:
9780190259181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259150.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book surveys the life and work of the great American composer Elliott Carter (1908–2012). It examines his formative, and often ambivalent, engagements with Charles Ives and other ... More


Girl Crazy (1930)

Howard Pollack

in George Gershwin: His Life and Work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248649
eISBN:
9780520933149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248649.003.0025
Subject:
Music, History, American

The Gershwins spent the summer and early fall of 1930 working on another musical for Aarons and Freedley, Girl Crazy, to a book cowritten by Guy Bolton and John McGowan. A “girl-crazy” playboy, ... More


Rhythm Kings

Samuel Charters

in A Trumpet around the Corner: The Story of New Orleans Jazz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781578068982
eISBN:
9781604733181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781578068982.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

At the height of the excitement over their music, the Original Dixieland Jazz Band left New York in the spring of 1919. The band had been offered a job to appear in a London musical Joy Bells, ... More


Glories, Remembered

Samuel Charters

in A Trumpet around the Corner: The Story of New Orleans Jazz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781578068982
eISBN:
9781604733181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781578068982.003.0020
Subject:
Music, History, American

By the 1930s, New Orleans and the rest of the country had become a passive audience for a popular culture that was almost exclusively created somewhere else. Nationally syndicated radio and Hollywood ... More


Multiculturalism Beyond Immunity

Alexej Ulbricht

in Multicultural Immunisation: Liberalism and Esposito

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748695393
eISBN:
9781474408707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695393.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter looks at what a mode of regulating cultural coexistence that goes beyond immunity might look like. It argues that what is needed is a multiculturalism with a diversified process, that ... More


Conclusion

Alexej Ulbricht

in Multicultural Immunisation: Liberalism and Esposito

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748695393
eISBN:
9781474408707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695393.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter gives a summary of what has been said previously in the text and restates the critique that is made of liberal multiculturalism. It then goes on to concretise what was said in the ... More


The Show is On

Brent Phillips

in Charles Walters: The Director Who Made Hollywood Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813147215
eISBN:
9780813151502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147215.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, Walters meets his long-time companion, actor-turned-agent John Darrow and reports on their home life in New York. Walters performs in Transatlantic Rhythm in London, and is featured ... More


A Company Man

Brent Phillips

in Charles Walters: The Director Who Made Hollywood Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813147215
eISBN:
9780813151502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147215.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter explores Walters’ role as prolific stager of musical sequences at M-G-M and discusses the studio’s insistence for lengthy rehearsal periods. In Broadway Rhythm he creates showcases for ... More


Rhythm and Role Recruitment in Manitoban Aboriginal Music

Byron Dueck

in Experience and Meaning in Music Performance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199811328
eISBN:
9780199369539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199811328.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter examines how, in a variety of contemporary musical styles, aboriginal musicians from the western Canadian province of Manitoba move away from rigorously metricalised rhythmic frameworks ... More


Doing Filmic Things with Words: On Chaplin

Christophe Wall-Romana

in Cinepoetry: Imaginary Cinemas in French Poetry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245482
eISBN:
9780823252527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245482.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chaplin's Essanay and Mutuals films arrived in France in 1916, during the war, eliciting strong reactions from artists, writers and poets, and directly hastening the first experimental cinepoems in ... More


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