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Prologue

Emma Dillon

in The Sense of Sound: Musical Meaning in France, 1260-1330

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732951
eISBN:
9780199932061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732951.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Prologue introduces the themes of the book: to examine new sonic contexts for the sound of medieval music c. 1260-1330, and especially that of the polytextual motet. Via a brief ethnography of ... More


Just Add Performance: Staging Schizophonia

Kiri Miller

in Playing Along: Digital Games, YouTube, and Virtual Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753451
eISBN:
9780199932979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753451.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter addresses public gameplay performance contexts for Guitar Hero and Rock Band. What does it mean to be a live performer of a pre-recorded song? These games inspire physically virtuosic, ... More


Becoming Benny: The Development of Jack Benny’s Character-Focused Comedy for Radio

Kathryn H. Fuller-Seeley

in Jack Benny and the Golden Age of American Radio Comedy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295049
eISBN:
9780520967946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295049.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Jack Benny drew from a successful vaudeville career to adapt his humor to radio form in 1932. Realizing the pressures of creating new program material on a weekly basis, he hires Harry Conn. Benny ... More


Jack Benny’s Turn Towards Television

Kathryn H. Fuller-Seeley

in Jack Benny and the Golden Age of American Radio Comedy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295049
eISBN:
9780520967946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295049.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

The new medium of television was to cause Jack Benny much consternation in how to best adapt his iconic radio program after 18 years to the new visual medium. Benny fretted and delayed his entry into ... More


Playing with Something That Runs: Technology, Improvisation, and Composition in DJ and Laptop Performance

Mark J. Butler

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195393613
eISBN:
9780199380909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393613.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The DJs and laptop performers of electronic dance music use preexistent elements such as records and digital samples to create extended improvisations. Analysis of these technologically mediated ... More


Encoding Liveness: Performance and Real-Time Rendering in Machinima

David Cameron and John Carroll

in The Machinima Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015332
eISBN:
9780262295369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015332.003.0009
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This chapter positions machinima within current discussions of liveness in performance studies. It shows that within the incorporeal species that make up the evolving ecology of machinima exists a ... More


Channeling Cultures: Television Studies from India

Biswarup Sen and Abhijit Roy (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198092056
eISBN:
9780199082889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092056.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Channelling Cultures: Television Studies from India is a seminal collection of essays on regional, national and global itineraries of Indian television in the twenty-first century. At a ... More


Interaction

Michael Murtaugh

in Software Studies: A Lexicon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062749
eISBN:
9780262273343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter emphasizes the concept and categories of interaction using different user interfaces in the computer field. It furthermore focuses on an experimental computer, TX-2, and also examines ... More


Performing Performance: Interface Design, Liveness, and Listener Orientation

Mark J. Butler

in Playing with Something That Runs: Technology, Improvisation, and Composition in DJ and Laptop Performance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195393613
eISBN:
9780199380909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393613.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

Chapter 2 considers the ways in which the practices and technologies of sound recording mediate performances of electronic dance music. Discussion is structured along two main axes of mediation: ... More


Crossing Cameras in China: Christian Aesthetics and Realized Fictions

Angela Zito

in DV-Made China: Digital Subjects and Social Transformations after Independent Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846817
eISBN:
9780824868116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846817.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chinese Director Gan Xiao’er makes the first fiction features to take up Christians in their everyday concerns. His film Raised from Dust (Juzi chentu 举自尘土‎2007) uses mostly members of the community ... More


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