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♦ ♦ Pop Stars Who Can’t Act and the Limits of Celebrity “Flexibility”

Kay Dickinson

in Off Key: When Film and Music Won't Work Together

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326635
eISBN:
9780199851676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326635.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines a particular type of film and music combination in which pop music stars appear in motion pictures. It suggests that these films exemplify film-music alliances that do not work. ... More


Musical Practice and Social Structure: A Toolkit

Tia DeNora

in Empirical Musicology: Aims, Methods, Prospects

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195167498
eISBN:
9780199867707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167498.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter seeks to counterbalance the influence of T. W. Adorno, particularly evident in the “New” musicology of the 1990s, by proposing an agenda for the sociology of music that is focused firmly ... More


Hero on the Pop Chart: Paul Simon and the Aesthetics of World Music

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/9780195123678.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the collaboration between the South African choral isicathamiya group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and US pop star Paul Simon on the Grammy Award winning album “Graceland” in ... More


Why Law Needs Pop: Global Law and Global Music?

Thilo Tetzlaff

in Law and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199272235
eISBN:
9780191699603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the relation between global law and global music or pop music. It suggests that any form of legal globalization should be started from a subjective-normative point and that ... More


Were We Ever Secular? Interrogating David Brown on Gospel, Blues, and Pop Music

Judith S. Casselberry

in Theology, Aesthetics, and Culture: Responses to the Work of David Brown

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646821
eISBN:
9780191744853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646821.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter engages Brown's work through ethnomusicological, performance, and black feminist theories; it argues for 1) reevaluating the significance of gospel and blues in pop/rock musical ... More


Music at concerts:: pop and rock

Alf Gabrielsson

in Strong Experiences with Music: Music is much more than just music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695225
eISBN:
9780191729775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695225.003.0035
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 5 gave a considerable number of accounts of strong experiences at pop and rock concerts during the teenage years. The reactions that are described there are also found to a great extent in ... More


Introduction

Eric Weisbard

in Top 40 Democracy: The Rival Mainstreams of American Music

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226896168
eISBN:
9780226194370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194370.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The tension between format and genre, pop plasticity on the one hand and rock, soul, country or hip-hop claims of sonic identity on the other, has animated much of the debate around American popular ... More


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Edward P. Comentale

in Sweet Air: Modernism, Regionalism, and American Popular Song

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037399
eISBN:
9780252094576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037399.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter concerns the formal silence that pervades pop music in the late modern era, which both allows for greater experimentation in music and preserves, in the face of complete commercial ... More


Stayin’ Alive at McTells

Marek Korczynski

in Songs of the Factory: Pop Music, Culture, and Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451546
eISBN:
9780801454813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451546.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter describes the nature of the workplace at McTells, the firm in which the book's ethnography is situated. It presents an overview of the people who worked at McTells, of the way in which ... More


China’s Mandopop Roots and Taiwan’s Gendered Counter-Invasion of the PRC

Marc L. Moskowitz

in Cries of Joy, Songs of Sorrow: Chinese Pop Music and Its Cultural Connotations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833695
eISBN:
9780824870812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833695.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines China's musical history, starting with the birth of Chinese popular music in the East Asian jazz mecca of 1920s Shanghai and tracing musical and cultural developments to the ... More


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