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Pick a Pocket Or TwoA History of British Musical Theatre

Pick a Pocket Or Two: A History of British Musical Theatre

Ethan Mordden

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190877958
eISBN:
9780190877989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877958.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book tells the full history of the British musical, from The Beggar's Opera (1728) to the present, by isolating the unique qualities of the form and its influence on the American model. To place ... More

The Presence of the PastTemporal Experience and the New Hollywood Soundtrack

The Presence of the Past: Temporal Experience and the New Hollywood Soundtrack

Daniel Bishop

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190932688
eISBN:
9780190932725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932688.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

In the tumultuous era of the late sixties and early seventies, several currents of American art and culture coalesced around a broad sensibility that foregrounded and explored the immediacy of lived ... More

Rock and RhapsodiesThe Music of Queen

Rock and Rhapsodies: The Music of Queen

Nick Braae

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197526736
eISBN:
9780197526774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526736.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

Rock and Rhapsodies is the first book-length musicological study of British rock band Queen. It primarily addresses the material written, recorded, and released between 1973 and 1991. The text ... More

The Big ParadeMeredith Willson's Musicals from The Music Man to 1491

The Big Parade: Meredith Willson's Musicals from The Music Man to 1491

Dominic McHugh

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197554739
eISBN:
9780197554760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197554739.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Meredith Willson is best remembered as the composer, lyricist, and book writer of The Music Man, one of Broadway and Hollywood’s most enduring works. But it was just one of his four stage musicals ... More

Kurt Weill's America

Kurt Weill's America

Naomi Graber

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190906580
eISBN:
9780190906610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190906580.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This book traces composer Kurt Weill’s changing relationship with the idea of “America.” His European works such as The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (1930), depict the nation as a ... More

The Logic of FilteringHow Noise Shapes the Sound of Recorded Music

The Logic of Filtering: How Noise Shapes the Sound of Recorded Music

Melle Jan Kromhout

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190070137
eISBN:
9780190070175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190070137.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book traces the profound impact of technical media on the sound of music, asking: How do media technologies shape sound? How does this affect music? And how did it change what we listen for in ... More

Between BeatsThe Jazz Tradition and Black Vernacular Dance

Between Beats: The Jazz Tradition and Black Vernacular Dance

Christi Jay Wells

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197559277
eISBN:
9780197559314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197559277.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Between Beats: The Jazz Tradition and Black Vernacular Dance explores the complex intersections between jazz music and popular dance over the last hundred-plus years. It aims to show how popular ... More

Fandom and The BeatlesThe Act You've Known for All These Years

Fandom and The Beatles: The Act You've Known for All These Years

Kenneth Womack and Kit O'Toole (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190917852
eISBN:
9780190917890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917852.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Unlike other bands of their era, the Beatles seem permanently frozen in time, having never descended into “nostalgia act” territory. Instead, even after the announcement of the band’s breakup in ... More

Rural RhythmThe Story of Old-Time Country Music in 78 Records

Rural Rhythm: The Story of Old-Time Country Music in 78 Records

Tony Russell

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190091187
eISBN:
9780190091217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091187.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

Music historian Tony Russell explores a collection of records of early country music from the 1920s and ’30s, unlocking and revealing their hidden stories. The seventy-eight essays on selected 78rpm ... More

Audible InfrastructuresMusic, Sound, Media

Audible Infrastructures: Music, Sound, Media

Kyle Devine and Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190932633
eISBN:
9780190932671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932633.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Our day-to-day musical enjoyment seems so simple, so easy, so automatic. Songs instantly emanate instantaneously and almost magically from our computers and phones. The tools for playing and making ... More

Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 2Works Written From 2000 Onwards

Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 2: Works Written From 2000 Onwards

Jane Manning

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780199390960
eISBN:
9780199391011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390960.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

In this new follow-up to her highly regarded New Vocal Repertory, volumes 1 and 2, English concert and opera soprano Jane Manning provides a seasoned expert’s guidance and insight into the vocal ... More

Rebel Music in the Triumphant EmpirePunk Rock in the 1990s United States

Rebel Music in the Triumphant Empire: Punk Rock in the 1990s United States

David Pearson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197534885
eISBN:
9780197534922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197534885.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

At the dawn of the 1990s, as the United States celebrated its victory in the Cold War and sole superpower status by waging war on Iraq and proclaiming democratic capitalism as the best possible ... More

Everyone Loves Live MusicA Theory of Performance Institutions

Everyone Loves Live Music: A Theory of Performance Institutions

Fabian Holt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226738406
eISBN:
9780226738680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226738680.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

In the early twenty-first century, the economic growth in live music and especially music festivals caused a sensation in the music industries, in pop aesthetics, and in the media. This birth of a ... More

BrithopThe Politics of UK Rap in the New Century

Brithop: The Politics of UK Rap in the New Century

Justin A. Williams

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190656805
eISBN:
9780197531372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656805.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Brithop investigates rap music’s politics in the twenty-first-century United Kingdom. In it, the author argues that this music is partly an extension of, or often a counter to, political discourses ... More

DamagedMusicality and Race in Early American Punk

Damaged: Musicality and Race in Early American Punk

Evan Rapport

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831217
eISBN:
9781496831262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831217.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

From the late 1960s to the early 1980s, American punk developed as a distinct musical style that reflected the tremendous upheaval in American society during this period. Raw and direct, punk ... More

The Game Music HandbookA Practical Guide to Crafting an Unforgettable Musical Soundscape

The Game Music Handbook: A Practical Guide to Crafting an Unforgettable Musical Soundscape

Noah Kellman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190938680
eISBN:
9780197622872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938680.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Writing music for games is an art that requires conceptual forethought, specialized technical skill, and a deep understanding of how players interact with games and game audio. The Game Music ... More

Oklahoma!The Making of an American Musical, Revised and Expanded Edition

Oklahoma!: The Making of an American Musical, Revised and Expanded Edition

Tim Carter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190665203
eISBN:
9780190665241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665203.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

Oklahoma! premiered on Broadway on 31 March 1943 under the auspices of the Theatre Guild, and today it is performed more frequently than any other Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. When this book was ... More

Making Sense of RecordingsHow Cognitive Processing of Recorded Sound Works

Making Sense of Recordings: How Cognitive Processing of Recorded Sound Works

Mads Walther-Hansen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197533901
eISBN:
9780197533949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197533901.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The book shows how metaphors are closely connected to sonic experience and make sense within a larger historical context of technological developments and changing discourses of recorded sound. The ... More

Eubie BlakeRags, Rhythm, and Race

Eubie Blake: Rags, Rhythm, and Race

Richard Carlin and Ken Bloom

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190635930
eISBN:
9780190635961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190635930.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

The book tells the story of one of the key composers of 20th-century American popular song. Through his music, Eubie Blake rose from the slums of Baltimore to the heights of Broadway success. His ... More

Soul in SeoulAfrican American Popular Music and K-pop

Soul in Seoul: African American Popular Music and K-pop

Crystal S. Anderson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830098
eISBN:
9781496830142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830098.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Soul in Seoul: African American Popular Music and K-pop examines how K-pop cites musical and performative elements of Black popular music culture as well as the ways that fans outside of Korea ... More

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