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The Musical Is the Message

Jim Lovensheimer

in South Pacific: Paradise Rewritten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195377026
eISBN:
9780199864560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377026.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Rodgers and Hammerstein brought liberal sensibilities to work and life from the 1930s through the late 1940s. Although Rodgers was perceived as less political than Hammerstein, the 1932 film The ... More


The Blues Scoop

Wim Verbei

in Boom's Blues: Music, Journalism, and Friendship in Wartime

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496805119
eISBN:
9781496812544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805119.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter considers why the letters that Will Gilbert wrote to Frans Boom from October 1940 to the spring of 1941 did not contain a single word about the fact the Netherlands had been occupied by ... More


Shifting Perspectives

Wim Verbei

in Boom's Blues: Music, Journalism, and Friendship in Wartime

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496805119
eISBN:
9781496812544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805119.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

At the end of 1941, Will Gilbert decided to accept a job at the Department of Public Information and Art (DVK). His decision was of crucial importance to Frans Boom's blues project and the course of ... More


Irrevocable Step

Wim Verbei

in Boom's Blues: Music, Journalism, and Friendship in Wartime

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496805119
eISBN:
9781496812544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805119.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter considers the reasons why Frans Boom did not abandon the idea of working with Will Gilbert in order to see his blues project through to completion. Gilbert was working for an ... More


Nothing but the Blues and Statistics

Wim Verbei

in Boom's Blues: Music, Journalism, and Friendship in Wartime

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496805119
eISBN:
9781496812544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805119.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter details events after Frans Boom began hiding from the Nazis in May 1943. Like so many other students, Frans went into hiding at first by simply staying in his parents' house in ... More


PRELUDE TO WAR: To me all great music is a protest gainst artificiality

Barbara B. Heyman

in Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195090581
eISBN:
9780199853090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090581.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

The chapter narrates Samuel Barber's first major commission, involving the Concerto for Violin. It was sponsored by Samuel Fels of Fels Naptha soap and who was also part of the Curtis Institute of ... More


Europe Again

Joel Sachs

in Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195108958
eISBN:
9780190268015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195108958.003.0049
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Henry Cowell's travel to Europe after World War II, one of American artists sent by the U.S. government abroad to talk about their work in an effort to repair the damage Nazi ... More


Le Jazz-Cold: The Silent Forties

William A. Shack

in Harlem in Montmartre: A Paris Jazz Story between the Great Wars

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225374
eISBN:
9780520925694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225374.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

A trickle of African Americans began an exodus from Paris when war clouds gathered over western Europe. On 6 October 1939, one month after Germany attacked Poland—and Britain and France declared war ... More


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