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Here in Eden: The Mid-1960s and The Apple Tree

Philip Lambert

in To Broadway, To Life!: The Musical Theater of Bock and Harnick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195390070
eISBN:
9780199863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390070.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

This chapter considers the work of Bock and Harnick in the aftermath of the unprecedented success of Fiddler on the Roof (1964). Their next show was The Apple Tree (1966), a collection of three ... More


“… Come Watch For De Moon …”: Dr. No

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter introduces Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman, the producers of the Bond films based on the Ian Fleming novels, and their first composer Monty Norman. Norman was a British songwriter ... More


Eric Williams: Speaking to Pictures

Stephen Bottomore

in The Sounds of the Silents in Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199797615
eISBN:
9780199979738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797615.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

In 1911, the former actor Eric Williams started a new career reciting to his own specially made films. Over the next few years he produced and acted in some dozen films, and recited to these in ... More


Cutting Sides: Producing 78-RPM Discs, 1936–1949

Michael Jarrett

in Pressed for All Time: Producing the Great Jazz Albums from Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday to Miles Davis and Diana Krall

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630588
eISBN:
9781469630601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630588.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

Production before the advent of magnetic tape—in the era of 78-RPM records—emphasized "pre-production." A&R men (short for "artists and repertoire") chose artists to record, and they paired songs ... More


Rolling Tape: Producing Jazz LPs, 1950–1966

Michael Jarrett

in Pressed for All Time: Producing the Great Jazz Albums from Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday to Miles Davis and Diana Krall

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630588
eISBN:
9781469630601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630588.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

The A&R man became a record producer with the development of magnetic tape (a spoil of World War II) and the introduction of the vinyl long-playing record by Columbia Records in 1948. Producers could ... More


Global Masala: Digital Identities and Aesthetic Trajectories in Post-Liberalization Indian Film Music

Natalie Sarrazin

in More Than Bollywood: Studies in Indian Popular Music

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199928835
eISBN:
9780199369751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928835.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

By the mid-1990s, a combination of technological and creative innovations in the Indian film music industry ushered in a new cinematic soundscape. The resultant “sound” embodied a cataclysmic and ... More


Kollywood Goes Global: New Sounds and Contexts for Tamil Film Music in the 21st Century

Joseph Getter

in More Than Bollywood: Studies in Indian Popular Music

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199928835
eISBN:
9780199369751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928835.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

Music from the Tamil-language feature film industry, known as Kollywood and centered in the Kodambakkam area of the Chennai metropolis, has undergone great transformations during the past two ... More


. Making Record Time

David W. Johnson

in Lonesome Melodies: The Lives and Music of the Stanley Brothers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036460
eISBN:
9781617036477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036460.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter describes the Stanley Brothers’ recordings for the Rich-R-Tone label, run by Hobart Stanton. For their recording sessions, Stanton brought the brothers into the studio of rival Bristol ... More


The Dictionary of Soul

David Brackett

in Categorizing Sound: Genre and Twentieth-Century Popular Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520248717
eISBN:
9780520965317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248717.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

One of the most striking occurrences in the history of Billboard’s popularity charts was the disappearance of the R&B chart from November 1963 to January 1965. This chapter analyzes this event in ... More


Songs in the Key of the Angry Young Man and the Cabaret Woman

Jayson Beaster-Jones

in Bollywood Sounds: The Cosmopolitan Mediations of Hindi Film Song

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199993468
eISBN:
9780190200701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993468.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

This chapter discusses the song aesthetics of the 1970s and ’80s. It begins with an analysis of a famous Asha Bhosle cabaret song and then describes the sounds that emerged from a tumultuous ... More


Liberalization, Family Films, and the Rise of Bollywood

Jayson Beaster-Jones

in Bollywood Sounds: The Cosmopolitan Mediations of Hindi Film Song

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199993468
eISBN:
9780190200701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993468.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

This chapter addresses Indian film and song in the era of globalization (1988–2000). After an analysis of an A. R. Rahman song, the chapter examines the implementation of economic liberalization in ... More


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