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Analysis

Robert Carl

in Terry Riley's in C

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325287
eISBN:
9780199869428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325287.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter analyzes In C as a score in its own right, that is, an “endogenous” analysis. Though hailed as a breakthrough work of “open form,” In C is also a conventionally notated score, albeit ... More


To Reinvent Life

Lewis Watts and Eric Porter

in New Orleans Suite: Music and Culture in Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273870
eISBN:
9780520955325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273870.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

Section 5 focuses on cultural shifts that are happening along with demographic transformations and changing spatial relationships in the city. It suggests that future writing about New Orleans will ... More


A History of New England Country and Western Music, 1925–1975: Beginnings: Mellie Dunham and the Pageant of Progress

Clifford R. Murphy (ed.)

in Yankee Twang: Country and Western Music in New England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038679
eISBN:
9780252096617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038679.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores how various languages pervaded industrial centers, which led to New England undergoing an ethnic transformation from a mostly white, Anglo-Saxon, Protestant (WASP) population to ... More


A Community of Practice to Support Notational Development

Rena Upitis

in This Too is Music

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190884956
eISBN:
9780190918651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190884956.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter provides the means for teachers to create a community of practice in their classrooms, through both the types of approaches and specific activities, setting the stage for children to ... More


The Mastodon of Musical Extravaganza: Song, Dance, and Scenic Effects

Jonas Westover

in The Shuberts and Their Passing Shows: The Untold Tale of Ziegfeld's Rivals

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190219239
eISBN:
9780190219260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190219239.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter covers three areas largely ignored by scholars concerning revues: music, dance styles, and scenic effects. The role of the music coordinator and lead composer for each Passing Show (a ... More


Ferruccio Busoni and The Indians’ Book

Tara Browner

in Rethinking American Music

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042324
eISBN:
9780252051159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042324.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, American

Doing ethnography with music lies at the heart of this chapter. Browner’s “Ferruccio Busoni and TheIndians’ Book” looks at the complex ethnographic transformations that affect American music beyond ... More


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