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 “No Music in Hell”: Music and Dance

Terryl C. Givens

in People of Paradox: A History of Mormon Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167115
eISBN:
9780199785599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167115.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Unlike most Christians, Mormons have always loved music and dance. From the Nauvoo Brass Band to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, music has been culturally central. Hymnody incorporates some of the very ... More


Afterword

Maurice Peress

in Dvorák to Duke Ellington: A Conductor Rediscovers America's Music and Its African-American Roots

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195098228
eISBN:
9780199869817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098228.003.0019
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This final chapter takes a walk through what once was Dvorák's New York neighborhood. It discusses the unsuccessful battle to save the Dvorák House where Dvorák lived from 1892-5. The heightened ... More


Brookmeyer, Mulligan, and the Concert Jazz Band

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

Gerry Mulligan was an American jazz saxophonist, arranger, and composer. Mulligan is primarily famous as the leading baritone saxophonists in the history of jazz. Mulligan organized his first ... More


Concert Treasures

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0047
Subject:
Music, Popular

By the 1920s, jazz music was being recorded more or less regularly. And if those who heard the past legendary musicians claim that the records by Fletcher Henderson or King Oliver or Bix Beiderbecke ... More


Robert Benchley: “Satire to Music” (1930)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0039
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of Robert Benchley's review of George Gershwin's Broadway musical Strike Up the Band, which was published in the January 25, 1930, issue of The New Yorker. Benchley ... More


Sovereign Entrepreneurs: Cherokee Small-Business Owners and the Making of Economic Sovereignty

Courtney Lewis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648590
eISBN:
9781469648613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648590.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

By 2009, reverberations of economic crisis spread from the United States around the globe. As corporations across the United States folded, however, small businesses on the Qualla Boundary of the ... More


Black Music before Jazz

Philippe Carles and Jean-Louis Comolli

in Free Jazz/Black Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628460391
eISBN:
9781626740846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460391.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the evolution of African American music over the centuries of black presence in the Americas. It details African characteristics that remained in spite of slavery, and ... More


Making the March King: John Philip Sousa's Washington Years, 1854-1893

Patrick Warfield

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037795
eISBN:
9780252095078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037795.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

John Philip Sousa's mature career as the indomitable leader of his own touring band is well known, but the years leading up to his emergence as a celebrity have escaped serious attention. This ... More


Carnegie Hall

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0047
Subject:
Music, History, American

It was on February 15, 1970, that Clark Terry's Big Bad Band was to perform at the Carnegie Hall. The show was a hit, the audience gave it a standing ovation and Clark describes his feeling as being ... More


Etoile

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0048
Subject:
Music, History, American

Clark Terry's Big Bad Band got distribution deals for some of their records. The band was packed with gigs. To manage his schedule, Clark set up an office in Manhattan and hired help. In order to ... More


“The Lights of Albuquerque”1

Kristina M. Jacobsen

in Sound of Navajo Country: Music, Language, and Diné Belonging

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631868
eISBN:
9781469631882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631868.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The epilogue reflects on what has changed since the years when the fieldwork for the book was carried out, providing updates on key interlocutors and musicians in the book. This includes discussion ... More


The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Andrew E. Stoner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

First-ever biography of controversial journalist and author Randy Shilts, one of the nation’s first openly gay reporters for a major daily newspaper. Known for his tenacity in reporting, he quickly ... More


The Borders and Highlands

Julian Goodare

in State and Society in Early Modern Scotland

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207627
eISBN:
9780191677748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207627.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter deals with the Borders and the Highlands. Scottish policy-makers regarded the Borders and Highlands as a problem. Older histories usually suggest that the problem of lawlessness was the ... More


Women Against Cruelty: Protection of Animals in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Diana Donald

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526115423
eISBN:
9781526150479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526115430
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book explores for the first time women’s leading roles in animal protection in nineteenth-century Britain. Victorian women founded pioneering bodies such as the Battersea Dogs’ Home, the Royal ... More


By Myself

Kathleen Riley

in The Astaires: Fred & Adele

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199738410
eISBN:
9780199932955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738410.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

Fred and Adele appeared on stage together for the last time in The Band Wagon by Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz, and George S. Kaufman. Unlike Smiles, the production was backed by a creative team, ... More


How Musical Is Guitar Hero?

Kiri Miller

in Playing Along: Digital Games, YouTube, and Virtual Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753451
eISBN:
9780199932979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753451.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter argues that the Guitar Hero and Rock Band video games have inspired new modes of engagement with popular music. It addresses gameplay as a developing genre of collaborative, ... More


Just Add Performance: Staging Schizophonia

Kiri Miller

in Playing Along: Digital Games, YouTube, and Virtual Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753451
eISBN:
9780199932979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753451.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter addresses public gameplay performance contexts for Guitar Hero and Rock Band. What does it mean to be a live performer of a pre-recorded song? These games inspire physically virtuosic, ... More


Between Showings

Bruce Vermazen

in That Moaning Saxophone: The Six Brown Brothers and the Dawning of a Musical Craze

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195372182
eISBN:
9780199864140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372182.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, American

From May to September 1924, the Six Brown Brothers and Their Thirty-Piece Saxophone Band toured as a between-movies attraction in cinemas from the Midwest to the East Coast. Despite the attraction's ... More


Henry Mancini: Reinventing Film Music

John Caps

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036736
eISBN:
9780252093845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036736.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Through film composer Henry Mancini, mere background music in movies became part of pop culture—an expression of sophistication and wit with a modern sense of cool and a lasting lyricism that has not ... More


The California Ramblers Grown Up

Ate van Delden

in Adrian Rollini: The Life and Music of a Jazz Rambler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825155
eISBN:
9781496825148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825155.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

Kirkeby develops the concept of the "band-within-a-band" andin 1923 the first recordings by the Varsity Eight, a small unit from the California Ramblers are made. The full band also debuts on radio ... More


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