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Feldman in Buffalo: Fall 1972

Renée Levine Packer

in This Life of Sounds: Evenings for New Music in Buffalo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199730773
eISBN:
9780199863532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730773.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Composer Morton Feldman comes to Buffalo as the visiting Slee Professor of Music and enters into a mutually appreciative relationship with the Creative Associates. While Michael Tilson Thomas ... More


Experiencing Night of the Dead: Festivals, Contests, and Souvenirs

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

This chapter and the next cover the period from 1968 to 2010, beginning with the massacre and Olympic Games in Mexico City. Framed by President Echeverría's (1970–1976) populist style of governance ... More


Tours of Influence: Chicana/o Artists in Europe and Asia

Karen Mary Davalos

in Chicana/o Remix: Art and Errata Since the Sixties

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479877966
eISBN:
9781479825165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877966.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter documents the influence of Europe and Asia on Chicana/o artists who traveled abroad. It examines the travels of eleven artists and finds that their international journeys influenced ... More


My World Tour

Joe B. Hall, Marianne Walker, and Rick Bozich

in Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178561
eISBN:
9780813178578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178561.003.0015
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter tells about the European tour Coach Varnell took his Sewanee basketball players on in the summer of 1951. Joe B. writes that the highlight of that trip for him was meeting Jesse Owens, ... More


Blum Brings Michel Fokine into the Fold

Judith Chazin-Bennahum

in René Blum and the Ballets Russes: In Search of a Lost Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195399332
eISBN:
9780199897025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399332.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter recounts the progress of Blum’s new company, the Ballets de Monte-Carlo, with Michel Fokine, one of the greatest proponents of modern ballet as its master choreographer, along with many ... More


May 1967: “The Group They Love to Hate”

Jas Obrecht

in Stone Free: Jimi Hendrix in London, September 1966-June 1967

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647067
eISBN:
9781469647081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647067.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular

On May 1, Reprise Records issues the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s debut single in the U.S. During a series of interviews, Jimi addresses the racism he experienced during the Walker Brothers tour and the ... More


On Tour before European Audiences

Beth Abelson Macleod

in Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler: The Life and Times of a Piano Virtuoso

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039348
eISBN:
9780252097393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039348.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes some of the situations encountered by Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler during her European tour in 1893–1894, 1899, 1902, and 1912. Bloomfield-Zeisler made her Berlin debut at the ... More


Boston after Koussevitzky: July 1951–July 1956

D. Kern Holoman

in Charles Munch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199772704
eISBN:
9780190268220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199772704.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes the time when Charles Munch took over the repertoire of the musical hall of Tanglewood. It also considers his commitments to the Boston Symphony Orchestra during their European ... More


Conquering Europe, First Attempt (1923)

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/9780195108958.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Henry Cowell's first tour of Europe in 1923. The European debut tour was a huge gamble. Henry, a pianist-composer from a country with no record of compositional excellence, ... More


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Eve Golden

in Jayne Mansfield: The Girl Couldn't Help It

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180953
eISBN:
9780813180960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180953.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Fox sends Jayne on a publicity tour of the US and Europe, during which she showed her expertise in colorfully and deftly handling the press. She is presented to Queen Elizabeth, and upon her return ... More


Travels, the Era of World War II, and Illness

Lee Shai Weissbach

in A Jewish Life on Three Continents: The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804783637
eISBN:
9780804786201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783637.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Beginning with an account of two trips Frieden and his wife took in the late 1930s and covering the years of World War II and its aftermath, this portion of Frieden’s memoir has something of a ... More


Sentimental Educations

Susan McCabe

in H. D. & Bryher: An Untold Love Story of Modernism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190621223
eISBN:
9780190621254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190621223.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter establishes H.D.’s difficulty at Bryn Mawr, her brief engagement to Ezra Pound and her wilting affection for him, beside her stronger attraction to impoverished Frances Josepha Gregg, ... More


The Family Man

Rachel Hammersley

in James Harrington: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198809852
eISBN:
9780191847172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809852.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

After setting out the limited range of sources available that provide information on Harrington’s life, Chapter 1 explores his family connections and early years. Detail is provided on his immediate ... More


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