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The Rural Masquerades of Gender: Lulu Belle and Her Radio Audience

Stephanie Vander Wel

in Hillbilly Maidens, Okies, and Cowgirls: Women's Country Music, 1930-1960

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043086
eISBN:
9780252051944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043086.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter 2 focuses on Lulu Belle’s 1930s radio career on WLS’s National Barn Dance as the first female radio star to embody the parodies of southern culture and early country music. Connecting her ... More


"Taken by the Devil": The Censorship of Frank Wedekind and Alban Berg's Lulu

Margaret Notley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190069865
eISBN:
9780190069896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069865.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

The book takes censorship as an entry point into Berg’s Lulu. Beginning in 1894 with the suppression of the Ur-Lulu, Wedekind’s original play, responses to acts of censorship played a role in ... More


Berg

Bryan R. Simms and Charlotte Erwin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190931445
eISBN:
9780190931476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931445.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book contains a new study of the life and works of the composer Alban Berg (1885–1935). The major events in his life are recounted, based on a reassessment of archival documents, correspondence, ... More


Freedom Girls: Voicing Femininity in 1960s British Pop

Alexandra M. Apolloni

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190879891
eISBN:
9780190879938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879891.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

Freedom Girls: Voicing Femininity in 1960s British Pop shows how the vocal performances of girl singers in 1960s Britain defined—and sometimes defied—ideas about what it meant to be a young woman in ... More


“… an assassin that’s second to none …”: The Man with the Golden Gun

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/9780199863303.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

John Barry returned to the series for this 1974 installment with Christopher Lee as a million-dollar assassin. With just three weeks to write and record a title song and an entire underscore, he ... More


“Burlesque Tragedy” and “tristan Rapture”: Fin-de-Siècle Decadence and the Lulu Works of Wedekind and Berg

Margaret Notley

in "Taken by the Devil": The Censorship of Frank Wedekind and Alban Berg's Lulu

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190069865
eISBN:
9780190069896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069865.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter addresses connections between the Lulu works of Wedekind and Berg and several understandings of “fin-de-siècle decadence.” The title quotes reviews of two works that owe their existence ... More


Drama, Anecdote, Case: Wedekind’s Lulu

Arne Höcker

in The Case of Literature: Forensic Narratives from Goethe to Kafka

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749353
eISBN:
9781501749384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749353.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter looks at Frank Wedekind's Lulu (1894), which was written more than fifty years after Woyzeck. Unlike Büchner's drama, it is not based on the adaptation of a singular historical case that ... More


From Battling Adult Authority to Battling the Opposite Sex: Little Lulu as Gag Panel and Comic Book

Michelle Ann Abate

in Funny Girls: Guffaws, Guts, and Gender in Classic American Comics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496820730
eISBN:
9781496820785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820730.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Chapter Three examines Marjorie Henderson's Buell's Little Lulu.When the now iconic figure moved from The Saturday Evening Post where she had resided since the 1930s to comic books during the 1950s, ... More


Variations in Tape Use and the Position of the Narrator: Alix Spiegel’s Practical Guide to Different Radio Techniques

Alix Spiegel

in Reality Radio, Second Edition: Telling True Stories in Sound

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469633138
eISBN:
9781469633152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633138.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Alix Spiegel, long a producer and reporter with This American Life and NPR News, teamed up with Lulu Miller to create Invisibilia. In another of our new essays, Alix writes frankly about ... More


Lulu

Simms Bryan

in Berg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190931445
eISBN:
9780190931476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931445.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Berg had several early ideas for a text for his second opera, and his choice finally fell on Frank Wedekind’s plays Earth Spirit and Pandora’s Box. Berg adapted the plays into a single three-act ... More


Berg’s Final Year, 1935

Simms Bryan

in Berg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190931445
eISBN:
9780190931476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931445.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter 10 describes Berg’s final year, 1935. His financial and physical condition continued to deteriorate, and the rise of National Socialism prevented performance of his works in Germany and ... More


Helene Berg and the Management of Berg’s Legacy, 1936–76

Simms Bryan

in Berg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190931445
eISBN:
9780190931476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931445.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Following Berg’s death the most pressing problem was the completion of the opera Lulu. Universal Edition contracted with Arnold Schoenberg to complete the work but Schoenberg subsequently declined. ... More


Lulu and/or Geschwitz Idealized, in the symphonic pieces from “Lulu” and Elsewhere

Margaret Notley

in "Taken by the Devil": The Censorship of Frank Wedekind and Alban Berg's Lulu

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190069865
eISBN:
9780190069896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069865.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter treats an immediate context for censorship, here of Berg’s libretto for Lulu by authorities in Nazi Germany, and direct consequences of that action. The chapter discusses a current in ... More


Conclusion: Palimpsests, Love Deaths, and Discrepancies

Margaret Notley

in "Taken by the Devil": The Censorship of Frank Wedekind and Alban Berg's Lulu

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190069865
eISBN:
9780190069896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069865.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Opera

The conclusion discusses three factors central to the book’s arguments: the status of Wedekind’s censored plays as palimpsests, Berg’s affinity for Liebestod effects in the music he composed for ... More


The Last Remaining Virgin in London: Lulu, Whiteness, and Youth

Alexandra M. Apolloni

in Freedom Girls: Voicing Femininity in 1960s British Pop

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190879891
eISBN:
9780190879938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879891.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

Lulu was fourteen when she released her first single, a virtuosic cover of the gospel-inspired “Shout.” This chapter connects Lulu’s use of vocal techniques with Black American origins to public ... More


Alban Berg

Helen Abbott

in Baudelaire in Song: 1880-1930

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198794691
eISBN:
9780191836169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794691.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

When Austrian composer Alban Berg was working on his opera Lulu, he wrote three Baudelaire songs as a Konzertaria entitled Der Wein. Premiered in 1930, Der Wein is a large-scale work for voice and ... More


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