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Chapter Two The Renaissance of Arranging: First Works for and with Duke Ellington

Walter van de Leur

in Something to Live For: The Music of Billy Strayhorn

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195124484
eISBN:
9780199868711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124484.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter opens with the first meeting of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn in December 1938. The section introduces Strayhorn’s first recorded works, including small-band arrangements and ... More


The Panorama

Peter Otto

in Multiplying Worlds: Romanticism, Modernity, and the Emergence of Virtual Reality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199567676
eISBN:
9780191725364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567676.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The panorama is usually aligned with the modern attempt to contain everything within a single view or picture. In contrast, this chapter argues that in the late eighteenth- and early ... More


Factual Programmes: The Wednesday Magazine, Panorama, Marriage Today, Living for Kicks

Janet Thumim

in Inventing Television Culture: Men, Women, and the Box

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742234
eISBN:
9780191694998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742234.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explores in more detail what factual programming on television in the 1950s and 1960s actually looked like, focusing on particular examples: The Wednesday Magazine from the BBC Women’s ... More


Women, Work, and Television

Janet Thumim

in Inventing Television Culture: Men, Women, and the Box

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742234
eISBN:
9780191694998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742234.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter turns to the overarching question of television’s place in public-sphere discussion of cultural change in post-war, pre-women’s movement Britain. It asks to what extent the emergent ... More


The Colosseum

Peter Otto

in Multiplying Worlds: Romanticism, Modernity, and the Emergence of Virtual Reality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199567676
eISBN:
9780191725364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567676.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the oeuvre of Thomas Hornor, who worked as land surveyor, cartographer, landscape gardener, and landscape and panorama artist. It discusses Hornor's Description of an Improved ... More


The town on show

Katy Layton-Jones

in Beyond the Metropolis: The changing image of urban Britain, 1780-1880

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099694
eISBN:
9781526104038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099694.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Focusing on an important nineteenth-century innovation in civic promotion, the public exhibition, chapter two explores the ways in which a broader interpretation of the term ‘urban representation’ ... More


A Showcase for Pan

Shannon Dudley

in Music from behind the Bridge: Steelband Aesthetics and Politics in Trinidad and Tobago

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175479
eISBN:
9780199851522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175479.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The steelband has spent most of its adult life obsessed with the Panorama competition. Beginning as it did, in conjunction with Trinidad and Tobago’s independence, the Panorama competition was from ... More


The Rise of the Arranger

Shannon Dudley

in Music from behind the Bridge: Steelband Aesthetics and Politics in Trinidad and Tobago

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175479
eISBN:
9780199851522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175479.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Panorama produced a new category of steelband hero. For all its political and artistic constraints, the new competition offered a scope for arranging and composition that was unequaled, not only in ... More


Community Participation

Shannon Dudley

in Music from behind the Bridge: Steelband Aesthetics and Politics in Trinidad and Tobago

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175479
eISBN:
9780199851522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175479.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In contrast to the arrangers’ conception of Panorama as an opportunity to explore and innovate, the expectations of players and supporters constrain innovation and sometimes frustrate arrangers. The ... More


Contest and Control

Shannon Dudley

in Music from behind the Bridge: Steelband Aesthetics and Politics in Trinidad and Tobago

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175479
eISBN:
9780199851522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175479.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Many Trinidadians feel that the ideal conception of carnival as a community-based celebration is threatened today by middle- and upper-class participation, expensive fees for mass-produced costumes, ... More


Writing Their Own Tunes

Shannon Dudley

in Music from behind the Bridge: Steelband Aesthetics and Politics in Trinidad and Tobago

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175479
eISBN:
9780199851522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175479.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Beginning in the 1970s, Ray Holman and Boogsie Sharpe shook up Panorama by composing their own music, or “own tunes,” for the competition. The controversy this provoked drew attention to the newly ... More


From Panman to Pannist

Shannon Dudley

in Music from behind the Bridge: Steelband Aesthetics and Politics in Trinidad and Tobago

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175479
eISBN:
9780199851522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175479.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

As the steelband approached middle age in the 1980s, it was diagnosed with a malady called the “Panorama mentality” or “Panorama syndrome,” which manifested itself as an unhealthy and exclusive ... More


Immersive spectatorship at the panorama and the aesthetics of the sublime

Hélène Ibata

in The challenge of the sublime: From Burke's Philosophical Enquiry to British Romantic art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526117397
eISBN:
9781526136114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117397.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter 5 focuses on what appears to be one of the most conscious responses to the Burkean challenge: the invention of the panorama by the Irish-Scottish painter Robert Barker in the late 1780s. By ... More


Intentionality and Modelled Subjectivities: Aleksei Fedorchenko’s Silent Souls (2010)

Vlad Strukov

in Contemporary Russian Cinema: Symbols of a New Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407649
eISBN:
9781474422024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407649.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

I use Fedorchenko’s film, with its faked and performed claims to authenticity, as a means to explore the so-called authenticity-thesis. It contains a particular methodological claim which, according ... More


Live Byron

Clare Pettitt

in Serial Forms: The Unfinished Project of Modernity, 1815-1848

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198830429
eISBN:
9780191894688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830429.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

‘Live Byron’ discusses the ‘live’ and singular performances of shipwrecks by Byron and the painter Géricault in 1819. Reactions to Byron’s treatment of a fatal shipwreck in the first instalment of ... More


The Dubious Battle of Reichshoffen

Colin Foss

in The Culture of War: Literature of the Siege of Paris 1870-1871

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621921
eISBN:
9781800341623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621921.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Newspapers’ disregard for fact created fertile ground for the growth of national myth. A perhaps fictitious Parisian news report on the Battle of Reichshoffen, which took place just before the siege ... More


The Pen-Camera: Raymond Roussel's Freeze-Frame Panorama

Christophe Wall-Romana

in Cinepoetry: Imaginary Cinemas in French Poetry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245482
eISBN:
9780823252527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245482.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter provides a close reading of Raymond Roussel's verse poem “La Vue” (1902). A two-thousand-line long epic describing the microphotograph of a beach scene, it represents a tour de force in ... More


Global Visions: Around-the-World Travel and Visual Culture in Early Modernity1

Tiago de Luca

in Journeys on Screen: Theory, Ethics, Aesthetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474421836
eISBN:
9781474460118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421836.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at the way in which the whole world has been imagined in visual and audiovisual media. In particular, it explores how the trope of global travel was exploited in nineteenth-century ... More


Byronic Networks: Circulating Images in Minds and Media

Helen Groth

in Moving Images: Nineteenth-Century Reading and Screen Practices

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748669486
eISBN:
9780748695171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669486.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter reads the popular nineteenth-century mediation of Byron’s work in a range of panoramic formats as a multi-medial extension of already established practices of visual and linguistic ... More


The Second German Reich: The Struggle for Rome, or Barbarians Becoming Romans

Julia Hell

in The Conquest of Ruins: The Third Reich and the Fall of Rome

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226588056
eISBN:
9780226588223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226588223.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter deals with the Second German Reich’s imperial politics and imitation of ancient Rome. The chapter starts with the Reich’s investment in imperial archaeology and the 1886 Pergamum ... More


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