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This Life of Sounds: Evenings for New Music in Buffalo

Renee Levine Packer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199730773
eISBN:
9780199863532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730773.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This book portrays an important and previously unexplored corner of the history of new music in America: the Center of the Creative and Performing Arts in the State University of New York at Buffalo. ... More


Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Steve Swayne

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

The musical landscape of New York City and the United States of America would look quite different had it not been for William Schuman. This book, the first objective and comprehensive biography of ... More


Postscript

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/9780199730773.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter discusses the University's role in the arts in general, providing a brief overview of the emergence of arts support within American universities, beginning with Columbia University in ... More


Nineteen. The (Mostly) Off-Stage Ambassador

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0020
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

This chapter considers Schuman's various attempts to use his position and influence to extend his ideas of music education, musical diplomacy, and American contemporary music. It looks at the ... More


Twenty-Two. The Dream Defined

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0023
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

This is the first of the Lincoln Center chapters. In this chapter, a short history of the Lincoln Square project is given along with the nature of the Center's first two presidents and the historical ... More


The Radical Humanist Meets the Black Power Revolution: Dunham in East St. Louis

Joanna Dee Das

in Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190264871
eISBN:
9780190264901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264871.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

“The Radical Humanist Meets the Black Power Revolution: Dunham in East St. Louis” discusses how Dunham was an important figure in the Black Arts Movement. She established multiple institutions in ... More


Paying One's Dues: The Music Business, the City and Urban Regeneration

Sara Cohen

in The Business of Music

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235286
eISBN:
9781846312717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235286.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the music business and how music was used to contribute on, and profit from, large-scale projects aimed at urban regeneration in Liverpool and its region during the 1980s and ... More


Cambodia’s Artistic Renaissance or a New Culture of Dependency?

Catherine Diamond

in Communities of Imagination: Contemporary Southeast Asian Theatres

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835842
eISBN:
9780824871840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835842.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks at how the Cambodian public is strongly affected by Thai pop culture. This is especially true of the post-Democratic Kampuchea generation that is both exposed to global media and ... More


How Chinese Theatre Solves Theatrical Problems

Siu Wang-Ngai and Peter Lovrick

in Chinese Opera: The Actor's Craft

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888208265
eISBN:
9789888268252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208265.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter provides an outline on the development of Chinese opera. It sets up the terms of reference for the following chapters.


Growing Pains

Mari Yoshihara

in Dearest Lenny: Letters from Japan and the Making of the World Maestro

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190465780
eISBN:
9780190943790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465780.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Leonard Bernstein conducting the inaugural concert of the Philharmonic Hall in Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in 1962 symbolized the national and international status he had achieved. Through ... More


Israel and America: Sharing the World Stage and the Performing Arts Stage

Shalom Goldman

in Starstruck in the Promised Land: How the Arts Shaped American Passions about Israel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652412
eISBN:
9781469652436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652412.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The introduction provides a short history of Israel along with a list of the American travelers to have recorded their observations about the country from the days of British Palestine through Sept. ... More


Unveiling the Spark

Joanne Haroutounian

in Kindling the Spark: Recognizing and Developing Musical Talent

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195129489
eISBN:
9780197561966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195129489.003.0018
Subject:
Education, Teaching of a Specific Subject

Once again returning to that third grade class of music-makers and donning the role of observer, we now recognize the breadth of musical talent we seek, ... More


Conjunction—When Sun Meets Moon

Scott Kugle

in When Sun Meets Moon: Gender, Eros, and Ecstasy in Urdu Poetry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626772
eISBN:
9781469626796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626772.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Like the sun and moon, Shah Siraj never met Mah Laqa Bai. Rather, they meet in the realm of imagination. This conclusion clarifies the comparison between these two poets, in terms of gender, ... More


Finding Respectable Work for Women in Interwar Liverpool

Samantha Caslin

in Save the Womanhood!: Vice, Urban Immorality and Social Control in Liverpool, c. 1900-1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941251
eISBN:
9781789629309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941251.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter considers the ways social purists in interwar Liverpool sought to use traditional forms of employment to control and regulate working-class female morality. Whilst employment could offer ... More


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