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CULTURAL KNOWLEDGE AND MUSICAL ONTOLOGY

Lawrence M. Zbikowski

in Conceptualizing Music: Cognitive Structure, Theory, and Analysis

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195140231
eISBN:
9780199871278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140231.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter addresses the problem of what counts as a work of music. This problem, usually called the problem of musical ontology, is viewed as one of cultural knowledge. It is shown that as opposed ... More


Playing in the Mud

Jeffrey Magee

in The Uncrowned King of Swing: Fletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195090222
eISBN:
9780199871469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090222.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

Trombonist Dicky Wells used the phrase “playing in the mud” to describe performing Henderson's arrangements in the early 1930s. In this period, Henderson created much of the band's music as head ... More


Art Pepper: “Gettin” Tongether

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/9780195083491.003.0035
Subject:
Music, Popular

The album is sort of a sequel to the earlier “Art Pepper Meets Rhythm Section”, one of the greatest in contemporary jazz. It was made in 1957 and the rhythm section was one of the best Miles Davis ... More


Radio Rhythm Club: Race, Authenticity, and the British Swing Boom

Christina L. Baade

in Victory through Harmony: The BBC and Popular Music in World War II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195372014
eISBN:
9780199918287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372014.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

Chapter 5 focuses on the program Radio Rhythm Club (RRC) and its participation in discourses surrounding race and authenticity in jazz, as well as its role in popularizing swing in Britain. First ... More


Cinematic Segregation: Dunham in World War II Hollywood

Hannah Durkin

in Josephine Baker and Katherine Dunham: Dances in Literature and Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042621
eISBN:
9780252051463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042621.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines Dunham’s interventions in World War II-era U.S. cinema. Focusing on three of Dunham’s Hollywood films, Carnival of Rhythm (1941), Star Spangled Rhythm (1942), and Stormy Weather ... More


The Family of Jazz Dance

Bob Boross

in Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

Since jazz dance is a shared creation of countless individual contributions, there can be no definitive answer to the question “what is jazz dance?” Yes, the initial manifestation of jazz dance was a ... More


Multicultural Immunisation: Liberalism and Esposito

Alexej Ulbricht

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748695393
eISBN:
9781474408707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695393.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Multiculturalism has recently been declared dead; at the same time, the value of diversity is still emphasised. How can we explain this? This book sets out to completely reassess liberal theories of ... More


Discrowning the Writer: Konstantin Vaginov

David Shepherd

in Beyond Metafiction: Self-Consciousness in Soviet Literature

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198156666
eISBN:
9780191673221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198156666.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the metafictions of Soviet writer Konstantin Vaginov. The position of Vaginov in relation to the dominant literary trends in the 1920s is as marginal as Leonid Leonov's or ... More


Temporality and Film Analysis

Matlida Mroz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748643462
eISBN:
9780748676514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643462.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Temporality and Film Analysis is an invaluable contribution to scholarship on cinema and time. Matilda Mroz argues that cinema provides an ideal opportunity to engage with ideas of temporal flow and ... More


Poetry and Poem

Marko Pajević (ed.)

in The Henri Meschonnic Reader: A Poetics of Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474445962
eISBN:
9781474476720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474445962.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This section consists of one relatively short text, which takes the form of a manifesto: ‘the Rhythm Party Manifesto’. It is a chapter of the book with the ironic title Célébration de la poésie ... More


The Rhythms of Character in Katherine Mansfield’s ‘Miss Brill’

Helen Rydstrand

in Sounding Modernism: Rhythm and Sonic Mediation in Modern Literature and Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474416368
eISBN:
9781474434591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416368.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter investigates the ways that Katherine Mansfield’s ‘Miss Brill’ is constructed through textual rhythms. Specifically, it argues that the story is distinguished by an arrhythmic duality ... More


The Rhythm of the Rails: Sound and Locomotion

Laura Marcus

in Sounding Modernism: Rhythm and Sonic Mediation in Modern Literature and Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474416368
eISBN:
9781474434591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416368.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries saw a fascination with the concept of ‘rhythm’ in a range of disciplinary and transdisciplinary contexts, a preoccupation which would later be ... More


Carter

David Schiff

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190259150
eISBN:
9780190259181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259150.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book surveys the life and work of the great American composer Elliott Carter (1908–2012). It examines his formative, and often ambivalent, engagements with Charles Ives and other ... More


Cathenne Parsons Smith: From William Grant Still: A Study in Contradictions (2000)

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/9780195327113.003.0043
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents an excerpt from Catherine Parsons Smith's 2000 book William Grant Still: A Study in Contradictions focusing on the George Gershwin's composition I Got Rhythm. Smith analyzes the ... More


Richard Crawford “George Gershwin’s ‘I Got Rhythm’ (1930)” (1993)

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/9780195327113.003.0044
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of Richard Crawford's commentaries on George Gershwin's I Got Rhythm, which was published in 1930 in The American Musical Landscape. Crawford notes that this ... More


Inconclusions

Koenraad Claes

in The Late-Victorian Little Magazine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474426213
eISBN:
9781474453776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426213.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter provides a summary of the argument of the book and of the history developed therein of the little magazine genre in Britain from 1850 (the Germ) to 1901 (the folding of the Page). A ... More


Girl Crazy (1930)

Howard Pollack

in George Gershwin: His Life and Work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248649
eISBN:
9780520933149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248649.003.0025
Subject:
Music, History, American

The Gershwins spent the summer and early fall of 1930 working on another musical for Aarons and Freedley, Girl Crazy, to a book cowritten by Guy Bolton and John McGowan. A “girl-crazy” playboy, ... More


Selling Soul: Black Music and Black Power in Memphis

Charles L. Hughes

in Country Soul: Making Music and Making Race in the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622439
eISBN:
9781469623245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622439.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the role of Memphis Sound as a both a symbol and an instrument of the Black Power Movement. It highlights Stax Records, who, under the leadership of Al Bell, amplified the ... More


Multiculturalism Beyond Immunity

Alexej Ulbricht

in Multicultural Immunisation: Liberalism and Esposito

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748695393
eISBN:
9781474408707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695393.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter looks at what a mode of regulating cultural coexistence that goes beyond immunity might look like. It argues that what is needed is a multiculturalism with a diversified process, that ... More


Conclusion

Alexej Ulbricht

in Multicultural Immunisation: Liberalism and Esposito

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748695393
eISBN:
9781474408707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695393.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter gives a summary of what has been said previously in the text and restates the critique that is made of liberal multiculturalism. It then goes on to concretise what was said in the ... More


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