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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


Willie and Bob's Australian education

John Jenkin

in William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235209
eISBN:
9780191715631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235209.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The boys attended Adelaide's leading Anglican secondary school, St Peter's College. Like his father, Willie was precocious in class, particularly in mathematics and languages, was promoted well ... More


Soul Style on Campus: American College Women and Black Power Fashion

Tanisha C. Ford

in Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625157
eISBN:
9781469625171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625157.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces how soul style developed in historically black and mainstream institutions in the late 1960s and early 1970s as the student movement takes a radical turn. The chapter demonstrates ... More


Diffusion properties of the microenvironment of cephalopod brain

Charles Nicholson, Jaleel A. Miyan, Katherine T. Potter, Roddy Williamson, and N. Joan Abbott

in Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.003.0269
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

The diffusion characteristics of brain extracellular space can be summarized by two parameters, the tortuosity (λ) and the volume fraction (α). Volume fraction is a measure of the volume of ... More


The Missing Day: John Howard Griffin and the Specter of Joseph Franklin

Alisha Gaines

in Black for a Day: White Fantasies of Race and Empathy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632834
eISBN:
9781469632858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632834.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter considers the iconic, cross-racial impersonator, John Howard Griffin, author of the bestselling Black Like Me (1961). This chapter uses archival research to reveal how Griffin prepared ... More


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