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COLLECTIONS AND CYCLES

LLOYD WHITESELL

in The Music of Joni Mitchell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195307993
eISBN:
9780199864003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307993.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter tackles the question of coherence at the level of the album. It analyzes large-scale form in three concept albums (or song cycles), pondering just what kind of unity is at stake, ... More


Individual Musical Approaches

Britta Sweers

in Electric Folk: The Changing Face of English Traditional Music

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195174786
eISBN:
9780199864348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174786.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

In order to highlight the variety of the individual fusion styles, this chapter undertakes a deeper musical analysis. A central focus is set on Fairport Convention which, despite numerous line-up ... More


The Tropicalist Moment

Christopher Dunn

in Brutality Garden: Tropicalia and the Emergence of a Brazilian Counterculture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826515
eISBN:
9781469615714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807826515.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Glauber Rocha's film Terra em transe (Land in anguish) critically portrays the position of left-wing artists and intellectuals under a right-wing military dictatorship in Brazil. Representing a ... More


Experimentalism as Estrangement: Café Tacvba’s Revés/Yosoy

Alejandro L. Madrid and Pepe Rojo

in Experimentalisms in Practice: Music Perspectives from Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190842741
eISBN:
9780190842789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842741.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter analyzes Café Tacvba’s fourth album, Revés/Yosoy, which fans and critics alike consider the band’s most experimental recording. By exploring the process of production and circulation of ... More


Ol’ Man Metaphor

Todd Decker

in Who Should Sing Ol' Man River?: The Lives of an American Song

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199389186
eISBN:
9780199389223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199389186.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter considers white male singers, mostly from the operatic stage, who recorded and performed “Ol’ Man River.” The song was a popular choice for such singers in the middle decades of the ... More


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