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Eric Salzman and Thomas Desi

in The New Music Theater: Seeing the Voice, Hearing the Body

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195099362
eISBN:
9780199864737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099362.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter outlines the history of the off-Broadway theater in New York going back to the experimental music theater projects of the 1930s and the extended run of the Blitzstein version of the ... More


Cultural Explosion: The Arts and Moral Conflict in Edinburgh in the High Sixties, 1964–1967

Angela Bartie

in The Edinburgh Festivals: Culture and Society in Post-war Britain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748670307
eISBN:
9780748689293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670307.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The ‘high sixties’ were a time of rapid social and cultural shifts in British society. This chapter explores the shifting terrain of cultural provision, and the wider shifts that occurred in British ... More


The Harlem Experimental Theatre

Ethelene Whitmire

in Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038501
eISBN:
9780252096419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038501.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores Regina's involvement with the Harlem Experimental Theatre. Regina's participation in the little theater movement began with her involvement with the theater company founded by ... More


“We Began from Silence”: Toward a Genealogy of Free Improvisation in Mexico City: Atrás del Cosmos at Teatro El Galeón, 1975–1977

Tamar Barzel

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/9780190842741.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In the late 1970s, the Mexican ensemble Atrás del Cosmos, a pioneering free improvisation collective (1975–1983), held an eight-month residency at El Galeón, a city theater. Jazz and experimental ... More


Just Talk: Writing, Media, and Confessional Monologue in the 1980s

Christopher Grobe

in Art of Confession: The Performance of Self from Robert Lowell to Reality TV

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479829170
eISBN:
9781479839599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829170.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter focuses on the solo career of Spalding Gray, who helped popularize confessional monologue in the American theater. Received at first as someone who “talks for a living,” Spalding Gray ... More


Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian

Ethelene Whitmire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038501
eISBN:
9780252096419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038501.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The first African American to head a branch of the New York Public Library (NYPL), Regina Andrews led an extraordinary life. Allied with W. E. B. Du Bois, she fought for promotion and equal pay ... More


From the Romantics to Thomas Mann and Beyond

Brian Murdoch

in Gregorius: An Incestuous Saint in Medieval Europe and Beyond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199596409
eISBN:
9780191745737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596409.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Literature

The first modern adaptation of the Gregorius-narrative is a song-cycle by Franz Theodor Kugler and Carl Loewe in the Romantic period, the source of which is unclear. In the twentieth century Thomas ... More


Natural Voice Practitioners and Their Journeys: Histories and Connections

Caroline Bithell

in A Different Voice, A Different Song: Reclaiming Community through the Natural Voice and World Song

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199354542
eISBN:
9780199354580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354542.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Combining analytical commentary, historical contextualisation, and oral history, chapter 3 explores the diverse journeys that have led individual practitioners to the natural voice fold. First, the ... More


Gregorius: An Incestuous Saint in Medieval Europe and Beyond

Brian Murdoch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199596409
eISBN:
9780191745737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596409.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Literature

The story of the apocryphal pope and saint Gregorius was extremely popular throughout the Middle Ages and later in Europe and beyond. In a memorable narrative Gregorius is born from an incestuous ... More


In Search of the Natural Voice

Caroline Bithell

in A Different Voice, A Different Song: Reclaiming Community through the Natural Voice and World Song

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199354542
eISBN:
9780199354580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354542.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 2 unpacks the notion of the “natural voice”, aided by an examination of two major initiatives. The first is the UK-based Natural Voice Practitioners’ Network. The convictions enshrined in the ... More


Watching Weimar Dance

Kate Elswit

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199844814
eISBN:
9780199376056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844814.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book asks what audiences saw in the peculiarly turbulent and febrile moment of the Weimar Republic. It closely analyses the reception of various performances, from cabaret to concert dance and ... More


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