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Vocal Reinforcement

Steven Connor

in Dumbstruck: A Cultural History of Ventriloquism

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184331
eISBN:
9780191674204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184331.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The conception of power articulated, as discussed in this chapter, is interesting. The idea of the reach of the voice seems to emphasize its power to remain itself over distances that would ... More


JOEL FEIGIN (b. 1951)Two Songs from ‘Twelfth Night’ (2013): Text by William Shakespeare

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 2: Works Written From 2000 Onwards

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780199390960
eISBN:
9780199391011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390960.003.0024
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter focuses on Joel Feigin’s Two Songs from ‘Twelfth Night’ (2013). This is but a small and relatively simple example of Feigin’s work, which embraces a great variety of styles and genres, ... More


LOWELL LIEBERMANN (b. 1961)Six Songs on Poems of Raymond Carver (2002): Texts by Raymond Carver

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 2: Works Written From 2000 Onwards

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780199390960
eISBN:
9780199391011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390960.003.0043
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter examines Lowell Liebermann’s Six Songs on Poems of Raymond Carver (2002). This exciting cycle requires a proficient and polished singer/pianist team. Vocal technique and musicianship ... More


RODERICK WILLIAMS (b. 1965)A Coat (2008): Text by W. B. Yeats

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 2: Works Written From 2000 Onwards

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780199390960
eISBN:
9780199391011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390960.003.0071
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter highlights Roderick Williams’s A Coat (2008). Williams is a baritone of innate musicality and enviable technique, as consistent as he is versatile. Tailor-made for his own voice, the ... More


HANS WERNER HENZE (1926–2012)Three Auden Songs (1983): Texts by W. H. Auden

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 1: Works Written Before 2000

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780199391028
eISBN:
9780199391073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391028.003.0036
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter studies songs for the tenor repertoire by Hans Werner Henze. Henze’s three songs, based on texts by the poet W. H. Auden, are a key example of his fastidious and beautifully-crafted ... More


MEL POWELL (1923–1998)Haiku Settings (1960): Texts: English translations of traditional Japanese haiku (including by Matsuo Basho)

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 1: Works Written Before 2000

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780199391028
eISBN:
9780199391073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391028.003.0067
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter explores the work of Mel Powell through a set of miniatures which showcase his polished, distinctive writing. Beautifully presented, the score is a facsimile of the composer's bold, ... More


Conclusion

Elizabeth L. Wollman

in Hard Times: The Adult Musical in 1970s New York City

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199747481
eISBN:
9780199979417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747481.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

The conclusion considers the influences that the adult musicals of the 1970s have had on musicals that have run in New York City, either on or Off Broadway, since the 1990s.


Stance as a Window into the Language-Race Connection: Evidence from African American and White Speakers in Washington, DC

Robert J. Podesva

in Raciolinguistics: How Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190625696
eISBN:
9780190625726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625696.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines how two linguistic features commonly associated with African American English enable speakers to take stances about race. The analysis is based on the use of (-t/d) deletion and ... More


Perceptual cues for individual voice quality

Marianela Fernández Trinidad and José Manuel Rojo Abuin

in Romance Phonetics and Phonology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198739401
eISBN:
9780191802423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198739401.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

The alteration of phonation modes may affect speaker identification, but it is not known to what extent changes in register can compromise discrimination in each case. To answer this question, ... More


‘Until the Real Thing Comes Along’: Pop Songs and Authenticity, 1936–1949

George Burrows

in The Recordings of Andy Kirk and his Clouds of Joy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199335589
eISBN:
9780190948047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199335589.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores the recordings of Kirk’s band from ‘Until the Real Thing Comes Along’, a ‘special’ ballad that Kirk convinced Decca to record in 1936, to the disbanding of the Clouds of Joy in ... More


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