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Introduction: The Social Study of Musical Performance Institutions

Fabian Holt

in Everyone Loves Live Music A Theory of Performance Institutions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226738406
eISBN:
9780226738680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226738680.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter introduces the idea of the book and provides a foundational framework for live music as a study object and an area of organized musical life. The idea is that a new mass culture of live ... More


Everyone Loves Live Music: A Theory of Performance Institutions

Fabian Holt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226738406
eISBN:
9780226738680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226738680.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

In the early twenty-first century, the economic growth in live music and especially music festivals caused a sensation in the music industries, in pop aesthetics, and in the media. This birth of a ... More


The Hills Are Alive with Live-ness (or Not): The Uphill Battle for the Millennial Television Musical

Kelly Kessler

in Broadway in the Box: Television's Lasting Love Affair with the Musical

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190674014
eISBN:
9780190674052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190674014.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Struggling broadcast networks sought to gain big ratings from a now fragmented, ever-fickle, and platform-ambivalent viewing audience by attempting to use a bit of nostalgia and celebration of ... More


Conceptualizing Musical Performance Culture

Fabian Holt

in Everyone Loves Live Music: A Theory of Performance Institutions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226738406
eISBN:
9780226738680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226738680.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter develops the concept of musical performance culture as part of the book’s reconstruction of live music as an object of study. It argues that live music as a transformation of musical ... More


The Infrastructure and Environmental Consequences of Live Music

Brennan Matt

in Audible Infrastructures: Music, Sound, Media

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190932633
eISBN:
9780190932671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932633.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter offers a backstage perspective on the physical and organizational structures of touring and concertgoing. In doing so, it addresses the global challenges of climate change and ... More


The beat generation: 1956–1970

John Williamson and Martin Cloonan

in Players' work time: A history of the British Musicians' Union, 1893â2013

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784991326
eISBN:
9781526120786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991326.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

The chapter spans the period between the Copyright Act of 1956 and the 1970 general election. It discusses the impact of skiffle and beat groups and the development of the recording industry. The ... More


Jazz Jobbing: Music Professionals

Thomas H. Greenland

in Jazzing: New York City's Unseen Scene

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040115
eISBN:
9780252098314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040115.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines jazz jobbing professionals' attraction for and attention to jazz, their roles as creative improvisers and co-performers, and their relationships with other jazz scene ... More


Staying One Step Ahead? The Self-Identity of Japanese Concert Promoters

Martin Cloonan

in Handbook of Musical Identities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199679485
eISBN:
9780191759994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679485.003.0025
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter reports the findings of research into the views, practices, and self-identities of Japanese concert promoters. Based on a series of interviews, it argues that in an era where live music ... More


Alvin Lucier: Whistlers

Douglas Kahn

in Earth Sound Earth Signal: Energies and Earth Magnitude in the Arts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520257801
eISBN:
9780520956834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257801.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The topic of natural radio returns with Alvin Lucier’s Whistlers (1966), sourced from the LP Out of This World (1953) issued by Emory Cook. The popular scientific fascination with whistler sounds and ... More


Austin City Limits: A History

Tracey E. W. Laird

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199812417
eISBN:
9780199394319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812417.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Austin City Limits comprises nearly four decades of changes in civic identity, media, and in potential ways people experience musical meaning. This book acts as a prism pulling together the singular ... More


Austin. It’s Music to Your Ears

Tracey E. W. Laird

in Austin City Limits: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199812417
eISBN:
9780199394319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812417.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

By 1980 Austin City Limits had established a strong presence both in Austin and on television. In the decades to come, the television show evolved through different musical emphases on country and ... More


A More Loving Approach

Tracey E. W. Laird

in Austin City Limits: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199812417
eISBN:
9780199394319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812417.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Communicating a live-music aesthetic was a core conception of Austin City Limits that remains intact. Given its relatively low production price tag and its seemingly straightforward approach, it ... More


The Authentic Jazz Dance Legacy of Pepsi Bethel

Karen Hubbard

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/9780813049298.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Dance

Alfred “Pepsi” Bethel is best known for his mark on Authentic Jazz Dance as a performer and teacher in the mid-20th century. Bethel was one of few practitioners of authentic jazz dance in the ... More


Reminded by the Instruments: David Tudor's Music

You Nakai

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190686765
eISBN:
9780190686796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686765.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

David Tudor (1926–1996) is remembered today in two guises: as an extraordinary pianist of postwar avant-garde music who worked closely with composers like John Cage and Karlheinz Stockhausen, ... More


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