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The End of the Photographed Stage Play: Television Drama, 1936–39

Jason Jacobs

in The Intimate Screen: Early British Television Drama

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742340
eISBN:
9780191695018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742340.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The chapter presents an account of photographed stage play as a form of television drama during the period 1936–39. The idea of the ‘photographed stage play’ seemed static, boring, and relayed, with ... More


City Life (1995)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0057
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's thoughts about City Life, where not only samples of speech but also car horns, door slams, air brakes, subway chimes, pile drivers, car alarms, heartbeats, boat horns, ... More


Pop Music, Multimedia and Live Performance

Jem Kelly

in Music, Sound and Multimedia: From the Live to the Virtual

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625338
eISBN:
9780748671038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625338.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes the ‘inter-medial’ pop concert, where live performance is combined with virtual representations of some kind, and it looks at how these can impact on what actually constitutes ... More


In the Studio and on Stage

Travis A. Jackson

in Blowin’ the Blues Away: Performance and Meaning on the New York Jazz Scene

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270442
eISBN:
9780520951921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270442.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

The framings discussed in the previous chapters foreground the importance of attending to the details of a specific musical event via its nesting in successive frames—a scene, a blues aesthetic, ... More


The Recorded Musical Text

Arved Ashby

in Absolute Music, Mechanical Reproduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520264793
eISBN:
9780520945692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264793.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter discusses the performance of art music as a phenomenon that changes when it becomes permanent, and studies the ontological role of recordings in relation to performance. It tries to ... More


The Experience of Music

Stephen Davies

in Musical Understandings and Other Essays on the Philosophy of Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608775
eISBN:
9780191729669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608775.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

I consider various aspects of the listener's experience of music: whether music conveys ineffable truths and the subtle uniqueness with which particular works express rather general emotions; whether ... More


Case Study: Film Sound, Acoustic Ecology and Performance in Electroacoustic Music

Randolph Jordan

in Music, Sound and Multimedia: From the Live to the Virtual

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625338
eISBN:
9780748671038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625338.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter investigates a very different theme in live performance: the presentation of ‘acousmatic’ music, where sounds are produced to be listened to intently and ‘in their own right’, without ... More


Transfiguring the Postsocialist City: Experimental Image-Making in Contemporary China

Zhang Zhen

in Cinema at the City's Edge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099845
eISBN:
9789882206731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099845.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses image-making and experimental visual production, focusing on still and moving images about performing in the city. It focuses on a few photo works that enact surreal or ... More


They’ll Take Whatever You Feed Them: Reflections on Projection in Live Audiovisual Performance

Cornelia Lund

in Practices of Projection: Histories and Technologies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190934118
eISBN:
9780190934156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190934118.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter investigates the approaches to projection we find in the field of live audiovisual performance. This field comprises different kinds of performative expressions working with live ... More


Stand-Up Comedy Recordings

Ian Brodie

in A Vulgar Art: A New Approach to Stand-Up Comedy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461824
eISBN:
9781626740921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461824.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter turns to recordings: formats where the media still have their limitations and contributions, but the audience has more or less total control over the experience of the performance. ... More


An Eye for Music: Popular Music and the Audiovisual Surreal

John Richardson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195367362
eISBN:
9780199918249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367362.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book discusses tendencies in popular audiovisual expression since the 1990s that resemble those found in historical surrealism. A variety of current theories are applied to emerging audiovisual ... More


In Da Club: How Social Class Shapes the Performative Context

Geoff Harkness

in Chicago Hustle and Flow: Gangs, Gangsta Rap, and Social Class

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692286
eISBN:
9781452949598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692286.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explains the significance of live performance in hip-hop culture, describing historical shifts from collective, community-based cultural practices to passive, technology-centric ... More


Keith Jarrett's The Koln Concert

Peter Elsdon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199779253
eISBN:
9780190268244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199779253.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Keith Jarrett ranks among the most accomplished and influential pianists in jazz history. His Köln Concert stands among the most important jazz recordings of the past four decades, not only because ... More


Persistent Presence: Verse after Prose

Adrian Armstrong, Sarah Kay, Rebecca Dixon, Miranda Griffin, Sylvia Huot, Francesca Nicholson, and Finn Sinclair

in Knowing Poetry: Verse in Medieval France from the Rose to the Rhétoriqueurs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449734
eISBN:
9780801460586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449734.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter refutes the misconception that the rise of prose entailed a decline in verse. It demonstrates that verse was reactivated and recontextualized throughout the later Middle Ages in France. ... More


Play It Again, Duke: Jazz Performance, Improvisation, and the Construction of Spontaneity

Björn Heile

in Watching Jazz: Encounters with Jazz Performance on Screen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199347650
eISBN:
9780199347698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347650.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Watching concert footage of the Duke Ellington band (1969–1971), one is struck by the amount of repetition—programs, solos, stage choreography, announcements, Ellington’s banter—all is clearly a ... More


Filming Opera: Anna Pavlova and The Dumb Girl of Portici

Mary Simonson

in Body Knowledge: Performance, Intermediality, and American Entertainment at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199898015
eISBN:
9780199369683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898015.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

In 1916, a silent film of D. F. E. Auber’s 1828 opera La Muette du Portici was released by Universal Studios. The Dumb Girl of Portici, starring famed ballerina Anna Pavlova and directed by Lois ... More


Radio and Popular Music

Neil Blain and David Hutchison

in The Media in Scotland

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627998
eISBN:
9780748671205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627998.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues that, while commercial music radio is the first choice of radio listeners in Scotland, the relationship with indigenous bands is not a close one. The chapter charts the growth of ... More


Music from the True Vine Mike Seeger and the Search for Authenticity

Bill C. Malone

in Music from the True Vine: Mike Seeger's Life and Musical Journey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835104
eISBN:
9781469602653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869406_malone.9
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at how Mike Seeger devoted his entire life to following his life-long passion—old-time music. Bob Dylan wrote “Mike Seeger is really real” in one of his poems from 1963. Mike ... More


Thomas Nashe On and Off the Page

Jennifer Richards

in Voices and Books in the English Renaissance: A New History of Reading

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198809067
eISBN:
9780191884153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809067.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter shifts attention from the literariness of Thomas Nashe’s style to its performability. It recalls the role performance played in his education, and his links to the theatre. It considers ... More


Afterword

Andrew Leyshon

in Reformatted: Code, Networks, and the Transformation of the Music Industry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199572410
eISBN:
9780191783180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572410.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter reflects on the future of the industry, focusing on the growing importance of live performance and the ability of artists to develop careers outside the traditional record industry ... More


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