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The Creative City: Digital Media in Creative Placemaking

Germaine R. Halegoua

in The Digital City: Media and the Social Production of Place

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479839216
eISBN:
9781479829101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479839216.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The case study in chapter 5 investigates practices related to re-placeing the city from the perspective of those who professionally program and fund placemaking activities in the United States and of ... More


Introduction

Michael Sy Uy

in Ask the Experts: How Ford, Rockefeller, and the NEA Changed American Music

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197510445
eISBN:
9780197510476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510445.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter introduces the book’s sociocultural history of expertise as analyzed in arts and music grantmaking during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, It explains the origins of the Rockefeller ... More


The Diamond Jubilee of the Folk Song Society

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0063
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the sixtieth anniversary of the foundation of the Folk Song Society in England. At the beginning of the nineteenth century a few people saw through the surface, and were ... More


Nineteen. The (Mostly) Off-Stage Ambassador

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0020
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

This chapter considers Schuman's various attempts to use his position and influence to extend his ideas of music education, musical diplomacy, and American contemporary music. It looks at the ... More


Rhapsody on Hungarian Themes: The Development of Hungarian Art and Music in Historical Context from the Reform Era to World War I

Lynn M. Hooker

in Redefining Hungarian Music from Liszt to Bartók

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199739592
eISBN:
9780199369461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739592.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter situates the discourse of musical Hungarianness within its broader historical and cultural context. It begins with a brief sketch of the history of Hungary in the long nineteenth ... More


Funding

William Robin

in Industry: Bang on a Can and New Music in the Marketplace

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190068653
eISBN:
9780190068684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190068653.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

In the midst of the Culture Wars, in which Congressional Republicans and the religious right attempted to defund the National Endowment for the Arts, Bang on a Can expanded and professionalized. Cuts ... More


Constructing Ballet Schools, Extending the Revolution

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Dance

Flowering of new Cuban choreography brings 80 new works into repertoire in 15 years, ballet instruction is reorganized, National School of the Arts, under Fernando’s direction, is inaugurated, and ... More


Hawaiian National Art

Stacy L. Kamehiro

in The Arts of Kingship: Hawaiian Art and National Culture of the Kalakaua Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832636
eISBN:
9780824868864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832636.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter is an overview of Hawaiian national art and their origins, how colonial forces have shaped these art objects, and the role they play in Hawaiian culture. In particular, it ... More


National Voices, Imperial Echoes: Joel Engel and the Russian Jewish Musical Fin de Siècle

James Loeffler

in The Most Musical Nation: Jews and Culture in the Late Russian Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300137132
eISBN:
9780300162943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137132.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter examines the contribution of composer Joel Engel to Russian Jewish music at the turn of the century. It explains that Engel pioneered the scholarly study of Jewish music and the idea of ... More


Film Preservation 1993: Orphans and the Culture Wars

Janna Jones

in The Past Is a Moving Picture: Preserving the Twentieth Century on Film

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041926
eISBN:
9780813043906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041926.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter interprets the archival discourse at the 1993 National Film Preservation Board congressional hearings as an indirect outcome of the Culture Wars and the Christian Right's successful ... More


In Search of Korean Traditional Opera: Discourses of Changguk

Andrew Killick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832902
eISBN:
9780824870065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832902.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This is the first book on Korean opera in a language other than Korean. Its subject is ch'angguk, a form of musical theater that has developed over the last hundred years from the older narrative ... More


A Discovery

Yossef Rapoport and Emilie Savage-Smith

in Lost Maps of the Caliphs: Drawing the World in Eleventh-Century Cairo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226540887
eISBN:
9780226553405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226553405.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

The opening chapter presents a somewhat personal account of the ‘discovery’ of the manuscript in 2000 and its subsequent purchase by the Bodleian Library in 2002, made possible by the support of the ... More


Rethinking the Museum in Morocco

Katarzyna Pieprzak

in Imagined Museums: Art and Modernity in Postcolonial Morocco

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665181
eISBN:
9781452946269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665181.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This concluding chapter focuses on multiple museums in Morocco. It discusses the three contemporary museological models that exist in tension with one another in early twenty-first-century Morocco. ... More


Final Years, I (1959–1961)

Howard Pollack

in Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199791590
eISBN:
9780199949625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791590.003.0023
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter covers Blitzstein’s induction into the National Institute of Arts and Letters; his 1959 trip to Europe; his final critical writings; his plans to write a musical film adaptation of ... More


The apotheosis of Nelson in the National Gallery of Naval Art

Cicely Robinson

in A new naval history

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526113801
eISBN:
9781526144584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113801.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

The National Gallery of Naval Art was situated within the Painted Hall at Greenwich Hospital from 1824 until 1936. This collection of British naval paintings, sculptures and curiosities was the first ... More


Azari Plisetsky

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0024
Subject:
Music, Dance

Azari Plisetsky, from a family of Russian actors and dancers who danced with the Bolshoi, joined the BNC after the Alonsos toured the Soviet Union and requested that a dancer from there join the ... More


The Sound of Militarism?: New Texts, Old Nationalism, and the Disembodiment of Taiko Technique

Shawn Bender

in Taiko Boom: Japanese Drumming in Place and Motion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272415
eISBN:
9780520951433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272415.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines attempts to “disembody” and “delocalize” taiko techniques by a segment of the taiko community. Dismayed by a perceived degradation of technique and continued marginalization ... More


The New Commission Goes to Work, 1923–1938: Organizing and Implementing the Nation’s Overseas Commemorative Program

Thomas H. Conner

in War and Remembrance: The Story of the American Battle Monuments Commission

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813176314
eISBN:
9780813176345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176314.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter gives an overview of the ABMC’s first fifteen years as an official independent federal agency. Adding to the work of the Graves Registration Service and the National Commission of Fine ... More


A Child’s Imagination

Jonathan R. Eller

in Bradbury Beyond Apollo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043413
eISBN:
9780252052293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043413.003.0040
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Of the 180 witnesses called to testify before the 2004 Presidential Commission on Moon, Mars and Beyond, Bradbury would be the only writer. Chapter 39 documents his abiding contention that a struggle ... More


Narrative Illustration: The Story of the Comics

M. C. Gaines

in Comic Art in Museums

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828118
eISBN:
9781496828064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828118.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter contains a 1942 article written by publisher M.C. Gaines about the exhibit The Comic Strip: Its Ancient and Honorable Lineage and Present Significance, organized for the American ... More


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