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Hoofing in Heels: (Millennium)

Constance Valis Hill

in Tap Dancing America: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195390827
eISBN:
9780199863563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390827.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American, Dance

This chapter presents a performance by Ayodele Casel, Chloe Arnold, and Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards—in high-heeled tap shoes—of Jason Samuels Smith’s Charlie’s Angels. In the first decade of the ... More


Creole Dances in National Rhythms

Yvonne Daniel

in Caribbean and Atlantic Diaspora Dance: Igniting Citizenship

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036538
eISBN:
9780252093579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036538.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines social dances that display national dance formation and how they rise to national status in one country, while other nations identify only one dance for hundreds of years. It ... More


The Dancing Body on the Line: An Introduction

Victoria Fortuna

in Moving Otherwise: Dance, Violence, and Memory in Buenos Aires

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190627010
eISBN:
9780190627058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627010.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The introduction first considers the movement for a National Dance Law (2008–), which aims to establish infrastructure and federal funding for all genres of dance in Buenos Aires and throughout the ... More


A Question of Technique: Carlos Mérida and a Mexican School of Dance

K. Mitchell Snow

in A Revolution in Movement: Dancers, Painters, and the Image of Modern Mexico

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066554
eISBN:
9780813058726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066554.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Mexico’s lack of dance infrastructure was evident to its political leadership. As a new administration shifted the focus of Vasconcelos’ educational program from Mexico’s classical European heritage ... More


Early Country Music: The Crossing of Musical Hierarchies on Chicago’s WLS

Stephanie Vander Wel

in Hillbilly Maidens, Okies, and Cowgirls: Women's Country Music, 1930-1960

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043086
eISBN:
9780252051944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043086.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter 1 explores the theatrical context of 1930s country music on radio, specifically daily and weekly shows, including the National Barn Dance, on Chicago’s WLS. Similar to vaudeville, radio ... More


Never a Solo

Clare Croft

in Dancers as Diplomats: American Choreography in Cultural Exchange

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199958191
eISBN:
9780190226329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199958191.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

This chapter focuses on the collaboration between the Trey McIntyre Project from Boise, Idaho, and the Korea National Contemporary Dance Company from Seoul, Korea—a key example of the “collaborative ... More


The Rural Masquerades of Gender: Lulu Belle and Her Radio Audience

Stephanie Vander Wel

in Hillbilly Maidens, Okies, and Cowgirls: Women's Country Music, 1930-1960

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043086
eISBN:
9780252051944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043086.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter 2 focuses on Lulu Belle’s 1930s radio career on WLS’s National Barn Dance as the first female radio star to embody the parodies of southern culture and early country music. Connecting her ... More


Questions of Style and Structure

Nadine Meisner

in Marius Petipa: The Emperor's Ballet Master

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190659295
eISBN:
9780190659325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190659295.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance

The principle focus of chapter 6 is aesthetic, examining Petipa’s structures and devices; most of his big ballets fitted the same model started by The Pharaoh’s Daughter. As part of the tendency for ... More


A Revolution in Movement: Dancers, Painters, and the Image of Modern Mexico

K. Mitchell Snow

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066554
eISBN:
9780813058726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066554.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

A Revolution in Movement is the first book to illuminate how collaborations between dancers and painters shaped Mexico’s postrevolutionary cultural identity. K. Mitchell Snow traces this relationship ... More


Nostalgic Revisionists: Stefano Mascagno and Mikhail Mordkin

Jessica Zeller

in Shapes of American Ballet: Teachers and Training before Balanchine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190296681
eISBN:
9780190296728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190296681.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter looks at the teaching of Stefano Mascagno and Mikhail Mordkin. Mascagno, an Italian from the San Carlo Theatre in Naples, wrote a dance manual and established his own studio in New York ... More


“Guitar Blues”/“Sweet Hawaiian Chimes”: The DeZurik Sisters (Caroline and Mary Jane) Vocalion 04704, Conqueror 9252

Tony Russell

in Rural Rhythm: The Story of Old-Time Country Music in 78 Records

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190091187
eISBN:
9780190091217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091187.003.0076
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter discusses DeZurik Sisters, “Guitar Blues”, “Sweet Hawaiian Chimes”, yodelling, family bands, WLS National Barn Dance


“I’m a Stern Old Bachelor”: Chubby Parker Silvertone 5012

Tony Russell

in Rural Rhythm: The Story of Old-Time Country Music in 78 Records

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190091187
eISBN:
9780190091217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091187.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter discusses Chubby Parker, “I’m a Stern Old Bachelor,” minstrelsy, banjo, and WLS National Barn Dance


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