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Musicians in popular fields

ANTHONY E. KEMP

in The Musical Temperament: Psychology and Personality of Musicians

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523628
eISBN:
9780191688973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523628.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter examines three main dimensions of personality that have received a small amount of investigation in the context of those musicians working in the popular field. In doing so, the main ... More


Vaudeville Melodies: Popular Musicians and Mass Entertainment in American Culture, 1870-1929

Nicholas Gebhardt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226448558
eISBN:
9780226448725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226448725.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book is about the changes that took place in popular music in the United States, in the period from 1870 until 1929. It explores the context for those changes and offers an explanation for why ... More


From the Sacred to the Secular: Popularizing Candomblé Rhythms

Clarence Bernard Henry

in Let's Make Some Noise: Axe and the African Roots of Brazilian Popular Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730821
eISBN:
9781604733341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730821.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the importance of music in Candomblé, and discusses how some of the sacred rhythms have been appropriated and secularized by Brazilian popular musicians and by Bahian Carnival ... More


Porgy and Bess on Disc, Film, and the Concert Stage

Howard Pollack

in George Gershwin: His Life and Work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248649
eISBN:
9780520933149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248649.003.0034
Subject:
Music, History, American

During the original Broadway run of Porgy and Bess, Gershwin prepared a five-movement orchestral suite, allegedly hoping in this way to salvage some of the music cut from the Theatre Guild ... More


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