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Introduction: Avant-garde Music and the Sixties

Robert Adlington

in Sound Commitments: Avant-Garde Music and the Sixties

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336641
eISBN:
9780199868551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336641.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

The artistic avant‐garde, many of its theorists seem to agree, is a culture of subversion. Yet recent Anglo‐American musicology has tended to emphasise avant‐garde music's disavowal of issues of ... More


Avant‐garde: Some Introductory Notes on the Politics of a Label

Hubert F. van den Berg

in Sound Commitments: Avant-Garde Music and the Sixties

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336641
eISBN:
9780199868551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336641.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

This chapter gives an overview of the history of the term ‘avant‐garde’ as it has been used in the historiography of art. The point of departure is the lack of agreement as to the term's meaning. ... More


Sound Commitments: Avant-Garde Music and the Sixties

Robert Adlington (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336641
eISBN:
9780199868551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336641.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

During the 1960s many avant‐garde musicians were intensely involved in the era's social and political upheavals, and often sought to reflect this engagement in their music. This volume examines the ... More


Contested Notions of Revolution

Jaime M. Pensado

in Rebel Mexico: Student Unrest and Authoritarian Political Culture During the Long Sixties

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786539
eISBN:
9780804787291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786539.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines student unrest and government response in the aftermath of the Cuban Revolution. It explores the impact of this defining event on the leftist student political landscape at UNAM ... More


Print News and Raise Hell: 1959–1971

Kenneth Joel Zogry

in Print News and Raise Hell: The Daily Tar Heel and the Evolution of a Modern University

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469608297
eISBN:
9781469608303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469608297.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter covers the tumultuous 1960s at UNC and beyond, and at the Daily Tar Heel. The 1960 Dixie Classic, UNC’s most infamous sports scandal, is discussed, as is a 1961 speech on campus by ... More


“Departing to Other Spheres”: Psychedelic Science Fiction, Perspectival Embodiment, and the Hermeneutics of Steve Reich’s Four Organs

Sumanth Gopinath

in Rethinking Reich

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190605285
eISBN:
9780190605315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190605285.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Steve Reich’s Four Organs (1970) is a watershed work in the history of musical minimalism, famously causing an uproar at Carnegie Hall on January 18, 1973. Scholars have typically discussed the ... More


Between Dechurchification and Religious Persistence: West Germany

Detlef Pollack and Gergely Rosta

in Religion and Modernity: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198801665
eISBN:
9780191840302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801665.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The analysis conducted in this chapter of the religious changes undergone by the Federal Republic since its founding considers the religious losses as well as the sometimes astonishing resistance of ... More


The Post-War Period: 1946–1972

Lyn Ragsdale and Jerrold G. Rusk

in The American Nonvoter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190670702
eISBN:
9780190670740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190670702.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Abstract: The chapter considers nonvoting after World War II, a unique electoral period in American history with the lowest nonvoting rates of any period from 1920–2012. The post-war period also ... More


The Imperative of “Individual Experience”: Institutional Change of Religion in the 1960s and 1970s

Jens Schlieter

in What Is It Like To Be Dead?: Near-Death Experiences, Christianity, and the Occult

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190888848
eISBN:
9780190888879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888848.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

It was especially in radical reformist, to a lesser extent in modernist, and only occasionally in conservative religious circles, that near-death experiences were held to harbor significant religious ... More


Roadshow!: The Fall of Film Musicals in the 1960s

Matthew Kennedy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199925674
eISBN:
9780190201920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925674.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Roadshow! explores the big budget film musical genre from its greatest triumph, The Sound of Music in 1965, to 1972, when it had all but passed from the scene. Following the record-breaking tickets ... More


Add Children and Stir, 1964–1970

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Chapter 5 chronicles my doctoral program at MIT, where I’m a token woman and an “honorary man” starved for female companionship. I discuss several of my professors: Paul Samuelson, Robert Solow, and ... More


Overture

Matthew Kennedy

in Roadshow!: The Fall of Film Musicals in the 1960s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199925674
eISBN:
9780190201920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925674.003.0000
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The introduction begins with the author’s reflections on musicals as a young boy in the 1960s and as a performer in the 1970s. It then moves to a brief history and description of the roadshow as a ... More


Conservative Bias: How Jesse Helms Pioneered the Rise of Right-Wing Media and Realigned the Republican Party

Bryan Hardin Thrift

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049311
eISBN:
9780813050133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049311.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book investigates Jesse Helms’s pivotal role in advancing the conservative movement of the 1950s and 1960s, first as editor of the Tarheel Banker and then as vice president of WRAL television. ... More


Indira Gandhi’s Role Conception

Zorawar Daulet Singh

in Power and Diplomacy: India's Foreign Policies During the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199489640
eISBN:
9780199095346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489640.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter reconstructs Indira Gandhi’s role conception by analysing the Prime Minister and her core advisors’ public and private communication record. Indira Gandhi’s regional role conception of ... More


Jane Gillooly (on Suitcase of Love and Shame)

Scott MacDonald

in Avant-Doc: Intersections of Documentary and Avant-Garde Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199388707
eISBN:
9780199388745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388707.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

When she learned that an item called “Suitcase of Love and Shame” was available on Ebay, Jane Gillooly jumped at the chance to see what might be in that suitcase. The audio tapes she discovered there ... More


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