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VOICES AND PERSONAE

LLOYD WHITESELL

in The Music of Joni Mitchell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195307993
eISBN:
9780199864003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307993.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter explores the colorful array of lyric voices and personalities Mitchell brings to life in writing and performance. Special attention is paid to details of poetic technique. The first ... More


Understanding Performance Expression in Popular Music Recordings

Nicola Dibben

in Expressiveness in music performance: Empirical approaches across styles and cultures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199659647
eISBN:
9780191771651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659647.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the possibilities and limits of studying expressiveness in recorded popular music from an empirical perspective. Research into performance expression has tended to treat the ... More


‘Singing in the (b)rain’: cerebral correlates of vocal music performance in humans

H. Ackermann, D. Wildgruber, and A. Riecker

in Music, Motor Control and the Brain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199298723
eISBN:
9780191700903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298723.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter discusses the motor domain of vocal music performance and explains whether the neural substrates of human singing capabilities show opposite lateralization effects compared with speech ... More


Double Doublage: Toy Story Cars

Colleen Montgomery

in Locating the Voice in Film: Critical Approaches and Global Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190261122
eISBN:
9780190261153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261122.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Although international box office revenue accounts for an increasingly important share of Hollywood animated features’ profits, relatively little scholarly work addresses how these films’ vocal ... More


‘Speaking in a forked tongue’: Anna May Wong’s linguistic cosmopolitanism*

Yiman Wang

in Revisiting Star Studies: Cultures, Themes and Methods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474404310
eISBN:
9781474434850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404310.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores early American-Chinese star Anna May Wong’s self-reflexive enactment of the ‘Oriental’ (or other exotic) roles through her multi-faceted vocal performance (English with British ... More


Development techniques and processes

Martin Clayton

in Time in Indian Music: Rhythm, Metre, and Form in North Indian Rag Performance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195339680
eISBN:
9780199851935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339680.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter tries to apply the distinction between rāg-oriented (melismatic) development and text-oriented (syllabic) development by analyzing vocal and instrumental performance. The main categories ... More


Acoustic Ladies: Mediating Audiovisual Modernity in Early German and Chinese Talkies

Yiman Wang

in Vamping the Stage: Female Voices of Asian Modernities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824869861
eISBN:
9780824875695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869861.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

July 1935, a British newspaper reported, “China’s own most famous actress, Miss Butterfly Wu, of Shanghai, shook hands yesterday with Hollywood’s most famous Chinese star, Miss Anna May Wong,” at a ... More


Woody’s Spanish ‘Double’: Vocal Performance, Ventriloquism, and the Sound of Dubbing

Tom Whittaker

in Locating the Voice in Film: Critical Approaches and Global Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190261122
eISBN:
9780190261153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261122.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

This chapter addresses Woody Allen’s approach to vocal performance as a means of providing a broader meditation on the ventriloquism of the dubbed voice in film by examining the relationship between ... More


Master Singers: Advice from the Stage

Donald George and Lucy Mauro

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199324170
eISBN:
9780199397280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324170.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This book contains the results of interviews with twenty-one of today’s top international opera singers. With questions centered on what must be done to perform on the major stages of the world, the ... More


The sounds of José Luis López Vázquez: vocal performance, gesture and technology in Spanish film

Tom Whittaker

in Performance and Spanish Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097720
eISBN:
9781526121172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097720.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the transition from post-synch to direct sound in Spanish cinema through a particular emphasis on José Luis López Vázquez’s voice. This chapter shows the ways in which sound ... More


Locating the Voice in Film: An Introduction

Tom Whittaker and Sarah Wright

in Locating the Voice in Film: Critical Approaches and Global Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190261122
eISBN:
9780190261153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261122.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

The chapter defines the concept of the ‘mobile voice’, an understanding of the voice in film that challenges traditional theoretical accounts, based on classical narrative cinema, which examine the ... More


Warming Up the Voice

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0051
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers the process of warming up the voice prior to singing. Listening to singers warm up can be amusing to the uninitiated bystander. What takes place during the warm-up process may ... More


The singer’s paradox: on authenticity in emotional expression on the opera stage

Klaus R. Scherer, Thomas Moser, Gillian Keith, Lucy Schaufer, Bruno Taddia, and Christoph Prégardien

in The Emotional Power of Music: Multidisciplinary perspectives on musical arousal, expression, and social control

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199654888
eISBN:
9780191762871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654888.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides in-depth interviews with several internationally known opera singers—Thomas Moser (tenor), Gillian Keith (soprano), Lucy Schaufer (mezzo-soprano), Bruno Taddia (baritone), and ... More


Locating the Voice in Film: Critical Approaches and Global Practices

Tom Whittaker and Sarah Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190261122
eISBN:
9780190261153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261122.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

While previous studies on the voice have tended to focus on Hollywood film, this volume aims to extend the field to other cinemas from around the world, encompassing Latin America, Asia and Africa ... More


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