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The AstairesFred & Adele

The Astaires: Fred & Adele

Kathleen Riley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199738410
eISBN:
9780199932955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738410.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

Before ‘Fred and Ginger’, there was ‘Fred and Adele’, a show business partnership and a cultural sensation like no other. It is difficult in our ‘celebrity’-sated era to comprehend what a genuine ... More

Gestures of Music TheaterThe Performativity of Song and Dance

Gestures of Music Theater: The Performativity of Song and Dance

Dominic Symonds and Millie Taylor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199997152
eISBN:
9780199348572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997152.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, Dance

This book focuses on Song and Dance as performative gestures that not only entertain but also act on audiences and performers. The chapters range across musical theatre, opera, theatre and other ... More

Hermes PanThe Man Who Danced with Fred Astaire

Hermes Pan: The Man Who Danced with Fred Astaire

John Franceschina

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199754298
eISBN:
9780199949878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754298.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

This book tells the story of a boy from Tennessee who, armed with only an 8th grade education, an inexhaustible imagination, and an innate talent for dancing becomes the most prolific and popular ... More

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