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All That JazzThe Life and Times of the Musical Chicago

All That Jazz: The Life and Times of the Musical Chicago

Ethan Mordden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190651794
eISBN:
9780190860929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651794.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

In 1975, the Broadway musical Chicago brought together a host of memes and myths, the gleefully subversive character of American musical comedy, the reckless glamor of the big-city newspaper, the mad ... More

Beyond the CrossroadsThe Devil and the Blues Tradition

Beyond the Crossroads: The Devil and the Blues Tradition

Adam Gussow

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633664
eISBN:
9781469633688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633664.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book explores the role played by the devil figure within an evolving blues tradition. It pays particular attention to the lyrics of recorded blues songs, but it also seeks to tell a story about ... More

Big DealBob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical

Big Deal: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical

Kevin Winkler

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199336791
eISBN:
9780190841478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199336791.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Performing Practice/Studies

Bob Fosse’s work continues to be the most recognizable of the great choreographers of Broadway’s post–World War II golden age. This book offers deep analysis of Fosse’s development as a ... More

The Case of the Sexy JewessDance, Gender and Jewish Joke-work in US Pop Culture

The Case of the Sexy Jewess: Dance, Gender and Jewish Joke-work in US Pop Culture

Hannah Schwadron

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190624194
eISBN:
9780190624231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624194.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book documents the unorthodox case of the Sexy Jewess, a distinctive figure of twenty-first-century American Jewishness. Versions of her image proliferate in US popular culture among ... More

Charles Ives's ConcordEssays after a Sonata

Charles Ives's Concord: Essays after a Sonata

Kyle Gann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040856
eISBN:
9780252099366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040856.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

In January 1921, New York insurance company executive Charles Ives mailed self-published scores of a piano sonata he had written to 200 strangers. Unprecedentedly complex and modern beyond any music ... More

ChoreomaniaDance and Disorder

Choreomania: Dance and Disorder

Kélina Gotman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190840419
eISBN:
9780190840457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840419.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book traces the emergence and spread of the choreomania concept through colonial medical and ethnographic circles, showing how fantasies of instability—and of the Oriental other—haunted ... More

Dawn of the DAWThe Studio as Musical Instrument

Dawn of the DAW: The Studio as Musical Instrument

Adam Patrick Bell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190296605
eISBN:
9780190296643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190296605.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Dawn of the DAW tells the story of how the dividing line between the traditional roles of musicians and recording studio personnel (producers, recording engineers, mixing engineers, technicians, ... More

Debussy's Legacy and the Construction of Reputation

Debussy's Legacy and the Construction of Reputation

Marianne Wheeldon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190631222
eISBN:
9780190631253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190631222.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines the vicissitudes of Debussy’s posthumous reception in the 1920s and early 1930s and analyzes the confluence of factors that helped to overturn the initial backlash against his ... More

Design and Analysis for Quantitative Research in Music Education

Design and Analysis for Quantitative Research in Music Education

Peter Miksza and Kenneth Elpus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199391905
eISBN:
9780199391943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391905.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

This book is an introduction to quantitative research design and data analysis presented in the context of music education scholarship. The book aims for readers to come away with a familiarity of ... More

Distributed CreativityCollaboration and Improvisation in Contemporary Music

Distributed Creativity: Collaboration and Improvisation in Contemporary Music

Eric F. Clarke and Mark Doffman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199355914
eISBN:
9780199355945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199355914.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Creative practice in music takes place in a distributed and interactive manner embracing the activities of composers, performers and improvisers—despite the sharp division of labour between these ... More

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