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The Starday StoryThe House That Country Music Built

The Starday Story: The House That Country Music Built

Nathan D. Gibson and Don Pierce

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738308
eISBN:
9781621037620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738308.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book is entirely dedicated to one of the most influential music labels of the twentieth century. In addition to creating the largest bluegrass catalog throughout the 1950s and 1960s, Starday was ... More

Stare in the DarknessThe Limits of Hip-hop and Black Politics

Stare in the Darkness: The Limits of Hip-hop and Black Politics

Lester K. Spence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669875
eISBN:
9781452947068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669875.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

A growing number of black activists and artists claim that rap and hip-hop are the basis of an influential new urban social movement. Simultaneously, black citizens evince concern with the effect ... More

Stravinsky Inside Out

Stravinsky Inside Out

Charles Joseph

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300075373
eISBN:
9780300129366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300075373.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Popularly known during his lifetime as “The World's Greatest Living Composer,” Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971) not only wrote some of the twentieth century's most influential music, but he also assumed ... More

The String Quartets of Béla BartókTradition and Legacy in Analytical Perspective

The String Quartets of Béla Bartók: Tradition and Legacy in Analytical Perspective

Dániel Péter Biró and Harald Krebs (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199936182
eISBN:
9780199361304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936182.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

Bartók’s six string quartets, generally acknowledged as being crowning achievements of twentieth-century chamber music, were influenced by a number of traditions: the European classical tradition ... More

The String Quartets of Joseph Haydn

The String Quartets of Joseph Haydn

Floyd Grave and Margaret Grave

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195173574
eISBN:
9780199872152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173574.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Encompassing sixty-eight works composed over a span of more than four decades, Haydn's quartet oeuvre contributed to the establishment, solidification, and refinement of late 18th-century ... More

Strong Arts, Strong SchoolsThe Promising Potential and Shortsighted Disregard of the Arts in American Schooling

Strong Arts, Strong Schools: The Promising Potential and Shortsighted Disregard of the Arts in American Schooling

Charles Fowler

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148336
eISBN:
9780199849154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148336.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This book presents a case for teaching the arts to all children. It argues that, far from a luxury, the arts are a vitally important part of our society and our schools. Highlighting the crucial ... More

Struggling to Define a NationAmerican Music and the Twentieth Century

Struggling to Define a Nation: American Music and the Twentieth Century

Charles Hiroshi Garrett

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254862
eISBN:
9780520942820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254862.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Identifying music as a vital site of cultural debate, this book captures the dynamic, contested nature of musical life in the United States. Using a blend of music analysis and cultural critique, the ... More

Studies in Music with Text

Studies in Music with Text

David Lewin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182088
eISBN:
9780199850594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182088.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The author of this text explored for over four decades how composers in the German tradition set poetry and drama to music. The book is a unified collection, reproducing papers on music by Mozart, ... More

The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965–68

The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965–68

Keith Waters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195393835
eISBN:
9780190268046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195393835.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The influence of Miles Davis's “second great quintet, ” consisting of Davis, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, and Tony Williams continues to resonate. Jazz musicians, historians, and ... More

Stunning Males and Powerful FemalesGender and Tradition in East Javanese Dance

Stunning Males and Powerful Females: Gender and Tradition in East Javanese Dance

Christina Sunardi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038952
eISBN:
9780252096914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038952.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

In east Javanese dance traditions like Beskalan and Ngremo, musicians and dancers negotiate gender through performances where males embody femininity and females embody masculinity. This book ... More

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