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Bits and PiecesA History of Chiptunes

Bits and Pieces: A History of Chiptunes

Kenneth B. McAlpine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190496098
eISBN:
9780190496135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190496098.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

This book explores the development of and the social, cultural, and historical context of chiptune, a form of electronic music that emerged from the first generation of video game consoles and home ... More

Mahalia Jackson and the Black Gospel Field

Mahalia Jackson and the Black Gospel Field

Mark Burford

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190634902
eISBN:
9780190634933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634902.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Drawing on and piecing together a trove of previously unexamined sources, this book is the first critical study of the renowned African American gospel singer Mahalia Jackson (1911–1972). Beginning ... More

Motor City MusicA Detroiter Looks Back

Motor City Music: A Detroiter Looks Back

Mark Slobin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190882082
eISBN:
9780190882112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882082.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

The book combines memoir, interview, and archival sources to survey the musical life of the author’s hometown, Detroit, in his youth during the city’s heyday, 1940s–1960s. After an opening chapter on ... More

Theories of the Soundtrack

Theories of the Soundtrack

James Buhler

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780199371075
eISBN:
9780199371105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199371075.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This book is concerned with summarizing and critiquing theories of the soundtrack from roughly 1929 until today. A theory of the soundtrack is concerned with what belongs to it, how it is effectively ... More

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