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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

Composing for the Red ScreenProkofiev and Soviet Film

Composing for the Red Screen: Prokofiev and Soviet Film

Kevin Bartig

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199967599
eISBN:
9780199333240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967599.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

Sound film captivated Sergey Prokofiev during the final two decades of his life: he considered composing for nearly two dozen pictures, eventually undertaking eight of them, all Soviet productions. ... More

Entertaining LisbonMusic, Theater, and Modern Life in the Late 19th Century

Entertaining Lisbon: Music, Theater, and Modern Life in the Late 19th Century

João Silva

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190215705
eISBN:
9780190215729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215705.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

This book studies popular entertainment in Portugal and its connections with modern life and nation-building between 1867 and 1910. There was an intense discussion concerning Portugal, that was ... More

Hearing HanekeThe Sound Tracks of a Radical Auteur

Hearing Haneke: The Sound Tracks of a Radical Auteur

Elsie Walker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190495909
eISBN:
9780190495947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495909.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Haneke’s films are sonically charged experiences of disturbance, desperation, grief, and many forms of violence. They are unsoftened by music, punctuated by accosting noises, shaped by painful ... More

Occult AestheticsSynchronization in Sound Film

Occult Aesthetics: Synchronization in Sound Film

K.J. Donnelly

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199773497
eISBN:
9780199358816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773497.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Occult Aesthetics: Synchronization in Sound Film focuses on an often overlooked aspect of audiovisual culture that is crucial to the medium’s powerful illusions. This book examines the ... More

Popular Music and the New AuteurVisionary Filmmakers after MTV

Popular Music and the New Auteur: Visionary Filmmakers after MTV

Arved Ashby (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199827336
eISBN:
9780199369560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827336.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Music videos widened the creative vocabulary of filmmaking, starting with the launch of MTV in 1981, and continuing through the expansion of cable TV and the proliferation of the PC and of digital ... More

Punk CrisisThe Global Punk Rock Revolution

Punk Crisis: The Global Punk Rock Revolution

Raymond A. Patton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190872359
eISBN:
9780190872397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872359.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

This book tells the story of punk rock as a global movement that spanned the boundaries of the Cold War world, focusing on examples in Poland and elsewhere in Eastern and Central Europe, the United ... More

Radio's Civic AmbitionAmerican Broadcasting and Democracy in the 1930s

Radio's Civic Ambition: American Broadcasting and Democracy in the 1930s

David Goodman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394085
eISBN:
9780199894383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394085.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

The book argues that the civic ambition of American radio in the 1930s and 40s centered on the production of self-governing and opinion-forming individuals – a cluster of ideas that the book names ... More

Saying It With SongsPopular Music and the Coming of Sound to Hollywood Cinema

Saying It With Songs: Popular Music and the Coming of Sound to Hollywood Cinema

Katherine Spring

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199842216
eISBN:
9780199369584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842216.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

In the late 1920s, Hollywood's conversion from silent to synchronized-sound film production not only instigated the convergence of the film and music industries but also gave rise to an extraordinary ... More

Seeing Through MusicGender and Modernism in Classic Hollywood Film Scores

Seeing Through Music: Gender and Modernism in Classic Hollywood Film Scores

Peter Franklin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195383454
eISBN:
9780199897032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383454.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Critical theorists have noted a regressive discourse of gender running through much modernist cultural commentary; they have highlighted ways in which its value-laden language is often attached to ... More

Sound CommitmentsAvant-Garde Music and the Sixties

Sound Commitments: Avant-Garde Music and the Sixties

Robert Adlington (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336641
eISBN:
9780199868551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336641.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

During the 1960s many avant‐garde musicians were intensely involved in the era's social and political upheavals, and often sought to reflect this engagement in their music. This volume examines the ... More

Sounding the GalleryVideo and the Rise of Art-Music

Sounding the Gallery: Video and the Rise of Art-Music

Holly Rogers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199861408
eISBN:
9780199332731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861408.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

This book explores the first decade of creative video work, focusing on the ways in which video technology was used to dissolve the boundaries between art and music. Becoming commercially available ... More

Sounds FrenchGlobalization, Cultural Communities, and Pop Music in France, 1958–1980

Sounds French: Globalization, Cultural Communities, and Pop Music in France, 1958–1980

Jonathyne Briggs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199377060
eISBN:
9780199377091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199377060.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This book reveals how French society mediated the challenges of globalization through the consumption and production of popular music, itself increasingly an expression of globalized culture. As ... More

The Sounds of the Silents in Britain

The Sounds of the Silents in Britain

Julie Brown and Annette Davison (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199797615
eISBN:
9780199979738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797615.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This book explores the sonic dimension of film exhibition in Britain, from the emergence of cinema through to the introduction of synchronized sound. With contributions from many of the acknowledged ... More

Special SoundThe Creation and Legacy of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Special Sound: The Creation and Legacy of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Louis Niebur

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195368406
eISBN:
9780199863853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368406.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

This book chronicles how in the late 1950s, the BBC established Britain's own electronic music studio, the Radiophonic Workshop, in opposition to famous academic studios in Continental Europe and ... More

Understanding Sound Tracks Through Film Theory

Understanding Sound Tracks Through Film Theory

Elsie Walker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199896301
eISBN:
9780190217433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199896301.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Until recently, there was a lack of scholarly attention to the power of hearing cinema as well as seeing it. This book breaks new ground by redirecting the arguments of foundational texts within film ... More

Unlimited ReplaysVideo Games and Classical Music

Unlimited Replays: Video Games and Classical Music

William Gibbons

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190265250
eISBN:
9780190265304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265250.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This book explores the intersections of values and meanings in two types of replay: where video games meet classical music, and vice versa. From the bleeps and bloops of 1980s arcades to the world’s ... More

Victory through HarmonyThe BBC and Popular Music in World War II

Victory through Harmony: The BBC and Popular Music in World War II

Christina L. Baade

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195372014
eISBN:
9780199918287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372014.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

This book examines how the British Broadcasting Corporation mobilized popular music to support the war effort on the home front and among the forces overseas. To an unprecedented degree, the wartime ... More

Watching JazzEncounters with Jazz Performance on Screen

Watching Jazz: Encounters with Jazz Performance on Screen

Björn Heile, Peter Elsdon, and Jenny Doctor (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199347650
eISBN:
9780199347698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347650.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Watching Jazz: Encounters with Jazz Performance on Screen is the first systematic study of jazz on screen media. Where earlier studies have focused almost entirely on the role and portrayal of jazz ... More

We'll Meet AgainMusical Design in the Films of Stanley Kubrick

We'll Meet Again: Musical Design in the Films of Stanley Kubrick

Kate McQuiston

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199767656
eISBN:
9780199369492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199767656.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Though the films of Stanley Kubrick have long been recognized for their innovation, visual impact, and challenging subject matter, they also feature unique and provocative uses of music that define ... More

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