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One Dead at the Paris Opera BalletLa Source 1866-2014

One Dead at the Paris Opera Ballet: La Source 1866-2014

Felicia McCarren

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190061814
eISBN:
9780190061852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061814.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

At its debut in 1866, La Source already had it all: dagger-wielding Muslims dominating veiled women, a magic flower in a green ecology, and a full-blown environmental crisis at the end. When the ... More

Meter as Rhythm20th Anniversary Edition

Meter as Rhythm: 20th Anniversary Edition

Christopher Hasty

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190886912
eISBN:
9780197506561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886912.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Rhythm is often regarded as one of the most problematic and least understood aspects of music. Restricted to those attributes that are susceptible to calibration and measurement, rhythm is usually ... More

Pal JoeyThe History of a Heel

Pal Joey: The History of a Heel

Julianne Lindberg

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190051204
eISBN:
9780190051235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051204.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

The History of a Heel chronicles the genesis, influence, and significance of Rodgers and Hart’s classic musical comedy Pal Joey (1940). When Pal Joey opened at the Barrymore on Christmas day, 1940, ... More

Play the Way You FeelThe Essential Guide to Jazz Stories on Film

Play the Way You Feel: The Essential Guide to Jazz Stories on Film

Kevin Whitehead

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190847579
eISBN:
9780190948306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847579.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book—both a narrative and a film directory—surveys and analyzes English-language feature films (and a few shorts and TV shows/movies) made between 1927 and 2019 that tell stories about jazz ... More

The Art of BecomingHow Group Improvisation Works

The Art of Becoming: How Group Improvisation Works

Raymond A. R. MacDonald and Graeme B. Wilson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190840914
eISBN:
9780190840952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840914.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

With a focus on music, this book outlines what improvisation is and why it is an important creative and social activity. Drawing on the emerging psychological literature in this area, as well as ... More

Choreography InvisibleThe Disappearing Work of Dance

Choreography Invisible: The Disappearing Work of Dance

Anna Pakes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199988211
eISBN:
9780190071448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199988211.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Focusing on Western theatre dance, Choreography Invisible explores the metaphysics of dances and choreographic works. It draws on a range of resources from analytic philosophy of art to develop the ... More

Georges AuricA Life in Music and Politics

Georges Auric: A Life in Music and Politics

Colin Roust

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190607777
eISBN:
9780190607807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607777.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Although Georges Auric (1899–1983) is best remembered today for his affiliation with the Groupe des Six, his musical career was long, productive, complex, and intimately attuned to the realities of ... More

Cultivated by HandAmateur Musicians in the Early American Republic

Cultivated by Hand: Amateur Musicians in the Early American Republic

Glenda Goodman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190884901
eISBN:
9780190884932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190884901.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Performing Practice/Studies

Hundreds of volumes filled with hand-copied music sit in archives and libraries across the United States. Created by amateur musicians who came of age in the years following the American Revolution. ... More

The Invention of Latin American MusicA Transnational History

The Invention of Latin American Music: A Transnational History

Pablo Palomino

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190687403
eISBN:
9780197510483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687403.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book reconstructs the transnational history of the category of Latin American music during the first half of the twentieth century, from a longer perspective that begins in the nineteenth ... More

Nashville CatsRecord Production in Music City

Nashville Cats: Record Production in Music City

Travis D. Stimeling

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197502815
eISBN:
9780197502846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197502815.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

Nashville Cats: Record Production in Music City, 1945–1975 is the first history of record production during country music’s so-called Nashville Sound era. This period of country music history ... More

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