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On StreisandAn Opinionated Guide

On Streisand: An Opinionated Guide

Ethan Mordden

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190651763
eISBN:
9780190931322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651763.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This critical analysis of Barbra Streisand looks past the mainstream show-business principal to deconstruct an artist who is in fact a revolutionary figure. Streisand pioneered an intense and even ... More

Debussy's CriticsSound, Affect, and the Experience of Modernism

Debussy's Critics: Sound, Affect, and the Experience of Modernism

Alexandra Kieffer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190847241
eISBN:
9780190947224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847241.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Around the turn of the twentieth century, the work of Claude Debussy spurred a reimagining of music and musical listening in which Parisian musicians and intellectuals, informed by recent scientific ... More

Marius PetipaThe Emperor's Ballet Master

Marius Petipa: The Emperor's Ballet Master

Nadine Meisner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190659295
eISBN:
9780190659325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190659295.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Born two hundred years ago in Marseilles, Marius Petipa spent more than sixty years in Imperial Russia as a ballet master, serving directly under the eye of the Emperor. He became the greatest ... More

Rethinking Reich

Rethinking Reich

Sumanth Gopinath and Pwyll ap Siôn (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190605285
eISBN:
9780190605315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190605285.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Although the composer Steve Reich (b. 1936) has been described as “the most original musical thinker of our time,” who has received innumerable accolades in a career spanning more than fifty years, ... More

Valuing DanceCommodities and Gifts in Motion

Valuing Dance: Commodities and Gifts in Motion

Susan Leigh Foster

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190933975
eISBN:
9780190934019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933975.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Because dance materializes through and for people, because we learn to dance from others and often present dance to others, the moment of its transmission is one of dance’s central and defining ... More

Ray BolgerMore than a Scarecrow

Ray Bolger: More than a Scarecrow

Holly Van Leuven

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190639044
eISBN:
9780190639075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639044.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Ray Bolger: More Than a Scarecrow is the first book-length biography of the American eccentric dancer and popular culture figure, best known for his role in the 1939 film musical The Wizard of Oz. ... More

Bangkok is RingingSound, Protest, and Constraint

Bangkok is Ringing: Sound, Protest, and Constraint

Benjamin Tausig

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190847524
eISBN:
9780190847562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847524.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Bangkok Is Ringing is an on-the-ground sound studies analysis of the political protests that transformed Thailand in 2010–11. Bringing the reader through sixteen distinct “sonic niches” where ... More

Teacher Evaluation in MusicA Guide for Music Teachers in the U.S.

Teacher Evaluation in Music: A Guide for Music Teachers in the U.S.

Cara Faith Bernard and Joseph Michael Abramo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190867096
eISBN:
9780190933142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867096.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Facing an “age of accountability,” teachers are subject to increasing evaluation and scrutiny from school administrators, politicians, and the public. This book provides music teachers with ... More

They Made Us HappyBetty Comden & Adolph Green's Musicals & Movies

They Made Us Happy: Betty Comden & Adolph Green's Musicals & Movies

Andy Propst

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190630935
eISBN:
9780190630966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630935.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

A comprehensive and first-ever examination of the careers, lives and work of Betty Comden and Adolph Green, They Made Us Happy turns the clock back to the glamorous world of Broadway and Hollywood of ... More

Do You Remember House?Chicago's Queer of Color Undergrounds

Do You Remember House?: Chicago's Queer of Color Undergrounds

Micah Salkind

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190698416
eISBN:
9780190698454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698416.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This interdisciplinary study historicizes house music, the rhythmically focused electronic dance sound born in the post-industrial maroon spaces of Chicago’s queer, black, and Latino social dancers. ... More

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