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All That JazzThe Life and Times of the Musical Chicago

All That Jazz: The Life and Times of the Musical Chicago

Ethan Mordden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190651794
eISBN:
9780190860929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651794.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

In 1975, the Broadway musical Chicago brought together a host of memes and myths, the gleefully subversive character of American musical comedy, the reckless glamor of the big-city newspaper, the mad ... More

Experimentalisms in PracticeMusic Perspectives from Latin America

Experimentalisms in Practice: Music Perspectives from Latin America

Ana R. Alonso-Minutti, Eduardo Herrera, and Alejandro L. Madrid (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190842741
eISBN:
9780190842789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842741.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book problematizes the notion of experimentalism as defined in conventional narratives about experimental musical practices. Contributors take a broad approach to a wide variety of Latin@ and ... More

Global Perspectives on OrchestrasCollective Creativity and Social Agency

Global Perspectives on Orchestras: Collective Creativity and Social Agency

Tina K. Ramnarine (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199352227
eISBN:
9780199352258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199352227.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book adopts global perspectives on orchestras. It draws on ethnographic, historical and comparative approaches to analyze a variety of orchestral traditions (such as symphony, steel, Indonesian ... 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

The Musical Language of Rock

The Musical Language of Rock

David Temperley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190653774
eISBN:
9780190653804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653774.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

A theory of the structure of rock music is presented, addressing aspects such as tonality/key, harmony, rhythm/meter, melody, phrase structure, timbre/instrumentation, form, and emotional expression. ... More

A Way of Music EducationClassic Chinese Wisdoms

A Way of Music Education: Classic Chinese Wisdoms

Victor Fung

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190234461
eISBN:
9780190234492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234461.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

A Way of Music Education: Classic Chinese Wisdoms presents a philosophy of music education rooted in Yijing (I-Ching or The Book of Changes), classic Confucianism, and classic Daoism, which matured ... More

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