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From Camelot to SpamalotMusical Retellings of Arthurian Legend on Stage and Screen

From Camelot to Spamalot: Musical Retellings of Arthurian Legend on Stage and Screen

Megan Woller

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197511022
eISBN:
9780197511060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197511022.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book explores musicalizations of Arthurian legend as filtered through specific tellings by Mark Twain, T. H. White, and Monty Python. For centuries, Arthurian legend with its tales of Camelot, ... More

Reminded by the InstrumentsDavid Tudor's Music

Reminded by the Instruments: David Tudor's Music

You Nakai

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190686765
eISBN:
9780190686796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686765.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

David Tudor (1926–1996) is remembered today in two guises: as an extraordinary pianist of postwar avant-garde music who worked closely with composers like John Cage and Karlheinz Stockhausen, ... More

ErardA Passion for the Piano

Erard: A Passion for the Piano

Robert Adelson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197565315
eISBN:
9780197565346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197565315.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Sébastien Erard’s (1752–1831) inventions have had an enormous impact on instruments and musical life and are still at the foundation of piano building today. Drawing on an unusually rich set of ... More

The History of Jazz

The History of Jazz

Ted Gioia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190087210
eISBN:
9780190087227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087210.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

The History of Jazz, 3rd edition, is a comprehensive survey of jazz music from its origins until the current day. The book is designed for general readers and students, as well as those with more ... More

Music for OthersCare, Justice, and Relational Ethics in Christian Music

Music for Others: Care, Justice, and Relational Ethics in Christian Music

Nathan Myrick

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197550625
eISBN:
9780197550663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197550625.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Musical activity is one of the most ubiquitous and highly valued forms of social interaction in North America—from sporting events to political rallies, concerts to churches. Its use as an affective ... More

Takin' Care of BusinessA History of Working People's Rock 'n' Roll

Takin' Care of Business: A History of Working People's Rock 'n' Roll

George Case

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197548813
eISBN:
9780197548844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197548813.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

We usually associate the sounds of classic rock ‘n’ roll with youthful rebellion, by juvenile delinquents, student demonstrators, idealistic hippies, or irreverent punks. But an important strain of ... More

Opera as HypermediumMeaning-Making, Immediacy, and the Politics of Perception

Opera as Hypermedium: Meaning-Making, Immediacy, and the Politics of Perception

Tereza Havelková

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190091262
eISBN:
9780190091293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091262.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

This book deals with contemporary relationships between opera and the media. It is concerned with both the use of media on stage and opera on screen. Drawing on the concept of hypermediacy from media ... More

Transforming Ethnomusicology Volume IMethodologies, Institutional Structures, and Policies

Transforming Ethnomusicology Volume I: Methodologies, Institutional Structures, and Policies

Beverley Diamond and Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197517604
eISBN:
9780197517642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197517604.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Transforming Ethnomusicology aims to deepen and broaden the dialogue about social engagement within the discipline of ethnomusicology. It draws upon a very wide array of perspectives that stem from ... More

Transforming Ethnomusicology Volume IIPolitical, Social & Ecological Issues

Transforming Ethnomusicology Volume II: Political, Social & Ecological Issues

Beverley Diamond and Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197517550
eISBN:
9780197517598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197517550.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Transforming Ethnomusicology aims to deepen and broaden the dialogue about social engagement within the discipline of ethnomusicology. It draws upon a wide array of perspectives that stem from ... More

Fandom and The BeatlesThe Act You've Known for All These Years

Fandom and The Beatles: The Act You've Known for All These Years

Kenneth Womack and Kit O'Toole (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190917852
eISBN:
9780190917890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917852.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Unlike other bands of their era, the Beatles seem permanently frozen in time, having never descended into “nostalgia act” territory. Instead, even after the announcement of the band’s breakup in ... More

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