in Modern Moves
September 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Dance; Ethnomusicology. 7350 words.
Chapter two considers ragtime dancing among European immigrant youth within the contexts of American minstrelsy, African American migration, and European immigration. Based on period sheet...
in Martha Graham in Love and War
June 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Dance; American Music. 12291 words.
This chapter discusses Voyage (1953) as a forgotten Graham work that rejects myth for personal reasons and attempts to apply psycho-dramatic techniques to the creation of choreography. It...
ABBADO, Claudio (1933 - 2014), Artistic Director, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, 1989–2002; Generalmusikdirektor of Vienna, since 1987
in Who Was Who
P ublished online November 2014 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art; Art; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Musicology and Music History; Music; Applied Music; Social and Cultural History; Performing Arts; Theatre. 160 words.
in Body Knowledge
September 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .
Chapter. Subjects: Dance; American Music. 14481 words.
Conceptualized as a return to the pure, communal, spiritual experience of ancient art, pageants have long been understood as a divergence from other early twentieth-century art and...
in Gestures of Music Theater
December 2013; p ublished online April 2014 .
Chapter. Subjects: Popular Music; Dance. 7556 words.
Focusing on what this chapter terms its “operatic” vocal score, this chapter offers a detailed analysis of Fiona Shaw’s performance as Winnie in Beckett”s Happy Days (1961), in Deborah...
ADAMS, Piers Dermot Meredith (born 1963), musician; professional virtuoso recorder player, since 1985
in Who's Who
P ublished online November 2015 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Music; Performing Arts. 171 words.