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‘A Great American Service’

Elizabeth Titrington Craft.

in The Oxford Handbook of Musical Theatre Screen Adaptations

August 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Music and Media. 10021 words.

This chapter looks at the musical biopic Yankee Doodle Dandy. George M. Cohan was still alive when the movie about his life was made and his influence is seen on how it depicts aspects of...

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‘A Humane, Practical, and Beautiful Solution’

Megan Woller.

in The Oxford Handbook of Musical Theatre Screen Adaptations

August 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Music and Media. 11185 words.

This chapter deals with sexuality in the much-maligned film adaptation of Lerner and Loewe’s Paint Your Wagon, the least popular of the team’s three 1960s film adaptations (My Fair Lady and null...

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Acting

Simon Williams.

in The Oxford Handbook of Opera

November 2014; p ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Musicology and Music History; Music and Media. 9367 words.

Acting and singing have often been considered incompatible activities, but most successful operatic performances depend in part on successful acting. Acting in opera is, however, different...

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American Rhapsody

Judith Zilczer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Western Art

August 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Music and Media; Musicology and Music History. 7592 words.

The opening decades of the twentieth century saw painters renounce mimetic representation for the formal rigors and spiritual transcendence of visual art divorced from reproduction of the...

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‘An Elegant Legacy?’

Danielle Birkett.

in The Oxford Handbook of Musical Theatre Screen Adaptations

August 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Music and Media. 9652 words.

Different issues challenged the screen adaptation of Finian’s Rainbow, which was one of the most successful Broadway musicals of the 1940s but took more than twenty years to be released as...

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‘And I’ll Sing Once More’

Dominic McHugh.

in The Oxford Handbook of Musical Theatre Screen Adaptations

August 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Music and Media. 7419 words.

This chapter outlines some of the key trends in the history of the screen musical adaptation. Noting how Hollywood initially seemed like an exciting prospect for some of the leading...

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Audiovisual Aesthetics in Contemporary Experimental Film

Gabriele Jutz.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Western Art

August 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Music and Media; Musicology and Music History. 12925 words.

This chapter maps the territory of the contemporary audiovisual cinematic avant-garde, which arose at the very moment of celluloid’s passage from mass use to obsolescence. It presents films...

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Audiovisual Palimpsests

Julie Brown.

in The Oxford Handbook of Film Music Studies

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Musicology and Music History; Music and Media. 14307 words.

This chapterexamines questions about musical scores of silent films. It highlights the ephemeralityof exhibition practices for the silent film and describes the reconstruction and...

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Auteurship and Agency In Television Music

Ronald Rodman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Film Music Studies

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Musicology and Music History; Music and Media. 14931 words.

This chapteroffers a survey of literature and analytical approaches in the study of television music. It explains the distinction between composer-based,auteurist models and agency-oriented...

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The Avant-Garde in the Family Room: American Advertising and the Domestication of Electronic Music in the 1960s and 1970s

Timothy D. Taylor.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound Studies

December 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies; Musicology and Music History. 9701 words.

Today, the world is surrounded by electronic sounds of all kinds, which were not always so omnipresent or accepted. This article offers a history of the domestication of sounds that were...

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