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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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The Absent Image in Electronic Music

Eric Lyon.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music and Media. 7062 words.

This article appears in the Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media edited by Carol Vernallis, Amy Herzog, and John Richardson. This essay discusses the separation between image...

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Accelerated Aesthetics

Carol Vernallis.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music and Media. 5205 words.

This article appears in the Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media edited by Carol Vernallis, Amy Herzog, and John Richardson. This essay argues that contemporary digital media...

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The Acousmatic Voice and Metaleptic Narration in Inland Empire

Warren Buckland.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music and Media. 7638 words.

This article appears in the Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media edited by Carol Vernallis, Amy Herzog, and John Richardson. This chapter develops a poetic perspective to...

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Acoustemologies of the Closet

William Cheng.

in The Oxford Handbook of Virtuality

February 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Music and Media; Applied Music. 5758 words.

Many online video games nowadays feature voice-chat capabilities that enable players to speak with one another through microphones connected to computers and gaming consoles. Players who...

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Acoustic Auteurs and Transnational Cinema

Jay Beck.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music and Media; Sound Studies. 9351 words.

This article appears in the Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media edited by Carol Vernallis, Amy Herzog, and John Richardson. This essay examines a growing number of...

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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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Aesthetics and Hyperembodiment in Pop Videos

Stan Hawkins.

in The Oxford Handbook of New Audiovisual Aesthetics

September 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Music and Media. 7822 words.

This article appears in the Oxford Handbook of New Audiovisual Aesthetics edited by John Richardson, Claudia Gorbman, and Carol Vernallis. This chapter uses textual analysis of the music...

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The Affective Experience of Space

Mirjam Schaub.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Western Art

August 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Music and Media. 9363 words.

This article investigates the aesthetic conclusions that the Canadian artists Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller draw from the basic phenomenon of listening—such as the “horizon of...

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An Afterword in Four Binarisms

Tom Boellstorff.

in The Oxford Handbook of Virtuality

February 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Music and Media. 2966 words.

The Afterword, positioned as it is at the rear of the Handbook, presents itself as a study of the conceptualization and application of the notion of virtuality found in the preceding 45...

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Alternative Virtuality

Juho Kaitajärvi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Music and Virtuality

March 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Music and Media. 9137 words.

This chapter examines virtual music culture from the viewpoint of an independent micro label, Ektro Records, based in Finland. Micro labels are small record producers who subscribe to...

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The Amateur in the Age of Mechanical Music

Mark Katz.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound Studies

December 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies. 10242 words.

This article explores the role of amateur music in the age of sound recording and reproduction technologies. It begins by evaluating concerns about the fate of the amateur in the early...

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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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Analog Turns Digital: Hip-Hop, Technology, and the Maintenance of Racial Authenticity

Rayvon Fouché.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound Studies

December 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Sound Studies; Ethnomusicology. 10054 words.

The history of the black diaspora is full with examples of the ways music has enabled various black cultural communities to cope with racial oppression. This article explains how...

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An Analysis of Virtuality in the Creation and Reception of the Music of Frank Zappa

Paul Carr.

in The Oxford Handbook of Music and Virtuality

March 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Music and Media. 6758 words.

The problems associated with the “representational” nature of music has been a feature of musicology and Western thought for many years, with authors such as Eduard Hanslick highlighting...

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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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Angels of Light

Jean-Pierre Geuens.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music and Media. 9362 words.

This article appears in the Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media edited by Carol Vernallis, Amy Herzog, and John Richardson. By 1915, directors of photography were no longer...

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Anytime, Anywhere? An Introduction to the Devices, Markets, and Theories of Mobile Music

Sumanth Gopinath and Jason Stanyek.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 1

April 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Music and Media. 15616 words.

This chapter introduces the core themes of the volume, with a particular emphasis on the theories, markets, and devices of mobile music. After offering a brief introduction to the emerging...

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