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Aesthetics and Hyperembodiment in Pop Videos: Rihanna’s “Umbrella”  

Stan Hawkins

Print publication date:
Sep 2013
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Aug 2013
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 ... More

Affect-ive moves: Space, Violence, and the Body in ’s Krump Dancing  

Stephanie L. Batiste

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Aug 2014
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Oct 2014
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Music, Dance
This chapter argues that the African American dance practice of krumping editorialized in the 2005 David LaChapelle film RIZE defines a space of home as a system of feeling in early ... More

The Affective Experience of Space: Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller  

Mirjam Schaub

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Aug 2016
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Jul 2016
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 ... More

After Anger: The British Musical of the Late 1950s  

Elizabeth Wells

Print publication date:
Jan 2017
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Jan 2017
The late 1950s saw an astonishing emergence of iconoclastic and modernistic approaches to the genre of the British musical. Directors like Joan Littlewood and her Theatre Workshop company ... More

After the “Golden Age”  

Jessica Sternfeld and Elizabeth L. Wollman

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Nov 2011
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Sep 2012
The article focuses on some of the more important developments that have affected the American musical over the years. The amount of money needed to produce a musical has increased since ... More

After the Canon  

Robert Fink

Print publication date:
Nov 2014
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Apr 2015
Can opera as drama save classical music? Pierre Boulez famously proposed “blowing up all the opera houses” in 1967, and the relationship between the avant-garde and opera has been ... More

Afterward: Sound, Soteriology, Return, and Revival in the Global History of Christian Musics  

Philip V. Bohlman

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May 2016
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Jan 2015
This chapter frames world Christianities as a continuous dialogue within, across, and between worlds: the human world of the everyday and the divine (utopian) world of God. To mediate this ... More

An Afterword in Four Binarisms  

Tom Boellstorff

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Feb 2014
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Jan 2014
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 ... More

Afterword: Whose Culture? Whose History? Whose Music?  

Michael P. Steinberg

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
This article discusses the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, a musical group composed of various musicians from Palestine and other Middle Eastern countries. They show how music is a thing of ... More

Alban Berg’s “Guilt” by Association  

Patricia Hall

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Sep 2016
This chapter examines how Alban Berg plotted to survive as a composer during the Third Reich. Berg’s opera Wozzeck premiered in Berlin on December 14, 1925, achieving undisputed success. ... More

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