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Film, Music, Memory

Film, Music, Memory

Berthold Hoeckner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226649610
eISBN:
9780226649894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649894.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Film, Music, Memory demonstrates that cinema has shaped modern culture in part by changing its cultures of memory. Such change has rested in no small measure on the mnemonic powers of music. With the ... More

Move On UpChicago Soul Music and Black Cultural Power

Move On Up: Chicago Soul Music and Black Cultural Power

Aaron Cohen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226176079
eISBN:
9780226653174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653174.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book looks at the social and cultural changes in Chicago that shaped soul music (or R&B) in the city primarily during the 1960s and 1970s, as well as how the musicians and their audiences became ... More

Music and the New Global CultureFrom the Great Exhibitions to the Jazz Age

Music and the New Global Culture: From the Great Exhibitions to the Jazz Age

Harry Liebersohn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226621265
eISBN:
9780226649306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649306.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book explores music and globalization since the mid-nineteenth century. Its starting-point is the world’s fairs and other exhibitions that showed off foreign musicians and instruments to mass ... More

Music in the Present TenseRossini's Italian Operas in Their Time

Music in the Present Tense: Rossini's Italian Operas in Their Time

Emanuele Senici

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226663548
eISBN:
9780226663685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226663685.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

In the early 1800s, the operas composed by Gioachino Rossini permeated Italian culture, from theaters to myriad arrangements heard in public and private. But around 1830, not long after Rossini ... More

The Revolution's EchoesMusic, Politics, and Pleasure in Guinea

The Revolution's Echoes: Music, Politics, and Pleasure in Guinea

Nomi Dave

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226654461
eISBN:
9780226654775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226654775.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book explores the aesthetics of authoritarianism through a study of music and performance in the Republic of Guinea. Academic and popular commentators often emphasize music as a site for ... More

The Voice as Something MoreEssays toward Materiality

The Voice as Something More: Essays toward Materiality

Martha Feldman and Judith T. Zeitlin (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226656397
eISBN:
9780226656427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226656427.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The Voice as Something More starts from the paradox that voices nowadays are caught up in fundamentally different realms of discourse, practice, and culture: between sounding and nonsounding, ... More

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