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Music

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Transformismo

Performing Trans/Queer Cuba

How drag performance transforms the social landscape of Cuba and illuminates the island’s racial, sexual, and economic inequalities

Hip-Hop Civics

Connected Learning in the Rap Classroom

How Hip-Hop-based education can engage Black and Brown students in civic education

Owning My Masters (Mastered)

The Rhetorics of Rhymes & Revolutions

Using hip hop to create new theory

Hold Me Down

How the concept of feel is used to write songs

Contemporary Opera in Flux

Edited by Yayoi U Everett
Subjects: Music, Musicology

A collection of essays examining operas that push the conventional boundaries of opera and advance the work of underrepresented composers

Teaching Difficult Topics

Reflections from the Undergraduate Music Classroom

Reflections from college music instructors offering various approaches to inclusive, supportive pedagogy in the classroom

The Bastard Instrument

A Cultural History of the Electric Bass

Centering the electric bass in popular music history

Opera for Everyone

The Industry's Experiments with American Opera in the Digital Age

How one opera company represents the economic precarity and aesthetic possibilities of operatic performance in the twenty-first century U.S.

Singing the Land

Hebrew Music and Early Zionism in America

How song shaped American Zionism

Improvising Across Abilities

Pauline Oliveros and the Adaptive Use Musical Instrument

An exploration of the instrument that allows everyone to access artistic practice

Rape at the Opera

Staging Sexual Violence

How opera practitioners represent sexual violence on today’s opera stages

Tracks on the Trail

Popular Music, Race, and the US Presidency

How music defines US presidential campaigns
 

Jamming the Classroom

Musical Improvisation and Pedagogical Practice

Musical improvisation as a vehicle for teaching, learning, and enacting social justice

Seriously Mad

Mental Distress and the Broadway Musical

Explores the history of American musical theater’s engagement with notions of madness, from Man of La Mancha to A Strange Loop

Transforming Vòdún

Musical Change and Postcolonial Healing in Benin's Jazz and Brass Band Music

How musicians from the West African Republic of Benin transform Benin’s cultural traditions

Rock This Way

Cultural Constructions of Musical Legitimacy

What remixes, covers, mash-ups, and parodies say about the perceived legitimacy of music making

Listening with a Feminist Ear

Soundwork in Bombay Cinema

On the cultural politics and possibilities of sound in cinema

Here for the Hearing

Analyzing the Music in Musical Theater

A scholarly music analysis book specifically focused on musical theater

The Taylor Mac Book

Ritual, Realness and Radical Performance

Brings together the voices of scholars, critics, and artists to celebrate the genius of Taylor Mac

The Names of Minimalism

Authorship, Art Music, and Historiography in Dispute

A retelling of the history of minimalism and its impact on the concept of authorship

Queer Voices in Hip Hop

Cultures, Communities, and Contemporary Performance

Positions queer and trans hip hop artists within a longer tradition of Black queer music

Contingent Encounters

Improvisation in Music and Everyday Life

Investigates the relationship between improvisation in music and in everyday life

For the Culture

Hip-Hop and the Fight for Social Justice

Examines the relationship between social justice, Hip-Hop culture, and resistance