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David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...‘Book’ is the name given to the script of a musical, excluding the lyrics of the songs.The term ‘book’ was in occasional use in the late nineteenth century to refer to the words of a musico-dramatic work, such as an operetta. Its special...

The Theater

David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Popular music and the theater enjoy a close relationship that has its roots deep in both their histories. The most prominent connections in the relationship may be identified as: the functions allocated by the theater to music...

The body as intersection

Sounding the Dance, Moving the Music : Choreomusicological Perspectives on Maritime Southeast Asian Performing Arts

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2017

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...Introduction The human body is central to both producing and perceiving the performing arts.This article is based upon two of my papers: one was presented at the 42nd ICTM World Conference, and the other at the 2nd Symposium of the ICTM...

Hô Chi Minh

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 5,378,100 (2001) Hô Chi Minh, Vietnam’s largest city, was known as Saigon prior to 1975. It is located on the Saigon River, a tributary of the Dong Nai River. Founded in the late eighteenth century, it has been...

Ha Nôi

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 2,841,7000 (2001)Ha Nôi, capital of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is located in the heart of the Red River Valley in the north of the country. Historically the nation’s administrative and educational center, Ha Nôi...

Kochi

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city area – 564,589 (1991) Kochi (Cochin), a port city on the southwest coast of central Kerala, is known as the ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea.’ For many centuries the city has been the commercial...

Hierarchical Reversals: the Interplay of Dance and Music in West Side Story

Bodies of Sound : Studies Across Popular Music and Dance

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2013

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...Integration of the Vernacular and Classical The iconic Broadway musical West Side Story (1957) was the result of a four-way collaboration between composer Leonard Bernstein, choreographer Jerome Robbins, playwright Arthur Laurents...

Ba Gasy

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...‘Ba gasy’ is a term primarily, but not exclusively, associated with the repertoire of Malagasy musical plays, frequently referred to as ‘Malagasy operetta.’ These plays emerged in Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar, in the first half...

Sceneggiata

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The sceneggiata (pl. sceneggiate) is a form of musical drama particular to Naples and its area, in which music is woven into melodramatic action centered on the life of the poor and the criminals in the city’s streets. Formalized around...

Burlesque

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Burlesque is an English musical theater genre that transferred to the United States in the nineteenth century, where it grew into a varied and, for a time, commercially successful form with close links to other forms of popular theatrical...