The Resource Broadway rhythm : imaging the city in song, Dominic Symonds

Broadway rhythm : imaging the city in song, Dominic Symonds

Label
Broadway rhythm : imaging the city in song
Title
Broadway rhythm
Title remainder
imaging the city in song
Statement of responsibility
Dominic Symonds
Creator
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Broadway Rhythm is a guide to Manhattan like nothing you've ever read. Author Dominic Symonds calls it a performance cartography, and argues that the city of New York maps its iconicity in the music of the Broadway songbook. A series of walking tours takes the reader through the landscape of Manhattan, clambering over rooftops, riding the subway, and flying over skyscrapers. Symonds argues that Broadway's songs can themselves be used as maps to better understand the city though identifiable patterns in the visual graphics of the score, the auditory experience of the music, and the embodied articulation of performance, recognizing in all of these patterns, corollaries inscribed in the terrain, geography, and architecture of the city. Through musicological analyses of works by Gershwin, Bernstein, Copland, Sondheim and others, the author proposes that performance cartography is a versatile methodology for urban theory, and establishes a methodological approach that uses the idea of the map in three ways: as an impetus, a metaphor, and a tool for exploring the city
Cataloging source
N$T
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Symonds, Dominic
Index
index present
LC call number
ML1711.8.N3
LC item number
S96 2017eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
JSTOR
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  • Musicals
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Drama
  • Musicals
  • Songs
  • New York (State)
  • MUSIC / History & Criticism
  • MUSIC / Instruction & Study / Theory
  • MUSIC / General
Label
Broadway rhythm : imaging the city in song, Dominic Symonds
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780472123339
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt1wzfvnf
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1012609425
  • (OCoLC)on1012609425
Label
Broadway rhythm : imaging the city in song, Dominic Symonds
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780472123339
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt1wzfvnf
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1012609425
  • (OCoLC)on1012609425

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