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21
May

Blind Injustice: The Opera

Mark Godsey’s Blind Injustice: A Former Prosecutor Exposes the Psychology and Politics of Wrongful Convictions has inspired an opera of the same name to be performed by the Cincinnati Opera. Listed as …

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20
Apr

Holy Week Resonances

by Robert L. Kendrick, author of Fruits of the Cross: Passiontide Music Theater in Habsburg Vienna This post is being written just at the time of the liturgical year at which the pieces …

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11
Apr

Attention MoPOP Conference 2019 Attendees

This year’s MoPOP Conference is taking place April 11–14. We invite attendees and interested scholars and readers to explore our Popular Music content, including award-winning books and the new Journal of Popular …

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08
Apr

Essential Reading for Jazz Appreciation Month

April is Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM), and UC Press is jazzed to celebrate! Founded in 2001 by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, JAM serves to recognize the collective influence jazz musicians, …

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21
Mar

Sound as a Path to Knowledge

By Lawrence Kramer, author of The Hum of the World: A Philosophy of Listening If you had been taking a walk and when you came back I asked you what you had …

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10
Jan

Spring Book Tour with Maxine Gordon

This Spring author Maxine Gordon continues her extensive tour of speaking engagements and presentations around the release of Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon, the highly-acclaimed official biography of her late …

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04
Jan

Musical Devotions, Past and Present

by Robert L. Kendrick, author of Fruits of the Cross: Passiontide Music Theater in Habsburg Vienna Over the course of researching my book on musical devotion sparked by the ritual adoration of …

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