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Imagining creativity: An ethnomusicological perspective on how belief systems encourage or inhibit creative activities in music

Juniper Hill

in Musical Imaginations: Multidisciplinary perspectives on creativity, performance and perception

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199568086
eISBN:
9780191731044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568086.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on one of the most fundamental sociocultural determinants of creative activities: ideology. Drawing from ethnomusicological ethnographic research, it examines differing cultural ... More


Introduction: The World of Islam in the Music of Indonesia

David D. Harnish and Anne K. Rasmussen

in Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesias

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195385410
eISBN:
9780199896974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385410.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This introductory chapter discusses the development of music and Islam in Indonesia. Music has played a central role in religious ritual in historic Indonesia and was often used as a vehicle to ... More


Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Steve Swayne

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

The musical landscape of New York City and the United States of America would look quite different had it not been for William Schuman. This book, the first objective and comprehensive biography of ... More


Framing Approaches to World Music Pedagogy in a Local Music Culture

Valerie R. Peters

in The Musical Experience: Rethinking Music Teaching and Learning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199363032
eISBN:
9780199363063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363032.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter examines several theoretical perspectives that may be useful in framing curricular approaches to the study of world music pedagogy in local music cultures. These theoretical frameworks ... More


Hillbilly Music and KWKH Radio

Tracey E. W. Laird

in Louisiana Hayride: Radio and Roots of Music along the Red River

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167511
eISBN:
9780199850099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167511.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The history of KWKH demonstrates the potency of the use of radio signals for communication from a regional to a national audience. It started from local radio. This chapter looks at the effects of ... More


Sustainable Futures for Music Cultures: An Ecological Perspective

Huib Schippers and Catherine Grant (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190259075
eISBN:
9780190259105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190259075.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The sustainability of music and other intangible expressions of culture has been high on the agenda of scholars, governments, and nongovernmental organizations in recent years. However, there is a ... More


The Sydney Club Scene and the Sampling of Global Electronic Dance Music Culture

E D Montano

in Sampling Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199949311
eISBN:
9780199364749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199949311.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Fusing sample-based literature and scene-centered discussion, this chapter explores sampling in the context of the industry logics that underpin scene formation. Based on a decade of ethnographic ... More


Studying Music Culture in New Spain

Jesús A. Ramos-Kittrell

in Playing in the Cathedral: Music, Race, and Status in New Spain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190236816
eISBN:
9780190236830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190236816.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Given that approaches toward the study of New Spanish music culture have changed considerably since the 1930s (when Gabriel Saldívar’s book Historia de la música en México first appeared), it seemed ... More


Reshaping Undergraduate Music Education in Turbulent Times Through Cultural Rather Than Curricular Change

Brian Pertl

in College Music Curricula for a New Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190658397
eISBN:
9780190658434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658397.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter presents a practical approach to implementing change in music departments and conservatories by focusing on cultural rather than curricular change. Forward-thinking proposals abound, but ... More


Local Traffic

Mark Slobin

in Motor City Music: A Detroiter Looks Back

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190882082
eISBN:
9780190882112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882082.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter surveys the “neighborhood” music of Detroit’s many subcultures in a city based on massive migration for auto industry work: European immigrants (including Polish, Armenian, Greek, ... More


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